Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!

TrollandToad.com
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old March 15th, 2013 (2:24 AM).
Aslan's Avatar
Aslan Aslan is offline
the pretender
  • Gold Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Sydney
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Nature: Modest
Posts: 2,245
In D/P/Pt, after you have successfully beaten the champion, a whole new aftergame awaits you. Upon arriving downstairs in your house, your mum will inform you of getting on a boat at Snowpoint which will take you to a place, Barry wants to see you at! After arriving, you'll see a man standing in front of a rusty red boat. If you tried to talk to him before, he would rant on about champions and wouldn't let you climb aboard.

However once he recognises your the champion, he'll whisk you away to an island which contains three areas. The Fight Area, which also contains the Battle Frontier, the Survival area with a dingy house with a Keep Out Sign and the Resort Area, where you can chill out and even get a villa. So my question for you is, did you enjoy these after-game features? Anything you think could of been done better or changed? What did you think of the overall concept of the areas?

Diiscuuuuss :3
__________________
Reply With Quote

Relevant Advertising!

  #2    
Old March 15th, 2013 (2:53 AM).
Correspondence Correspondence is offline
     
    Join Date: Jun 2012
    Posts: 895
    It was a really good post game spot to spend time in.The villa was a really nice touch and would like to see something similar in the newer gens.The survival area was also great where you get to re-battle the gym leaders and your rival in Platinum.What i would've loved more is if the place was a bit bigger and had more side quests and such.Overall it was a pretty nice concept for the post game and it also had somewhat of a side story which was great.
    __________________
    Reply With Quote
      #3    
    Old March 15th, 2013 (4:19 AM).
    Diversion Diversion is offline
       
      Join Date: Feb 2013
      Location: No.
      Age: 16
      Gender: Male
      Nature: Serious
      Posts: 99
      Meh Resort Area was great, as well as the Survival Area cuz you know.. Gym leader rematches.
      Anyway the Fight Area really needs to improve. All it has is the entrance of the battle frontier.
      And in DP it only has the entrance of the battle tower. It really needs some improving.
      Although it had a little improvement in HGSS, because the Frontier Access had a similar design to the Fight Area.
      And it had move tutors.
      Reply With Quote
        #4    
      Old April 3rd, 2013 (6:52 AM).
      EnderBrandon EnderBrandon is offline
         
        Join Date: Apr 2013
        Gender: Male
        Posts: 4
        Quote:
        Originally Posted by glitchguy View Post
        It was a really good post game spot to spend time in.The villa was a really nice touch and would like to see something similar in the newer gens.The survival area was also great where you get to re-battle the gym leaders and your rival in Platinum.What i would've loved more is if the place was a bit bigger and had more side quests and such.Overall it was a pretty nice concept for the post game and it also had somewhat of a side story which was great.
        I totally agree with you. I love it spending money on my Villa, wasting my time on broken chains of the PokeRadar, everything. The thing that i most loved: Transfering Pokemon from Emerald (like my Shiny Rayquaza and all the Starters). Wasted most of my time on that...
        Reply With Quote
          #5    
        Old April 21st, 2013 (9:15 PM).
        Zoegrace1's Avatar
        Zoegrace1 Zoegrace1 is offline
           
          Join Date: Apr 2013
          Gender: Female
          Posts: 25
          I thought it was alright. Not as good as the actual story, and the first route from the fight area, the one with all the grass is FREAKING TEDIOUS. The music quality there wasn't too good.
          __________________
          Ash you demented nub.
          Reply With Quote
            #6    
          Old April 21st, 2013 (11:37 PM).
          Silvia's Avatar
          Silvia Silvia is offline
          likes nissans
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Apr 2013
          Location: Sydney, Australia
          Age: 19
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Relaxed
          Posts: 2,640
          Didn't really mind it, as I didn't spend much time there, as I was too busy trying to catch those darned roaming legendaries (including the 3 legendary birds). Although the Survival area (or whatever the name of the place is to rematch the gyms), it just wasn't enough. The Fight Area was useless, although the Battle Frontier was fun.
          __________________
          Reply With Quote
            #7    
          Old April 22nd, 2013 (5:37 AM).
          Seth Rollins's Avatar
          Seth Rollins Seth Rollins is offline
          Holding on to You |-/
          • Silver Tier
           
          Join Date: Dec 2012
          Location: Nah
          Age: 16
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Brave
          Posts: 2,493
          Yeah, it was a good after game, i enjoyed it. The survival Area was the best imo, inust loved it. The Fighting area was ok, but not as good as the survival. So yeah, Survival is probably my favorite. I enjoyed re-matching the gym leaders and Barry.
          __________________

          The Underground
          Come and play mafia with us! You are always welcome.
          Reply With Quote
            #8    
          Old May 5th, 2013 (2:52 PM).
          Hidden Power's Avatar
          Hidden Power Hidden Power is offline
             
            Join Date: May 2013
            Gender: Male
            Posts: 76
            I like of all these areas, but I could say that like most of the people the Fight Area is the most interesting because of the Battle Frontier. Plus, it is the only of the three areas that doesn't require the National Dex to be visited. So, it is not tedious to visit it upon you have arrived in there.

            Surival Area is a quick stop to obtain some items and in Platinum there is a move-tutor that teaches amazing moves by charging shards. Because of this move-tutor you would come back to Survival Area sometimes, so the area will not get forgotten as it was in Diamond and Pearl.

            Resort Area is not visited very much at least by me because there isn't any interesting feature in there. You can have a house (like a secret base) and buy some furnitures to put inside it, but to be honest I prefer to spend my money on coins to get some TM's than buying things.
            __________________
            Reply With Quote
              #9    
            Old May 6th, 2013 (12:00 AM).
            Brendino's Avatar
            Brendino Brendino is offline
            Good Bye & Good Night
            • Moderator
            • Crystal Tier
            • Social Media
             
            Join Date: Dec 2009
            Nature: Quiet
            Posts: 7,464
            I loved the Battle Zone, as it gave us something more to do once we beat the Elite Four and Cynthia. Granted, it wasn't quite the size of something like the Sevii Islands, but it did bring about the return of the Battle Frontier in Platinum, which was a huge bonus for me. I also really liked the Villa, even though I wish it would've been a little more customizable- something along the lines of the Secret Bases in R/S/E and the Underground.

            One thing I never actually did was go into the Battleground building in the Survival Area. I must've past the place half a dozen times, but I never remembered to go in and have my rematches against some of the Gym leaders.
            __________________


                 
            Reply With Quote
              #10    
            Old May 28th, 2013 (2:27 AM).
            Starlight Wind's Avatar
            Starlight Wind Starlight Wind is offline
            Show Your Victory!
            • Crystal Tier
             
            Join Date: Dec 2012
            Location: Liberty Garden
            Age: 24
            Gender: Male
            Nature: Modest
            Posts: 8,400
            I think Areas on Post-Game of DPPt is one nice touch and perfect in concept. I like Battle Frontier in Fight Area, rematches with Gym Leaders on Survival Area and also having my own Villa on Resort Area.
            __________________
            Reply With Quote
              #11    
            Old June 1st, 2013 (11:27 AM). Edited June 1st, 2013 by Da_Man32.
            Da_Man32's Avatar
            Da_Man32 Da_Man32 is offline
               
              Join Date: Mar 2013
              Posts: 57
              I remember my reaction when Flint was blocking the entrance. I was all like "excuse me! I seem to recall defeating you in battle, like, two hours ago!"

              /too much involvement

              Anyway... I liked the postgame, especially the rematches. I thought the way we obtained the villa was a little... random? This part could have been done better. Suppose we get to stay in a villa because we're the champion. (Think White House but with fewer people in it.) Or we could have a secret base like in Hoenn.
              Reply With Quote
              Reply

              Quick Reply

              Join the conversation!

              Create an account to post a reply in this thread, participate in other discussions, and more!

              Create a PokéCommunity Account

              Sponsored Links
              Thread Tools

              Posting Rules
              You may not post new threads
              You may not post replies
              You may not post attachments
              You may not edit your posts

              BB code is On
              Smilies are On
              [IMG] code is On
              HTML code is Off

              Forum Jump


              All times are GMT -8. The time now is 9:35 PM.