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In Which Generation Did You Start Playing Pokémon, and what was your first game?

In Which Generation Did You Start Playing Pokémon?


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I borrowed Pearl from my sister. I didn't really like it and gave it back. When HeartGold and SoulSiver came out I bought it and got obsessed.
 
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Red was my first, and I played all the way through to the end right around when it came out - My cousin got it as a gift but didn't like it, so I used HIS cart and my neighbor's borrowed gameboy (the original). I was a shameless addict even back then, taking stuff from these people just to get my fix, haha.

When Gold came out a few years later I was given it along with a Gameboy color. Since it was truly mine, I got far more attached to my Pokemon. Even completed the dex, sans mew, celebi, and the couple trade evolutions that required another king's rock or metal coat (politoed and scizor). Gen 2 will always be my favorite, but Gen I started it all for me.


(It freaks me out to see people saying Gen 3 or 4 was their first game... I feel so old. D:)
 
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Generation III. I got Ruby along with a Game Boy Advanced SP for my 11th birthday. <3 I lost my game, though, and I want to find it. >:
 
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The first game I bought was Silver, but I played Blue before that - my friend graciously let me borrow it for months and months. :D
 
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(It freaks me out to see people saying Gen 3 or 4 was their first game... I feel so old. D:)
Well even Gen III was released between nine and five years ago, so it's been a while since then. Anyway, my first game was Leaf Green, and I've adored the series ever since, because I've got Emerald, Diamond, Platinum, Heart Gold, and Black since then.
 
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I started from Gen 1 with Pokemon Blue. My brother got Pokemon Red. It was such a huge event. Those were the days :)
 
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Pokemon Yellow. I had played Red/Blue at school before that, but the first I owned was Yellow.
 
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I've been around since the beginning, Pokémon Red was my first Game Boy game. I've had at least one game from each generation as well:
* Gen I: Red, Yellow, TCG
* Gen II: JP Silver, Gold
* Gen III: Sapphire, Colosseum, XD, Pinball R&S
* Gen IV: Platinum, SoulSilver, Explorers of Darkness
* Gen V: Black
 
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My first was Blue, which my mum ought me on a whim.

And the rest, they say, is history.
 
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I started from the first generation and my first game was Blue, which my mom's friend gave to me, since her son never played it. Then I had to save money for GBC... it took like a half year for that. I was 8 years old back then and hardly understood even a little English.
 
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Started way back in Generation 1, before there were generations that I was aware of. I chose Red, and of course picked Charmander. By younger brother had gotten Blue, and picked Squirtle.
 
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Blue version, back in 1999 when the anime was still on the first 20-some episodes, but I rented Yellow beforehand to get a feel for the game till I got to that year's Christmas.

Been hooked ever since finding out there was a cat-type on the show, & really, Meowth's probably the reason I even stayed with the games, much less anything else.

Unless I would've gotten hooked on the games themselves & not the show, I'd say 3 months, tops if I never found him in the anime. (LOL, kinda impossible to NOT find him via that, but still, my point's there. =P)
 
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Started in Gen II with Crystal. Although, I did play my cousin's Pokémon Blue game :S
 

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Sapphire for me; but it wasn't until Pearl that I really went crazy playing the games. Ah, the hours I've spent grinding unendingly...
 

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technicly it was yellow for me, but i got stuck in the moon cave, gave up, and Silver was the game that got me hooked.
 
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Soulsilver.... thats the first game i ever played......i dicovered DS+ games in Nov.... and let me tell you.. i missed out on so much
 
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Aah, I started way back in the beginning, with Red. Of course, being the silly child that I was, as soon as I got Yellow for my birthday and realized it was almost exactly like Red, I sold my old game. =| Never did get to try the Missingno glitch.
 
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