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Cyrus
Posted: Apr 21 2012, 08:09 AM


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So I've been kickin' some ideas back 'n forth with Algy for a little while, and we ended up hashing out most of an idea for a new Pokemon RP. Different mechanics that could be interesting, different ways for the obtaining pokemon, different requirements for reaching places and qualifying for... stuff. A balance of freedom of choice versus limited storage space for your mons-

Err, I guess we'll get to that more later if anyone's actually interested.

The idea is basically that it takes place in the vaguely distant future, where the whole "digitizing pokemon and storing them in computers" has evolved into an online world people can digitize themselves into. Ostensibly, the whole thing just takes place in one giant corporate owned mega city, but most of the RP would take place in the more diverse (and hopefully interesting) online world.

Think of it as... Blade Runner meets Tron.
...Batman Beyond meets Mega Man Battle Network...
...Shadowrun meets Digimon! (wait a minute...)

So would anyone be interested in giving this a shot?

...anyone at all?

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Posted: Apr 21 2012, 08:41 AM


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*slowly raises hand*


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Posted: Apr 21 2012, 03:15 PM


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Ehhh...

I've seen this done quite a few times, so you'll have to forgive me if I don't jump right in. Can we get a little more info?


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Nifar
Posted: Apr 21 2012, 09:42 PM


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You had me at "Shadowrun meets Digimon."


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Carmichael Micaalus
Posted: Apr 21 2012, 09:50 PM


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At first glance, I thought the thread was "Cyberpikmin RPG".


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Notty
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 05:03 AM


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What's this? Competition? I guess I'm gonna have to update now so I can squash you like a bug! Raar!

But seriously, I'm actually a little pissed I didn't think of something like this earlier! Tell me more!

And for god's sake man, show a little backbone! You should be more like "This is the best damn RP ever, and you little fucks will PLAY it, and you will LIKE IT."
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Cyrus
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 09:23 AM


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It is a year far from now, and in Devon City, trouble is... not brewing?!

Since the advent of the Porygon, the idea of digital life proceeded steadily. Eventually it became possible to create any pokemon from a purely digital source, and as these digital endeavors began to thrive the goal shifted from getting pokemon out of the computers to getting people into them. The pokeballs' ability to convert living matter into data to be stored online was taken to it's extreme, and we humans now use this electronic medium for more that just communication and entertainment. We can use it for food. We can use it to replace the brain's natural sleep cycle. We can use it for medicinal purposes. But most importantly... We use it for the Pokemon League.

There aren't many wild pokemon in Devon City. Long ago, the expansion of the urban environment across the whole of the region destroyed any vestiges of tall grass. Now people download their pokemon from officially licensed Devon Corporation sources, and prospective trainers (after being 'officially licensed' themselves) challenge the Admins of the various themed Boxes to earn the right to compete in the prestigious Devon League Tournament.



In terms of mechanics, the short of it is that rather than going around looking for wild pokemon, each site/box that you go to will have a list of pokemon you can choose to download to you pokegear. The limiting factor, then, is not random chance, but data storage space in your "Battle Dex" (read: active team) for all your mons and items. You start out with a certain amount, and then are allowed to use more for each Box Admin you beat. Weaker and less used pokemon take up take up fewer data units than the more powerful and prevalent ones. When you evolve a mon, the data it takes up increases too, of course.

Is that enough information to decide if you're interested, you cretins?!
(aw, who am I kidding? I love you guys!)

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aturtledoesbite
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 05:19 PM


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*signs up*

I only have one problem with the whole thing.
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trouble is... not brewing?!

It's not a real Pokemon world if Team [insert noun here] isn't brewing trouble!
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Posted: Apr 22 2012, 05:34 PM


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Hm. I do like the box system...

Tentative interest, I guess.


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Carmichael Micaalus
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 06:03 PM


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QUOTE (aturtledoesbite @ Apr 22 2012, 10:19 AM)
*signs up*

I only have one problem with the whole thing.
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trouble is... not brewing?!

It's not a real Pokemon world if Team [insert noun here] isn't brewing trouble!

It could be percolating.


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aturtledoesbite
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 06:14 PM


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Ah, this is true. All of my problems are now resolved.
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Notty
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 09:13 PM


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So, what exactly are the limits, here? Do you have your choice of every Pokemon? Or is it certain Pokemon are in certain 'regions'? Are the lists randomized or consistent? Can you take Legendary Pokemon at a high cost, or is it limited to the more mundane? What about pseudo-Legendaries? Are there move limits? What about TMs?
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Cyrus
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 09:50 PM


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As I said, each page/box has a different list of pokemon you can get from it. The lists are all different from each other and do not change, though some may share mons. There will be no legendary pokemon available on these lists. There might be some of the pseudo legendaries, but the costs are going to be prohibitive enough that you're not going to be able to have a team of, say, salamence, metagross, tyranitar, volcarona, blissey, and gyarados. Especially not with the more effective items.

The decision isn't entirely made, but TMs will probably be unlimited after you've beaten enough boxes.

There will also be more box admins to face than is required to qualify for the championship, but if you beat more you'll get more space to expand your team.

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trouble is... not brewing?!

It's not a real Pokemon world if Team [insert noun here] isn't brewing trouble!

Also, like trouble is ever really not brewing.

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Posted: Apr 22 2012, 10:01 PM


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Do items come pre-attached? Does the value of a Pokemon changed based on the item? (e.g. Eviolite Porygon2) How is a Pokemon's value measured? Would the Torchic line = the Chimchar line because both are starters, even though Infernape > Blaziken (assuming no Dream World)?

Are you and Algy co-GMing? Or just you? (Honestly, as long as it's not me, I don't really care! >.>)
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Posted: Apr 22 2012, 10:46 PM


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I would assume that each 'Mon has a point cost and each item has a point cost. Such as, say, getting a Torchic costs 50 points, but getting an Oran Berry would cost an extra 10 points or something.

And I could be completely wrong. biggrin.gif
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Cyrus
Posted: Apr 22 2012, 11:42 PM


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Items are exchangeable, and each one has its own value. Eviolite and Life Orb, for example, being expensive, while Lum Berries are less so.

For the most part, dream world abilities -will- be available, for the sake of mixing things up from the main PKMNRP.

The costs, on the other hand, are... well, okay, I can't think of a
fancy way to put this. They're based on tiers with variations based on usage statistics within those tiers.

And since I may not have made it clear earlier... no, not every pokemon is going to be available.


Algy has agreed to GM from time to time, as I am a terrible person who has been known to stop updating from time to time.


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Posted: Apr 22 2012, 11:57 PM


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I have to urge caution on using tiers and not allowing certain Pokemon within those tiers.

For instance, Ferrothorn is a top tier Pokemon, but a lot of that has to do with how Dragon-centric the standard metagame can be. If you remove, say, Latios and Latias from the equation, it's value would go down.

Also, not all Legendaries are created equal. Not allowing Legendaries means banning Pokemon like Regigigas, which would have roughly the same value as...Delcatty.

Just things to keep in mind! I love the idea of the game within the game of trying to build the most cost efficient teams.
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Cyrus
Posted: Apr 23 2012, 01:08 AM


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Legendaries aren't all created equal, but in "In Universe" terms, they're special and unique.

And yes, mom, I'm keeping that in mind.

Also, get on AIM so I can yell at you! You haven't been on in two months!

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Hey, if we're keeping count, Trillian would say YOU haven't been on in SIX months! So there, turniphead!
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aturtledoesbite
Posted: Apr 23 2012, 02:16 AM


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QUOTE (Cyrus @ Apr 22 2012, 08:08 PM)
And yes, mom, I'm keeping that in mind.

Interesting. Notty is Cyrus' mother. I'll keep this in mind. tongue.gif
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