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52 minutes ago, sprite said:

I’ve gone back to this after promising myself I would play my Switch more.

 

I’m really enjoying it.  I was trying to get a Diglet chain in the Diglet Cave but at 30 a feckin Chansey spawned on my head.

 

Not to worry, got a lot of exp.

 

Struggled a bit with Lt Surge as I was a bit under levelled and didn’t have a ground Pokemon (just the move Dig), but sorted it on the second time of asking. :D 

 

Playing with Eevee (I have the Eevee game), Pikachu, Wartortle, Charmeleon, Ivysaur and Pidgeotto at the moment because I’m so retro!

 

I know this game is fairly simple, but it’s suiting me just fine.  I suppose that’s the nostalgia factor.  There’s something very comforting about knowing all the Pokemon. 

 

If you are chaining and start an encounter with something you don't want to catch, you can just run away and the chain will not be broken.

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35 minutes ago, Gloomy Andy said:

Is there any fun to be had if you're not a Pokémon fan?

I've never played a Pokémon game before. 

I used to like RPGs but don't have the time nor patience for them these days. 

So if this is a light and easy RPG I'm thinking I might enjoy it, just don't know if it'll be a waste of time for a non Pokémon fan

 

I have no Pokemon experience whatsoever and I'm sorry to say that I found this incredibly boring and half-hearted. I understand that it's a kind of remaster of a first generation Pokemon game which might explain a little why it's so simplistic and boring to me. I've never actually understood the point of the series so my approach might well have been wrong but after a couple of hours, and a few weeks of staring at the icon trying to muster the enthusiasm to start it up, I uninstalled. It's certainly light and easy to the extent that I felt like my input was barely necessary.

 

Also, if I could have used the Pro Controller, I would have happily kept my thumbs busy while listening to a podcast or something but I have no intention of ever again removing the joycons from the Switch if I can avoid it, and certainly not to play this with motion controls. 

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10 hours ago, Stanshall said:

 

I have no Pokemon experience whatsoever and I'm sorry to say that I found this incredibly boring and half-hearted. I understand that it's a kind of remaster of a first generation Pokemon game which might explain a little why it's so simplistic and boring to me. I've never actually understood the point of the series so my approach might well have been wrong but after a couple of hours, and a few weeks of staring at the icon trying to muster the enthusiasm to start it up, I uninstalled. It's certainly light and easy to the extent that I felt like my input was barely necessary.

 

Also, if I could have used the Pro Controller, I would have happily kept my thumbs busy while listening to a podcast or something but I have no intention of ever again removing the joycons from the Switch if I can avoid it, and certainly not to play this with motion controls. 

 

I'd suspected that this would be a bad start for non-pokemon players. A lot of what I enjoy about the game is the links and similarities to Pokémon go. And I agree that the controller enforcement is a strange choice. Saying that, Nintendo have a long history of forcing control schemes on to players. I just about find it ok to play with a single joycon, as long as I'm not catching lots of Pokémon with big movements, and when battling, a single joycon works fine. But it is still a compromise.

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Forcing no pro pad is really silly. I played mostly 1 handed until I started trying to catch everything to finish the dex, then I played 100% in portable mode as the catch mechanism is much, much easier than the inaccurate 1 handed motion controls version.

The Pokeball controller looks cool, but isn't that comfy and being spherical I seemed to rotate it in my hand too muck without realising..

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Forgive me...I'm like, 4 badges down and still have no idea what the point of chaining for shiny Pokemon does?  What are they for?   What do the different sizes mean?  I've got loads of tiny and huge types of Pokes, but no idea....whyyyyyy.  Tx! 

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So chaining makes rarer pokemon spawn.

The rarest stuff spawns with something like a chain of 31, shiny included.  I think they have perfect stats, though in Let's Go that's not that important either.

 

They are basically pointless and super rare, but add a super RNG collection to the game if you do wish.

 

Size is also pointless, except that they give you more xp per catch which is good for levelling up quicker.

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I think the main thing I have used chaining for is not just shinys buts also xp boosts, candy drops and to increase the catch rate of the Pokémon. The candy drop rate on a 100+ chain can be ridiculous. Even chaining Psyduck, a single tiny or huge catch would net 4k xp, over 50 candy with a huge chunk of those being XL and L. I have a maxed out level 100 dragonite and golem that I haven't spent a single rare candy or dratini or geodude candy on, all I've done is chained easier to catch stuff to get the l and XL sized candy needed for each (you can Google which Pokémon drop which candy and where are the best places to farm them, I think caterpie is smart, bellsprout is mighty, for example)

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1 hour ago, BeeJay said:

I think the main thing I have used chaining for is not just shinys buts also xp boosts, candy drops and to increase the catch rate of the Pokémon. The candy drop rate on a 100+ chain can be ridiculous. Even chaining Psyduck, a single tiny or huge catch would net 4k xp, over 50 candy with a huge chunk of those being XL and L. I have a maxed out level 100 dragonite and golem that I haven't spent a single rare candy or dratini or geodude candy on, all I've done is chained easier to catch stuff to get the l and XL sized candy needed for each (you can Google which Pokémon drop which candy and where are the best places to farm them, I think caterpie is smart, bellsprout is mighty, for example)

 

Diglett is quick Candy.  I got zillions of them in the Diglett Cave :) 

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  • 4 weeks later...

Picked this up to play with my daughter who was looking like she was heading for a Pokemon obsession (and rather a videogame than the drug-habit that is the CCG). Quite enjoying it - I like being able to see the Pokemon on the overworld, but the catching is perhaps over simplified.

 

Anyway, am I right that your chances of getting a Pokemon with decent IVs goes up as you catch more of the same type, meaning that the first Pokemon you catch of each type is likely to be rubbish? That has the potential to be a rather upsetting mechanism for a 6 year old girl who has named her Pidgey and has it follow her around.

 

Do you have to dick around with IVs and Candy to finish the main game, or is that strictly there for the powergamers, and first-cab-off-the-rank Pokemon will do the job for the main story?

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