fallout 7.16


- SwSh fallout journal -

on a week where I was depressed enough I didn't even know what to do all day,
I decided to "critique" Pokémon critiques,
dumping out every feeling and impression that came to my mind as the casual developer of Kind of The Opposite of Pokémon.

none of these should be taken as suggesting the source videos are "bad".
(usually whatever I decide is "bad" is at some kind of big societal level, if you read them.)

'open world Pokémon'


my least favourite thing about the idea of being a 'Pokémon fan' ... would be this concept that games have to be a separation from the real world. ...
I've literally ... despite there being no 'gameplay' or 'immersion', wished Pokémon Go was as good of a game as the OpenStreetMap editor.
...

re: 'ultra space adventure'


I hesitate to ever say there shouldn't be things like necrozma because they're some of the real highlights of the [Pokémon] series depending on what you're looking for in it. but at the same time ...
behind the Wizard of Oz curtain at game freak or the shopro associated studio or whatever other writing room there's full knowledge there's only a very finite amount of time in each generation of Pokémon before you have to start [other things] and leave all these highly interesting things behind unfinished.
...

'open world Pokémon'


my least favourite thing about the idea of being a 'Pokémon fan' ... would be this concept that games have to be a separation from the real world. ...
I've literally ... despite there being no 'gameplay' or 'immersion', wished Pokémon Go was as good of a game as the OpenStreetMap editor.
...