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Gen1 Pokemon that actually look good.

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation I & II Discussion' started by pacman000, Nov 17, 2012.

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  1. pacman000

    pacman000 Well-Known Member

    The first generation had bad graphics. Still, there are some interesting designs. Which do you like?
     
  2. Shymain

    Shymain Shaymin Lover

    Jolteon and Zapdos have very cool designs, and are actually quite good... But just when I start to think that Gen 1 sprites might not be so bad, I catch sight of Mew again...
     
  3. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    If it is about the Sprites, I thought Abra, Nidoqueen and Magikarp looked pretty good in Red & Blue. For Yellow, I like Mewtwo, Weepinbell and Arbok.
     
  4. Ver-mont

    Ver-mont Well-Known Member

    Wait, you're talking about designs themselves or just sprites? Because of course there are lots of Gen I Pokémon that look good in terms of design.
     
  5. Shymain

    Shymain Shaymin Lover

    Both. We're noticing that quit a few of them are designed well. That means the sprites.
     
  6. ~Spacial_Rendation~

    ~Spacial_Rendation~ De Ibwis Twigga!

    Spritewise: R/B Mew was cute.
     
  7. Psychic

    Psychic Really and truly Staff Member Moderator

    Since this is the first generation games subforum, let's stick with R/G/B/Y sprite designs only.

    There were a few decent R/B sprites like Dragonfree and Lapras, but don't get too close to Exeggutor...*shudders* Yellow was a huge improvement, to say the least.

    ~Psychic
     
  8. Shymain

    Shymain Shaymin Lover

    We are sticking to R/B/G/Y. The Mew sprite was listed with the yellow sprites... Or was that not what you were referring to?
     
  9. Kutie Pie

    Kutie Pie 桜咲くこの坂を今も上っている

    Well, just saying "all of the Yellow sprites" is cheap, so... hmm...

    Clefairy. Totally Clefairy. Meowth isn't too bad-looking, either. Then of course, Tentacruel looks so freakin' badass, I just have to include it. And I don't mind Magikarp.

    So there's a few.
     
  10. SherlockJones

    SherlockJones Member

    Charizard in yellow looks pretty freakin awesome.

    I also really liked the haunter sprite from RGBY, but that's just me, I love me some Haunter :D
     
  11. Anima

    Anima Active Member

    -randomly sifts through the first gen sprites- For some reason they flipped the position of Koffing's face and the poison park. He looks like he's upside down in red/blue.

    Green Mew looks like it has a tumor protruding from it's head o_O;

    Otherwise, a lot of the pokemon don't look too bad. Clefable looks absolutely adorable in yellow.
     
  12. Lorde

    Lorde Banned

    I thought Pikachu's Red/Blue sprite was cute; I still think it would have looked better if it had kept the same belly in future sprites, but maybe it's just me. Its Japanese Red and Green sprite was even cuter thanks to the pose. I also liked Mew's R/B sprite since it actually looked nice and not monstrous like some of the other Red and Blue version sprites.
     
  13. Crystal6

    Crystal6 Gen.2 Shiny Breeder

    Does Green count? Because if it does, I think the original image for Mewtwo was the best he ever looked on a handheld.

    On the flip side, Mew looked quite disturbing in the original... it had the best pokedex entry there though.
     
  14. pacman000

    pacman000 Well-Known Member

    Yes, Green counts.
    Green's Mewtwo sprite looks good, as do Green's Koffing, Syther, Pikachu, and Garados sprites.
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2012
  15. silverangel

    silverangel Metal Fairy

    Gastly actually looks cool, and emphasizes that it really is just a cloud of gas, not a sphere surrounded by gas.
     
  16. paperchainchomp

    paperchainchomp Active Member

    i like all of them. its cool seeing them toned down in art.
     
  17. Plus side down side

    Plus side down side Lass Trainer

    Ivysaur and Sandshrew are actually really, really cute in the old graphics.

    And I prefer Kakuna with arms.
     
  18. Nephilim

    Nephilim Muffin Button Master

    Not really a fan of the sprites used in R/B/G/Y. At the time, they were pretty great. But now, after all the updated versions, the originals just look pretty bland :/
     
  19. pacman000

    pacman000 Well-Known Member

    I actually like Golbat's sprite. Sure it's crazy, but that's what's so cool about it!
     
  20. Frank2112

    Frank2112 Banned

    Yellow had some of the best sprites ever. In my opinion, yellows sprites were the most accurate to 1st gen design
     
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