The convergent pokemon designs are cool, but why not just make them regional pokemon instead lolconvergent evolutions are lame, actually. i don't get why they decided to make whole new pokemon species that are complete expys of existing pokemon, when we already had regional variants which just feel better in every way to me.
Yes, this annoys me too.I genuinely take a game more akin to a Generation 1 game at this point because i'm sick of these huge cast of characters following the player around to dump exposition on them about the plot or some other crap. Basically let go of my hand, let me explore the world at my leisure and don't constantly interrupt my gameplay.
Yes, i don't mind just casually bumping into the evil team trying to take over a building for their evil plan like in Silph. Co with Team Rocket. If anything, that was one of the best parts of RBY and felt far more satisfying finding about it on my own than being told to go there by a character that is following me around.
Gens 1 and 2 have a story. It's just shown through actions rather than words. The story is simple, yet effective. You're just a kid travelling across the region trying to catch Pokémon, collect gym badges, and be the very best like no one ever was, but along the way you have to stop an evil organization.
Emerald does not make more sense than Ruby and Sapphire, but rather slightly less sense.
Black and White's story is very overrated as it's really just about you having a nigh-goosechase to N all around the region to tell him he's wrong and his team has been trolling Unova this whole time. It grossly misrepresents the Pokemon, as they try to portray the situation as if Pokemon don't have a say in what happens, when the anime and other games clearly show that they do. It failed to utilize the Swords of Justice, Pokemon who waged war against humanity in order to protect Pokemon. It failed to handle the legendary dragon correctly. Reshiram's case doesn't make sense so I'll try to explain Zekrom.
Black 2 White 2 have the single most pointless plot in the entire series and were a complete waste of potential in itself from a story standpoint. Instead of taking the direction of resolving Unova's lore and mysteries, they decided to have Team Plasma come back as terrorists and have Kyurem's only use be a superweapon. We needed these games to be about Kyurem. We needed the Unova sequels to flesh out further on Unova lore and try its best to complete it all the way. These SHOULD HAVE been the games to give Unova a proper conclusion. I'm confused over how people find this tolerable but not find the lack of Pokemon Z tolerable, when at the end of the day, Zygarde got more fleshed out without ever having its own game, than Kyurem ever did with two games. Everyone is asking for Zygarde to get a game because it's the only third legendary that never got any real spotlight in a Pokemon game cutscene or any involvement on a story centered SPECIFICALLY around it. Think about this though, everyone is asking for Kyurem to get a game for it to be fleshed out in, despite already having two that were designed for that specific purpose, because those games failed to give Kyurem the focus it needed in its own games. Outside of that, nothing really got answered beyond what could have been done in Pokemon Black and White's postgame. There could have been a postgame episode where Team Plasma grabbed Kyurem, fired ice beams on Unova, and then had the DNA splicers for it to merge with your legendary dragon, but instead they had us chase down the sages, deliberately gave us misinformation about Kyurem and waited until the sequels to give us basic information about it... I'm confident people really just say B2W2 is a top tier story because it's the sequel of what tried to be a compelling story, rather than because of its own story being great.
People try to claim Team Flare's actions had nothing to do with the endgoal at all, which simply isn't true. The Ultimate Weapon is fueled by energy taken from stones. The first places they were in were a cave where stones are, and then a power plant they tried to raid for energy. After that you found AZ with the key to the Ultimate Weapon. Team Flare is then found at the Poke Ball Factory where they try to collect as many Poke Balls as possible. This is because they found out that Ultimate Weapon was fueled specifically by Pokemon life energy. They were going to try catching as many Pokemon as possible to use as fuel for the Ultimate Weapon, and according to a brief dialogue brought out by Tierno after the climax, they were doing just that alongside using the legendary box art. They were then in Frost Cavern trying to use an Abomasnow specifically, pointing out how it radiated with high amounts of energy for use.
Lusamine summoning every sort of Ultra Beast and focusing on JUST Nihilego, while no other beast is addressed and no explanation of this was present in the main story,
you battling Hapu before the 7th trial
Lusamine completely changing behavior upon defeat despite still being neurotoxined
Lusamine, Lillie, and Hau also each get more overall development in this game than in Sun and Moon's, despite pieces of Lusamine and Lillie from Sun and Moon, no longer being present in Ultra. We get to see greater parts of Lusamine and Lillie that SHOULD HAVE been in Sun and Moon.
Scarlet and Violet's story so far is mostly just a bunch of filler and the real meat of it has barely even begun.
my assumption is because of a trend that GF wants to enforce. In games where a regional variant is catch-able in the wild, the normal version is not. Owing to sharing he same dex ID. Convergent mons are in a sense, a loophole for having both version available in the same game (while doing slight variations on the designs such as with a haunted tea caddy, a trio of eels bound to a rock and a walking tentacool)The convergent pokemon designs are cool, but why not just make them regional pokemon instead lol
Uh? The entire plot of Generation 3 is completely silly, but Emerald makes far more sense than RS. Team Aqua blowing up a volcano to make basically a lake is complete nonsense, while Team Magma blowing it up to make more mass makes far more sense. Team Magma having a base surrounded by water is silly while them having the base near the same volcano they were trying to blow up makes actual sense. Groudon being in an area beneath water also makes no sense, but being inside of a volcano makes actual sense.Emerald does not make more sense than Ruby and Sapphire, but rather slightly less sense.
nobody caring that Groudon was on the loose made way less sense than any of the nonsensical things Sapphire did. Team Magma randomly attacking the space station even though their leader is supposedly pursuing Groudon also made negative amounts of sense. And even if these things did make sense, the extra team magma encounters fuck with the pacing of the game, making for a worse story.Uh? The entire plot of Generation 3 is completely silly, but Emerald makes far more sense than RS. Team Aqua blowing up a volcano to make basically a lake is complete nonsense, while Team Magma blowing it up to make more mass makes far more sense. Team Magma having a base surrounded by water is silly while them having the base near the same volcano they were trying to blow up makes actual sense. Groudon being in an area beneath water also makes no sense, but being inside of a volcano makes actual sense.
Don't know how people can even attempt to argue that RS makes more sense than Emerald because it doesn't. These story changes were clearly made because Gamefreak looked at it and noticed just how ridiculous some of these things were. Shame they kept all the nonsense that was fixed by Emerald for ORAS.
Where did it say they didn't care? They don't even know where it even went after leaving Jagged Pass, so they couldn't do anything about it. Also pretty sure Team Aqua part of plot starts right after or a little after and that's more important than trying to find a thing they have no clue where it went.nobody caring that Groudon was on the loose
They don't know where it went, so they can't exactly pursue something without having a clue where it went. Also they go to the Space Center to steal rocket fuel to attempt to blow up Mt. Chimney. You know, that thing they tried earlier? It wasn't random.Team Magma randomly attacking the space station even though their leader is supposedly pursuing Groudon
The entire plot feels like it was written with the way Emerald is setup, but they had to do the two versions because it was tradition at this point and that meant the evil teams making incredibly silly things that are completely out of character.also, it's much more interesting to have both evil teams constantly fighting each other, with us and the other gym leaders completely caught in the middle.
Also yes, having both evil teams actually fight each other and be an active part of the plot is far better than one team do literally nothing or next to nothing in the plot like Team Magma in Sapphire and Team Aqua in Ruby.
They could try to track where it went. Thing tends to cause abnormal weather patterns, so it's not that difficult. I'm not saying the player should be chasing after the thing, but any mention of it being a problem would be nice.Where did it say they didn't care? They don't even know where it even went after leaving Jagged Pass, so they couldn't do anything about it. Also pretty sure Team Aqua part of plot starts right after or a little after and that's more important than trying to find a thing they have no clue where it went.
Maxie could be trying to track it down like he suggests he's going to do after you beat the magmas at the jagged passThey don't know where it went, so they can't exactly pursue something without having a clue where it went. Also they go to the Space Center to steal rocket fuel to attempt to blow up Mt. Chimney. You know, that thing they tried earlier? It wasn't random.
Groudon being on the seafloor doesn't make any sense, but team magma building a base where they can store a submarine does make sense. They need a submarine to get to where groudon is. Groudon being on the seafloor is why i specifically said that it's Sapphire's plot that makes more sense, nor RS's plot.Also, no, none of these are stupidier than a team with the goal to expand landmass making a base surrounded by water
They weren't trying to blow it up, they were trying to deactivate it so that the crater can fill with water. The only nonsensical part here is that people treat this as a bad thing.or a water based team trying to blow up a volcano to make a lake.