A New Venture: Pokemon Sun Blind

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I think I've made my history with Pokemon X and Y established. If you somehow don't know, please read my playthorugh for context. What I didn't tell you then was what happened after. Frankly, I kinda fell out of Pokemon for a bit and really only cared about gens 1-5. I saw SM and later SwSh pass me by and thought, "Boy, sure am glad I'm not buying these games anymore." Obviously, that was a pretty dumb and petty way to look at things, and now that I've given XY a second chance, I'm pretty interested in seeing what I missed out on. And hey, if all goes well, maybe this playthrough won't take me 1 and a half years? Nah who am I kidding this one is gonna take twice as long.

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Here we go again. It's like nothing ever changed.
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Already this game is a massive improvement over previous entries because it gives me enough letters to actually spell my name. 10 outta 10.
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Excuse me? We're cousins?

Oh hey it's the blonde girl everybody seems to like. If I remember, her name is Sans.
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Ok, not to be a Pokemon Fan™️ and complain about nostalgia pandering, but this is the second game in a row where the player has moved in from Kanto. Gotta get on that nostalgia grind I guess.
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Hey the tv shows are back. I'm glad that even as GF continually cuts features from these games, this useless detail nobody but me remembers keeps getting in the games.
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Wow he's uh... he sure is a... whew 🥵
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Only just left my house and we already have the first roadblock. Supposedly this game has a thing for abritrary roadblocks, but only time will tell.
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Holy **** this game has actual terrain? I know that's probably not a big deal to those of you who've played this but wow I'm so used to blocky rpg maps that this is a MASSIVE improvement to me. Love it.
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Oh no she's hallucinating Papyrus! Oh no Sans it's not real the accident wasn't your fault!
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You know, I feel like I've scene this setup somewhere before.
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Woooow they just blatantly stole the concept of bridges from Ace Attorney smh lazy devs.
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Well that sure was a fast game. I guess I'm gonna have to do the Sword & Shield Playthrough now.
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Oh hey I know this guy- He's the legendary that looks the same as like 3 other legendries. Apparently this guy is cool, but the weather genies oh no those are lazy.
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Lemme guess- Z Crystal?
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So if Sans is the assistant, does that mean Kukui is Gaster? Someone call Matpat.
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Alright, it's time for the big choice. Get the music ready.
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Since the day SM was revealed, I was Team Rowlet. Glad I finally get to follow through on that.
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This is a powerful scene.
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Oh hey it's Rotom. If I'd played this game like, IDK, 7 years ago I'd be thrilled since Rotom used to be my favorite. Now tho, I just wanna grill.
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I can't sit on these couches? I take my previous praise back: This game is a MASSIVE downgrade from X and Y.
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So, Hala is Hau's Grand Dad? The lore thickens.
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So I had a shot of the first battle and I had some actual things to say about it: But apparently we can't have that smh.
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So uh... Yungoos everyone. He sure is a swell dude. (Why did I take this shot?)
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So from what I know every regular trainer in this game shares an encounter theme. I'm... not a fan of that honestly. I know it's a minor thing, but some of those old encounter themes were seriously boppin.
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So it looks like Pokemon Amie makes a return as "Care" mode. I barely used it in XY, but I think I'll try it a bit more here. As it stands, this little guy is so heckin cute.
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Alright confirmed Lillie is N these are just the facts now.
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I'm honestly loving this whole festival thing. Tropical evening bonfires are a very specific thing I'm super into, so I totally dig it here. It beats what I was doing at this point in XY(going through Definitely not Viridian Forest lol trust us guys.)
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So your rival picks the starter with a type disadvantage against yours? I'm really not into that. I know these games are made for dumb kids, but I was a dumb kid once and I could get by against Barry with his type advantaged starter just fine.
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Oh hey it's the Mega Ring 2. They even used the same animation.
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And honestly, by this point I got bored. I realize I didn't get a ton done this first part but this is my playthrough and if you have a problem please tell me and I'll be happy to try and ammend it. Bye bye for now, next time we'll hopefully have more actual gameplay.
 
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Haha sun blind get it because staring at the sun makes you blind funny joke I'm so funny

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"Screw you Caroline"

Very glad you're Team Rowlet. I am 100% Team Rowlet as well.
 
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