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Why did game freak feel the need

#1LightningAce11Posted 4/28/2013 8:03:22 PM
To make people wait for certain events in games? Like the safari zone you had to wait x number of days to get a certain pokemon, and if you change your clock it doesn't work. Why did they even add some thing like that? It's stupid. And they don't even let you take a shortcut.
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#2Zarren364Posted 4/28/2013 8:04:21 PM
Because it extended the longevity of the games! :D
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#3BottledPoePosted 4/28/2013 8:04:29 PM
I haaaaaaated the Safari Zone like that. I just want the old one back. It was simple, and enough of a challenge already.
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#4FuneralCakePosted 4/28/2013 8:04:45 PM
It gives people an incentive to keep playing the game for hundreds of days instead of just a week or two.

It's a bad idea, but Game Freak.
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#5NeonDragon9000Posted 4/28/2013 8:04:49 PM
Troll Freak
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#6Rad_DudesmanPosted 4/28/2013 8:08:33 PM
Fake longevity.
#7PK_GamingPosted 4/28/2013 8:11:17 PM
$$$
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#8SilverSockPosted 4/28/2013 8:11:34 PM
Yeah that part of the safari zone was pretty stupid. Customization could've been a good thing, but the whole object concept was just horribly applied...IMO at least.
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#9SideShowBattPosted 4/28/2013 8:51:59 PM
Oh the wonders of breeding and trading. If I want a certain Pokemon from the Safari Zone I just grab a previous game breed the Pokemon and trade it over.
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