Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)

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What starter will you pick?

Grookey
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25%
Scorbunny
16
40%
Sobble
14
35%
 
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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Hexx » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:25 am

THE ONLY TRUE GAMER wrote:You don't need to, Konami already have. :cry:


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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Parksey » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:48 am

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Pedz wrote:Black and White due to having only new 'mon was great. I often say.how I loved it was a just new pokemans.

THIS.


A quick look at Reddit reveals you're wrong and that Black and White nearly destroyed the franchise.

I played through White 2 recently and while that did have old monsters in it from the start, it reminded me that the fifth gen is probably only beaten by the second (nostalgia gives Red/Blue a pass but objectively they aren't the best).

Plus, Black 2 and White # were by far the most fully fledged "third editions" too, and were proper sequels. They are what Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon should have followed.

I don't see why every single Pokémon game needs to allow you to use every single Pokémon, or the same team/monster you've used six times already. If we want them to keep adding new monsters - and I do, as I still think the designs are generally decent and new typings have been interesting - then there has to be some give. And I'm fine with them rotating through the "legacy" lot every generation.

As I said before, I can't think of a single pair of games since the first Red/Blue games, that have allowed you to catch every Pokémon in it anyway. Even Gold and Silver required those first games. X and Y required Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire. Diamond/Pearl required Heart Gold/Soul Silver and, like I said, Ruby/Sapphire requires you to wait bloody two years for Colosseum and XD *and* buy a GameCube.

The Pokémon aren't getting erased, you'll still have them and they'll still exist. It's not a case of never seeing them again.

When I'm playing a brand new region and catching brand new monsters, maybe it's just me, but I won't be thinking "man, I wish I was able to use my Blastoise with the same moveset since 2007 right now".

Likewise, as others have said, some design patterns are repeated. Every region generally has a Pidgey-equivalent, a three-staye dragon, maybe something similar to a Geodude etc. Cutting down on the Pokédex in each generation means less repetition and allows new designs room to bed in and actually get in to people's teams permanently.

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Karl_ » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:52 am

If Pokebritain has some great designs and solid type diversity then I don't care. If its designs are weak or if I can't find good Pokemon in my favourite types then I'll obviously miss past games and their rosters.

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Pedz » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:56 am

So, Tories or Brexit Party as the villains?

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by shy guy 64 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:32 pm

Karl_ wrote:If Pokebritain has some great designs and solid type diversity then I don't care. If its designs are weak or if I can't find good Pokemon in my favourite types then I'll obviously miss past games and their rosters.


you mean pokeengland

Pedz wrote:So, Tories or Brexit Party as the villains?


i would think so, the current rumour is that theyre called team yell

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by OrangeRKN » Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:57 pm

shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:Pokebritain


you mean pokeengland


But the main character is Scottish

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by Karl_ » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:04 pm

OrangeRKN wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:Pokebritain


you mean pokeengland


But the main character is Scottish


And the mascot Pokemon is clearly Welsh

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Balladeer » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:18 pm

So the villain will be Northern Irish?

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by Karl_ » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:26 pm

"At first I didn't think Pokemon would have the writing chops to tackle the Troubles, but the scene where Professor Magnolia brokers a peace deal is actually very poignant"

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by OrangeRKN » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:34 pm

Giant's causeway was made by a Dynamax Mr Mime

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by Skarjo » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:21 pm

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Balladeer » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:04 pm

A reminder that this PoS can now never be culled because it got a starring role in the film. :roll:

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by shy guy 64 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:15 pm

Karl_ wrote:
OrangeRKN wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:Pokebritain


you mean pokeengland


But the main character is Scottish


And the mascot Pokemon is clearly Welsh


wait which one?

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by OrangeRKN » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:18 pm

Balladeer wrote:A reminder that this PoS can now never be culled because it got a starring role in the film. :roll:


An excellent starring role!

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by Pedz » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:25 pm

shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:
OrangeRKN wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:Pokebritain


you mean pokeengland


But the main character is Scottish


And the mascot Pokemon is clearly Welsh


wait which one?


The sheep obvs.

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by shy guy 64 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm

Pedz wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:
OrangeRKN wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:
Karl_ wrote:Pokebritain


you mean pokeengland


But the main character is Scottish


And the mascot Pokemon is clearly Welsh


wait which one?


The sheep obvs.


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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by DarkRula » Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:29 pm



New trailer showing a few new 'mon and Gym Leaders, as well as Gigantamaxing.

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by shy guy 64 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:30 pm

ooh i am loving it all (well i hate those gym battle uniforms) those new pokemon look great cant wait to get started, im already suspecting either the chairman or his secretary to be part of the villainous team

btw gigantamaxing is another thing from that rumour so it seems that pikachu and meowth will change form as well

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PostRe: Pokémon Sword & Shield (15th November feels aegis away)
by HaruKazuhira » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:38 pm

Still digging the vibe of this. Great Gym Leader designs all round which is nice too see. Became a pretty quick fan of Bea >,>

Wasn't super into Dynamax and now we have Gigantamax and I'm still pretty indifferent to it. Why not call it Gigamax tho? Short and sweet.

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