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    andracass

    this is your captain speaking.

    we are beginning our descent.

    please fasten your seatbelts and all that shit.

    stay tuned for this important safety presentation.

     

    Q: why is your safety presentation a Q&A?
    A: idk! i expect that there's a certain set of things that need to be explained and/or questions people have, so this is just a quick and to the point way of addressing them.

    just imagine that i'm rapidly switching between flight attendant and captain uniforms throughout this.

    some questions are also reminiscent of comments made on previous devblog posts.

    consider this an encouragement to not be like those people.

    Q: why don't you just release the game already

    A: because we're still adding stuff at the last minute!!!!

    i'm gonna be honest the most frustrating part about this being the final release is that we keep having all of these ideas and can't be like "well, we'll just push this off to the next version."
    there is no next version!!!!!!!!

    there's a strong possibility of a non-content related update coming sometime in the future, but let's be real reggy nintendo just has to look at us funny and that won't happen. so we want to make this as good as we can before release.

    but believe me we want this out just as fast as y'all do.

     

    Q: when's e19

    A: probably in may? idk! we've got to do the open beta (community release) first, and then we'll move on to the actual real final release of this video game.

     

    Q: when's e19 community release

    A: next weekend!

    we have a date in mind. i don't want to say which date it is in case something goes wrong on our end and things have to be pushed back. we're not a big game company with a corporate HQ and millions of dollars in funding. we're just two bitches and a cat in an apartment. sometimes we oversleep. you never know.

    just keep an eye on the sidebar.

     

    Q: how do i get the community release?

    A: be in the community! ie have a forum account.

     

    Q: i am only here for free shit and i don't want to do work. do i have to report any bugs?

    A: well, technically no! bug reports are definitely appreciated but are not mandatory.

     

    Q: i found a bug! should i dm every developer about it at the same time?

    A: no. 

    for real, if you do this, we hate you.

    please make a thread on the forum if you catch a bug! if you see a bug, assume that it needs to be reported.

     

    Q: you made the game too easy and i hate it now.

    A: that's not a question! it's also a pretty bold thing to say about something you haven't even played.

    if the game is now ruined for you then i don't think there was ever anything we could've done about that.

    we're sorry for your loss, though!

     

    Q: where should i start to make sure i don't run into problems?

    A: a pokemon center! or hardy's gym room. then head to calcenon.

    you won't miss it.


    Q: help i'm conflicted. i really want to see the new content right now, but i also want to see what's changed in early game.

    A: so i don't know if there's a perfect way to handle that. a common strategy of the playtesters has been to complete e19m and then start over. personally, i still think that starting from the beginning is the best idea: a lot of character interactions have been reworked and seeing them before getting to e19 will only make the new content that much stronger. the early game changes have been universally praised.

     

    Q: i'm the person from the last question. also i never want to see the magic square ever again, i'm tired of the starter quest, and i've caught every stupid pokemon in this stupid game. what do i do?

    A: oh man i have some good news for you! 

    one of those last minute things we're throwing in is some limited new game plus functionality. it'll let you skip some of those more time consuming quests.

    just load up a save that's already completed them and my hawt new code will take care of the rest.

     

    Q: hey there i have a suggestion for another new game plus thing do you want to he-

    A: no!

    like, listen, i'm sure you have a great idea.

    every idea ever posted in the comments has been a good idea.

    we just don't have time.

     

    Q: i want to replay the game but then i would have to see ace and they've bloated the cast and ruined the game.

    A: so that's a pretty bold thing to say about someone you've never met. if the game is now... well, you saw the answer earlier. 

    i'm pretty sure that every since person who's tested this game has liked ace. 

    and c'mon. an uncontroversial main antagonist? in this video game?

    that man's comment career is over.

     

    Q: can i activate passwords on my current save file?

    A: yes! someone in calcenon can help you with that.

     

    Q: i am SO excited about this like you have no idea. like srsly i am losing my mind. i have to tell everyone about my game.

    A: so this also isn't a question but i don't have a great way to segue into this.

    so discord has this hot new feature called "threads".

    threads have been great for playthrough liveblogging. for real. if everyone was just dumping their comments in one place, all of our channels would look like a hellfuck nightmare. it's also great for devs because we can just see how people's thoughts evolve as they progress through the game.

    this is me telling you to use a thread.

     

    Q: what if i'm in the middle of the game when i start e19?

    A: uhhhhhh that's a great question. we don't quite know.

    if you're in the middle of a game, you should probably start from the beginning. we don't know what kind of weird interactions will occur as a result of switches being missing, events being skipped, etc.

    just to be safe, you should probably start from the top.

    if you have a save file from an older version of the game, we'd expect that it'll be fine as long as things were fine during e18.

     

    Q: i downloaded the game and clicked the exe but it's not working! what do i do???

    A: okay, so, this is just a total shot in the dark.

    but you unzipped it, right?

     

    Q: how do i unzip?

    A: ...i am so concerned for your computer. i'm calling computer protective services.

    you are now banned to the outdoors. say hi to bambi.

     

    Q: hello. i am a hypothetical person from the future. i have a very loud take on this video game and/or one of its characters and i want to make a very loud post filled with hot takes about this. is this a good idea y/y?

    A: please give your takes a moment to cool down! hot takes are a fire hazard and the building code requires you to only have them in the comfort of your own home with people in the room with you.

    also i hit back.

     

    Q: OMG I CAN'T BELEIVE THAT AT THE END OF THE EPISODE SNAPE KILLS DUMBLEDORE

    A: that's also not a question! what is wrong with you people

    also you definitely don't want to go around spilling story secrets like that. 

    spoiler locking for e19 is going to be a little weird since so much has changed.

    all content before the champion is going to be spoiler locked for a month after the final release.

    all content.

    this is going to really trip up returning players who are already familiar with the major story beats. there's two big reasons for this: the first is that the early game changes mean that people replaying through the game may not know what is/isn't new between episodes, so it's best to spoiler everything to be safe; second, there's a whole swath of people out there who have been waiting for this game to finish before playing it, and they've got a lot of shit to catch up on.

    for everyone's sake, we're treating all content as new content.

    postgame is going to be spoiler locked for three months- potentially less depending on how quickly people get through everything.

    this game is really fuckin long. y'all are gonna have shit to play for literal months. even if you played the game for 4 hours a day, every day, i'd still expect it to take about four weeks to beat.

    now i'm sure that people are going to no-life the shit out of it, but this ain't about them.

    we gotta give people a chance to play the whole thing.

     

    Q: is the website gonna crash on release day?

    A: well we're sure hoping it won't! got a hot new server upgrade and everything!

    but yeah, probably. we're sorry :(

     

    Q: wait, you wrote this post yesterday? how'd i miss it???

    A: i started it yesterday and posted it hidden to make sure nothing got lost. don't worry!

     

    now, i also polled the current testers for things they thought i should add. here's the highlights:
    "save often! like, really really save often."

    "pace yourself! e19m is still pretty long."

    "don't forget that you can turn speedup off."

    "there's a puzzle you might want a pen and paper for."

    "the game is still hard people jfc"*

    "the episode slaps and you're in for a ride."

    *this comment includes some editorializing from myself.

     

    hype train will arrive soon!

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    6 minutes ago, Vyrkyll said:

    Does Spoiler Lock apply to making Youtube videos/Streams, or is it just for Forums/Discord?

    I assume it's both, mostly cause I have experience getting Youtube spoiled. Just to be safe I'm planning on compiling the battle clips into 2 videos (1 for E19M and another for E19P) and putting a generic, non spoiler thumbnail

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    11 minutes ago, Vyrkyll said:

    Does Spoiler Lock apply to making Youtube videos/Streams, or is it just for Forums/Discord?

    so the spoiler lock primarily applies within the community. if you're uploading videos, you should still be conscious of spoilers anyway, but that's not related to the lock itself.

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    This is going to be the hardest week of my life to get through knowing what's coming next weekend. Go faster time, dammit!

     

    I've got a question though. It might be dumb, but I don't really know where else to ask. When e19 releases, I wanna do as you've recommended and start from the very beginning again without making any further progress in my current save file. However, I also wanna take all the Pokemon I've trained up to this point with me on the new playthrough just 'cause I put weeks into raising so many of 'em specifically for this occasion. Is there a way to fluidly transfer them between saves and episodes? Amid all the excitement as of late, this has kinda been worrying me for a while now >_<

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    7 minutes ago, xKit said:

    This is going to be the hardest week of my life to get through knowing what's coming next weekend. Go faster time, dammit!

     

    I've got a question though. It might be dumb, but I don't really know where else to ask. When e19 releases, I wanna do as you've recommended and start from the very beginning again without making any further progress in my current save file. However, I also wanna take all the Pokemon I've trained up to this point with me on the new playthrough just 'cause I put weeks into raising so many of 'em specifically for this occasion. Is there a way to fluidly transfer them between saves and episodes? Amid all the excitement as of late, this has kinda been worrying me for a while now >_<

    ........................................not really :/

    in this case, i think you'd probably get the most out of the game if you finish e19m and then start over.

    all of the QoL changes should make getting your team up to speed again a lot easier than it used to be...

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    2 minutes ago, andracass said:

    ........................................not really :/

    Ah, darn :<

     

    Alas, it is what it is. I do recall you recently mentioning the training processes being made much less grindy in e19, so I'll just start fresh and use that to my advantage, then!

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    Dang. A little disappointing there's still potentially another month to go.

     

    But, the wait will be worth it, I'm sure.  As tempting as the community release sounds, I think I'll wait for the final release before diving in. 

     

    Tysm in advance. And please, take like a month off once it goes live. 

    You guys more than deserve the rest.

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    15 minutes ago, xKit said:

    This is going to be the hardest week of my life to get through knowing what's coming next weekend. Go faster time, dammit!

     

    I've got a question though. It might be dumb, but I don't really know where else to ask. When e19 releases, I wanna do as you've recommended and start from the very beginning again without making any further progress in my current save file. However, I also wanna take all the Pokemon I've trained up to this point with me on the new playthrough just 'cause I put weeks into raising so many of 'em specifically for this occasion. Is there a way to fluidly transfer them between saves and episodes? Amid all the excitement as of late, this has kinda been worrying me for a while now >_<

    I totally agree with the first part of your reply lol, gonna be thinking about e19 every day.

     

    Also, for your question about taking your mons to your new save file, I know you said 'fluidly' transfer, but I don't see why you couldn't trade them to the new file?

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    10 hours ago, Wisp said:

    I totally agree with the first part of your reply lol, gonna be thinking about e19 every day.

     

    Also, for your question about taking your mons to your new save file, I know you said 'fluidly' transfer, but I don't see why you couldn't trade them to the new file?

    ...I'm kinda dumb right now ok

     

    Embarrassed to say I only just now realized upgrading my current save file to e19 is completely possible once the option is there. For some reason I had it in my head that my current file would be stuck in e18 mode and wouldn't be able to trade to a new file. D'oh.

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    49 minutes ago, andracass said:

    i want to replay the game but then i would have to see ace and they've bloated the cast and ruined the game

     

    i have a very loud take on this video game and/or one of its characters and i want to make a very loud post filled with hot takes about this

     

    that man's comment career is over.

     

    also i hit back

     

    consider this an encouragement to not be like those people.

     

    I wrote like a paragraph of how I personally feel like the game's story suffers from TL;DR syndrome a month ago, forgot about it, I come back, apparently it started a whole shitstorm and this guy in particular is still going off about it.  Imagine if I had used 5% of my power

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    Awh man, if it does go off without a hitch next weekend, most of my full week off I requested for Actually Unrelated Reasons(disclosure: I am not a beta tester for this episode the timing is just really funny!)won't be able to be used playing Reborn E19!  I guess that means I might be able to get a bunch more progress in Elden Ring before the TRUE GOTY takes over the rest of my time, huh?

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    Hell yes can't wait.

     

    Question though, this is the first time I heard of the community release so is it easy to download the ig beta when the community release happeans, and how would I do that. Since I am not to good with this type of thing. 

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    "don't forget that you can turn speedup off."

    I'm anticipating many high-velocity accidents.

     

    Excited for next week! Though I have a quick question about the community release: do we access the download somewhere on the forums?

     

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    33 minutes ago, CURIE said:

     

    I wrote like a paragraph of how I personally feel like the game's story suffers from TL;DR syndrome a month ago, forgot about it, I come back, apparently it started a whole shitstorm and this guy in particular is still going off about it.  Imagine if I had used 5% of my power

    this is him! this is the guy!

    it is, of course, not just this guy. in fact, not even all of what he quoted pertained to him. he is simply one small example of a certain flavor of person whose ego is the size of the moon and exists to make grumpy sounds in comment sections.

    we get a number of those from time to time. i have come to expect it.

    all i wanted here was to, perhaps, pre-empt future instances of such blowhardiness from occurring.

    but alas, it was not meant to be. much like how only you can prevent forest fires, only you can prevent hot takes.

    and this man is intent on burning the forest down.

    i weep.

    please do not be like this guy.

    i dread seeing this guy in my comment sections.

    i hope that everyone else likes ace so much that he melts in a pool of his own tears. (and then, ideally, returns as a more pleasant person.)

     

    (...though also, if i'm being honest, had ame not responded this would've gone entirely over my head. i was like "wait, you did?" and flipped through their history to see if this was something that i had heard about. didn't see anything and was like "huh, well, whatever, guy.")

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    7 minutes ago, Gundalf said:

    "don't forget that you can turn speedup off."

    I'm anticipating many high-velocity accidents.

     

    Excited for next week! Though I have a quick question about the community release: do we access the download somewhere on the forums?

     

    yes! you will find the download in a forum thread. the devblog sidebar will point you to it if you get lost.

    (i get lost. i haven't used the forums in years. discord all day.)

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    4 minutes ago, andracass said:

    yes! you will find the download in a forum thread. the devblog sidebar will point you to it if you get lost.

    (i get lost. i haven't used the forums in years. discord all day.)

    Poggers, thank you!

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    Rejuv already has a massive amount of content (and it's only going to increase 😺)

    Gotta see how the length of E19 is now!

     

    P.S. Are the system requirements for Reborn going to remain the same? (E.g. 10.12+ for Mac)

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    I’m beyond excited for the final release! No matter what happens, I cannot thank the dev team enough for the experience that is Pokémon Reborn!  
     

    I’m very eager to start planning a new play through to experience the early game changes, but I have one question. Will Pokémon be using their SW/SH or USUM learnsets? 

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    Just wanted to pop in for a bit to say thank you for all the time and effort that all of you devs have put into this beautiful game. I've "only" been waiting for about ten months for e19 (where did the time go?) but my first playthrough of e18 was honestly one of the best experiences I've had playing a video game like, ever and I'm excited to see all the new changes and improvements. 

     

    Y'all are amazing and I hope you get some well-deserved rest after finally releasing the game you've spent literal years on. Next weekend can't come fast enough. 

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    Question, will the new version still use the older game.exe file or will it only be playable using the game x thingy? I’m in the minority that can’t play if the older game file is replaced entirely.

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    2 hours ago, xKit said:

    This is going to be the hardest week of my life to get through knowing what's coming next weekend. Go faster time, dammit!

     

    I've got a question though. It might be dumb, but I don't really know where else to ask. When e19 releases, I wanna do as you've recommended and start from the very beginning again without making any further progress in my current save file. However, I also wanna take all the Pokemon I've trained up to this point with me on the new playthrough just 'cause I put weeks into raising so many of 'em specifically for this occasion. Is there a way to fluidly transfer them between saves and episodes? Amid all the excitement as of late, this has kinda been worrying me for a while now >_<

    I'm just a random player, but if you can wait a bit for your pokemon, I assume someone will get shared box mod up and running pretty quickly. Then you can transfer them from one save to the other. 

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    what i'm looking forward to most is as we approach the release the hype train gets attacked and we wake up in reborn city, in real life. e19: the game is real

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    I left all my hot takes at home. 

    Now, I only have love. <3

     

    (Honestly, even if you can't feel love, you can still carry out loving actions. That's an important lesson I think this game teaches very well.) 

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    I have given my thanks many a time with this project but why stop now. Thank you all so much again for making something truly unique and spectacular. Reborn was one of the biggest reasons my passion for Pokémon was reignited and that means more to me then you’ll ever know. I hope everyone takes a nice long break after the release but knowing some of you, you’ll probably jump right into something else lol. I wish everyone the best as we approach the finishing line. Much love to everyone involved in this fantastic game, you all rock!

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    2 hours ago, Ulti said:

    Tysm in advance. And please, take like a month off once it goes live. 

    i will make ame sit still for as long as i can manage!

    1 hour ago, Alisae said:

    What is the ratio between doubles and singles battle in the game?

    70% singles, 30% doubles, roughly.

    1 hour ago, SilverAngelus said:

    P.S. Are the system requirements for Reborn going to remain the same? (E.g. 10.12+ for Mac)

    i think so! 

    1 hour ago, Reginald Sanshire said:

    (Also, honestly kind of dreading what that puzzle could possibly entail.)

    you can always just look up the answer!

    some of the testers love them, and some of the testers hate them.

    1 hour ago, Enigma Shot U said:

    Question, will the new version still use the older game.exe file or will it only be playable using the game x thingy? I’m in the minority that can’t play if the older game file is replaced entirely.

    if you can run rejuv, you're good.

    otherwise, uh, you can try putting linux on a flash drive!!

    27 minutes ago, Yeshua_Kristos said:

    I left all my hot takes at home. 

    Now, I only have love. <3

    good!! this is all i want.

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    Hell yes!!! Just one more week-if I'm reading this correctly at least. If not then I look like an idiot... Which honestly isn't that far from the truth but man it's bizarre that this is the final episode of Reborn, after so many years it'll be strange not to look forward to a new episode. But the journey had to end eventually and I want to say thank you for creating this game, before I played this I was only a casual player. I never EV Trained or paid attention to IV's and Natures, hell I never strategized or used held items-though I'm still trying to work on that one.

     

    This game actually taught me how to play Pokemon right and no matter how much I wanted to punch something after getting my butt kicked so many times in the beginning I wouldn't change a second because I loved the challenge, the characters and the story. And I know that I'll love the final release just as much.

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    Question, that's prob dumb but idk, is the community release available to everyone or select few people? If so what's the difference between that and the final release? Thanks.

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    Long time forum lurker here. Will E19 have a traditional hall of fame in the sense that my team will be displayed in an eas to screenshot image? Sorry if this is a wierd thing to ask but this is a very particular thing I like about pokemon games.

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    4 hours ago, andracass said:

    corrin rouge threw himself in jail.

    CORINCAGE.gif

     

    if any of us say our favorite bug isn't this one, we're lying 

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    "Play for 4 hours a day, every day." Haha, "4 hours," hahahahahahaha. I don't have that healthy of a lifestyle, this'll take far less than a couple weeks. this is a cry for help please someone save me

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    Wow I this train is great. I want to get on another train after this. Any ideas of a new game in the distant future? This is kind of a joke but not really... Just curious

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    23 minutes ago, Ermac said:

    I have 2 badges right now. It's safe to continue with episode 19 or not? 

    Since you're so early it probably won't make a huge difference anyway

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    1 minute ago, Xander said:

    Since you're so early it probably won't make a huge difference anyway

    I hope so. I just don't wanna lose my Gastly.

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    It's been a long time coming, but more than well worth the effort! Unfortunately, I'm a bit busy and missed the train at my station and will have to wait a bit till I get a chance to play it after it drops. I'll be trying to avoid spoilers till then, but I hope that the devs can take a nice break if possible! May the release run smoothly and everyone have a fun time!

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    33 minutes ago, ZacharyAttacks said:

    Wow I this train is great. I want to get on another train after this. Any ideas of a new game in the distant future? This is kind of a joke but not really... Just curious

    Go check out Pokemon Rejuvenation. It's like an unofficial sequel. Brand new story and region, but there are some great shout outs, some of the same people are involved, and it was directly inspired by Reborn. It currently goes up to the 15th Gym, and has mons through gen 8, along with their own regional versions of some mons that are awesome. 

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    If we start a run on the community beta version...game thing. Will our save still be available/easily accessible once we update to the final version of the game or will the beta have a separate save folder.

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    5 hours ago, Green Bean 501 said:

    I'd like to extend my condolences to anyone else who will be going through the same situation for the next month or two

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    I can relate to your pain.

    Send help.

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    I am so excited for this ! I've been playing this game since ep14 and I can't believe the final release is almost here ! Thank you for your work devs 😀

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    2 hours ago, Shadowrunner211 said:

    Is community the patreon release, or is that the release on here?

     

    2 hours ago, Gil 32 said:

    whats the difference between community release and the full release? dumb question probably

     

    so the community release is on here. it's still an unfinished build, but it's in good enough shape for more people to play it.

    2 hours ago, Xander said:

    The day this releases I'll be celebrating the only way I know how. Gambling with the best mini game, Voltorb Flip

    good news! it's a bit easier now.

    maybe too easy.

     

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    god why do all the pokemon fan projects have to come out now
    first BB2VW2 redux now this? how am i going to finish my rapport for colleg im blaming you for any misspellings mkay

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    also about bug reports; i hope the way we're gonna have to report them is similar to how rejuv did vor v13, just a google answer thingy. its quick on our end and we have 1 place to check if any bugs have already been reported (in a drive spreadsheet iirc). id imagine making a new post to the forums is going to be hell for both parties to manage and sift through

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    I just wanna say....thank you so much. 

    This game has been an integral part of my life for more than 4 years now, and i honestly don't know how boring my life would have been without this. 

    all of the devs, all of the testers, EVERYONE, thank you so, so much. much love to each and every one of you. <3

     

    (istg we need more people like cass and ame in this world pls >.<)

     

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    6 hours ago, andracass said:

    lotta text

    K but I think you got me confused for someone else, my gimmick is hateboner for Cain.  I won't stand for being mixed up with some other shitty gimmick poster!

     

    But seriously good job on finally finishing the game, I've been a fan and part of this community since 2013 and even participated in beta a couple times (not this time obviously, I'm too old and busy now).  Actually kinda sad to see it coming to an end, it's been part of my life for a not-insignificant amount of time.  Also unfortunate that it had to end with the devs hating me, but the truth is I only ever said negative things about the game out of desire for the game to be better in those regards.  I guess my autism made me come off as a "troll" or something?

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    "Q: you made the game too easy and i hate it now.

    A: that's not a question! it's also a pretty bold thing to say about something you haven't even played.

    if the game is now ruined for you then i don't think there was ever anything we could've done about that.

    we're sorry for your loss, though!"

     

    Old players who want to experience the good old difficulty of the game, what can they do? There was a discussion about potentially passwords-use hinting towards that end, some time ago.

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    As someone who has played the beta for ~75 hours in the past week, I am STRONGLY encouraging everyone to replay the game.
     

    The early game is so much better for 2 reasons:

     

    - The new gameplay is great, the new areas are cool and whatnot, the balancing and pacing are better etc. 

     

    - The story is significantly improved. There are tonnes of new characterisation for early characters, and even for some that didn’t even show up in early game before. 
     

    A lot of the plot beats in late game hit really differently if you play the new early game. You’re missing out if you don’t.

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    i've been here in reborn since ep9(?) and it feels very surreal that we're reaching the twilight era of this game. even e18 feels like a lifetime ago already so i'm very excited to see the finished product! i cant even fathom how much work you all have put into this game throughout this decade and id really like to send some support for all your hard work!!!

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    Oh my god, next weekend????? 

     

    8 hours ago, Green Bean 501 said:

    I'd like to extend my condolences to anyone else who will be going through the same situation for the next month or two

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    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhh!!!! T.T

    ...F-final exams aren't r-really important... aweeeeeeh... *sobs*

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    Wow, I love this game. This is the first game I've been this excited for. I believe it was the first pokémon game I played, so I didn't make it far, but a year or 2 later I could come back with some experience and I feel like I'm just in time, because it's so much more fun to be this excited about ep19 than just having it be available.

     

    I do have a small question though. Last time I played through reborn I came across several spelling mistakes in the early game. They don't drag down the game as much as bugs so I could definitely see if you want the focus on bugs first. Will there be a place to report spelling mistakes, or will you focus on actual bugs first?

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    I'm definitely going to start over since the last time i played reborn is a few years ago XD. I'm really excited to play EP19 and reignite my passion of playing pokemon games ever since IRL just crashing at me like a hype train. Also huge thanks to Ame, Cass and the other developers for the awesome game, can't believe we have finally reach the end... ;w;

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    47 minutes ago, TheRK9 said:

    As someone who has played the beta for ~75 hours in the past week, I am STRONGLY encouraging everyone to replay the game.
     

    The early game is so much better for 2 reasons:

     

    - The new gameplay is great, the new areas are cool and whatnot, the balancing and pacing are better etc. 

     

    - The story is significantly improved. There are tonnes of new characterisation for early characters, and even for some that didn’t even show up in early game before. 
     

    A lot of the plot beats in late game hit really differently if you play the new early game. You’re missing out if you don’t.

    I have 2 badges right now. It's safe to continue with episode 19 or not? I just don't wanna lose my Gastly. 

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    1 minute ago, Ermac said:

    I have 2 badges right now. It's safe to continue with episode 19 or not? I just don't wanna lose my Gastly.

    You can wait that Wainolt updates the SWM SharedBox mod so that you can replay the game with your Gastly

     

     

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    Is there actual, genuine concern about big man Reggie showing up and shutting down this whole operation? I'm amazed Reborn has lasted so long without coming under fire, is that actually a possibility that it might happen? Anxiety brain is very anxious

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    16 minutes ago, AtheaOfAltea said:

    Is there actual, genuine concern about big man Reggie showing up and shutting down this whole operation? I'm amazed Reborn has lasted so long without coming under fire, is that actually a possibility that it might happen? Anxiety brain is very anxious

    Well, I'm not sure about this, but I'd think that if it's finished there isn't much Nintendo can do. I think that just like Uranium it will still be available, just a little less safe to download. Correct me if I'm wrong though.

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    it's mybe the finel episode but you create here a community,

    a universe with a 2 more game [for now] and a lot more then a fan game.

    there is a fan game and pokemon reborn so thank you for this and more.

     

    Q: this game still used HM? i know there will be mode for this

    but still i wish to know.

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    oh yes

     

    ...OH YES, WE'RE ALMOST THERE!

     

    Now to close out all of my other ongoing playthroughs of other games so I can be ready to EXIST AS Reborn when it happens.

     

    My Chesnaught, I've missed you so...

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    Also, for teambuilding's/completionist's sake, is there going to be a document of some kind that contains all wild encounters in-game? I'm planning on completing the pokedex with only shiny pokemon, but to do that i would need to know which mons are available before each gym leader (am planning to catch all of the shinies as soon as they're obtainable, i know masochistic but at least im not monotype-hardcore-nuzlocking smh)

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    Serious question - I already have a character with lot of ingame hours - and also i'm kinda attached to the pokemons i've gathered and ev trained xd. But i see it is more than recommended to start over with a new character. So is it possible to somehow exchange pokemons between characters on a same account? I would love to get them back (at some point) to both save time on grinding and just for sentimental reasons?

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    10 minutes ago, Finglid said:

    Serious question - I already have a character with lot of ingame hours - and also i'm kinda attached to the pokemons i've gathered and ev trained xd. But i see it is more than recommended to start over with a new character. So is it possible to somehow exchange pokemons between characters on a same account? I would love to get them back (at some point) to both save time on grinding and just for sentimental reasonS?

    SWM modular modpack contain a mod for transfer Pokemons from a save to antoher. You just have to wait until it will be updated to E19

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    3 hours ago, Ermac said:

    I have 2 badges right now. It's safe to continue with episode 19 or not? I just don't wanna lose my Gastly. 

     

    In general we can't guaruntee savefiles will work in E19 unless they are brand new or have fully completed E18 on account of a lot of the ways things have changed - Unfortunately if you want to be sure things won't break your best choices are either to start anew, or keep playing your file up to the end of the current E18 release before you upgrade to E19

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    OH FUCK, OH SHIT ITS HAPPENING! ITS FINALLY HERE!!!!!!!!

    After so long.... after so many years of hype.... my heart cant handle anymore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Cass, as a good steward that you are of our fine Hype Train/ship/plane/spacecraft/interdimensional station/yo mama, could you bring me a defibrilator to my spot? i might need it when its released lol.

     

    Jokes aside, FUCK YEAH! You guys are doing an amazing work and i could be more hopeful to play it!

     

    12 hours ago, Green Bean 501 said:

    I'd like to extend my condolences to anyone else who will be going through the same situation for the next month or two

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    Thats totally me!!!!

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    Ah, i have a question: You girls are DEFINETLY going to make a live or something to celebrate such event right? Maybe an YouTube live or something, but you MUST do something to mark this milestone!

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    4 hours ago, Ermac said:

    I have 2 badges right now. It's safe to continue with episode 19 or not? I just don't wanna lose my Gastly. 

    Honestly I would still restart. While Gastly is a good megg encounter, some areas before Corey are changed drastically. I'm being vague to not spoil anything, but the first 2,5 episodes are where the main improvements are.

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    Just now, TheRK9 said:

    Honestly I would still restart. While Gastly is a good megg encounter, some areas before Corey are changed drastically. I'm being vague to not spoil anything, but the first 2,5 episodes are where the main improvements are.

    Gastly was axed in mystery egg? 

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    we're just two bitches and a cat in an apartment.

     

    Cats and dogs living together!? DOOM IS UPON US! THE END IS NIGH! AND SO ON!

     

    On a less serious note, if I were to participate in the beta, and use the debug menu to give myself master balls and set the IVs & EVs etc, would my bug reports still be considered valid? I'd like to contribute/participate, but I've played pokémon since yellow, and I've spent far too much time trying to catch pokémon, let alone doing training and breeding.

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    Loaded up a reborn save so i could move my character to Hardy's gym and wow my team is bad. After 1 pandemic, two years, 2 rejuv playthroughs, and half a deso playthrough, I scroll though my PC and see nothing but wasted potential and a bunch of pokemon weak to floor type.

     

    Please remove floor type it kills all the mons i like

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    I have been checking the forums dor almost everyday for 3.5 years. I can't believe in one week this game will release. The journey of waiting is almost over. I am also hyped about how they will official announce the game. WIll it have rejuvenation level trailers and encrypted codes or something else entirely ? Also thanks to Ame and the other devs for making this amazing game. Especially Cass for being the best pilot of the most advanced vehicle there is. I am looking everyday for an hypetrain post and if there is one to read, then it is always an absolute blast reading through them.

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