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Next gen is designed by either by Team Smogon or Team Karen

#1fddsfsasfPosted 10/21/2013 4:14:26 PM
Choose one - Results (952 votes)
Team Smogon
36.24% (345 votes)
345
Team Karen
63.76% (607 votes)
607
This poll is now closed.
Team Smogon:
-40 new pokemon, all competitively balanced
-IVs extremely streamlined. obtaining a perfect IV pokemon will take 30 minutes tops.
-IVs and EVs are both shown numerically in game
-Online battling is on par with Showdown. get to join "clans" and such with personal banlists. battle customization rules are endless.
-No new mega-evolutions. some were removed. all receive heavy nerfs.
-All older weaker pokemon are retconned buffs. Everything is viable.
-Vs. Seeker brought back
-Game is mostly postgame focused. Campaign is shorter than usual, but a lot more difficult. Huge amount of battling resources and content after the main game.

Team Karen:
-140 new pokemon, some extremely broken, others garbage, a lot in the middle
-No changes are made to IVs or EVs.
-Online Battling remains the same.
-30 new mega-evolutions. Most follow the same pattern as the current mega-evolutions.
-Older pokemon remain the same.
-Pokemon follow you again.
-Game is mostly campaign focused. Postgame is shorter than usual. Main story is very long and very involved. The plot is very epic, on par with a more story based RPG.
#2P0k3m0nWaRR10R8Posted 10/21/2013 4:15:59 PM
I know most people on here would go for Team Smogon, but Team Karen sounds like a much, much better game to me.
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#3KK_the_SliderPosted 10/21/2013 4:16:49 PM
Karen is definitely the better game.
#4TaiphlosionPosted 10/21/2013 4:17:36 PM
smogon is definitely the better game
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#5GolurkcanflyPosted 10/21/2013 4:18:05 PM
I'll vote Team Karen, mainly because I want more Pokemon games.
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#6sharazisspecialPosted 10/21/2013 4:20:04 PM(edited)
Team smogon because its the most logical thing to do.

Gamefreak will never balance as much or as well as smogon would. Sacrificing 1 game to fix alot of the issues with pokemon is worth it. Remember that the game after this one would retain all the balancing and iv changes.
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#7MaruKazeryuPosted 10/21/2013 4:19:50 PM
I want a more fun game, not more streamlined online matches. did we forget pokemon is an actual video game, not "get through the story as fast as you can so you can start building a competitive team to battle online until the next generation"?

Karen wins without a second thought
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#8ArkkanaPosted 10/21/2013 4:19:54 PM
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#9agent9149Posted 10/21/2013 4:20:22 PM
Team Karen. It sounds fun. Smogon sounds like I'm at my doctors office in the paper gown with the AC on full blast.
#10rkman427Posted 10/21/2013 4:20:52 PM
Idgaf about smoogon, if i ever want to battle online I make my pokemon with pokesav anyway.
Karen 5eva
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