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Issue #14 Released!

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by Rising_Dusk, Mar 1, 2011.

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  1. Starbuccaneer

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    Great work guys, really appreciate all the time and expertise that goes into it. Thank you!
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    nobody can ever take the crown of best firebot poster from me
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  4. AndViet

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    Awesome job on the latest Smog release, and good articles.
  5. Plusle

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    Good Job
  6. Exclamation!

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    Good job, love the cover art
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    Awesome job, one of my favorite issues yet.

    One thing that really stood out to me though in the ground analysis though:

    "[Landorus]'s 89/80/80 defenses top it off, allowing it to take a hit or two....... [Golurk]'s 89/80/80 defenses leave something to be desired however"
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    Consider the two roles.

    Landorus is a fast sweeper, and only needs to take one hit tops while setting up to blow stuff up. It doesn't need to rely on its defenses to do damage, they just help it somewhat. (plus it's 90 Defense, not 80 Defense)

    Golurk is a slow hard hitter, so it doesn't have much traction outside of being a bulky attacker. It would be a great defensive Pokemon with a unique typing were it not for its subpar defenses, which really let it down a lot in its role.

    Make more sense now?
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    Especially since firebot doesn't exist anymore, lol
  10. PlatinumDude

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    Good job on this article, guys.

    I especially liked the artworks for Reshiram and Excadrill outspeeding Jolteon.

    The Reuniclus, Reshiram and Entertainment section articles were my favorite articles this issue.
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    Good job, though I find the lack of SubDisable Gengar in the "Born to Survive" article disturbing.
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    This is the first Smog I've fully read, and I must say I'm very impressed and now I have thirteen others to read.

    I believe it's because Landorus is very bulky for a fast mixed sweeper, but Golurk doesn't have the special attack or speed to make up for its defenses not being the best.
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    What can I say? It was fantastic, as always. I always look forward to the next edition of the Smog. Way to go especially to the artists for this issue. All the art, ESPECIALLY the cover art was fantastic.
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    The article about traveling to Kansai is so relevant and random.
    I'm traveling to Kansai in two weeks.
    I had previously went back in September and I am now realizing that yes, Kansai = Johto. O_O
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    'Twas a great edition, hope the upcoming smogcast continues the trend in outstanding quality, GJ all who contributed.
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    Great job to everyone who put effort on this amazing issue. Well worth the rather long wait too.
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    Thanks guys :D

    This is one of my favourite issues of The Smog, read it cover to cover and found ti really interesting. Also, the front illustration, strong play.
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    Great issue. I liked the artwork and the botw comics were hilarious
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    Being a Pokemon player since R/B, the OU Veterans article was especially pleasant to read.

    Keep doing this great work!
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    loved the nostalgia from the OU veterans article. Those are 3 of my all time favorite pokes (zapdos remains and will always be a huge asshole, lol)

    Great issue!
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    This was a great read. I read this cover to cover and loved it. Thanks for all your hard work!
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    Very interesting. The team rating guide was particularly good, and I learned some important things from it
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    This was the first time I read Smog and I got hooked so I've been reading back issues for hours.

    You guys did really great job making it! ^^
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    Thank god for that warstory article. Some of the more recent ones are painful to read at times.

    ...though I was kinda hoping to see my name thrown in there more than once. Oh well, considering how often I post it doesn't surprise me.
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