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When you FIRST learned about Pokemon? Any source counts.

#1Safer_777Posted 9/7/2013 12:12:28 PM
I remember I was watching the news in my country(not USA). So suddenly after politics they say that there is a new video game in Japan that has everyone going crazy.
They show footage of it and it was Pokemon stadium and Charizard fighting Blastoise.
I remember saying< This is what Japan kids are going crazy for? A turtle with cannons? At least the Fire dragon looks cool>
After a few months I bought Pokemon Red because of that dragon and everyone around me having it and saying that it was an amazing game and I never looked back.
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#2bluesaltPosted 9/7/2013 12:14:02 PM
Nintendo Power!
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#3javel34Posted 9/7/2013 12:14:49 PM
Lol dragon.
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#4Duskull24Posted 9/7/2013 12:16:25 PM
How did you see Reshiram in Pokemon Stadium?
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#5EmptyStar12Posted 9/7/2013 12:18:00 PM(edited)
I'm pretty sure I was with my parents at a computer store and on the top of one of the shelves were the guide books for Red and Blue:

http://www.mikescomics.com/Consignments/vgguidebk_PokemonRedandBlue.jpg

and I was like WOAHHHHHHH COOL FIRE DRAGON.

and then the anime came out, and everyone on the playground was playing Pokemon and stuff, and collecting cards, etc.
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#6TruePowerSeekerPosted 9/7/2013 12:17:29 PM
Back in 1996 my cousin had gotten this new game from Japan, pokemon green. It looked like fun and I just randomly hit buttons to make things happen. A couple years later it came to America as Red and Blue and my parents got me Blue.
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#7Great_ReapettePosted 9/7/2013 12:17:44 PM
EmptyStar12 posted...
and I was like WOAHHHHHHH COOL FIRE DRAGON


And then your dreams were crushed when you found out it wasn't a dragon
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#8OfficialAce-KunPosted 9/7/2013 12:18:04 PM
Watching cousin play Emerald
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#9mada7Posted 9/7/2013 12:19:14 PM
Not totally sure because it was so long ago but if I had to guess it was from a commercial for the cartoon and only found out later it was actually a game first
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#10arvilinoPosted 9/7/2013 12:20:08 PM
If I remember my Mam bought the the game(Pokémon Red for me and my Sister got Pokémon Blue), no previous hype or sources really I don't even think I asked for it.
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