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What do you miss about the older style of Pokémon games?

Discussion in 'Other Pokémon Games' started by Achromatic, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. endmaster4390

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    the amount of Pokémon, it used to be so easy to "catch them all". you only needed two games, now you need a ton of them, not to mention you have to pay $5 to use Pokémon bank to transfer them over
     
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    I, like many others in this thread, would like to see the sprites return to the series. 3D is nice, but I really loved the sprites and seeing how they improved with each new game.
     
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    I agree with Marine on the sprites, they were beautifully done and were so unique against the changing tides of 3D. I felt they had really hit an amazing point in Black and White when they added much more fluid animations to the battles and sprites. I would like to see a return or reference to these sprites again, but we will most likely be stuck with the 3D forms for the future.
     
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    As with everyone else, the sprites did have a special place in my heart as well. I thought the fully animated sprites were the coolest thing ever at the time and was disappointed that they only lasted one generation.
     
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    its hard to describe honestly
    the older ones just had a much greater arcade feel and nostalgia factor with the pixels
     
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    The sprites, omg. Especially my beautiful yellow shinies which turned to mustard with 3D models. :(

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    insert crying here

    but yes, sprites! 3D models are definitely an amazing thing that were probably overdue, but there is something so charming about the pixel style we used to have.
     
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    I miss the battles. I mean the adding details of the moves were cool but for the nostalgia to me, the basicness being displayed in pixels was enough. Not all the extra show that made the battles get prolonged.
     
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    I definitely miss the old animated sprites. They were charming, especially the gen 5 ones. It made the Pokémon feel alive despite being 2D. The colors were also much more vivid and vibrant. I don't know what happened when they transferred to the newer models, but they just look so muted and dull.
     
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    I miss some of the older-styled cries. A lot of the "re-mastered" ones sound so... messy >_> Especially Salamence. What happened to that majestic roar?
     
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    Asides from the vastly superior, far more colourful sprites?

    I miss the games being fun. The more "story" focused approach they took in Gen VII especially was *extremely* off-putting to me, and I have a horrible feeling they're going to take a similar approach moving forward...it's been getting worse and worse since Gen V. I miss when Pokémon was about me and my journey, not a bunch of NPCs with no real personality.

    I also miss 8-bit music. A lot. I'll take what we have now over that AWFUL Gen III soundfont, but something like the GB Sounds in future games that gave 8-bit remixes of the tracks would be great <3
     
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    The moving sprites from gen 5, I just wish the 3d models moved around a bit more. Other than that, stuff like the battle subway, battle frontier, and the safari zones. I miss the old fashioned ones, not the gen 6 ones.
     

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