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How many of us here are part of the Original Fanbase (aka. 90 kids)

#181sheimi12Posted 8/20/2013 3:54:13 PM
Pokemon yellow master race
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#182sheimi12Posted 8/20/2013 3:54:58 PM
Member of the Pokemon red/blue/yellow master race reporting in!
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#183AteasPosted 8/20/2013 3:57:47 PM
1986 XD Played Pokemon in middle school and caught all kinds of hell for it. I think these days it's a bit easier being a Pokemon fan.
#184elconoMPosted 8/20/2013 4:09:52 PM
Born 84. Got Blue for late bday #14 gift. Fan since 98. MYST > Mystery Dungeon.
Own most games Gen 3 forward.

PennyWiseRocks posted...
kids who were born in mid 90s can hardly be considered 90s kids lol. I mean you wouldn't even remember anything from before like '98.


POG caps, collecting Simpsons or Marvel cards, Cadillacs & Dinosaurs, pride in owning a stack of comics, wearing fresh Fudgesicle stains cuz Canadian kids... and my fave little knock at the door...

"WANNA COME OVER AN BLAY SEGA??? *sniff*" says (my) dirty bff through a snotty upper lip.
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#185KeeperOfShadowsPosted 8/20/2013 4:14:14 PM
87, shoplifted Red and Blue the day they came out(don't judge me)
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#186Hark21BallPosted 8/20/2013 4:17:47 PM
InhaledCorn posted...
I played Blue back when it first came out.

Good times, man. Of course, I know now just how completely broken the game is. There is no way I can go back and play that glitchfest.


This
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#187XxIamKiraXxPosted 8/20/2013 4:21:03 PM
1990 to be exact. I think Blue was my first game.
#188nova_pilotPosted 8/20/2013 4:22:05 PM
Me. Pkmn red/blue came out while I was in middle school. Been playing ever since
#189Master_ZebraPosted 8/20/2013 4:23:28 PM
1992, my first game was Blue, also Charizard sucks, Blastoise is the best.
#190RolloverBouncinPosted 8/20/2013 4:41:20 PM
jnethery posted...
NessEggman posted...
jnethery posted...
I was already in high school when Red and Blue released, so needless to say I was not part of the original fanbase. I got into Pokemon during Gen 3, starting with FireRed.


I was in high school when Red and Blue released, and I got Pokémon Blue on release day, and was a huge fan from the start. Why is it "needless to say" ?


Pretty sure you are an exception rather than the rule. The original games were clearly targeted at younger players. Most people in high school didn't care about some tamagochi looking game that was designed for kids. It doesn't matter that that perception is totally wrong, it is still what the perception was at the time (and still is in many circles).


I was also a freshmen year high school when I got my red and in my school everyone was playing it. It was my only pokemon game since and I'm willing to try this gen again to see how much has changed.
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