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Census Census & Games 2010 Pokemon Draft (your champion: MandaloreYak!)

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by The Loyal Imperial, Nov 7, 2010.

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  1. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    What a waste of my time. Fine, whatever, done.

    So, also a question I guess more for TLI. How much are we taking the descriptions of these pokemon into account? Like, alakazam thinks faster than a supercomputer. Do we think about that when judging?
     
  2. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Round 1

    2. Blu - Arcanine
    3. Trimaj - Dragonite
    4. Chim - Tyranitar
    5. RX_Sith - Metagross
    6. Gunny - Steelix
    7. Hokage_Kalar - Slaking
    8. Yak - Alakazam
    1. Wiggins - Salamence

    Round 2

    1. Yak - Gengar
    2. Hokage_Kalar - Snorlax
    3. Gunny - Gyarados
    4. RX_Sith - Garchomp
    5. Chim - Kingdra
    6. Trimaj - Charizard
    8. Wiggins - Togekiss
    7. Blu - Swampert

    Round 3

    1. Wiggins - Magmortar
    3. Trimaj - Lapras
    4. Chim - Electivire
    5. RX_Sith - Aerodactyl
    6. Gunny - On the clock!
    7. Hokage_Kalar
    8. Hokage_Kalar
    2. Blu - Bumped!

    Pokemon drafted

    Abra
    Aerodactyl
    Alakazam
    Arcanine
    Bagon
    Beldum
    Charizard
    Charmander
    Charmeleon
    Dragonair
    Dragonite
    Dratini
    Electabuzz
    Electivire
    Elekid
    Gabite
    Garchomp
    Gastly
    Gengar
    Gible
    Growlithe
    Gyarados
    Haunter
    Horsea
    Kadabra
    Kingdra
    Lapras
    Larvitar
    Magby
    Magikarp
    Magmar
    Magmortar
    Marshtomp
    Metagross
    Metang
    Mudkip
    Munchlax
    Onyx
    Pupitar
    Salamence
    Seadra
    Shelgon
    Slaking
    Slakoth
    Snorlax
    Steelix
    Swampert
    Togekiss
    Togepi
    Togetic
    Tyranitar
    Vigoroth

    Reminder: Each GM receives 24 hours to pick their character. If the GM fails to pick within that time, then the GM will be bumped to the bottom of the round. If a GM is bumped several times, then they may be removed at the discretion of the commissioner.

    Note: Please leave the updating of the draft list to either the commissioner or a judge.
     
  3. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    Yeah I was wondering that too. Plus some other more specific questions about moves. Some Pokes have the normal HM/TM moves and I get that but what is the deal with pre-evolution, tutor and egg moves? Do the evolved forms get all this junk too or what? Because some guys are junk without those extra moves. I think that is how we did it last time but I can't be sure. Then we have the abilities, what's the deal with them? Is that as big a role as I feel it is, and do they get the 'Dreamworld' stuff some of them have from the new Black/White game? I figure not since we aren't including that generations Pokemon but I wanted to be sure what to expect.

    Also with the size advantage some of these guys have... how does something like Pikachu expect to damage Wailord being 1/100th the size? In reality he could roll over and pancake Pika, type advantage or not.
     
  4. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    We ratified this trade.
     
  5. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    ...Somehow, I never even saw the last four posts of the last page today. Weird. Anyways:

    Game versions. The strength of their particular Pokemon in-game itself is without much meaning: though a trainer who only uses very low-level Pokemon isn't likely to be as good as those who've handled higher level Pokemon.

    We do, yes.

    No egg or tutor moves, I'd say, and no Dreamworld. Abilities are present and taken into account. And I believe evolutions keep any moves their pre-evolved forms learn, yes? If so, then yeah, they'd have access to the moves of their previous forms.

    Regardless of size and weight, damage and type advantages/disadvantages still apply. And speed. Pika just keeps from getting too close and shoots off lightning. Fried whale.
     
  6. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    Are we using pokemon abilities? And also can your own pokemon attack the other if we trump for certain combination. I know in arena your own pokemon could attack each other.
     
  7. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    Abilities are present and taken into account.

    And if trumped pokemon are fighting each other you'd be an idiot to trump them...
     
  8. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yes, trumping Zangoose and Seviper would probably be a bad idea.
     
  9. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    That's only because you don't know my strategy... : )
     
  10. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    Also what is the maximum of moves a Pokemon can use. Do we have to select their 4, or do they have all of them?
     
  11. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    They get all their moves.
     
  12. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    Well then, how do we put odds on Snorlax doing something with sleep talk?
     
  13. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    *Diceroll for effectiveness*
     
  14. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    I'll choose Empoleon.
     
  15. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    Porygon-Z and Wobuffet
     
  16. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    Holy crap, picks! Not used to that. Didn't even see the penguin on the list, and I have a feeling Wobbuffet is going to be argued...well we will just see when we get there.

    And now we wait... again.
     
  17. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    Well I think that particular strategy with the self-attack, you'd probably need some really smart pkmn or a trainer who knows what they're doing. I don't think the average pokemon is gonna think of that, and maybe not the average trainer.

    Yeah I saw EMP-man. Thought about it, but I guess it didn't matter now. But I dun care I have Mr. Supercomputaaaaah!

    Are pokemon with teleport and stuff that isn't usable in the game but would be obviously helpful in battle allowed to use those moves in the battle scenarios?
     
  18. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    Gengar is on the trade block. Holla with a deal or talks if you wantim.
     
  19. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    Just a little over 10 short hours is all we have to wait!
     
  20. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Since those limitations exist mostly because of simple game mechanics, yes.
     
  21. Hokage_Kalar

    Hokage_Kalar Jedi Master star 4

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    Well I guess I have to pick a trainer that knows my set of pokemon like the back of his hand... Hmm... that shouldn't be too hard [face_peace]
     
  22. The_Chim

    The_Chim Jedi Master star 6

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    Uggh. I forgot we had to make trainer picks until you posted that Kalar. What a mess...
     
  23. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    Wow. I only talked about who my trainer was gonna be... All the time.
     
  24. blubeast1237

    blubeast1237 Jedi Master star 5

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    Raichu.

    -b
     
  25. MandaloreYak

    MandaloreYak Jedi Master star 5

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    I would make a big production out of it, but since I just want the next person to go...

    Exeggcutor

    Gallade
     
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