Okay, so, time to finish up the lab section. I deign to speak to Hau, who says he’ll be checking out the Diglett’s Tunnel – so, sounds like that’s open now, thanks for the tip – and then make an attempt for the elevator that Prof. Labsafetyfail is standing determinedly in front of. (more…)
Prof. Labsafetyfail politely just tells me where to go without strongarming me there through a cutscene, so I’m fine heading over there instead of seeking to escape the railroad. (more…)
Alright, the new area’s unlocked…but how about that asshole on the stoutland, what’s he up to?
Still there. The moment Bonnibel gets true power, there will be so much blood. (more…)
TLDR? I fritter away a lot of time on the pokemon part of these games and not the plot. (more…)
So, before Lana lets me go, she tells me about the next trial, but I’m not paying attention because it’s pretty obvious I don’t need to when the game will railroad me there regardless. The game designer’s dilemma – the harder you push the player, the more you need to push the player. (more…)
Last time, I investigate splashing for no reason. Today, I continue along and Lana is now pointing me at another splashing bit and without even the argument it’s a strong pokemon – hey, maybe it’s a person, she suggests. Why the hell am I doing this. Also, why can’t I get to the other side of the pond LET ME OFF THE LEASH. (more…)
Time to continue! I…get sucked into yet another cutscene. (more…)
Okay, it’s finally time to leave! But first…I need to get her eyes back to normal, take off that lipstick, and go back to the original shirt. (more…)
The room was shrouded in darkness. The only source of illumination was a lone bare light bulb hanging over the table where we set. Its light did more to conceal than to reveal, promising clarity only to deliver unnerving shadows.
“All set,” said the doctor with sunken eyes and melodic voice, putting away the syringe. “You will feel the effects shortly. Now, we already went through the process, but sometimes patients suffer a relapse under the influence of the drug, so I will leave these papers with you.” She indicated a few pamphlets lying on the table. “Just consult them if you’re unsure of what you’re supposed to do. We find it helpful to pick one patient to be your guide in this matter.”
She stepped deeper into the darkness, so only her voice could be heard.
“I’ll be leaving now. It’s… undesirable for unrelated people to be present at this stage. Don’t worry, though. No matter what happens, no matter what thoughts and memories you find in your mind, nothing can hurt you in this room. Not anymore.”
A sound of a door opening and closing could be heard, though we could not see it.
“Right,” I said reaching for the pamphlet. “So I guess we’re doing it. Let’s see…”
Okay, so it’s finally time for my big island-escaping fight.
I think I’ll gather some of my better pokemon, but not too good. So…
Alright, oran berries for everybody and let’s go! (more…)
So, a while back I’ve reviewed TRPG A Penny for My Thoughts. Would anyone be interested in a game hosted here? Penny is actually well-suited for blog format, unlike many other TRPGs, since it’s mostly a structured storytelling rather than a traditional game. The uninterrupted flow is not really important, so you can take your time with replies without causing boredom or severe impatience, and the rules are simple enough that even people completely unfamiliar with TRPGs would be able to grasp them easily (and, of course, I’m going to walk the players through the rules step by step).
We need 3-5 people in total.
For the setting I plan to use the City, though it’s open to suggestions. Due to the nature of the game, pretty much any setting that allows for the existence of the memory research institute is viable and won’t require lengthy adaptation, though naturally it must be something all players are familiar with and want to play.
I leave the cave and Rotom chimes in telling me that the “dreamboat” Ilima is over there. Does Rotom actually experience cross-species attraction, or is it just going on what it learned last time it possessed a TV?
Ilima: As you travel around the islands of Alola, you will find captains’ barricades here and there.
THAT’S YOU ASSHOLES?
YOU DID THAT?
I WILL BURN YOUR WORLD TO THE GROUND. (more…)
So, I’ve gained access to the main city area. Some person is now explaining I should say “Alola” when greeting new people.
But…I saw a ledyba in the first area when I played the first time, but haven’t since. I didn’t want to grind too long then, but now I think I’ll head back and run around for a bit. (more…)
Prof Labsafetyfail tells me I have to go to the islands and do challenges to be the best, then starts telling me I’m special for the fact my pokemon use moves. (more…)
Hey all — basically what happened is our theme updated, and decided to remove a ton of functionality for some fucking reason. I’m working on it.
On the bright side, our emails work again.
edit: Alright, the nav bar is a wonky color, but everything else seems to be back. Sorry for the comments that got eaten — they are lost to the ether, at least until tomorrow.
edit ii: Everything should be back to normal!