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What newer innovations do you miss?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation I & II Discussion' started by Ariki, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. Ariki

    Ariki Well-Known Member

    So in the lead up to Pokemon LGPE I bought Pokemon Crystal for my 3DS. I am a long time fan of the series and have played every generation.

    Holy! What a whiplash shock it is to not have running shoes available. I’m at the very start of Crystal but wow - I didn’t realise how much I’d miss this feature.

    So, for those who have played gen 3 and above, when you play gen 1 and gen 2, what features do you miss?

    Anyway, I better get back to it. I’m looking forward to catching my very first Celebi.
     
  2. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    I miss the advanced BGM. G/S/C's 8-bit style of the BGM tracks is decent for nostalgia's sake, yet they feel awfully lacking.
     
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  3. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    The lack of Running Shoes, Natures, Abilities, modern EV system, the need to manually change PC boxes when they fill up, bad movepools for a good number of Pokemon, the archaic BGM all make the old games unenjoyable to me.
     
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  4. Mega Altaria

    Mega Altaria 4th anniversary of ORAS, 16th anniversary of RS

    I miss the repeatable use of TMs, which started in Gen 5. It was pretty frustrating back then that a TM was gone once I used it. I even remember that Water Gun was even a TM in the Gen 1 games still. I also definitely miss the Running Shoes too, which gave the player some extra speed.
     
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  5. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    This is a huge one, especially when it came to some evolved Pokemon that couldn't learn new attacks in their final evolutionary stage.
     
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  6. Nockturne

    Nockturne Well-Known Member

    I'll echo the limited movepools, non-reuseable TM's and just a lack of moves in general. I also miss the physical/special split and how user friendly the PC box system is
     
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  7. Sceptile Master

    Sceptile Master Survivor of the Great Avatar Depression

    No in-game Move Tutors (save for Crystal's postgame, one-a-week, weekly, 4,000 Game Corner coins, 3-move tutor), move Relearners, and in Gen 1, not a Move Deleter either.
    I realize Stadium 0 and 1 has the Pikachu "Move Tutor" and Stadium 2 allows you to relearn moves (one at a time though and you still have to win battles with said Pokemon taking up a party spot, might I add), but those are side games, and now with the VC Gen I and II games being a thing, we're absolutely out of luck on those copies.
     

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