I'm 23 and used to play Red/Blue and Sapphire/Ruby like crazy, and even though I haven't touched a Pokemon game in over 5 years I am still waiting for a real console RPG. I'm talking like Fallout 3 1st person style game with Pokemon. I wouldn't care how fucking stupid or immature I would look, but I would go ape-shit if I heard Bethesda was making a Pokemon game, even if it had to be on a Wii. I mean, Bioware did a Sonic RPG so maybe I'm not totally crazy for wanting this.
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i was just talking about this hahaha this is crazy.
i think if you could have the same kind of game, only 3d, i would totally buy it.
but they would definitely have to have every pokemon in it. they really just need a huge game that covers all regions and allows you to get all pokemon.
Its an unofficial game. Quite surprising that Nintendo did not close it down already.
" @JJWeatherman said:" @Apathylad said:Wait, what? Need more info. "" This reminds me of how many fans say a Pokemon MMORPG would be awesome...even though it would never happen. "Actually, it kinda already did... "
No, its obvious that it is a fanmade project, but the question is: How does it play? Judging from some screenshots, you can talk to and battle other players, but don't actually see them on the world map?
Neither the official site nor goodle make it really transparent what it is you do and can do in this game.
" A Bethesda-developed first-person Pokemon game would be awful. And let's face it, so would an MMO; it might sound great in theory, but in practice, it would be an absolute mess. "I think if it were actually developed by Bethesda it would indeed suck, but a Pokemon game along the same line of thinking has the ability to be amazing.
A MMO though, yeah I agree it's a terrible idea. The central focus point of most Pokemon games is combat and guess what, all that is online now if you want, even in 3D. Pokemon doesn't have any of the stuff most MMOs have, you don't go questing, you don't team up to go into dungeons and beat hard bosses to get phat loot, you don't PVP in real time to play CTF, you just find dudes and fight them. A Pokemon MMO would be far far different than what the GBA or 3d console series provided and at that point most fans would probably be shitting on it and why make an MMO? Why not put those resources on developing the current online stuff and making it more refined.
While PBR does indeed have online battles they are very basic unless you fight someone you have traded FCs with. Random battles are either 3v3 or 4v4 (depending if you do double battles or not) and there are no custom battle phrases/nicknames/etc. All that stuff is for friend battles only, they should be working on expanding the world of random battles instead of wasting time on stuff like an MMO, add new game modes and the like.
Hello everyone ive been thinking about the exact samething as you when it comes to a console pokemon game. Ever since ive played skyrim and other elder scrolls games ive realized that a pokemon game wouldn't be impossible with the current gaming software. I realize this post hasn't been commented on in like 3 years but i would like to know if anyone thinks its possable for them to come out with a pokemon game where you actually have to have skill as a trainer to catch pokemon instead of the results being randomly generated at the push of a button? I personally like the idea of playing as the pokemon in battle situations.
I don't think you're the first person to suggest a Pokemon RPG developed by Bethesda, believe it or not. Oh man, would NIntendo have a money-printing machine of epic proportions if they allowed that and Bethesda agreed.
I used to be crazy for the idea of a console Pokemon game in the same vein as the Gameboy games, but honestly, I prefer those games to be portable. I spent the majority of my hours upon hours of Pokemon idling through the tedious levelling while doing other things like watching TV.
All I really want is a Pokemon game that does away with the grid-based system of world traversal, and adopts a streamlined interface and game mechanics. One example: running from battle should not take a wait time of 30 seconds for initial animations, it should be an option before battle and then if you fail to run, the enemy gets a free round against your Pokemon as usual. Also, you've been on a system with a touchscreen for 3 games now and haven't once deeply integrated touch into the way you play the game, even though it could make things a whole lot simpler. Pokemon is only a notch above Madden in terms of lazy handling of their sure-sellers. I'd also like to see a mature storyline. Go ahead and laugh, but the Pokemon games have some pretty deep mechanics that I'm sure more adults would appreciate if they didn't feel embarrassed playing a kids game. There's a lot of potential.
What a weird thread revival.
Anyway, forget RPGs. Pokemon Survival-Horror where you play AS a Pokemon trying to survive in the wild, evading vicious wild Pokemon and trainers looking to capture you.
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I would totally buy Pokemon-themed Tokyo Jungle DLC.
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