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horsechoker

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I'm getting the Sword combo with the DLCs next week and I'm feel quite excited.
 

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Yeah, I really like the evolution of the open world areas. You can see how much it has progressed since the base game, to the Isle of Armor and now this.

Hopefully the next mainline game is able to use the graphics & textures from the non-open areas and be a full open world game.
fingers crossed, still a lot of missed opportunities in this game that i hope they build on

that being said I love the Galarian forms of the legendary birds
 

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So they don't get to look at the actual cards? Underwhelming.
They plan to open them for some big charity event at an unspecified time next year.

If you want to see that box specifically, youtuber Logan Paul opened one recently and made a big event out of it. You can say plenty of things about him but it was very professional and entertaining event, normally people opening boxes on youtube are just one or two guys in a bedroom.

 

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They plan to open them for some big charity event at an unspecified time next year.

If you want to see that box specifically, youtuber Logan Paul opened one recently and made a big event out of it. You can say plenty of things about him but it was very professional and entertaining event, normally people opening boxes on youtube are just one or two guys in a bedroom.

fecking hell, just watched a few minutes and he pulled a charizard the guy said was worth $65-80k.

Can imagine opening an envelope can be a series of extreme highs and lows.
 

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I've watched a few Pokemon card videos recently (including the Logan Paul one ok I admit it) and I feel like it would be fun to get some packs again. I've been going through my old original ones and the loads I bought in 2011-ish, it's so fun.

I thought I could justify it by selling the duplicates I get. Anyone here sell them?
 

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I cant wait for next year for the 25th anniversary I'm hoping they go Gen 2 mad. A gen 2 themed reprint set like Evolutions would be incredible and also I'd love an excuse to by a Switch with a Crystal version remake or something similar :drool:
 

horsechoker

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Just caught a shiny Snorunt on Pokemon sword! :drool:

First ever shiny I've caught (except red gyarados in the second gen)
 

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Just caught a shiny Snorunt on Pokemon sword! :drool:

First ever shiny I've caught (except red gyarados in the second gen)
Congrats. I heard about Pokemon being able to be moved from Go to Home (and then obviously Sword/Shield). Annoyingly most of my Go shinies (only got 5) aren't available in Sword so no point moving:
- Eevee (fine)
- Lileep (not available)
- Mudkip (not available)
- Slakoth (not available)
- Zigzagoon (fine)
 

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Just caught a shiny Snorunt on Pokemon sword! :drool:

First ever shiny I've caught (except red gyarados in the second gen)
I haven't caught a shiny 'in the wild' yet in Sword after nearly 1000 hours of play time :lol: admittedly, I don't encounter wild Pokémon very often now. Hatched a lot of shinies and found some in raids though!
 

horsechoker

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I haven't caught a shiny 'in the wild' yet in Sword after nearly 1000 hours of play time :lol: admittedly, I don't encounter wild Pokémon very often now. Hatched a lot of shinies and found some in raids though!
The funny thing is I was trying to get to the machoke in the wild area when this little thing interrupted me.

The only other time I've seen a shiny was in a rom-hack and I'm sure they changed the encounter rate in that.
 

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without a doubt video game music peaked at this moment

 

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without a doubt video game music peaked at this moment

It's a fantastic theme, in fairness. I've always found the Kyroge/Groudon music from the original Ruby and Sapphire to be the most memorable music in the whole series. It still gets stuck in my head, even after all these years.

 

horsechoker

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Anyone who has played crown tundra...

Did you use a master ball to capture calyrex?

And if not, how did you capture him? He's being a stubborn bastard for me
 

horsechoker

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Completed the Galar Pokedex and I have to say that I've loved this game (Sword)

It was the first one I've played since Black and thought it was amazing in most regards.

The game has come in for a lot of criticism yet I sound myself enjoying the changes made which resulted in a much more pleasurable experience. A lot of the grinding and nuisance acquiring of pokemon has been removed or made far easier.

I wasn't too crazy about the expansions but that might be because I played them immediately after the main storyline.
 

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I've got two Champion's Path Elite Trainer Boxes and all the Gym Leader Pin Sets. I've also ordered three Shining Fates Elite Trainer Boxes and the Dragapult collection box. Got the Autumn Tin box as well... I am very tempted to try and get Booster Boxes of the Sword & Shield sets if I can get them close to rrp as well :lol:
 

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I've got two Champion's Path Elite Trainer Boxes and all the Gym Leader Pin Sets. I've also ordered three Shining Fates Elite Trainer Boxes and the Dragapult collection box. Got the Autumn Tin box as well... I am very tempted to try and get Booster Boxes of the Sword & Shield sets if I can get them close to rrp as well :lol:
Merry Christmas!
 

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Finally finished Sword last night.

I bought it at launch but lost interest after a while. Restarted recently and enjoyed it. Though all 3 final starter evolutions are tragic.

I finished the story and caught about 160 Pokémon along the way, but I can't be bothered completing the dex or farming eggs.

I never actually lost a battle which was nice, but I know the difficulty is really aimed at kids. I thought fighting the gym trainers at the end was better than the traditional elite 4.

Not sure if I will buy the DLC, got the vibe it's just a new wild area with random Pokémon. I didn't think much of the Wild Area, felt a bit half assed.
 
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