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Beer&Nyquil

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I wouldn't necessarily be opposed to voice acting but the more I think about it the weirder it sounds. I love a lot of games with voice acting but I feel like some of the dialogue in Pokémon just would not work if it was spoken aloud by a real human being
 

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The way I see it, no voice acting was fine back in the days of sprites and even the 3DS games.

But the more GF leans into having actual cutscenes, the more dissonant it is for me to not have people speaking their lines. There's a reason why people point to the Piers scene in SW/SH where he creates a distraction to allow you to slip past the Evil Team by doing an impromptu rock concert in the street that draws a crowd...and aside from the background music, the scene is totally silent - no singing, no audience cheering him on, nothing and it is as jarring as all get out.
 

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yeah that one is an exception lmao. yeah voices during cutscenes but not necessarily just like standard trainers on routes would actually be perfect imo
 

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The most hilarious thing about Turo for me is when people are like 'How can't you like him, he looks like a Gigachad!' and I can't even comprehend how that meme Gigachad guy is considered attractive in first place. Dude looks like a mix of inbreeding and result of forbidden steroid experiments. The fact that men think that it's what women want is hilarious in itself. So yeah, Team Scarlet
 

Neyo

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I can't even comprehend how that meme Gigachad guy is considered attractive in first place. Dude looks like a mix of inbreeding and result of forbidden steroid experiments.
I think that the joke is that he’s all conventionally attractive male attributes turned up to 500, and that the result is incredibly uncanny and creepy. But what do I know about the minds of strange Internet people
 

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I have to agree with those above me, voice acting is quite simply a demand too far. I already find it jarring in other games with custom character names whenever they just call your character "the hero" or something along this line. It'd take me out of the immersion and I can't approve of that.

Voice acting and custom character names don't mix, and I know which one I'd prefer to keep around...
 

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Pokemon should just go full on final fantasy with cross promotions and product placement. It's not as classy as FF, so no stars of lucis, but maybe more ubiquitous brands. I for one would like to see some Coleman's in the camp feature.
 

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Pokemon should just go full on final fantasy with cross promotions and product placement. It's not as classy as FF, so no stars of lucis, but maybe more ubiquitous brands. I for one would like to see some Coleman's in the camp feature.
I’m actually speechless for this one. A 10,000 Kelvin-level take here.
 

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I don’t know how controversial this would be, but I feel like the Elite Four don’t need to be tied down to being Type specialists anymore. They’re not the same as the Gym Leaders who are meant to serve as gatekeepers, they should be a bit more challenging.

Thus, considering the sheer size of the Pokémon roster these days, I would be interested in seeing them have teams based around themes instead of Types. For example, one could have a reptile based team with all sorts of different ‘mons like Arbok, Feraligator, Kekleon and Tyrantrum to name a few.
 
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