Author Topic: DinC's FIRST EVER Nuzlocke run - Pokemon Moon

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Re: DinC's FIRST EVER Nuzlocke run - Pokemon Moon
« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2017, 11:58:32 AM »
With Nuzlockes, you never know when it's all going to end.  I thought for sure that
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Ilima's Smeargle
would be the nails in the coffin, but I survived that by the skin of my teeth.  Yeah, it was disheartening that it ended as soon as it did.  I'm still debating on what to do with my save. 
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Re: DinC's FIRST EVER Nuzlocke run - Pokemon Moon
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2017, 07:13:30 PM »
I'm not really familiar with Pokemon nor Nuzlocke, but I was surprised at how SMT-ish this seemed.  The difference between victory and defeat was often one or two hits.  Is this offensive style of gameplay typical of Pokemon?

I wonder what a Nocturne Nuzlocke run would look like.

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Re: DinC's FIRST EVER Nuzlocke run - Pokemon Moon
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2017, 12:29:18 AM »
Lol I just love that the name is Lando XD
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Re: DinC's FIRST EVER Nuzlocke run - Pokemon Moon
« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2017, 03:41:33 PM »
@ironmage - I can see the similarities between Pokemon and SMT in terms of recruiting demons/pokemon and how myriad elemental match ups come into play.  However, Pokemon is marketed more towards kids, so a normal playthrough (without using the self-imposed Nuzlocke restrictions) would be far far easier than any SMT game, including DemiKids. 

@Artimicia - Yeah, I had fun doing the Lando thing.  It started off as a gag because of my Halloween/Free Comic Book Day costume, but he took on a life of his own in the Nuzlocke. 
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