Yeah, well at least I can grow a beard.. . You all think you have? great ideas for Pokemon games, but if I actually listened totall of yiou and we combined all
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Yeah, well at least I can grow a beard.

You all think you have? great ideas for Pokemon
games, but if I actually listened totall of yiou and we
combined all of your ideas in a game, it would be an
unplayable monstrosity. Emu want a game flith all the
regions, but only the first generatiion Pokemons, yet
all the legendary ones and such silly', things. Whenever
I receive one of these : nts, I go tel the development
floor and read it out loud to all the/ Game Freak em-
players in a mocking voice, and wtill laugh at you."
Satoshi Tajiri, Creator of Pokemon
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#10 - herecomesjohnny (09/07/2013) [-]
i wanna write a retarded rant just for having the honor of being read aloud by Tajiri
i wanna write a retarded rant just for having the honor of being read aloud by Tajiri
User avatar #91 to #10 - darnhaz (09/07/2013) [-]
Why wait?
User avatar #60 to #10 - retardedowl (09/07/2013) [-]
its fake
#39 - snakebelmont (09/07/2013) [-]
That's not even him.

This is satoshi
User avatar #173 to #39 - imnotironman (09/07/2013) [-]

The japanese ash ketchum is named after the creator?
#416 to #39 - anon (09/14/2013) [-]
That's Tsunekaz Ishihara
#165 to #39 - itsdead (09/07/2013) [-]
Well, too bad you are wrong. Thats Tsunekaz Ishihara. This is Satoshi.

User avatar #118 to #39 - snowshark (09/07/2013) [-]
How was he supposed to know?

He's not a mind-reader.
#406 to #118 - anon (09/08/2013) [-]
#44 to #39 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm pretty sure that's Jackie Chan.
User avatar #40 to #39 - asumfuck (09/07/2013) [-]


everything seems to be in order.
#75 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
I commissioned this and sent it to them in the hopes they would use it as an idea for a possible evo chain. There is no Ice/Steel chain, nor enough hedgehog pokemon... Hopefully they didn't make fun of me.
#275 to #75 - messerauditore (09/07/2013) [-]
My only suggestion would be revising the third one's name...
User avatar #301 to #275 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
read comment 159
User avatar #403 to #301 - asumfuck (09/08/2013) [-]
I gave you a thumb because the asshole you redirected to the right comment thumbed you down, then i thumbed him down because **** him
User avatar #404 to #403 - plumphat (09/08/2013) [-]
Thank you kind individual.
User avatar #393 to #301 - messerauditore (09/08/2013) [-]
Thumb me down for not going through all of this threads replies? Ok asshole. I was simply making a suggestion. Plus I don't care what the mash-up of the name means, if you sent it to them, they probably would have changed the name for the same reason had they decided to use it.
User avatar #400 to #393 - plumphat (09/08/2013) [-]
Lmao. That seemed like a bit of an overreaction. I too was simply making a suggestion.
User avatar #228 to #75 - FightClub (09/07/2013) [-]
no hedgehog pokemon because nobody wants a sonic copyright lawsuit
User avatar #76 to #75 - largeheadphones (09/07/2013) [-]
That actually looks pretty sweet, I would catch that and use it as my main.
User avatar #89 to #75 - dandamanzx (09/07/2013) [-]
10/10 would train the **** out of
#168 to #75 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
this looks like a digimon to me. which is a compliment i guess. Good ****
#179 to #75 - shakermaker (09/07/2013) [-]
Adding to the praise, top work. Are there any more home-brew Pokemon like this in circulation?
User avatar #201 to #75 - mynameisfoo (09/07/2013) [-]
I think arctiquil and absolate look a bit too much alike, either cool arctiquil down a little bit or jack absolate up a bit. but it does look awesome, great job. a fire attack would **** it up though
#97 to #75 - approvedmemos (09/07/2013) [-]
That's actually a pretty nice concept. nICE idea. And i love how it seems like a legit non garbage pokemon
#104 to #97 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
You mean like these guys?
#106 to #104 - approvedmemos (09/07/2013) [-]
User avatar #108 to #106 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
Don't worry, I didn't commission them. I just googled "garbage pokemon" in the hopes of finding a suitable response.
#110 to #108 - approvedmemos (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm favoriting your OC so when i hit level two i can come back and thumb you. Seriously i love it
#330 to #110 - siemorecox (09/07/2013) [-]
I went to your account and thumbed up most of your comments. You should be well on your way now
#332 to #330 - approvedmemos (09/07/2013) [-]
How the **** am i still NOT.
#336 to #332 - siemorecox (09/07/2013) [-]
I don't know, I thumbed up somewhere around 60 comments and it still says you're level 0 but it also says you're level 64, so I'm not sure what to think
User avatar #180 to #108 - admiralen (09/07/2013) [-]
and you didnt post garbodor?
#298 to #104 - somekindofname (09/07/2013) [-]
So that's where Cars 2 came from!
#120 to #75 - fuckyosixtyminutes (09/07/2013) [-]
"Would you like a capuccino?"

"No thanks, I'll go with an Absolatte"

I know it's dumb but your pic made me think of it and I giggled myself into hysterics so I had to share.
User avatar #159 to #120 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
Haha! Humorous! I Absolutely love Absolatte. At least it's a moderately funny comment regarding their names.

I usually get stuff like "Hurr durr arctiquil is the same as quilava" OR "Absolate is just like Absol, but with 'ate' at the end."

Absolate = Absolute + Plate (armor); in case anyone was wondering.
#265 to #75 - chibullsa (09/07/2013) [-]
This is actually pretty cool. 10/10 would catch and train.
User avatar #122 to #75 - anthraxpotato (09/07/2013) [-]
i love it
#85 to #75 - kingarturi (09/07/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #78 to #75 - darkangeloffire (09/07/2013) [-]
10/10, would beat Dragonss with
User avatar #235 to #75 - rokkarokkaali ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
>quad weak to fighting
>quad weak to fire
it's like a cooler version of aggron
User avatar #227 to #75 - thesinful (09/07/2013) [-]
Cool but fire and fighting are both gonna wreck that. Given that there's 3 starters with that combo and how incredibly common fighting is... yeah.
User avatar #310 to #227 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
I wish they would dive into more of the untapped type combos. Besides, I prefer pokemon that aren't overpowered. Beating someone while at an extreme disadvantage is more satisfying than wrecking with OP legendaries.
User avatar #388 to #310 - thesinful (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm still hoping the gen VI starters are grass/dark, fire/psychic, and water/fighting. All three combos are extremely rare. A fighting/flying would also round out flying's set. And I can understand preferring not to use legendaries since I usually don't use them either. Though if Zekrom got a better move pool, I'd use him all day. However, as much as I like Aggron, it's highly unlikely I'd use it competitively. Though rock/steel is worse than ice/steel. You might find a team without fire, you'll never find one without ground. Earthquake is far too awesome.

Guess it's all up to tastes. Ice is too much of a glass cannon for me to use it in most instances. Ice moves yes, ice pokemon no. Steel/dragon would be interesting but it's likely be a gamebreaker. Only two weaknesses and neither for 4x damage.
User avatar #391 to #388 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
Yeah, if those aren't the starters, I'd be pretty disappointed.

And I'm right there with you as far as strategy is concerned. Ice is my favorite type by far. Sucks that really only the moves are useful as too many of the pokemon can be one shot. I created this one since my first 2 favorite types are ice and steel. I love tanky bastards.
#249 to #75 - anonymousbrony (09/07/2013) [-]
It's so beautiful...
It's so beautiful...
User avatar #187 to #75 - brytonn (09/07/2013) [-]
Your pokemon is good and you should feel good
User avatar #136 to #75 - Blargosnarf ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
Aside from lack of difference between evolutions, only slightly thereof, that's amazing, and looks like it would make an actual good Pokemon!
User avatar #174 to #75 - welliguessitsaname ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
Fav'd. Dude, seriously, that is the greatest thing I have ever seen. I bet you haven't done any others, right? Or else you'd post them.
User avatar #316 to #174 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
I had another, but never got around to commissioning it...

Grass starter: Stegosaurus line. Grass/Steel; Adds new meaning to the term leaf blade.

Also, I don't know what it is about quad weaknesses... I guess I'm drawn towards that for some reason.
User avatar #396 to #316 - welliguessitsaname ONLINE (09/08/2013) [-]
I'd love to see you draw it. Congrats on the twenty favorites, too.
User avatar #401 to #396 - plumphat (09/08/2013) [-]
Oh no, I didn't draw this. I commissioned it. All credit goes to You need to login to view this link for turning my idea into an awesome piece of art. But thank you!
User avatar #402 to #401 - welliguessitsaname ONLINE (09/08/2013) [-]
I was just about to tell you I've seen the cat who sits like a dude and the giant cat before on another site and then I realized this IS the other site. I need sleep. Like every other FJer who posts a comment talking about their initial confusion.
User avatar #114 to #75 - happycomics (09/07/2013) [-]
Ice/Steel? That's an awesome idea...but like most living things, keep it away from fire.
#162 to #114 - plumphat (09/07/2013) [-]
I want to make him super over powered just so that with people see it they would think this.
I want to make him super over powered just so that with people see it they would think this.
User avatar #161 to #75 - volcanicdiarrhea (09/07/2013) [-]
I want it and I want it now.
User avatar #95 to #75 - megatrollinator (09/07/2013) [-]
That looks ******* amazing.
User avatar #77 to #75 - blarglestheclown (09/07/2013) [-]
10/10 would beat elite four with
User avatar #1 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
open world rpg, 3d graphics, no making two versions to get all the pokemon. Ability to create your own character. set quests like skyrim, but each one leading to a new gym to beat, and obviously concluding in the pokemon league. some fun side quests for context and to flesh out the world.

that is all. Put whatever pokemon you want but please include all original 150 plus any others you might want, when it comes right down to it we do not care. This isnt rocket science, but the cost to develop is much higher than yet another pokemon red clone. Dont act like you cant do it, you have endless money at your fingertips and successful awesome rpgs have been around forever. look at goddamn final fantasy. You are just being a dick because it makes you more money.
i know he wont read this
User avatar #2 to #1 - nommonsterbaa (09/07/2013) [-]
A combination of all these ideas if great for the final game, but pokemon isn't anywhere near done
User avatar #4 to #1 - formerlyaceseleven **User deleted account** (09/07/2013) [-]
and pokemon battles you can 1: send out any pokemon in your party to battle first and 2: the battle system, instead of turn by turn strategy you could utilize a set area that your pokemon can move around in and you take control of the pokemon utilizing its attacks like an FPS but still keeping the 4 move limit.
User avatar #48 to #4 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
thats becoming ridiculous.
User avatar #25 to #1 - commontroll (09/07/2013) [-]
Well, having the ability to catch the other starters would also be nice...
User avatar #411 to #25 - commontroll (09/08/2013) [-]
Why does everybody hate that idea? Who hasn't wanted to get Charizard, Blastoise, and Venosaur?
User avatar #51 to #1 - ericzxvc (09/07/2013) [-]
And also make it more legitimate strategic battling, so pokemon are actually using proper sets and balanced teams and none of this monotype ******** where they pick a move at random.
User avatar #107 to #1 - alltimetens (09/07/2013) [-]
If Pokemon had graphics like Skyrim, with an open world to explore, hundreds of NPCs and good voice-acting rather than dialogue that must be read, then I would seriously consider playing it.
User avatar #343 to #160 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
how do i download it
User avatar #345 to #343 - viftech (09/07/2013) [-]
scroll down to latest downloads and when your on that page, click download now.
#119 to #1 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
"must include at least the original 150" ******* genwunner. its the worst gen hands down so **** off
#146 to #119 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
you can have you ice cream cones and garbodors, the gen one pokemon are still the best. It represents a time before they ran out of ideas and were like... what if we made one look like a dream catcher? we will name it sigilyph

gen two was decent and its all downhill from there

Ideally i would like all pokemon included, but at the minimum the originals.
User avatar #248 to #146 - scytherkris (09/07/2013) [-]
You are the worst kind of fan
User avatar #290 to #248 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
one who has opinions and appreciates the original series?

I guess star wars fans who think the original trilogy is better than the prequels are also the worst kind of fans.
User avatar #299 to #290 - scytherkris (09/07/2013) [-]
No, you're a fan that clearly thinks the newer gens are bad because they're not your old, nostalgic Pokemon and now you're trying to prove yourself by making up **** excuses
User avatar #304 to #299 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
newer gens are worse, not bad. dude you are so butthurt. Classic pokemon is definitely better, not sure how you can even argue that isnt the case.

The new ones are good, just not as good. So if you are going to make a game do the originals, and then add new ones if you want more. Like if you are going to do a star wars game use the original series and build from there.

Heres a question for you. If they make a game, why would you want the originals not included?
User avatar #329 to #304 - mysticpichu (09/07/2013) [-]
describe how the classic pokemon games are better, without using personal opinions.
User avatar #337 to #329 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
I didnt say the classic games, i said the classic pokemon. you know, the pocket monster animals themselves. Can you people not read?

"Put whatever pokemon you want but please include all original 150 plus any others you might want,"
a guy replied
""must include at least the original 150" ******* genwunner. its the worst gen hands down so **** off"

I disagreed because i feel the best pokemon were the original 150.

Obviously the first games werent as good as the latest games, but you know what would have made black and white a lot better? being able to catch Charizard and magikarp and psyduck.
User avatar #357 to #337 - mysticpichu (09/07/2013) [-]
but you can obtain them through trading. being able to catch everything takes away a lot of the challenge.

and just because the first 150 are the ones you grew up with, doesn't mean the others are bad.
User avatar #319 to #304 - scytherkris (09/07/2013) [-]
"dude you are so butthurt."
You don't understand what butthurt means, you just wanted to say it so you'd sound clever

In any case the old gens were terrible compared to new gens, Red and Blue were god awful games, Gold and Silver are the only reasons why Pokemon games are so popular now
No proper Pokemon fan in their right mind can hate on the new generation because there's nothing wrong with it

Comparing Star Wars and Pokemon doesn't work because all of the Star Wars films were good, not all Pokemon games were good, generation 1 (R/B/Y) and generation 4 (D/P/Plt) were terrible
If you're making a game based on something that already exists you want to base it on the good things, not the bad things that people sugar coat with nostalgia
User avatar #341 to #319 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
I wasnt hating the new generation, thats what you dont get. You are reading hatred into it. All i said was please include original and then whatever new gen ones you want. You have turned this into me hating all newer generations. I never said make the gameplay like gen 1. I said use those pokemon. I said you were butthurt, not to be clever, but because you have basically raged over nothing. I like the original pokemon and want them in any new game. All other pokemon would make that game even better. I dont see why you dislike the original pokemon, not the game. You are offended over a trivial matter that exists mostly in your head, thats kinda textbook butthurt. If you read the person i was replying to, i referred only to the pokemon themselves, not to the early games being better.

pokemon yellow was a sweet game. New games have better gameplay, because they are newer and have better technology, not because they have better pokemon. I am sorry if it offends you that i want a Charizard and Gyardos while i am playing white. I just wish they would include all the pokemon. This fact seems to annoy you.
User avatar #346 to #341 - scytherkris (09/07/2013) [-]
Except this isn't raging in any definition of the word...

Also how can you I don't like the original Pokemon when my username has "Scyther" in it?
And you can use Charizard and Gyarados in White, it's called trading, a fundamental part of Pokemon that Nintendo and Game Freak want to keep very much alive by not putting every single Pokemon into one game, that's the whole reason as to why they make two versions of each game
User avatar #351 to #346 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
i dont have friends who like pokemon
how am i supposed to get them?

I feel like they could make it online and then you can trade with others. But I dont want to trade for pokemon, I want to catch them all. Ash made me sing Gotta Catch Em All. and he doesnt trade for pokemon. Professor Oak didnt send me out to trade for pokemon. Obtaining one through trading is like going out to hunt a deer, and instead you buy hamburger meat from the grocery store. Totally not the same experience. There is no connection to the pokemon, no struggle to get it, no satisfying click as the pokeball sits still on the 3rd rock. When i listen to the theme song, there is no mention of trading your pets for other peoples pets. I mean if your friend has a dog you like, do you just give him your dog, who you rescued from a shelter and have raised and trained? It seems fundamentally against what they were all about in the series.

But you seem to not want the first 150 in a game, and i still don't understand why. Maybe its just nostalgia, but i want my goddamn pokemon in my game :p. is that so much to ask?
User avatar #355 to #351 - scytherkris (09/07/2013) [-]
I don't think they meant "Gotta catch 'em all" in the literal sense seeing as they put trading in the game in the first place, plus online trading is possible, in the newer gens

The old Pokemon have gotten boring and overused, I'd rather find a new Rock type Pokemon in a mountain rather than the same old Geodude and Zubat, it adds variety to the games
User avatar #392 to #355 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
you see two versions to facilitate trading. I see two versions to force you to buy multiple copies and increase their overall sales. I see it as a cruel tactic, not a benefit to the consumer. Giving less is never better.

like i said i dont want just gen 1. Ideally all pokemon get included. its not like they need to be 3d modeled for open world play. have them still appear with random encounters. this drastically lowers the animation cost of the game. graphics should be charming but dont need to be excessive. it was an animated show afterall, noone is expecting stunning realistic trees.
User avatar #349 to #146 - azumeow (09/07/2013) [-]
Zubat is a bat.
Magneton and dugtrio are literally just 3 magnemite and digletts together.

Need I continue?
User avatar #379 to #146 - bladeboy ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
YOU DENSE ************
User avatar #386 to #384 - bladeboy ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
Insulting Gen 5 by insulting " stupid " pokemon like ice cream.

Meanwhile Gen 1 had a pile of muk and ******* eggs. Gen 5 was more creative and the majority of the pokemon looked better. ******* gen one fanboys.
User avatar #390 to #386 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
not very insulting. there are more ridiculous pokemon in the later generations, and they didnt have as much personality as in the first generations. Calm down you " ******* gen 5 fanboy"
User avatar #397 to #390 - bladeboy ONLINE (09/08/2013) [-]
The only pokemon with personality is Pikachu, because the show revolves around him.

Gen 2's my favourite. Just because im not a close minded **** like you means I love gen 5.
User avatar #408 to #397 - sanguinesolitude (09/08/2013) [-]
wait so gen 2 is your favorite. so you would say the other generations arent as good in your opinion? thats exactly the level of "closemindedness" i have. You have taken this very personally
User avatar #409 to #408 - bladeboy ONLINE (09/08/2013) [-]
No. You said they ran out of ideas. I think the pokemon just got better, I like Gen 2 because of what you can do in it, not because of the pokemon.
User avatar #410 to #409 - sanguinesolitude (09/08/2013) [-]
But i was talking pokemon, not the games. And i like all the pokemon, even the retarded ice cream cones. I just feel gen1 pokemon were the best. I wasnt trying to make this an argument or insulting to people.
User avatar #255 to #146 - totodigatr (09/07/2013) [-]
Get out.
User avatar #148 to #146 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
"what about mr mime" you might say

we dont talk about mr mime
User avatar #233 to #148 - rokkarokkaali ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
What about electrode and voltorb? they're literally pokeballs with eyes
magnemite and mageton are ******* magnets
ditto is a blob
taruos is a bull
User avatar #252 to #233 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
tauros i think is just fine since they are based on animals.

i agree with the electrode and voltorb. Though i would argue it is more likely the pokeball was modeled after them, since one assumes the pokemon came before the pokeball.

magnemite ok
dit.. well its a blob because it can become anything but i see your point.
User avatar #259 to #146 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
to clarify the hate. I said please include the original 150 and the later ones, but definitely the originals. I dont hate the later ones, i just think classic pokemon have to be in any game you make.

it would be like having an xmen game and having all the new xmen, but no wolverine or cyclops... I mean the new ones are cool, but dont forget the classics.
User avatar #278 to #259 - rokkarokkaali ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
You said "you can have your ice cream cones and garbodors, the gen one pokemon are still the best. It represents a time before they ran out of ideas... gen two was decent and its all downhill from there

Everything in bold is you specifically saying Gen 1 was better.
User avatar #285 to #278 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
better doesnt make the other ones bad. Just less good. I completely agree with that statement.
#246 to #146 - latiel (09/07/2013) [-]
Okay, enjoy your magnets, puddles of slime, pedophile mimes and whatever the **** Drowsee is
User avatar #256 to #246 - lordruby (09/07/2013) [-]
Drowzee is based on the Japanese myth of the baku, creatures who eat bad dreams of sleeping people.
User avatar #257 to #256 - latiel (09/07/2013) [-]
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User avatar #234 to #146 - Kadzait (09/07/2013) [-]
don't ******* knock sigilyph easily one of the most badass pokemon
User avatar #239 to #234 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
its very strong, but look at that ridiculous mother ****** .
#27 to #1 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
We can already create our own character in XY, we have character creation.
We also have 3D graphics in XY, it's pretty openworld too.
Not two versions is retarded since a lot of the pokémon franchise centres around trading and interaction between players.
There has always been some types of sidequests, BW2 had tons of them.

Almost all of what you said is already in XY, plus more.
User avatar #124 to #27 - snowshark (09/07/2013) [-]
What they've done with X and Y really pushes the boundaries and it alone would sell the 3DS to me. But we should never be fully contented because then people get complacent.

I would still like to see a less linear storyline to the game and a far larger game-world, but these things I am sure will come with time as the boundaries of what handheld consoles can do expand.

Other features I'd enjoy would be actually having relationships with other characters in the game. The best part of it is that the main characters are kids meaning the relationships don't have to be mature. Boyfriend/Girlfriend/Rival/friend/enemy. Say you have a GF character and another character comes in and you either accept/reject their advances on wanting to be your partner and then the other finds out and...

You get what I'm saying here. Plus, since all disputes can be handled with pokemon battles there's nothing so final as death and disputes can come back again and again.

I'm just a stickler for story and most of the pokemon games thusfar have followed the same formula of. "Become pokemon master, defeat villains, beat elite 4, profit." I'd like to see more variety in what we can do storywise and I trust Gamefreak enough that I think these ideas are already being considered.

The future of pokemon is looking good.
#190 to #124 - helpthepeople (09/07/2013) [-]
THe boundraries of what? The andheld pokemon series? yes. But it does NOT push the boundraries of what games nowadays actually can do what so ever.
User avatar #47 to #27 - sanguinesolitude (09/07/2013) [-]
fair enough. I guess the only ridiculous request i have is that they open it up to other platforms, which will never happen.

I feel that with a large enough game item trading will still happen without the need to artificially limit it by making some pokemon inexplicably uncatchable. I guess I always forget the Pokemon slogan "Gotta Catch em Most, and Then Trade for the Others"
#26 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
User avatar #29 to #26 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
Also, if the Pokémon games changed too much, it wouldn't be pokémon anymore
User avatar #38 to #26 - lotengo (09/07/2013) [-]
make a pokemon online MMORPG with all regions.

or make a comic in this style telling me why that is ********
#42 to #38 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
Already said why it can't have all regions, the level-scaling would be ****** up.
When you would have arrived in Jotho, your pokémon would have been level 40-60 and you would just meet Pidgeys, Rattatas, Hoothoots and sentrets in level 2-4.

A pokémon-mmo would also be very cramped and they would need LOTS of servers, due to the sheer amount of people playing it.

An MMO like that would also be the end of the franchise, beacuse when many people already have bought it, sales would die, the only solution is expansion-packs or monthly fees. Do you really want monthly fees?
The upgraded quality between "updates" like between Ruby/Saphire and Diamond/Pearl would be very small, you would never have a fresh new game to start with and the MMO would be cruel to beginners.

And at last
Nintendo's portable consoles couldn't have run it beacuse it would be too demanding for it's hardware and it could not be on a home-console or PC since since it's POCKET MONSTERS and not pc-monsters or homeconsolemonsters.

User avatar #45 to #42 - lotengo (09/07/2013) [-]
i would glady pay a monthly fee for a pokemon rpg so i can play with friends everywhere.
just kidding i dont have friends in real life
And u will need a big map for a pokemon RPG, so more then 1 region sounds like a good deal..who gives a **** that u will find a low lvl in a different region.

U should be able to choose your own starting region (kanto for me) and be able to move to other should be realy hard to move to other regions, like u have to pay a ******** of money or have to surf a long time.

And keep it a little old skool, no shiny's or mega evolutions for me plz.
Also, no legendary's, cuz then everybody ends up with the same team.

#46 to #45 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
>who gives a **** that u will find a low lvl in a different region.
People who actually wants the game to be challenging throughout and not just at the end of a region.
Also if you want to fix it by releasing all your pokémon at the start of each region, why not just play the original pokémon-games in order?

>And keep it a little old skool, no shiny's or mega evolutions for me plz.. Also, no legendary's, cuz then everybody ends up with the same team.

Are you ******* kidding me?
Shiny pokémon has been here since gen 2
If you want to have it old school like that you must also take away abilities, the seperation between special attack and special defense, night and day, Physical/special split of attack, seasons, double, triple and rotation battles, more animations, the bag not always being full, berries and everything pictured.

Plenty pokémon are also more viable than most legendaries, have you even heard of OU?.

What you want is not pokémon, it's a monster-catching MMO.
Pokémon is not that.
#155 to #38 - jinkazama (09/07/2013) [-]
Reach level 100 with a team. Then what?

No gear to grind for. No cosmetics to grind for. No point in trading when everything has to be available to everyone. PVP unbalanced as **** due to tiers not being made by nintendo. PVP being unavailable to people who don't spend hundreds of hours breeding and then EV training.

What about legendaries? If everyone can get them it ruins the point of being legendary. If nobody can then it's not the same.

Turn based combat is a ******* terrible idea for an MMO, anything else and you can say goodbye to a big chunk of fans along with any competitive PVP.

MMO likely means players replace trainers in the wild. Most XP is lost due to that, meaning monotonous grind is the only way of levelling.

A pokemon MMO would be down to 10% of its playerbase after the first month. It would be a ******* terrible idea. You have no ******* idea how an MMO works, so please refrain from giving out these "ideas".
User avatar #156 to #155 - lotengo (09/07/2013) [-]
if u dont like it dont do it.

U can fix the reach lvl 100 team by making it realy hard to lvl up, or allow pokemon to keep getting stronger.

I would just love a Pokemon MMO and i'm glad somebody is taking a shot at it
Pokemon Generations : Version 8 Update - Growlithe & Weedle
#163 to #156 - jinkazama (09/07/2013) [-]
"if you don't like it don't do it."
Are you ******* serious? Not a single point i made was subjective. Opinion is not part of it. A pokemon MMO would be awful from a design perspective, it would lack any reason for players to come back, and MMOs are expensive as **** to make, so a niche game is never an option.

Pokemon is repetitive as **** already. making it harder to get to level 100 is just adding unnecessary grind and is a terrible idea. It also further pushes away those who want to play for PVP.

Allow them to keep getting stronger and then PVP is literally impossible. It's no longer a pokemon game, and it would discourage any collection aspect of the game. So basically you're left with a pokemon game where collection and PVP are not options for the majority of players. So it's not worth playing.

Have you got any experience whatsoever with MMOs? They fail constantly. "it sounds cool" is not grounds for spending millions of dollars on a project that flat out can't work because of problems that stick out hugely.
User avatar #196 to #163 - lotengo (09/07/2013) [-]
Actually u just posted a list of opinions.

I would love a game like the vid i posted. I think its fan made and i dont care if it costs anybody millions of dollars, i want to play that.

Sorry for me not being an MMO expert, the only MMO i played for a year or so was Runescape. I liked it and a Pokemon MMO that takes as much efford to lvl up sounds pretty cool to me. And i think there are ways to make it work.

U obviously dont like the idea so u dont have to play it. Live and let live bro, just let me have my dream.
#216 to #196 - jinkazama (09/07/2013) [-]
Your dream is stupid and not going to happen
User avatar #309 to #185 - benjamino (09/07/2013) [-]
Someone should make this in pokemon essentials.
#125 - ghostofgemini (09/07/2013) [-]
There's a reason he makes the games and you people don't

>You want all the regions?
>>>that'd take forever to make in current gen graphics, be huge on data, and they'd have to sell it for more to be worth it (you're essentially getting several games). Not to mention, the progression would be weird as **** . In HG/SS you beat the E4 at ~40, then at ~55-60 again. Try to make it for several times over. And don't say 'start fresh at every region', it makes no sense gameplay wise.

>New pokemon designs suck
>>> That's an opnion, I think they're pretty good. Also, all regions had silly designs. Get your head out of your nostalgia ass and you may be able to see that. Seriously, the original 151 aren't any more special than the others.

>Don't like new gameplay mechanics? ex: mega-evos, fairy type, etc.
>>> You're essentially asking to make into Call Of Duty then. The series was due for some fresh life into it, and I think X/Y brings us everything we need. They wouldn't do it if they thought it was a terrible idea. They haven't dissapointed thus far, have they?

>Pokemon bank cost $.
>>>True, and it sucks. $5 a year won't kill you tho, and if it does, don't use it. It prob cost alot to run the servers for however millions of people using it.
User avatar #134 to #125 - ferrettamer (09/07/2013) [-]
There is practically as much change in each call of duty game as there is in each pokemon game
User avatar #137 to #125 - maybeimalion (09/07/2013) [-]
A blu ray disc has 1TB of storage on it. Can you explain to me why Nintendo couldn't have simply caught up with the times made a console to support this technology, and created a console RPG where you start off in one region of your choice play out a story (generic one that spans over any region) and then when you complete that task go explore the other regions effectively starting the game over just like Ash does in the anime? The only pokemon he ever keeps is Pikachu...if you want to you can keep all your **** , or you can start over and have a good challenge. **** you don't even really need a story for Pokemon so it wouldn't even need all of that. Would it take forever? Yes, but wouldn't people buy it? After all they all "want" this game so badly that some people I dare day actually are trying to make it via an emulator. The company has the cash to do it, and the time it would take is probably a lot less than you might think. Especially considering in the original G/S you could go back through the first region of the game. This was on the same format granted, but it took up the same amount of space. IF Nintendo would get modernized, and IF they would simply take the time, they could easily do it considering it has essentially been handed to them. **** they could possibly do it on the DS now since all the maps have been updated via HG/SS. The cost would not out weigh the benefit on their part. Granted some ideas they get are stupid, and I agree all pokemon are awesome NOT just gen 1. I mean **** guys...Muk was a puddle of **** , and Voltorb/Electrode were ******* pokeballs....yet you all bitch about ice cream and candles?
User avatar #138 to #137 - ghostofgemini (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm not saying its a bad idea, I'm saying its a impractical idea (in the given circumstances)
User avatar #141 to #138 - maybeimalion (09/07/2013) [-]
I just don't see HOW it is impractical. Literally someone just remade two Kingdomhearts games for the PS3 from scratch because they knew they had the market for it....two games people have already paid for, beaten the **** out of, and then went back nostalgia sake years ago. They did this because people wanted it. People clearly want this...they have everything already made out for them. This is just bad business end of story. If they have "limitations" on "technology" then use that as an excuse...make each region a separate game...and then make a **** ton of ******* money selling it that way. They just don't know how to market it. In turn they are the stupid ones.
User avatar #143 to #141 - ghostofgemini (09/07/2013) [-]
I rather see new games than remakes on remakes
User avatar #144 to #143 - maybeimalion (09/07/2013) [-]
It would be a new game, just in an old place. It could be based on the Pokemon Adventure series...Besides Pokemon has been the same game for how long now? Literally nothing has changed....oh you're a 10 year old who is setting out on an adventure with a starter pokemon! (Fire, Water, or Grass) Now you have to collect the 8 badges, defeat an evil crime or terrorist group, and finally defeat the elite four to become a master of pokemon! Only now they throw in stupid side quests, and other junk that distracts you momentarily to pad out the game. Then those ******* who waste their lives EV training to make their pokemon top tier...who ******* cares. I digress. Every Pokemon game plays out the same whether we like it or not. To the point where we all even say certain pokemon are the " " of this region. I legit had a conversation at work while looking at the marketing we got in, there was a bird on the poster and we all said, oh look that must be the Pidgey of this region. It is what it is man...we might as well get something cool and vast out of it.
User avatar #149 to #137 - ferrettamer (09/07/2013) [-]
Where do you get that a Blu-Ray disc has 1TB of storage on it? It's 25GB for a single layer disc and 50 GB for a dual layer disc
User avatar #150 to #149 - maybeimalion (09/07/2013) [-]
I was misinformed, my much storage does a single pokemon game take? How easy would it be to duplicate it? My point stands otherwise.
User avatar #154 to #150 - ferrettamer (09/07/2013) [-]
You wouldn't even need close to half of that, but most people want it on handheld, so that likely won't be possible for a while. Though, it would likely take a while to remake all the regions, they would have to redesign them so that they have new features (like those berry things in the first and second gen), plus they would have to recode all the areas (though, I don't think that would be hard) and retexturize them so that they all have similar graphics
User avatar #166 to #154 - maybeimalion (09/07/2013) [-]
Especially for a team....with millions of dollars.
User avatar #169 to #166 - ferrettamer (09/07/2013) [-]
I didn't say it was impossible or hard, just that it would take a while, you can't just throw money at something and expect it to be good. Also, if they were to increase the budget, the actual game would have to cost quite a bit more than they currently do, which is what the original user said.
User avatar #398 to #169 - maybeimalion (09/08/2013) [-]
Right, but given that it would also increase sales, I don't see the problem. How many gamers have wanted this since they were kids? Not to mention that they have the money, talent, and time to make these games...I mean unless we really need another mystery dungeon game THAT bad.
User avatar #399 to #398 - ferrettamer (09/08/2013) [-]
Idk, it might be enough to be worth it, I'm no good at marketing, maybe Nintendo people are just lazy and want to make the easiest money possible
User avatar #413 to #399 - maybeimalion (09/08/2013) [-]
Bingo, easy money is best money.
User avatar #126 to #125 - kingxddd (09/07/2013) [-]
Yeah no reason to be a dick about it.
User avatar #127 to #126 - ghostofgemini (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm not, or I don't mean to be.

But it annoys me when I see people get angry over a game they haven't played yet.
User avatar #128 to #127 - kingxddd (09/07/2013) [-]
Not you, Tajiri.
User avatar #129 to #128 - ghostofgemini (09/07/2013) [-]
Well, have you read some of the **** people suggest?

I would laugh at them

TBH, alot of game companies prob do stuff like that, he just has the balls to say so publicly.
User avatar #130 to #129 - kingxddd (09/07/2013) [-]
Sure you can do that but you also have to let everyone know about it?
User avatar #213 - kaboomz (09/07/2013) [-]
User avatar #178 - mantage (09/07/2013) [-]
a fps pokemon game
you shoot and kill and the pokemon
holy **** im kidding so hard
#65 - slimeywaffles (09/07/2013) [-]
How can we be so sure he actually said this
#70 to #65 - delivering (09/07/2013) [-]
What, you don't believe quotes on the Internet!?

Well, if you can't believe that, then what can you believe?
User avatar #231 to #70 - FightClub (09/07/2013) [-]
kids on xbox claiming they ****** my mom

can't believe my mom did this to me
#158 - Ouronlysaviortwo (09/07/2013) [-]
I thought the Pokemon series was just about perfect during the 3rd Gen.

5 games, 2 games that were more simple (FR/LG), 3 that were more complex (Sapphire/Ruby/Emerald). No gimmicks, none of that IV training competitive ******** you see nowadays. Great music, fun gameplay, not too too many Pokemon where it becomes ridiculous.

Just, simply put, an upgrade of the original.

I don't understand why people want all these Western RPG elements in a Pokemon game (ex. Dur Hur Put more sidequests in the game, Customizable characters because it's important for some reason), if I wanted to play a game like that, I'd play the ******* Elder Scrolls series.

And no, I am not "Blinded by Nostalgia", the first time I played the 3rd gen games was almost a decade after their release. I was never into Pokemon when it came out. And no, I haven't played the 5th gen, it doesn't interest me. Though, I do wish to buy the X/Y games when they come out because they look amazing to me.

/rant done
User avatar #192 to #158 - jordanish (09/07/2013) [-]
IV training has been around since Gen II, it just wasn't widely known.
But yes: Gen III is best Gen. ******* Blazekin master starter
User avatar #202 to #192 - pickingAnameSUCKS (09/07/2013) [-]
Correction to my previously deleted comment:
IV training sounds funny (like the pokemon had an intravenous drip with vitamins to boost stats or some **** ), I had only really ever heard of EV training.
User avatar #207 to #202 - jordanish (09/07/2013) [-]
you can use vitamins as IV training or you can beat the **** out of specific groups of pokemon. Most do the latter
User avatar #254 to #207 - rokkarokkaali ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
That's actually EV training. IVs are set when you see the pokemon/hatch it. They can't be changed after that. That's why they're called Individual values. Because they're for that individual pokemon.
User avatar #412 to #254 - jordanish (09/08/2013) [-]
My bad, I just use the two together so much I stop differentiating. I'm pretty bad at them both though so that might be a part of it...
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#34 - gentlemanscholar (09/07/2013) [-]
What I always say is that the developers at Game Freak are not about giving the people what they want. They are about giving you what you never knew you wanted.

#272 to #34 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
Noooo, like any company of 2013 they're about the money. You can tell by how badly they butchered charizard
#395 to #272 - gentlemanscholar (09/08/2013) [-]
I will admit that though they call it "Mega Charizard" it is not in fact, one million times better than the original. However, I am not against the idea of Mega evolutions. I have warmed up to the Fairy Type, and most of the other new additions.

Nintendo is about making money. Game Freak is about earning money
#43 to #34 - chaosnazo (09/07/2013) [-]
All of my this
User avatar #64 - aerius (09/07/2013) [-]
That's Keiji inafune (creator of megaman) you dumb ************ .
#90 to #64 - keijimaeda (09/07/2013) [-]
Keiji who?
#322 - seniorawesomesauce ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
>beat first region
>your entire team is in the 60s
>beat second region
>your entire team is probably at 100 now
>sweep 3rd region
>sweep 4th region
>sweep 5th region
>sweep 6th region


Then it's ******** that's just making us go through essentially the same game 6 times. If you want to do that, then just pick up each games and run through them as necessary. I want post game content, not that same thing over and over.
#328 to #325 - seniorawesomesauce ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
Oh, I see... Well I guess you're right, then.
Oh, I see... Well I guess you're right, then.
#331 to #328 - kingxddd (09/07/2013) [-]
And don't let me see you around here again.
And don't let me see you around here again.
#335 to #331 - seniorawesomesauce ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
#342 to #335 - kingxddd (09/07/2013) [-]
I'm gonna leave too.  I wish this gif didn't make itself smaller.
I'm gonna leave too. I wish this gif didn't make itself smaller.
#5 - haziri (09/07/2013) [-]
Normally I'd be mad at this kind of thing, but people do have some really ****** ideas. I mean seriously, there are genuinely good ideas out there but they're buried under mountains of **** . And it's probably that mountain of **** he's talking about.
#223 - yowhatsup (09/07/2013) [-]
still waiting for Hoenn remakes...
still waiting for Hoenn remakes...
#198 - fuckyouto ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
ROR is all they seem to be doing at gamefreak.
#183 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
Honestly I just want an open-world RPG that has a main questline with all the gyms and stuff, but also has a few side quests you can do in each town. I feel like that's not too much to ask.
User avatar #204 - mikepetru ONLINE (09/07/2013) [-]
My only problem with pokemon now is that, in earlier generations, the more childish ridiculous looking pokemon were typically outnumbered by the cooler, more creative looking Pokemon. However in recent generations, the interesting, cooler Pokemon are more of a diamond in the rough.
User avatar #338 to #204 - SlowpokeForever (09/07/2013) [-]
Pokemon aren't looking stupider you just grew up. The Pokemon you agree look cool back then are just wrapped in candy nostalgia.
#238 to #204 - anon (09/07/2013) [-]
I'll agree to disagree. I think the issue isn't so much that, as much as it is that people like to bring up the minority that looks goofy and use it to misrepresent the entire gen.
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