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Pokémon X and Y Discussion

Discussion in 'Trou Du Cul' started by Birkal, Jan 8, 2013.

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  1. kaps

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    I feel that we should take the fact that the last two generations have had four event legendaries with a grain of salt. I mean, after all, we're theoretically getting a new type despite the last four generations having 17; Gamefreak will make as many as they think it will take to keep the games relevant months after it's release.
  2. R_N

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    right, so probably four
    1 a year for every movie, keeps the games relevant on a larger scale, fills time between generations.
    If they decide to have a shorter gen they can just do what they did with Meloetta and relegate it to a short/anime/etc
  3. Shiruba

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    to me, the "four dlc 'mon" thing doesn't seem like a big deal. it's not that deeply ingrained of a tradition, and a lot of people don't even notice - i don't think there'll be much of a problem breaking that one if they want to.
  4. EsurioXY

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    Funny. AR/Gameshark hackmons have been the norm for competitive pokemon for decades. Basically you are forced to buy a third party hacking device or wait until someone decodes the rng and then spend hours RNGing.

    With XY being on the 3ds you are going to see Breeders/Breeding become ever more valuable as we will not learn to RNG and can not expect a 3rd party hacking device in a timely manner.
  5. Dangerdoom

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    Random thought but I'm starting to think Mew itself may be getting an upgrade. It would be odd to give it the shaft seeing how it's the original and all. If this so called fairy type is real I can see her getting a fairy form.
  6. Shiruba

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    that might actually be pretty sweet. i wonder if they'd make it cuter (going with fairy), or to be a bit interesting, make it look more badass.

    also, do you guys think there'll be an anime short or two to add to the hype of x/y?
  7. Chaoswalker

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    Wait... fairy form?
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    Oh nooo.... somebody might have gotten a fairy form... but not the right one...
  8. dcae

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    Ugh I really don't want them to make this gen based all on formes because of Fairy type.

    Knowing Trollfreak, they will fall all over formes.
  9. reaverz

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    This four-event-legends setup is less for the fans and more for GameFreak themselves, if you really think about it. It gives them the ability to introduce a "new" Pokemon every year to generate ongoing interest, and perhaps more importantly it gives them a new Pokemon to focus on for each year's movie.

    Four is essentially GameFreak's best estimate of how long each generation will last in years. It's likely that Meloetta was originally going to receive its own movie but had to be relegated to an anime role and movie short once they realized they couldn't delay XY's release past 2013. I know I'm not the only one that noticed GameFreak rushing out the event Pokemon last year...
  10. Narutendo3

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    Gen 4 had 5 event legends counting Phione. Just throwing that out there.
  11. Shiruba

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    did you get phione from an event? isn't it just bred from an event pokemon? i don't think that counts.
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    I wasn't sure if Phione should have counted or not. I mean you got it through Manaphy, rather than an actual event. It never even got a movie appearence.
    In fact I don't think it was ever given away. The only mention I can remember was when they released a Manaphy towards the end of gen 4 and said "Hey you can breed it for Phione!"
    And then its status as a legendary kept flip flopping and it's a mess is what I'm saying.

    e: "It's a mess is what I'm saying" - Slogan of GameFreak
  13. kaps

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    That logic makes more sense. I guess we'll use the number of event legendaries this time to get an estimate for how long until generation 7. I'm already counting down the days!

    (okay not really, I'd want ruby/sapphire remakes first)
  14. Dangerdoom

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    I wish for once that everything on game is just available for the game. I hated not being able to just go and catch Arceus. I don't mind DLC but I hate it when it's just to "access" something that's there in the first place.
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    So, In other words, everyone should be able to capture God soon after they beat the game, as well as having pokemon you normally won't have to hold you off for 4 years with nothing to look forward to.

    Seems Legit.
  16. R_N

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    That goes against the entire point of the event Pokemon.
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    I think he's saying how tedious and mundane the whole event pokemon thing is, it's not a matter of understanding the concept from what I can see.
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    I think there's some middle ground between the current system and "after they beat the game". Come on, it is pretty lame that it goes:
    -Beat game
    -Years go by and you no longer give a shit about what Pokemon you have
    -Cool Pokemon comes out, and it's either so easy to get that everyone now has one (making it much less cool), or you would have to go to some specific location that nobody wants to bother going to.

    I think Pokemon like Arceus should just have a cool post-game side story that's very time consuming and/or challenging (like getting the shinies in BW2). Stuff that comes out later via wifi should be aspects of the game (like special new shops or something), not Pokemon.
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    Arceus is an interesting case though, considering the Azure Flute was never distributed. I think if they go to the trouble to make a new area for the Pokemon, they should at least distribute it.

    As for getting bored, we just need a decent post-game. Like Emerald's battle frontier, combined with Platinum's.
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    I'm fine with infinite DLCs it as long as they're all free, even if they are already in the game.


    (status: still waiting for Azure Flute)
  21. Yveltal

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    I thoroughly enjoyed going out to catch Darkrai, Shaymin and Victini, because they all came with a condensed sub-plot and a splash of lore. I'd hope for more event legendaries that come with their own in-game episode, since picking them up from the Pokemon center feels unrewarding, and mostly become a dex entry instead of a fighting companion.
  22. Shiruba

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    ^^^^^^
    that was the most disappointing part, imo. heck, even battling it would be a better alternative. it'd be like victini, and respawn if you defeat it, so if you mess up you didn't waste your event.
  23. Dangerdoom

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    Thank you someone here gets me. I never said I'm against event Pokemon I just want them to be something totally unobtainable in the game even by hacking. Remember when Blaziken was introduced in the anime and nobody in the show knew what it was? That should be the feel we get when they introduce an event Pokemon.
  24. Glurak93

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    So we had psychic, psychic/grass, psychic/steel, manaphy and shaymin (both don't fit), and psychic/fire as our pixies. What's your guess about the next one? I'd like to see electric/psychic this time.
  25. Flareon

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    I totally agree with this.
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