Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

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  1. Gnaw

    Gnaw Banned

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    Who's picking this up? I have no idea which one I'll be getting, as I have no clue what or who the new pokemon are. Hope it looks great, lasts long and the DS features are good. Pokemon games never seem to dissappoint.
     
  2. Alpha Prime

    Alpha Prime Ten Years Strong

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    ME!!! I got Diamond reserved @ gamestop. They didn't give me my pen....
     
  3. DevilzFan

    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    I played the hell out of red back in the mid/late 90's. I could be up for trying one again.
     
  4. The_Bardock

    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    i'll probably get it
     
  5. Gnaw

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    I'll be picking it up on launch. That is, if there are any left.
     
  6. gil

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    Go to serebii.net
    You can see all the new pokemon by going to the diamond/pearl pokedex there.

    I reserved that too and didn't get a pen either. I thought the pen comes when the game is picked up like the Castlevania extras and not when you reserve it. I hope I get a pen.
     
  7. Pidgeot018

    Pidgeot018 Pokécon

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    I've got Pearl reserved for me and Diamond for my brother. But only I have a DS, sbut thet will hopefully change when he's out of school for the summer.


    Anyone decide on their starter? I'm gonna go with Chimchar, but I'll get the other two as I go along, since I like to get all three starters each generation.
     
  8. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    I've seen all the new ones. Most look pretty cool, so I look forward to picking it up.


    A lot of the English names suck, though.
     
  9. Primevil

    Primevil *Insert Witty Title Here*

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    I think I'll be getting Diamond. I think Dialga looks a bit cooler than Palkia. Also, Scyther is in Diamond.


    As for starters, making a decision is kind of moot. I'll find some way to do the "trade starter to a friend, restart, choose second starter, trade, restart, choose third starter, get other two from friend" that I did all the time before the GBA games. But officially, Piplup will be my starter. Ever since Red, my starter has been the Fire-type, but I don't like monkeys as much as I like penguins.
     
  10. Gnaw

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    I also decided to get Diamond, because I LOVE Scizor. Alot of the new stuff is okay, nothing "OMG SO GREAT!!!". Though I am intrigued by, what seems to be, the evolved forms of Electabuzz and Magmar.
     
  11. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    That's right.


    And its not just them- nearly all the "useless" Poke from earlier generations have been given an evolution.
     
  12. Firestorm

    Firestorm Red Mage in Training

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    My sister and I will each be getting a copy. The diamond is my birthstone, so I'll get that one. My sister has pearl as a birth stone, I believe, so she is getting that one. We thought it was neat to have it work out that way.
     
  13. Deathx360

    Deathx360 Farewell Dear Friend

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    I pre-ordered both versions. I will use Diamond and my brother will use Pearl, although he doesn't have a DS so that will be a problem if he decides to play it for a lot long than he did Sapphire. Then again I didn't finish Ruby either but I am picking up where I left off and plan on restarting Ruby, Sapphire, Leaf Green, and Fire Red to get all the Pokémon I need to transfer to Diamond and Pearl. That and I also need to finish Colosseum and get Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Damn that's a lot of work to do in less than a month. I guess I should have started a lot earlier.

    I am thinking of starting with Turtwig since Bulbasaur was my first Pokémon but I am also thinking about Piplup.
     
  14. DX7879

    DX7879 Captain of Strawhats

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    About how many Pokemon are actually in each version without trading? Also, I'm assuming that the only way to get some of them are by linking with the GBA games right? That means I need to buy Ruby/Sapphire/Emarald and Fire red/Leaf green...
     
  15. gil

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    You can get almost all the pokeon in Diamond and Pearl. The only Pokemon you can't get are the starters and legends from the old games. So Blastoise and the crew, Mewtwo, the Dogs, Birds, Kyogre and so on.

    I already have it set up, where all those guys are waiting to be transported to the new games.

    And I'll start with the Penguin. I always start with the water guy. And Water/Steel seems cool.
     
  16. Deathx360

    Deathx360 Farewell Dear Friend

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    There are a few none Starter and Legendary Pokémon that are not obtainable in the game unless you have a GBA game in the GBA slot on the DS. That list can be viewed here.
     
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    I'll be getting Diamond. My old Allakazam is ready for a few wi-fi battles.
     
  18. Paladin

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    You may need the GBA games, but "linking" is not required. Some Pokemon can be unlocked simply by having an older version plugged into the GBA slot on the DS.
     
  19. PopCulturePooka

    PopCulturePooka Longest running avatar

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    This doesnt hit Australia till OCTOBER!

    Wtf?

    Why is this still going on these days?
     
  20. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    I'll be picking up Pearl. Pre ordered it and got my pen. I just restarted Emerald, so i got something to keep me busy till release. Plus, I need to get a DS. My wife promised to let me get one if I've been a good boy lol
     

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