Originally Posted by Fat Bashfrog
Ok, surprisingly no one thought of this yet, but you know how the scientist at Devon Co. spoiled the dream world years before it came out? Another, lesser known scientist also had an idea. The ability to talk to pokemon.
They did that in HGSS. I could talk to my Graveler. It would roar back at me, and give me a context-based reaction. And it was so rad.
Originally Posted by Fat shockwave527
I know. I used to play the games, catching everything in sight, naming them, always keeping my starter on my team, never trading something I had named, using pokemon I liked because I liked them and thought they were cool.
Now I EV train, buy proteins etc, pre-pick my team beforehand with pokemon, ability so that I have good type coverage and that they're all good, try to get a good nature, and all in all, it's a lot less fun.
Then don't do that. Do a Nuzlocke run and kick metagaming in the teeth. No purchasing of items. Don't use doctors/nurses in the wild more than once. Only use Pokemon centers once. The game isn't hard. It's up to you to make a fun challenge out of it.
Anywho, that Kimikogaming article about Norse mythology in XY has a followup