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thinking back the gen 1 pokemon were pretty dull looking

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User Info: tiamat999

tiamat999
4 years ago#1
the starters were cool and some of the legendary were but most of em just look boring to me
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User Info: OldDirtyCR

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4 years ago#2
What gen did you start playing?
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User Info: Tyranidomega

Tyranidomega
4 years ago#3
My exact feelings, and I grew up with Gen 1. Tbh, the only Pokemon I ever really cared for were Charizard and Mewtwo. Don't get me wrong, I liked cool Pokes like Blastoise, Kabutops, Aerodactyl, Arbok, Nidoking, Alakazam, Arcanine, the bird trio, Electabuzz, Magmar etc. But the majority did feel bland. The Pokemon became more interesting and frankly, more original as the Gens went by for me.
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User Info: tiamat999

tiamat999
4 years ago#4
OldDirtyCR posted...
What gen did you start playing?


gen 1
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User Info: duranmanX

duranmanX
4 years ago#5
it's nice to see some people taking there nostalgia goggles off
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User Info: lazycomplife

lazycomplife
4 years ago#6
Except nothing even comes close to Gen 1 in terms of innovation and great pokemon designs.
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User Info: keijimaster

keijimaster
4 years ago#7
lazycomplife posted...
Except nothing even comes close to Gen 1 in terms of innovation and great pokemon designs.


Oh yes, half of the designs were circles. Wonderful innovation.
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User Info: darkdragongirl

darkdragongirl
4 years ago#8
Started gen 1 myself.

Only interesting Gen 1 that I like design wise

Eevee's
Starters
Mew/two
Electabuzz
Jynx
Kabutops
Derpnite
Gyarados
Vulpix line
Pikachu line
Nidoran's lines


Gen 2 was very blah to me. I did like the Legendaries in it though.

Really like gen 3, some decent gen 4, and gen five took a nose dive with the starters, but I like the new bugs, and steel types.
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User Info: Twilight_Sonata

Twilight_Sonata
4 years ago#9
I started in Gen 1 too. I still remember being so excited to get my copy of Blue a few months after the game came out. I agree, the gen 1 Pokemon were relatively plainly designed.

Consider this, though. There have been a lot of "pet monster" games over the years, and what made Pokemon stand out so much in part was exactly that the majority of its designs were simplistic in an endearing way. NOWadays, we have much more clever designs and most of the gen 1 designs are "meh", and that's putting it gently, but Pokemon wouldn't have had the opportunity to create the more complex and creative designs that it has today without the simplistic designs that it started out with.

That's how I look at it, anyway, and it keeps me from being a gen 1 hater while still keeping my nostalgia goggles off, so I like it. Pokemon designs have gotten better, definitely, but they needed to have a starting point, and gen 1 offered a fantastic one.
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User Info: westonticklee

westonticklee
4 years ago#10
Jiggs dull? No
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