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Re: POKEMON

Postby hamstar138 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:33 am

i just realized what Chespin is and that is a chestnut

my face during this realization:
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Re: POKEMON

Postby Kitsuner » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:22 am

hamstar138 wrote:i just realized what Chespin is and that is a chestnut

my face during this realization:

All three starters are French - chestnuts, frogs, and fennec.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby MycathatesyouAMV » Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:31 am

New starters lack any originality as usual. A fire fox really ? Let me direct you to Vulpix over 10 years ago.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby mirkosp » Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:59 am

MycathatesyouAMV wrote:New starters lack any originality as usual. A fire fox really ? Let me direct you to Vulpix over 10 years ago.

Are you, by any chance, also one of those that say "this doesn't even look like a Pokémon" when they attempt to make a design somewhat different compared to the past? :roll:
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Re: POKEMON

Postby EimiJ7 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:19 am

Froakie is adorable <(^.^<)
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Re: POKEMON

Postby hamstar138 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:16 am

mirkosp wrote:
MycathatesyouAMV wrote:New starters lack any originality as usual. A fire fox really ? Let me direct you to Vulpix over 10 years ago.

Are you, by any chance, also one of those that say "this doesn't even look like a Pokémon" when they attempt to make a design somewhat different compared to the past? :roll:


Those people tend to come up more and more and more each new pokemon or generation comes out. I still have people who I talk to who also like the games raft on me because I don't mind the new designs.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby MycathatesyouAMV » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:38 am

mirkosp wrote:
MycathatesyouAMV wrote:New starters lack any originality as usual. A fire fox really ? Let me direct you to Vulpix over 10 years ago.

Are you, by any chance, also one of those that say "this doesn't even look like a Pokémon" when they attempt to make a design somewhat different compared to the past? :roll:


No I think they look like pokemon, I just think they lack originality.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby Qyot27 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:49 am

Well, I probably won't go any further with the series now (granted that I still haven't gotten the 3rd, 4th, and 5th generation games). I really can't stand 3D* camera - let alone cel-shading - for stuff like this, aside from the part where I have very little reason to get a 3DS anyway (hell, I still have yet to get my own DS Lite so that it's not completely painful to play GBA games as well as the few** DS games I actually do have). Maybe there'll be a fan remake that puts it into traditional 2D.

*I also don't like it for console games, but I've had to make my peace with that. It is one contributing factor as to why I don't play a lot of new games, though.
**read: three, with a fourth I ordered off Amazon yesterday.

The designs really don't bother me. There's bound to be some similarity with the sheer number of the things there are now.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby meleechampion » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:14 pm

MycathatesyouAMV wrote:What is this crap?

A FIRE starter a WATER starter AND ANOTHER GRASS STARTER?!?!

FFS GUYS POKEMON TEH SUXXX NOWADAYS MIRITE?!!!!1
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Re: POKEMON

Postby CodeZTM » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:33 pm

MycathatesyouAMV wrote:
mirkosp wrote:
MycathatesyouAMV wrote:New starters lack any originality as usual. A fire fox really ? Let me direct you to Vulpix over 10 years ago.

Are you, by any chance, also one of those that say "this doesn't even look like a Pokémon" when they attempt to make a design somewhat different compared to the past? :roll:


No I think they look like pokemon, I just think they lack originality.


To be fair, Pokemon hasn't really ever been THAT original. Magneton, Dugtrio, etc. I'll agree that the "new" fire fox was a bit surprising, considering Vulpix's existance, but the other two look fantabulously "new" to me. really, it just depends a lot on their evolutions/typing.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:55 pm

We already have polywhirl though! how can you like the water type!!

/sarcasm

I was going to bring up Electrode, and Dugtrip, besides stuff like Magicarp isn't original either since it's based off of Chinese mythology...
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Re: POKEMON

Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:56 pm

Dugtrio*
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Re: POKEMON

Postby CodeZTM » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:59 pm

Speaking of mythology in pokemon, I'm ridiculously dissapointed we don't have legendary pokemon representing the 4 devas. :(
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Re: POKEMON

Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:03 pm

You never know, there is still room for more pokemon in future games.
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Re: POKEMON

Postby Kitsuner » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:00 pm

Scott DeWitt suggested on Twitter that, based on the secondary attacks used in the trailer, the final starter typings might be Grass/Dark, Fire/Psychic, and Water/Fighting. Which would be pretty cool if true.

Either way, I think it's safe to say Fennekin will NOT evolve into a Fire/Fighting-type, and we can all be grateful for that.
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