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Is it strange to want to replay first gen, but not the remakes?

#11Holy_Oblivion(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2013 6:11:30 PM
Missingno_Mastr posted...
I'm thinking my R/B sprite recolors might be somewhat relevant to this topic.

http://imageshack.us/a/img507/3880/16062608.png


That is awesome.
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#12BlazingRainPosted 4/20/2013 7:38:40 PM
CakeOfLies posted...
Missingno_Mastr posted...
I'm thinking my R/B sprite recolors might be somewhat relevant to this topic.

http://imageshack.us/a/img507/3880/16062608.png


Those are awesome!

I still don't understand why the Gen I sprites looked so weird though...


They weren't finalized designs.

The original R/G ones (and the back sprites, as they weren't changed) look even weirder.
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#13iKhanicPosted 4/20/2013 7:42:15 PM
Holy_Oblivion posted...
I kinda feel like starting a new playthrough of red and blue, but when I think of replaying the gba versions, I have no desire to as if they were different games altogether. I think it's primarily that I find third gen's sprites to be the most unpleasing to my eyes, while I love the look of classic rpgs.


Not really. I have no interest in playing the remakes because when I play RBY or GSC, I want to experience the whole game, including the flaws
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#14TetheallaPosted 4/20/2013 8:07:56 PM
Missingno_Mastr posted...
I'm thinking my R/B sprite recolors might be somewhat relevant to this topic.

http://imageshack.us/a/img507/3880/16062608.png


Those look nice.
Kind of makes me miss my days of recolors and splicing over at the TRR forum.
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#15roo10158Posted 4/20/2013 8:19:06 PM
There's nothing wrong with it. Sometimes, I like going back to play the original Super Mario Bros instead of playing the remake it got for the SNES.

I like to do things like that to help me appreciate the history of the franchise the game belongs to, and I don't think playing a remake does that as much as the original.
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#16TIGERJACKS0N-Posted 4/20/2013 8:20:41 PM
gen 1 had missingo which is well worth it.
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#17FuzzyJelloPosted 4/20/2013 8:26:27 PM
iKhanic posted...
Not really. I have no interest in playing the remakes because when I play RBY or GSC, I want to experience the whole game, including the flaws


This, really. Unless you're using a remake as your "master game" for that generation, half the reason to replay the older games is to experience their quirks and limitations. Modernity doesn't matter- particularly now that FRLG and HGSS are no longer current games.

Nobody is going to tell you not to play, say, Halo, Mega Man X, or Super Mario Brothers just because CE Annivesary, Maverick Hunter X, and New Super Mario Brothers (New series, same formula) exist, so why Pokemon?
#18IrisVilePosted 4/20/2013 8:27:55 PM
Missingno_Mastr posted...
I'm thinking my R/B sprite recolors might be somewhat relevant to this topic.

http://imageshack.us/a/img507/3880/16062608.png


These are fantastic! I would kill for a ROM with these in it!
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