1. eriol33

    OP eriol33 GBAtemp Maniac
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    hey guys, I've been trying to play pokemon since the original release (red? blue? yellow?), but even to the latest 3DS release, I couldnt like it. I played monster breeding games (such as azure dream, monster rancher, dragon seeds, DQ monsters) and I thought I will like pokemon, turned out I cannot like it and probably will never will. care to explain what do you like from pokemon?
     
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  2. emigre

    emigre i am a free i am not man a number
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    I enjoy cock fighting.
     
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  3. Duo8

    Duo8 GBAtemp Psycho!
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    The story.
    I-It's deeper than you guys thought.
     
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  4. tecra_a8

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    the first gen pokemon are the best but X and Y is still a good one too
     
  5. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing
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  6. UltraMew

    UltraMew GBATemp's Mew PRETENDING TO BE FOXI4 4 A DAY
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    Because you're probably a genwunner, and IT'S STILL FUCKING FUN
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

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    I'm sorry what? Not to be dick, but gen 1 pokemon were rather plain and also unbalanced and broken.

    Personally I just enjoy the games and always have, I played them since the old Red and Blue days.
     
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    UltraMew GBATemp's Mew PRETENDING TO BE FOXI4 4 A DAY
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    Eh, I like Fen 6 tons better than 1, gameplay wise...
     
  9. BlackWizzard17

    BlackWizzard17 Don't worry Captin we'll buff out those scratches.
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    For it's nice library of pokemon
    Nice but slightly repetitive gameplay
    Great music
    Interesting evil leader intents (people tring to expand sea, land, create a new world, gain power, etc.
    And its not call of duty. (Just kidding,cod is okay to me )
     
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  10. Xexyz

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    I don't know... it's just so fun...
     
  11. Nah3DS

    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!
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    Back in the 16 bit wars... I was a SEGA guy (still do), so I missed a lot of great RPGs on the SNES. Could't afford two consoles, so I was stuck with my Mega Drive and it's great library of SHMUPs :).
    Late 90s I bought a Game Boy, that was the time when the Pokemon anime first appeared in my country (1999), I had 10 years old. Being the new cool thing to watch, every kid was hook immediately (myself include), so one day I ask in my local video game store if they had a Pokemon game for the Game Boy, I didn't knew at the moment that Pokemon started as a Game Boy game, so they offered me a 21 in 1 pirate bootleg multicart with Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue included.

    When I first played the game I remember thinking: "this is awesome! you can go anywhere you want!", I never played an RPG in my life.... so everything was new to me. I loved the game, it was my first RPG and it was so damn fun!
    Back then, everyone was a Pokemon fan, you had games, anime, movies, trading cards, toys, all the cool things kids like. So it was like living in a little world of awesome.

    To this day, Pokemon Red is my favorite game, if you was ask me why I would say because it's my first RPG. It opened me to a whole new genre that I never experienced before.
    Also, my multicart only had the USA versions... so the little english that I happen to know, comes from playing Pokemon Red. I never went to study or anything, I just learn by playing RPGs. That's why my english is soooo shitty :lol:
     
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  12. Xexyz

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    Your English does not suck.
     
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    Are you... me?!
     
  14. ShadowFyre

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    If you play for the story you're playing for the wrong reason, which is unique for a japanese rpg. I play mainly due to it being a game with a pretty solid competitive metagame, and due to the giant "sidequest" feel that I get when trying to complete the Living Pokedex. The online features and multiplayer has been greatly improved since the DS days, and the online community is pretty cool.
     
  15. Rydian

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    I play it because it's an RPG where you catch monsters and fight them against other monsters while exploring a land.

    That may not really be a unique concept anymore, but the Pokemon games are well-done.
    Compare it to other games that are shorter or just not fleshed out. There's places to explore beyond the main story too.

    There's a buttload of options when battling, unlike other jRPGs where you have a set party with set skills.
     
  16. minexew

    minexew ayy lmao
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    this exactly my first game cartridge for my gameboy color
    i used pokemon blue
    and my brother start with red
    the sad thing with 2 games on 1 cartridge is you can't trade
     
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  18. GameWinner

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    The exploration.
    Training.
    Catching.
    The thrill of the hunt.
     
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    anhminh Pirate since 2010
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    Because everyone like collecting something and Pokemon game have ton of thing to collect.
    Further more, hunting is fun and those shiny pokemon is a good head on the wall.
     
  20. Guild McCommunist

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    II > IV > I > VI > V > III

    You know it to be true.

    The game's are just kinda simplified RPGs and if you're in an RPG mood without needing to absorb a fucking dictionary of mechanics and lore then Pokemon's got your fix.

    Although X and Y were kinda disappointing.
     
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