It's not even a real word, so I don't know what people mean when they say it. --- No one cares what you're currently playing. 3DS FC: 1590-4686-5697
#2MLaw3kPosted 12/31/2013 2:34:01 PM
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/over-centralization --- -Deze neger buigt voor niemand Y FC: 0834-1827-9393 Name: Ja3Dn SV: 3664 | X FC: 3411-0961-1673 Name: Destiny
#3shadowdragoon66Posted 12/31/2013 2:34:35 PM
Overcentralization Web definitions (overcentralized) Overly centralized or concentrated in authority --- 3ds fc:3325 2516 3488 Fire: safari Growlithe, Slugma, Braxian ISV:107 Breeder for Good Traders Guild. GT: noctemdracone IGN Chris
#4CakeOfLiesPosted 12/31/2013 2:34:42 PM
It means you need a specific thing to counter another thing or you will lose.
For example, back in Gen 4, it was pretty much a requirement to have a Mamoswine or Weavile to counter Garchomp, and even then it was kinda iffy. Garchomp overcentralized the metagame and thus, got banned. --- I was once modded for illegal activity because I made a topic asking for advice on nicknaming my Pokemon. 3DS FC: 5043-2277-6391 - THIEF
#5Azure_FlamePosted 12/31/2013 2:35:45 PM
It means that, due to the over-presence of certain threats in the metagame, people are forced to include certain checks and counters on their teams. If a Pokemon causes this, it is generally banned to prevent overcentralization of the metagame. --- Official Crimson Spinda of the Pokemon X board
#6bwebber17Posted 12/31/2013 2:37:25 PM
It's a word, and even if it wasn't, there's a thing called "dialect". --- FC: 4785-5576-2079
#7Ultima_WraithPosted 12/31/2013 2:40:12 PM
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#8dancnbnaPosted 12/31/2013 4:10:52 PM
Drizzle Politoed overcentralized the Gen V metagame around weather.
You pretty much needed another weather team to stand a chance. --- You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.
#9Blackcat0123Posted 12/31/2013 4:17:48 PM
Basically, a pokemon is too powerful for one reason or another, and thus you had to have a specific counter if you didn't want to lose. Bans usually happen due to this.
Examples (not necessarily banned): Mega Kangaskhan, for that ridiculous ability. Many weather inducers, such as Drizzle Politoed on Swift Swim teams Speed Boost Blaziken Garchomp
And it goes on and on. --- PSN: Blackcat012 3DS FC: 0834 1716 7409 "If a tree falls down in a forest, and no one is around, would anyone notice your car just got stolen?"
#10Pupu27Posted 12/31/2013 4:19:27 PM
It's not even a real word, so I don't know what people mean when they say it.
They mean it when everyone uses Stealth Rock. It forces people to use the same tactic/anti-tactic over and over again --- I swear I'm nobody alt. FC: 1048-8565-3189 - Safari: Oddish, Petilil, and Quilladin