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I don't see the appeal of Pokemon Go. I'd rather have a full game, not this version of Google Maps with Pokemon renderings.

The full games Sun/Moon drop in Nov for 3DS.

This maybe no where near the deeper play like the main games, but it sure makes walking, cycling, etc. way more fun. I did over 13miles on my bicycle yesterday. Plus, found a park I was not aware of too.
 
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I can't help but wonder how long Pokémon Go is going to stay a thing. While I haven't played it, I don't see the long-term appeal in this from what I have seen of it and its features.
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Originally Posted by Horsemama1956 View Post

I don't understand why they didn't just make a light mobile Pokemon game, sell it for $4.99 and make trillions.

For starters, you would need to sell, on average, 27 copies of the game for each individual living on earth (current population is 7.4 billion) to reach 1 trillion in revenue rolleyes.gif


#learn2math
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i wasn't able to play all weekend, due to connection errors, and the app freezing while catching pokemon (and not counting it as a catch). i think the popularity is hindering the app, in some ways. the battery drain is not so good, and the power saving setting for the app doesn't always stay checked.
post #75 of 120
The app is trolling me.

I find a Scyther, throw a pokeball, game freezes.
I find a Graveler, throw a pokeball, game freezes.
I find any pokemon I have, can catch them fine. Any pokemon I don't have, game freezes, and pokemon doesn't show up >_<.
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Originally Posted by KarathKasun View Post

Some of the comments in here make me want to abandon the PCGMR.
Way ahead of you buddy. Thanks to this site, and certain volatile zealots, I rarely even come on here anymore. It's sad that people still carry on the stigma of "us vs. them" even when it comes to video games. Then again I can't expect people who have a narrow viewpoint to understand anything beyond what is fed to them on the news.
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Originally Posted by Offender_Mullet View Post

People being shot, walking into highway traffic, falling off cliffs, finding dead bodies, etc. Natural selection's work is at its finest for the people who play this game. thumb.gif
We could just stay on our butts staring at a computer screen in our home, or a TV, awaiting that subtle heart attack from a lackluster lifestyle. Going outside isn't that scary...unless you can't walk and look at the same time.
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Originally Posted by Shogon View Post

We could just stay on our butts staring at a computer screen in our home, or a TV, awaiting that subtle heart attack from a lackluster lifestyle. Going outside isn't that scary...unless you can't walk and look at the same time.
Going outside is not the same as following a blind path in a game like a mindless drone. wink.gif
post #78 of 120
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Originally Posted by GoLDii3 View Post

Going outside is not the same as following a blind path in a game like a mindless drone. wink.gif
Must be difficult for some people to put the game on vibrate, hold it in their hand, and proceed to walk normally with eyes forward. But hey what do I know, I don't sit on this forum posting for hours letting everyone know what I like and dislike.
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post #80 of 120
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Originally Posted by rgrwng View Post

I guess we can all buy drones to fly around, and rack up Kilometers to hatch eggs smile.gif
So long as it moves slow enough I bet it'll work. You can even do it with a car, bike, skateboard, etc. I'll stick to walking though; it's free smile.gif
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