Pokémon is the only video game franchise I break out a pen and paper for before even booting up a new save file, the reason being that I outline my team of six. The Pokémon games are famous for having literally hundreds of birds, sea serpents, and rocks with faces you can catch and make … Continue reading Exp. Share Vs. Exp. All: How the Difference in Experience Apportionment Affects Your Pokémon Party
Sword & Shield are probably the most panned mainline Pokémon titles to date, and while I enjoyed them for the tried-and-true experience of stepping out of a countryside hamlet and establishing yourself as the region's most powerful trainer, as games marked finished and released to the public, they had a lot of shortcomings and jagged … Continue reading What’s Right and Wrong With Pokémon Legends: Arceus?
The battle in episode XY013 of the Pokémon anime starts off with a curious stipulation: if Ash loses, he has to accompany his opponent to a destination of their choosing. If his opponent were a shadowy man in a trench coat, this would be severely alarming, but since his opponent is a pretty lady who … Continue reading Pulling a Bait-and-Switch to No End – Pokémon XY