Monday, January 5, 2015

Fuchsia Gym Challenge, Champions New Abilities!

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Fuchsia Gym Challenge Released!
Last week I said I would make another gym challenge level and so this week I've started my brainstorm session for figuring out what the level will be like. GAME DESIGN TIME! For PTD in particular I often start by reading pokedex entries. I use to find them fascinating. I say "used to" because I don't find them as informative in the latest generations. So anyways.. I read the entries and try to formulate enemy attacks or level concepts based on that.

So for this level I decided to use Grimmer, Muk, Koffing and Weezing as the enemy for this level. Since those are Koga's pokemon (or implied) in gen 1. I could have also added in some from gen 2 and so forth but I decided against it. (As a developer you make a lot of these sort of arbitrary decisions very often. It helps that I'm making these alone so only my vote counts.)

So the notes I have so far are: Toxics combining, explosions, leave slime behind create grimer, they get close and new stench appears.

The next step is to start creating new moves and ideas on how I can mess the player up, or how the player might do something creative to stop the enemy. I still have to do this part but I'll be updating this blog post with my progress.  The fight is now out! Enjoy!

Champions TD Next Update Released!
Next up for Champions will be increasing the level cap to 6 and so adding new abilities for all the units in the game (they get them once they get to level 6 4 so most will already have the abilities once you play again.)

These are the current ideas for new abilities: (Note these are for level 4 so they won't be the best the units can get.)
Red = Completed
Mage - Counter Spell - Makes enemies unable to cast spells (enemies will cast spells in later levels!)
Warrior - Tear - Chance to make enemies take damage over time.
Rogue - Lock - Stuns an enemy for a short time. Cost a combo point.
Hunter - Tag - Hunter's tag a target so everybody can do more damage to it.
Paladin - Flash Heal - Healing move that can heal allies and itself in a pinch. High mana cost.
Warlock - Rain of Fire - Call down meteors from the sky on a target, damaging all units in the same area. Leaves a pool of lava that will hit enemies walking in that lane.
Priest - Shield - Give its allies a shield that absorbs damage only last for a while.
Shaman - Totem - put a totem that slows enemies down that walk by it for a certain amount of time.
Druid - Refresh - Give allies and itself a heal over time effect.
Boss Bandit - Summon Lacky - Calls a lacky bandit to fight on your side.
Tank Bandit - Spikes - If using a shield physical attacks against it will hurt the enemy.
Bandit - Pickpocket - Will sometimes steal money or items from enemies they are attacking.
Timothy - Annoying Hymn - Will sing a song that will heal all nearby units and hurt all nearby enemies.
Forest Hunter - Ice Shot - Shoot a long range projectile at the target that will freeze it for a time.
Brown Bear - Bite - Take a bite out of your target, it will also heal you. Requires 50 rage.
Grey Boar - Rage Stun - If the boar is charging his attacks have a chance to stun the target.

Weekly Progress

PTD2 v1.79.2  - Mystery Gift Throh and Hall of Fame Reward Tornadus - Released!

PTD2 v1.79.1  - Mystery Gift Alomomola and Hall of Fame Reward Keldeo - Released!

PTD2 v1.79 - Fuchsia Gym Challenge - Released!
  • Made Olivine Gym and World Tournament Fight 1 a bit easier by lowering the frequency of some enemy attacks and some health and speed values.
Champions TD next update - New Abilites - Level Cap at 6 - Released!

So that's what we are working on this week, got any ideas or feedback for this week's update let me know!

128 comments:

  1. when will next invasion be and what does arbitrary mean?

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  2. lol Sam 100 snd coins woo!! it will be crazy :D

    i was thinking and i have a question what others tms/hms you plan to add in ptd2?

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  3. How will the winner be determined?

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  4. He should be picking from his own will or its going to be random.

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  5. Are you going to do the same for non-pass holders?

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  6. response please :DJanuary 6, 2015 at 2:03 PM

    @samOtero
    Is posible eliminate hoenn invasion? I need some johto's pokemon and with invasion I can't catch.

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  7. Can you increase the level of the pokemon in Dragon's Den? That's my favourite place to level up. Also, thanks for the increase in levels in Ice Path and Route 45!

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  8. What is Champions TD?I didn't play for some months btw.

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  9. a new game we are making you can play it here http://samdangames.blogspot.com/p/champions-td-alpha.html

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  10. not possible yet but I will add it this weekend so hoen won't be on every single day

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  11. not a whole bunch at the moment but it would be cool to add more

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  12. gen 4 will be next, arbitrary means like you choose something but there isn't a whole lot of logic to it

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  13. do what for non-pass holders?

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  14. could do that too!

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  15. randomly from the list of trainer pass owners

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  16. Sam can u replace missing no.(it feints in one hit) with something else?

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  17. in ice path why no boy jynx?

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  18. 100 SnD coin giveaway.

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  19. man well ctd should be added with the login option like you have in ptd1 and ptd2 cause my progress get deleted every time.

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  20. Legendary dogs for trade
    Entei code:154aee17f511e2

    Suicune code:154aee1b543ccc
    Raikou code:154aee149a2f9e

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  21. It's one of the perks of getting the pass

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  22. there will be one, I'm looking for a nice way of doing it

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  23. can next mystery gift be castform?

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  24. ok thanks and here are some of suggestions i think it will help you. How about enhancing your items to make them of your level (it would take some copper for that) there would be different enhancement like wizard,fighter,healer,hybrid,thief,hybrid(2), lucky(increase your crit power) and etc. and weapon would have some different ranges like 0-60,15-45,30-30 the damage would depend on the ranges like 30-30 would always deal same damage whatever the range is the total of the both number should be specific number for ex: 30-30 these both total is sixty so the another weapon would have the same total like 15-45 have also the total of 60 (this range would increase with enhancing the more the level of the enhancement is the more the range would be.

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  25. i hate finn and jake that stupid cartoon adventure time

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  26. wow sinnoh will be next invasion

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  27. my best friend is not playing this game for many months why why whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

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  28. Hi, PTD2 it's not working, after loading, the flash remains black. Has this happened for another players?

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  29. Why is that? Have you actually seen any episodes? Cause I used to be like you and think that it was a baby show but it actually has some grown-up content.

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  30. yeah man me too i hv 20 years old and i like adventure time and i can say that cartton not is exactly for kids.. one example is princess bubllegum and marceline.....

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  31. man i respect your opinion but adventure time not is a cartoon for kids.... search in the google for princess bubblegum and marceline...... he he

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  32. you know that there is a "reply" button under his comment?^^

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  33. refreshing usually fixes it, it's a weird thing it happened to me too

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  34. you can catch him in game

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  35. like being able to upgrade your items?

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  36. Hey Sam:)
    I got a new idea.
    How about when ctd gets bigger we could be able to connect it with our ptd 2 account. So you could "special achievements" like progressing in ptd2 rewards your ctd account with prizes and progressing in ctd would reward the ptd2 account.
    How do you like the idea?:)

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  37. jynx only can be female

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  38. when do they happen?

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  39. When pokemon evolve in the middle of a battle, they don't change abilities. This isn't such a big deal for permanent evolutions, but it results in megas not getting the proper ability. Cloud Nine shouldn't be able to override Primordial Sea, or Desolate Land, but it does. It's not a major bug, but I just wanted to alert you so you can choose to leave it as is or fix it when you have time.

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  40. how can they reproduce... never mind

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  41. lol it ptd2 u can walk on a house by going down on it! :)

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  42. yea but there is girl mr. mime

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  43. Yeah thats nasty. I was very shocked to finally know that.

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  44. kkkk yeah me too lol is a little weird no?

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  45. Adventure Time appeals to adults and children.

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  46. Not to mention it can be dark sometime too.

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  47. lol is scary when lich kill prism :P

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  48. One of my favourite moments is when Finn finds out about the Lich possesing Billy.

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  49. thanks for letting me know

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  50. would be cool, I do have a spot there for enchants in the future

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  51. it's a cool idea I've also had it :)

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  52. Sam, wonder if you can spot the first spelling mistake in the first dialogue of the Fuchsia gym challenge.

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  53. Will you add more levels to 1 vs 1

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  54. I've refreshed several times, but nothing, it remains black :( nevermind, I'll try later

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  55. Hey sam,are you gonna add all of the reagions in pdt2 and/or pdt1 and if you do,will there be mega evolutions?

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  56. I think so... but which one did you find :)

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  57. I will add the pokemon from all regions, and yes there will be mega evolutions

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  58. I want to play, but I can't find it!

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  59. I love playing pokemon tower defense and I have it on my phone but I have some issue with the app when I try to play the story after I add pokemon from mystery gift it says reading response but it stays on that for ever. Can you fix that with the app?

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  60. yes i knowu have an problem huh ? u who i am

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  61. i want treekion virrizion zekrom dialga palkia giratina plz

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  62. thats an amazing idea, i thought of that too but i said that it would be that good

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  63. are you talking about ptd1? if you do then that version is outdated at the moment

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  64. ptd2? http://samdangames.blogspot.com/p/play-ptd-2.html

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  65. Sam, can you make a givenway(for example 10 or 20 snd coins) for every ptd/ptd2 or ctd player?
    a smaller ammount of snd coins on which everyone can participate .plz

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  66. It's in the third sentence of the first dialogue box. Its says an Poison Pokemon Trainer. It's just a small mistake but I was just thinking it would sound weird if some people read it.

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  67. you have a point there.

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  68. Sam, after finishing the gym challenges on ptd2 can you make a trainer duel mode?
    In this mode the trainers will be able to choose 6 of their pokemon as their team and face other trainers. And after a certain stage(for example 20 wins) you win an award

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  69. could be interesting :) thanks for the idea

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  70. giving free normal pokemons, any one :)
    just give me a pokemon id and tell me which one or you want( till 10)

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  71. That sounds good nice and simple.

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  72. Tell me when you are ready if you still want to do it.

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  73. yes i am just busy studying for the school

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  74. Ok sure I'm on holidays now in my country when do you start school.

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  75. found a bug.. in CTD all abilities of a class has the same description

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  76. can you recreate the bug?

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  77. What date do you start school at?

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  78. it seems that once i get to lvl 4 on my main account it says this

    http://i.imgur.com/mvq9MZL.png

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  79. Shinies I need


    Articuno, Mewtwo, Mew, Togepi, Sudowoodo, Umbreon, Murkrow, Gligar, Slugma,





    Houndoor, Larvitar,
    Azurill, Lileep, Kecleon, Chimecho, Wynaut, Beldum, Piplup, Starly,
    Budew, Shieldon, Combee (female), Pachirisu, Stunky, Bonsly,
    Hippopotas, Glaceon, Snivy, Tepig, Drilbur, Sawk, Venipede, Sigilyph,
    Tirtouga, Zorua, Vanillite, Emolga, Foonguss, Ferroseed, Klink, Litwick,
    Mienfoo, Golett, Pawniard, Bouffalant, Rufflet, Heatmor, Larvesta,
    Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Espurr, Honedge, Phantump

















    Shadows I need


    Togepi, Sudowoodo,
    Yanma, Murkrow, Dunsparce, Gligar, Sneasel, Slugma, Houndoor, Larvitar,
    Treecko, Mudkip, Ralts, Azurill, Plusle, Lileep, Anorith, Feebas,
    Castform, Chimecho, Wynaut, Chimchar, Starly, Shinx, Budew, Cranidos,
    Combee (female), Buneary, Bonsly,


    Gible, Riolu,
    Skorupi, Rotom, Phione, Victini, Tepig, Oshawott, Blitzle, Darumaka,
    Scraggy, Sigilyph, Yamask, Zorua, Gothita, Solosis, Vanillite,
    Karrablast, Ferroseed, Litwick, Cryogonal, Shelmet, Golett, Pawniard,
    Klefki

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  80. Oh ok wasn't sure about that.

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  81. can you make mods for ptd 2 please

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  82. hey bro i hv a lot of shinies what you will can offer for that?

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  83. shadows lillep anorith feebas plusle ralts you can catch in the wild :)

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  84. My bad I actually have them I just realized just ignore that but I'm not sure where to catch anorith or lileep I also need the shiny versions of them.

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  85. Ok I need alot of them just give me your ID or codes.

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  86. Just play the hacked version.

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  87. Could you please bring back the ptd 1 mystery gift codes, even just going back through them again. Everyone will have too many missingno

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  88. Sam, can you catch Azurill in Hoenn Invasion or is it still breed only?

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  89. anorith is in ruins of alpha - gold version

    lileep is silver v. - ruins of alpha

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  90. Hey Sam, whenever I finish a level in CTD, it freezes. It says, A plug in (shockwave flash) isn't responding. I'm using chrome and if I use a different site, I have to start all over. Please help. :( here a screen shot. http://prntscr.com/5u9pak

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  91. pokemon researcherJanuary 19, 2015 at 2:05 AM

    hey SAM will you make some places openafter winning the game
    there's nothing to do after capturing pokemons

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  92. pokemon researcherJanuary 19, 2015 at 2:10 AM

    do you want mew?

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  93. pokemon researcherJanuary 19, 2015 at 2:11 AM

    this is exactly what I wanted

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  94. pokemon researcherJanuary 19, 2015 at 2:16 AM

    hey SAm pls add more pokemon
    and I cannot figure out how to evolve nosepass in ptd2

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  95. Sam I'm a one of PTD2 User, than I have a many question to you.
    1. After beat the shadow mewthree player will be see the Hoenn Pokemon In the field.
    So what can I do for remove them to normal?(In v1.79.1)
    2. So I saw the Many Invasion will be in PTD2, So In the future It(PTD2) will have the Sinnoh, Unova, Kalos Invasion and of course you'll be add Kanto Invasion, too.
    (1)So In Kanto invasion, will you make the eevee/snorlax in the wild?
    (2)Well some of user in PTD2, they didn't played PTD1 like my friend.
    I think you have to add the first gen legendary like Articuno, Zapdos, Mewtwo...well how about it?
    3. Well I know you didn't add the Regular&Shadow Rayquaza, Jirachi, Heatran, Xerneas, Yveltal and
    Shiny&Shadow Chameleaf,Coala, Bubbull. But I think CCB is the cosmoids so you didn't have to add shiny/shadow form. But how about The legendaries? Rayquaza, Jirachi, Heatran, Xerneas, Yveltal
    cannot be have a normal or shadow. Some of Koreans(Well I'm Korean, too.)wants to get them.
    4. Well you said you'll make a very small berry farm in the Pokemon Center, You said it in the FAQ.
    So When will you add it?
    Sorry about too many questions and bit arrogantly; If you don't want to said about this question you can erase it.

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  96. will be fixed in the next update, it has to do with timothy's new ability, so if you don't use him you can play

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  97. I believe breed only

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  98. 1. yes, soon they will only show up on certain days
    2. yes and yes
    2.1 yes but rare
    2.2. I might add them for hall of fame
    3. those were prizes for donating so they are a bit rare and we want to keep them that way
    4. Not sure, I had many plans that just didn't work out

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  99. gym challenges provide something to do extra

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  100. it's hard to post new updates for ptd1, it got damaged on my end

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  101. That's too bad :( Thank you for the reply anyway.

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  102. Just gonna say, the original PTD was better than the 2nd

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  103. thxx for aggreeing with me

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  104. i don;t take pokemon
    just giving for free
    for example i will give you xerneas for a pidgey (for pokemon without prize)

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  105. yeah but with live trainers and you can learn new strategies as well as having fun

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  106. I agree the first one was more on point, I'm also a bigger fan of gen 1, I do think the second one did way more

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  107. You can evolve Nosepass in Dark Cave(Present).

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  108. I couldn't find them they must be in the waves.

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  109. The sucky thing is we both start on a Thursday.

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  110. The_Curious_Girl_Named_GelaMarch 27, 2015 at 5:43 AM

    Are you gonna make PTD 3?
    Or are you adding everything to PTD 2?
    Sorry Haven't Played PTD 2 yet :>
    Im finishing PTD first~

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