Posts tagged pokemon
Yes, it’s a highly dodgy Doodle Jump rip-off starring everyone’s favourite electric mouse, Pickahu.
(And not because I love Pikachu. I’m a 36-year-old married man with a steady job and a Volvo. Of course I don’t have a favourite Pokemon. And if I did, it certainly wouldn’t be one as obvious as Pikachu. Oh no. I’d go for something much cooler.)
Anyway, I turned airplane mode on while I played, just in case it tried to do something dodgy – I trust Apple’s review process this much: none. It’s a fairly dull Doodle Jump clone that takes too long to get hard, but it seems to work okay and doesn’t have the annoying shooting elements of Doodle Jump, so I guess it wins there.
Would have been nice if the developer had made some attempt to actually, you know, animate Pikachu as he leapt around, but there you go. At least there’s a local high score table.
Blast from the past!
Had a hankering for this, so dug it out and have spent an enjoyable few minutes using the stylus to make lines of matching Pokemon. Seems to have been unjustly forgotten this game – it’s a good little puzzler and the cutscenes look great.
Didn’t play much yesterday. Just wandered around doing some levelling and such. I found the Pikachu fan club, but didn’t get any gifts for having a Pikachu in my party. Oh well.
I have foiled the evil Team Galactic! Ha ha!
So that’s the end of the big story. Now I’ve just got… everything else left to do. Of most importance is the final gym and the Elite Four, but there’s tons and tons of toehr stuff to do, too.
Lots of play last night, mostly levelling up before tackling the next gym. My staravia evolved into a staraptor (if I got those names right…), but I moved her out of the party for a Swablu, who I’m now trying to evolve. The swablu can’t learn defog, so I’m having to avoid foggy areas, but that’s the only real negative.
Current team -
Chistery, level 31 Monferno with Mach Punch (Fight), Rock Smash (Fight), Flame Wheel (Fire) and Ember (Fire).
Lawson, level 35 Tangrowth with Vine Whip (Grass), Cut (Normal), Mega Drain (Grass) and AncientPower (Rock).
Cadaver, level 34 Alakazam with Psycho Cut (Psychic), Confusion (Psychic), Psybeam (Psychic) and Miracle Eye (Psychic).
PIKACHU (in Japanese), level 33 Pikachu with Thunder Wave (Electric), Shock Wave (Electric), Thunderbolt (Electric) and Slam (Normal).
Clarice, level 32 Staravia with Defog (Flying), Aerial Ace (Flying), Fly (Flying) and Wing Attack (Flying).
Duckula, level 34 Golduck with Shadow Claw (Ghost), Surf (Water), Water Pulse (Water) and Rock Smash (Fight).
Slogged my way to Celestic Town, or whatever it’s called, and thwarted Team Galactic’s evil plans there. I really like my current team, though my starter fire monkey chap has terrible defence. Still, he’s my starter, so he has to be in my team for ever and ever.
Played huge amounts of this over the weekend. Two more gyms done, lots of exploring and levelling, evolved my Buneary and a Chancy (that I got as en egg by trading with my wife), stuff like that. Ate hours and hours of my life.
Played this last night for a bit. First I went into the underground tunnels and dug for spheres with my wife. (And I stole her flag. She was annnoyed, I was amused. I’m a bad husband.) Then we went up top and did some trading to evolve some guys. And then I did a few fights to try and level up to beat the gym leader I’m stuck on.
I haven’t tried the gym again. Instead, I just wandered around a bit outside of town while my wife was on the phone, got my Psyduck up a level or two.