Want to get back into pokemon

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As the topic says I want to get back into pokemon, first nintendo handheld system since gameboy color. Which would you guys recommend? I haven't been following pokemon since R/B/Y and GS.
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3 years ago#2
B2/W2 are so fun, I swear they are the best pokemon game we got for the whole DS age.

and inb4 endgame and his icecream fetish.
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3 years ago#3
HeartGold/SoulSilver both are remakes of gen 2 games. I would start with them.
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3 years ago#4
Do you need to play b/w 1 to understand it? Has the game mechanics changed since gold/silver?
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3 years ago#5
Pokemon Platinum revived my interest in the series after the Gold/Silver/Crystal days. It's got a lot of content, and a good balance of Pokemon to find during the main game. Pokemon Black & White (2) are good, too, if you're going for online trading, and want to keep up with the new features.
3 years ago#6
Cow Moose Duck Goose posted...
Do you need to play b/w 1 to understand it? Has the game mechanics changed since gold/silver?


It has changed in the way that stupid people like to b**** about it being to hard to understand ev/iv stuff. They spell it all out in the game and help you with them, if you still don't understand it then something is wrong.

Also have natures
special/physical split
double battles/triple battles
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3 years ago#7
Honestly, the new changes don't really matter much in your actual game playing experience. You'll learn them as you go, and it's very beginner friendly as a series overall.

Go for Black/White first, then Black2/White2. BW2 is the best in the series in a while in my opinion. Lots to do, but it makes a whole lot of reference to BW1
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3 years ago#8
Cow Moose Duck Goose posted...
first nintendo handheld system since gameboy color.


Boy do you a s***ton of games to catch up on.
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3 years ago#9
NathanisDrake posted...
Cow Moose Duck Goose posted...
first nintendo handheld system since gameboy color.


Boy do you a s***ton of games to catch up on.


This is truth. The 3DS can play DS games, and one f***ing day, we'll get gba games on the shop as well. It'll be a while til that happens. Hopefully people don't totally lose interest in the shop by then
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3 years ago#10
Black and White 2 will not disappoint you. If you have good taste of course :P
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