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Offline Lord Starfish

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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2025 on: February 11, 2017, 03:15:52 AM »
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At the end of it all they GTSed the dead and Wonder Traded the trash... I did not get anything from them (unlike my sister, who successfully traded them a Ms. Stake for Crusher in the last stream) but I did get this very obviously not hacked thing here...

Shiny(At absolute best a roughly .2% chance)? Female(12,5% chance)? Hidden ability(At best, 80% chance I think)? Completely maxed out IVs(At most a ~3% chance)? Yup this is so legit you guys!!!!
Also clearly sent by a TFS fan. How could it not be.

EDIT: And here it is, the stream featuring the most epic battle they have ever had...

I don't think anyone could have asked for a more badass finale. This particular run might not have been as epic as their Soul Silver run was, but I doubt even the most douchy person could find much to object to in this stream.

...And speaking of Soul Silver, I cleared my Leaf Green Nuzlocke yesterday and have gotten started ever so slightly on Soul Silver myself. Though it'll still be a few days before ppls get to see that as I still have two more episodes of Leaf Green that must be uploaded first. But yeah, my "Clear every region from Kanto to Unova x2" challenge has officially entered its second stage.
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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2026 on: February 13, 2017, 12:49:40 PM »
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...And speaking of Soul Silver, I cleared my Leaf Green Nuzlocke yesterday and have gotten started ever so slightly on Soul Silver myself. Though it'll still be a few days before ppls get to see that as I still have two more episodes of Leaf Green that must be uploaded first. But yeah, my "Clear every region from Kanto to Unova x2" challenge has officially entered its second stage.

Spoilerz!

It's been surprisingly fun to watch the Leaf Green LP. I think I'm (at least almost) up to date with it - the last thing I saw was you not catching a Ponyta despite it being quite likely. Not sure if I'll keep watching after this since I haven't played Soul Silver or any later games myself. Most of your LG LP at least was quite clearly aimed at people who already know a lot of stuff, at least what type gym is next and which pokemon are good and bad at different things, e.g. things like "Though I obviously won't be using THAT much in the next gym" - I know why a Magneton is useless in Cinnabar, but won't get equivalent statements about later gens so much. Maybe I can still remember small amounts of stuff about gens 2 and 3 since I did play them a very long time ago but nowhere near as much as 1.

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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2027 on: February 13, 2017, 01:08:26 PM »
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Spoilerz!

It's been surprisingly fun to watch the Leaf Green LP. I think I'm (at least almost) up to date with it - the last thing I saw was you not catching a Ponyta despite it being quite likely. Not sure if I'll keep watching after this since I haven't played Soul Silver or any later games myself. Most of your LG LP at least was quite clearly aimed at people who already know a lot of stuff, at least what type gym is next and which pokemon are good and bad at different things, e.g. things like "Though I obviously won't be using THAT much in the next gym" - I know why a Magneton is useless in Cinnabar, but won't get equivalent statements about later gens so much. Maybe I can still remember small amounts of stuff about gens 2 and 3 since I did play them a very long time ago but nowhere near as much as 1.


I wouldn't even say it's deliberately aimed at anyone in particular. I mean, all of my commentary is just me saying whatever comes to mind at any given time. Which often involves thinking out loud about how I'm gonna deal with upcoming challenges. Well, there might be a bit more thought put into stuff from here on out as my Soul Silver team already has a bit more character to it than my Leaf Green team did. I've kinda just accidentally settled on a naming convention for this run whereas LG was just... whatever comes to mind. I mean I started Soul Silver with just whatever came to mind as well, but by my third capture I realized that everything I had caught so far shared a common theme and was like "Okay, guess I'll be going with a ***** theme for my Pokémon this time then."

...But you totes should keep watching anyway. Why? Because the later games are sure to be super tense and epic!! I mean, Platinum is often considered to be hellishly difficult and I really have no idea how I actually managed to beat it last time (Well, Gyarados being a game breaker in gen 4 helps, but the sheer fact that Korra the Gyarados survived was kind of a miracle in itself), and Black? I mean I guess within the rules of this challenge I strictly speaking beat Black, but from where I'm standing that run was a failure. And I wiped three times before even making it to the final boss, whereas this time I won't have any such safety nets.
Also Ruby might not have a reputation for being super difficult, but I have never Nuzlocked Gen 3, and indeed, I haven't even played through that region all that much. Alpha Sapphire and that speedrun I did a few months back where I only used my starter and nothing else are the only times I've actually beaten the Hoenn region.
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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2028 on: February 13, 2017, 02:58:30 PM »
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I think it comes across as aimed at people familiar with the games precisely because you just say whatever comes to mind - as someone who's played all the games at least a couple of times in one form or another the stuff that automatically comes to your mind is obvious to you but not so obvious to noobs.

Meh, if I do keep watching I might just have to spam you with questions about wtf you are talking about or why you're doing something in particular.


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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2029 on: February 15, 2017, 01:57:36 PM »
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My Soul Silver run begins! And once again the fist episode has audio issues but it's not as severe as last time, because this time the problem was that the game audio wasn't loud enough, rather than it being too loud. So it's more of a minor annoyance than anything. Also the first three minutes are spent repeating the rules.

And now for some spoilery comments about what actually happened...
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Re: Pokémon
« Reply #2030 on: February 15, 2017, 03:03:15 PM »
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And simultaneously we get an announcement that Pokemon Go is being updated with Gen 2 soon.

I have hardly played since summer, though when I'm walking somewhere and bored I do tend to catch a few things to kill time. It will be nice to see some new stuff.