I haven't played a Pokemon game since Generation II's Silver... yeah. I've decided that I will play the remakes of Generation I and II, and then play through the games that I haven't played.
So these are the versions I'm thinking about playing:
Generation I (Remake) - FireRed Generation II (Remake) - HeartGold Generation III - Emerald Generation IV - Platinum Generation V - Black and Black 2
I'm choosing Emerald and Platinum because I'm under the impression that they are the most "complete" versions of their respective generations, like Yellow and Crystal were for Gen. 1 and Gen. II. By the way, are FireRed and HeartGold more faithful to Red/Blue and Gold/Silver than Yellow and Crystal? Also, are there any significant reasons to play LeafGreen and SoulSilver instead of FireRed and HeartGold?
If you have any objections to my list, please tell me. Frankly, you guys know this series better than I do. --- "The cosmos is also within us; we're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." ~ Carl Sagan
#2energyman2289Posted 10/6/2013 4:53:10 PM
EMERALD! OH, GOD PLAY EMERALD!!! --- YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/user/energyman2289 MY CURRENT ROSTER http://energyman2289.deviantart.com/art/93-399440826
#3RedRiolu447Posted 10/6/2013 4:53:46 PM
I say just go in order. Emerald, then Platinum, Black, then Black 2 --- PSN: Pkmn-TrainerRed // 3DS FC: 3308-5851-0117...POKEMON X/Y ^^ bobloblawslawbomblowblowblog.wordpress.com
#4TaiphlosionPosted 10/6/2013 4:54:31 PM(edited)
Good enough, but maybe you could consider the original black/white before the sequel. The lack of new pokemon makes unova fell fresh, and it's story is actually pretty enjoyable. --- I'm tired of everyone I know, of everyone I see, on the streets an on TV.
#5RPGgamer777Posted 10/6/2013 4:54:42 PM
Y --- "Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt." - Act I Scene IV
#6SlimeStackPosted 10/6/2013 4:55:15 PM
I don't see any reason to play any of the older games. X and Y are the same experience but better. --- Blah.
#7RedShadowwwPosted 10/6/2013 4:56:04 PM
Black/White 2! It's what got me back into the series and is my favorite. --- 3DS Friend Code: 2637-9811-0553 Add me for Pokemon X/Y, PM me with your friend code if you did.