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Diamond and Pearl>Platinum

#1BalloonBattle05Posted 9/22/2013 7:25:00 PM
Diamond and Pearl are only slow compared to Platinum on two things. Battle speed and surf speed.

-Buy coins at the Game Corner. Platinum is slower by 1 second.
-Use the VS. Seeker, without a trainer responding. Platinum is slower by one or two seconds.
-Use two DS systems. One has Diamond or Pearl and the other has Platinum. Use the PC and spend the same amount of time in the boxes in both games. Save after doing so. Diamond or Pearl will finish first.
-Start digging in the Underground. Platinum is slower by one second.
-What else did I miss?

The only reason to go with Platinum is for the Move tutor attacks and the upgraded Movesets.
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#2endergamer537Posted 9/22/2013 7:26:17 PM(edited)
Except

PLATINUM HAS INFINITELY BETTER CHOICES FOR IN-GAME POKEMON
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#3legendxofxskyPosted 9/22/2013 7:26:07 PM
No.
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#4javel34Posted 9/22/2013 7:26:35 PM
I ca only imagine you in your lab coat, 2 ds next to each other, and you furiously pressing buttons as someone holds a stop watch.
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#5kagster123Posted 9/22/2013 7:27:32 PM
The first games are never better than the third version. NEVER.
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#6ThelceManComethPosted 9/22/2013 7:27:45 PM
You do realize that the majority of time you spend in pokemon games is battling right?
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#7Mariofan15Posted 9/22/2013 7:28:00 PM
Lol,**** no.
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#8James-NoraaPosted 9/22/2013 7:28:01 PM
BalloonBattle05 posted...
Diamond and Pearl are only slow compared to Platinum on two things. Battle speed and surf speed.

-Buy coins at the Game Corner. Platinum is slower by 1 second.
-Use the VS. Seeker, without a trainer responding. Platinum is slower by one or two seconds.
-Use two DS systems. One has Diamond or Pearl and the other has Platinum. Use the PC and spend the same amount of time in the boxes in both games. Save after doing so. Diamond or Pearl will finish first.
-Start digging in the Underground. Platinum is slower by one second.
-What else did I miss?

The only reason to go with Platinum is for the Move tutor attacks and the upgraded Movesets.


...I can see how this matters at a speed runner stand point but who gives that much of a **** about a few seconds.

Platinum is obviously far superior in terms of content.
#9EtoRangerPosted 9/22/2013 7:32:15 PM
You have to wait til the post-game or trade to get Froslass in D/P unlike in Platinum.(This also goes for a lot more pokemon as well.)
#10Twilight_SonataPosted 9/22/2013 7:35:49 PM
kagster123 posted...
The first games are never better than the third version. NEVER.

Wrong. Red/Blue didn't stick us with Pikachu and make us wait forever to get a real starter.