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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 2:48 am

pokemon go? get off my lawn

never had any interest in pokemon (still don't) but sussed out the app. have to say it's a pretty good idea. skipped through the character creator and it showed me there were 3 pokemon near my house. walked down the corridor, switched to camera and this motherfucker was sitting there. after a couple of misses i hit him with a ball thing and now he's mine. the other 2 are in neighbours yards (pass, especially the one with the large dog) and it looks like the parks/landmarks in my suburb are battle arenas and poke-hospitals.

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won't be long before someone gets stabbed in the ghetto for their phone or kills themselves somehow but it's an interesting idea. so far one kid found a dead body while searching under a freeway overpass, article didn't say whether he got the pokemon he was after.

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Police in Darwin are warning Pokemon Go gamers against catching a Sandshrew in the station

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Man catches a Pidgey on Pokemon GO as his wife gives birth
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:20 am

I've got to level 5 which is when you unlock teams and gyms and I have to say I don't really get it... where is the game?? You can't see other players let alone battle them. You just walk around staring at your phone like a muppet, swipe the screen a few times to catch a pokemon, and then what? Give it candy so it powers up? And then what? You just like... I don't exactly know how it works but you go to a gym and basically do a quicktime event? to try and capture it for your team.... but there's like, no social side to the teams at ALL, and no interaction with other players... I just dont understand what the big deal is. And plus htf do you evolve things? Seemingly if I want a charizard I have to catch like 100 charmanders, trade them in for "charmander candies" and use them to power up my first charmander.... first of all how the fuck does catching more charmanders make your first one evolve? thats tedious and completely unrelated to the canon :dev: It seems like they shipped the minimum possible thing they could do to get pokemon in AR and nerds are too busy masturbating over reddit karma and/or "lol only 90s kids will get this" to notice (or admit) how shit it is
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:58 am

It seems like they shipped the minimum possible thing they could do to get pokemon in AR and nerds are too busy masturbating over reddit karma and/or "lol only 90s kids will get this" to notice (or admit) how shit it is
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seems weird to do all that and have no interaction with other players. the trailer suggests you can battle other people at nearby landmarks.
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:21 am

I'm with Shakey on this.

There is no actual game - it's literally a throwing game where you walk around places and throw something at a moving target. If you hit that moving target you get a prize. The prize doesn't do anything or affect anything.

If they had actually spent time on the combat and made that the focus of the game it wouldn't be a boring piece of shit.
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:24 am

E.g. how sick would it be if you could duel friends. Have the cameras interact somehow so you can see your pokemon and theirs on the field of play, and then actually have them use abilities etc. That was the game I thought i was downloading.
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:41 pm

I'm with Shakey on this.

There is no actual game - it's literally a throwing game where you walk around places and throw something at a moving target. If you hit that moving target you get a prize. The prize doesn't do anything or affect anything.

If they had actually spent time on the combat and made that the focus of the game it wouldn't be a boring piece of shit.
its for normies what did you expect. Outside is their battlefield
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:46 pm

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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:38 pm

I played quite a big of Ingress over the past year or so... the data used for Pokemon Go was heavily based off Ingress (Niantec did both games)... it really looks like Ingress-ultra-lite with a Pokemon skin on it. Maybe they dont want to have too many features in the game to start off with.. but really, I don't know how long it could hold your attention without something more being added soon.
Ingress at least had a lot of social interaction.. even a rather thin plot stringing it together... team work was very important..
Def knew of a few injuries incurred from playing Ingress... I bet you hear a lot more from Pokemon Go.
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:40 pm

its not even 'officially' released yet is it?
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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:25 pm

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Post » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:32 pm

Muppets.
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Post » Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:07 pm

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Post » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:57 am

we've come so far as a species
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Post » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:53 pm

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Post » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Midair need an ingame app of Pokemon Go - Ski 5km to find your pokemon.
MA 10 nubs to attain your pokemon
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Post » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:13 pm

My mrs just text me she caught 15 pokemon. I bagged her. She got cut.
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Post » Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:44 am

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Post » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:01 pm

i was watching her mum earlier
both are staged but i chuckled anyway
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Post » Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:46 pm

i was watching her mum earlier
both are staged but i chuckled anyway
:laugh: Damn Hobbit - your misses is feisty
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Post » Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:51 pm

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