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What was your very first Pokémon game?

Discussion in 'General Pokémon Discussion' started by NovaBrunswick, Jan 31, 2019.

  1. DSDark

    DSDark Breeder

    The first game I played was Red. My brother and I split use of the game. We got a green gameboy and red version. We ended up getting a second a gameboy and blue, this was the first pokemon game I actually owned.
     
  2. NovaBrunswick

    NovaBrunswick Canada Connoisseur

    Was it kind of like that Vietnamese Crystal game which is infamously unreadable and almost unplayable?

    Luckily now you can get the original R/B/Y and G/S/C on the Virtual Console, so you can relive that nostalgia again without having to worry about dying batteries. ;)
     
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  3. Sceptrigon

    Sceptrigon Armored Guardian

    Eh not really. Even though we had gotten the Sapphire from an East Asian country (can’t remember where exactly), it played pretty much the same as an English copy without any mistranslations that I remember. The main issue was that it couldn’t save anymore, so basically just like having an old GSC cartridge’s save automatically erased.

    Thank goodness for that! I got Yellow and Crystal for Virtual Console since I wanted to play through some single third versions, and I didn’t want to repeat getting Blue and Silver.
     
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  4. Prof. SALTY

    Prof. SALTY The Scruffy Professor

    Yeah...? I lived in Japan for a while. A ton of my pokemon games are in Japanese.
     
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  5. NovaBrunswick

    NovaBrunswick Canada Connoisseur

    I miss the coloured Gameboy and GBA cartridges. They could’ve made the OR/AS cartridges red and blue like the originals.
     
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  6. Prof. SALTY

    Prof. SALTY The Scruffy Professor

    Yeah I wish they would have continued the different coloured carts into the DS and 3DS eras
     
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  7. NovaBrunswick

    NovaBrunswick Canada Connoisseur

    And the Switch cartridges too, since Gen 8 will be the first on the Switch.
     
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  8. shoz999

    shoz999 IT WAS ME! SETETH!

    Huh... could've sworn I've answered this question for the third time... weird. Anyways, my first ever Pokemon game is Pokemon Stadium. Don't know about you guys but man did the graphics aged well during the Gamecube era, given updates for Colosseum and the 3D models being used for Smash Bros. Melee's Pokefloats.
     
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  9. PageEmperor

    PageEmperor Member

    Plat was the first game i bought, and HeartGold was the first I completed.
     
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  10. ThisIsPatrick

    ThisIsPatrick Well-Known Member

    Started out with Leafgreen back in the day, then went onto Platinum. Played every game since bar Let’s Go. Not really a fan of the CP system but I do like the spotlight it’s cast back on Pokémon
     
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  11. VoltTacklePikachu

    VoltTacklePikachu yah Eevee Rocks !

    Ruby was my first Pokemon game got as an Xmas present with a GBA SP in 2003(which was also my first handheld) But the first Pokemon game I played through to the end was Pokemon Crystal(Also my favourite and the most I spent on hours on)which I got in early 2004 preowned from GAME. I was well into Pokemon before getting Ruby just watched the Anime and collected the cards.
     
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  12. NovaBrunswick

    NovaBrunswick Canada Connoisseur

    I also got a GBA SP for Christmas 2003, but I didn’t get Ruby until my birthday the following February.
     
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  13. raichu27

    raichu27 Well-Known Member

    Mine was Pokemon Blue for the Game Boy.
     
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  14. horrahforyou

    horrahforyou Pokemon and Kamen Rider is life

    Pokemon Red and Blue Versions
     
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  15. c1234

    c1234 Trainer Since '98

    Red version was my first. I got it shortly after release in 1998.
     
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  16. NovaBrunswick

    NovaBrunswick Canada Connoisseur

    Pretty much everyone started with Red and Blue, yes? I started a little later with Gold and Silver, but I went back to Yellow for a bit.
     
  17. Pokemon sapphire was my first game.
     
  18. TMVHanzo

    TMVHanzo New Member

    My very first pokemon game was FireRed. My older sister gave me the cart for my birthday when I was younger, and I remember enjoying myself. I lost the cartridge for a while, but I uncovered it while cleaning out some old things of mine. When I loaded up the save file, I found that I hadn't gotten very far into the game (only up to one of the first encounters with Team Rocket, I believe), but I had an overleveled Blastoise and not much else aha.
     
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  19. janejane6178

    janejane6178 XY over SM (ew) ANYDAY!!!! <3 (Anything actually)

    Minetoo
     
  20. WildHennaCharizard

    WildHennaCharizard Well-Known Member

    For my birthday way back in 1998 I got a gameboy and Pokemon Blue; Been a poke fan ever since!
     

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