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2 years ago#1
...in the first place

Gen 1 = Colours
Gen 2 = Metals
Gen 3 = Gems
Gen 4 = Stones
Gen 5 = Shades
Gen 6 = Letters
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2 years ago#2
There never was a pattern. The only gen that used colors was Gen I, along with FR/LG
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2 years ago#3
What convinces you that Gold and Silver are supposed to be metals rather than colours?

There's no evidence for it.

Anyway:
Red, Blue and Yellow
FireRed and Leafgreen
Gold and Silver
Heartgold and Soulsilver
Black and White (don't give that shades stuff they're still colours don't be pedantic)

Are all colours
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2 years ago#4
Crystal isn't even a metal. :(

EDIT: well, I suppose it depends on the type of crystal... eh, whatever.
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2 years ago#5
This gen uses Roman letters because of the international release. If they named the games something else, then the names would be in different languages all around the world. But X and Y are just letters, so they're the same in every language.
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2 years ago#6
ThatKipp posted...
This gen uses Roman letters because of the international release. If they named the games something else, then the names would be in different languages all around the world. But X and Y are just letters, so they're the same in every language.


Except in china, Russia, Greece, the Middle East, and anywhere that doesn't use English.
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2 years ago#7
javel34 posted...
ThatKipp posted...
This gen uses Roman letters because of the international release. If they named the games something else, then the names would be in different languages all around the world. But X and Y are just letters, so they're the same in every language.


Except in china, Russia, Greece, the Middle East, and anywhere that doesn't use English.


I think he means that they're recognizable as belonging to the Latin alphabet just about anywhere.
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2 years ago#8
From: ElectricNova | #003
What convinces you that Gold and Silver are supposed to be metals rather than colors?

Pokémon Stadium 2's item boxes.

The Color Case is for items from RBY.
The Metal Case is for items from GSC,
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2 years ago#9
javel34 posted...
ThatKipp posted...
This gen uses Roman letters because of the international release. If they named the games something else, then the names would be in different languages all around the world. But X and Y are just letters, so they're the same in every language.


Except in china, Russia, Greece, the Middle East, and anywhere that doesn't use English.


LOL
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2 years ago#10
I was always bothered people called 4th gen colors.

Sure your hair might be Platinum Blonde, but still it is primarily blonde. Pearl is more what you do to a color, like a pearlescent finish on a car. And I've never heard someone call something a Diamond color.
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