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Boss Doggie
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(12-13-2012, 10:30 PM)
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Anyone else find them fascinating?

And you know what? Screw the anime - I like the cries in the games more because it makes them sound like an actual creature rather than a being with a creepy human-like word. That's why when monsters like Groudon and Kyogre were shown, I really love how they make wild growls rather than "KA-YO-GERRRRR!!!" Although the Regicries were pretty snazzy.

Gen 1 Cries
Gen 2 Cries
Gen 3 Cries
Gen 4 Cries
Gen 5 Cries

With that said I really wish GF would update Gen 1 and 2 cries. Screw tradition/nostalgia, a lot of them reuse the same sound and just alter the pitch. At least later gens made the cries very distinct.

I definitely like most of Gen 5 cries though - for some odd reason they're very alluring.
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SlowRevolution
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(12-13-2012, 10:35 PM)
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Some of them are good and actually sound like animals, but too many are annoying computer sounds that remind me of a broken record spinning.
QuiteWhittle
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(12-13-2012, 10:36 PM)
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Gen 5 is the only good set.
Chopper
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(12-13-2012, 10:38 PM)
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The cries quizzes in the Pokedex Pro broke me. I never appreciated them before those.
Eidan
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(12-13-2012, 10:38 PM)
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This really helps illustrate how lame the designs of the Pokémon have become.
Boss Doggie
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(12-13-2012, 10:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eidan

This really helps illustrate how lame the designs of the Pokémon have become.

dat genwunner

Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Nothing tops Mewtwo's cry

Sounds like a rehashed Jinx cry hahahaha!
Dr.Hadji
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(12-13-2012, 10:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eidan

This really helps illustrate how lame the designs of the Pokémon have become.

The cries have gotten better with greater audio tech. Your Poke'troll doesn't work on this one.
Pandoracell
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(12-13-2012, 10:40 PM)
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Maybe i'm just being nostalgic but I feel like the earlier cries have more character than the later generations, which just sound like low quality samples of real life sounds.
Zeroth
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(12-13-2012, 10:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Nothing tops Mewtwo's cry

You mean Para's cry.
The Adder
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(12-13-2012, 10:42 PM)

Originally Posted by Boss Doggie

Anyone else find them fascinating?

And you know what? Screw the anime - I like the cries in the games more because it makes them sound like an actual creature rather than a being with a creepy human-like word. That's why when monsters like Groudon and Kyogre were shown, I really love how they make wild growls rather than "KA-YO-GERRRRR!!!" Although the Regicries were pretty snazzy.

Gen 1 Cries

Oh god, I just nostalgia'd. Nostalgia'd everywhere. All over myself.
jman2050
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(12-13-2012, 10:42 PM)
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Lugia has the best one
Wichu
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(12-13-2012, 10:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boss Doggie

With that said I really wish GF would update Gen 1 and 2 cries. Screw tradition/nostalgia, alot of them reuse the same sound and just alter the pitch. At least later gens made the cries very distinct.

Stadium and Stadium 2 had higher-quality sound effects for cries. But most of them sound pretty boring.

Also, THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE
Starwolf_UK
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(12-13-2012, 10:43 PM)
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Shall I be the one to bring up Pokemon stadium? Factor 5 decided to try and make them sound more real...edit: I shall not, thanks Wichu :)

But honestly, Gamefreak games will never do that. Just like the Dragon quest sound effects, the Sonic Ring sound, its too much part of the experience.
ZeroGravity
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(12-13-2012, 10:44 PM)
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As long as no one posts Kricketune's...

EDIT: Fuck.
Snegurochka
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(12-13-2012, 10:44 PM)

Originally Posted by Eidan

This really helps illustrate how lame the designs of the Pokémon have become.

do we have to do this in every pokemon thread?
Sn4ke_911
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(12-13-2012, 10:44 PM)
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So Gaffers who got Junior'd can still create threads?
Boss Doggie
all my loli wolf companions are so moe
(12-13-2012, 10:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zeroth

You mean Para's cry.

Yeah, like I said, Genwun reuses a lot of cries.

Originally Posted by Wichu

Stadium and Stadium 2 had higher-quality sound effects for cries. But most of them sound pretty boring.

Also, THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE

Don't they sometimes use the anime version of the cries, and sometimes the game version?
Eidan
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(12-13-2012, 10:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dr.Hadji

The cries have gotten better with greater audio tech. Your Poke'troll doesn't work on this one.

Seems like you guys hear this kind of thing a lot. I'll admit, I haven't played a Pokemon game since Gold and Silver. Where can I go for someone to explain to me what the hell this is?

SalsaShark
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(12-13-2012, 10:45 PM)
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I feel like an idiot now for never thinking of using Pokemon cries as sms notifications
Mihael Mello Keehl
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(12-13-2012, 10:46 PM)
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I know mewtwos by heart. Matter of fact that should be my new text tone.
The Adder
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(12-13-2012, 10:46 PM)

Originally Posted by Eidan

Seems like you guys hear this kind of thing a lot. I'll admit, I haven't played a Pokemon game since Gold and Silver. Where can I go for someone to explain to me what the hell this is?

Basically, Grimer was water pollution, Garbador is land pollution. Also, it exploded out of its lower form's body, which I think is kind of cool.

A lot of people hate on Garbador, but I like his concept.
Mobius1
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(12-13-2012, 10:47 PM)
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Designing these noises must be an excruciating job. I'm just imagining the meetings, having to play the same cry over and over as different people give their input "Hmm, I like the way that it screeches, but what if we added a kind of a melodic bit at the end?"

I'm just assuming Game Freak designs everything via committee based on the way the games turn out.
Kerub
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(12-13-2012, 10:47 PM)
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Yes, even pokemon cries.
Wichu
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(12-13-2012, 10:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eidan

Seems like you guys hear this kind of thing a lot. I'll admit, I haven't played a Pokemon game since Gold and Silver. Where can I go for someone to explain to me what the hell this is?

It's kinda like this:

But with actual design effort put into it.

The newer Pokemon aren't any worse than the older ones, guys.
SgtCobra
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(12-13-2012, 10:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boss Doggie

Regicries were pretty snazzy.

They sure are, they really gave that feeling of being something mysterious.

This is also great:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcKMV9oDVQw&NR

Why does Regigias sound like a freakin music track?
Last edited by SgtCobra; 12-13-2012 at 10:51 PM.
Eidan
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(12-13-2012, 10:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wichu

It's kinda like this:

But with actual design effort put into it.

The newer Pokemon aren't any worse than the older ones, guys.

Ok.

Well this seems like a sore subject, so I'll let it go. It was nice hearing the early Pokémon sounds though. Nice bit of nostalgia.
clemenx
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(12-13-2012, 10:50 PM)
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Articuno cry for life.
Boss Doggie
all my loli wolf companions are so moe
(12-13-2012, 10:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eidan

Seems like you guys hear this kind of thing a lot. I'll admit, I haven't played a Pokemon game since Gold and Silver. Where can I go for someone to explain to me what the hell this is?

You mean like Grimer, Muk, Voltorb and Electrode?

Hell, Garbador's concept is much better than Grimer and Muk - at least Garbador is useful according to its entry.

Man, we can't have nice stuff if posts like this happen :(

Originally Posted by SalsaShark

I feel like an idiot now for never thinking of using Pokemon cries as sms notifications

Yeah, it's very nice especially if they're on the right length.

Originally Posted by Mobius1

Designing these noises must be an excruciating job. I'm just imagining the meetings, having to play the same cry over and over as different people give their input "Hmm, I like the way that it screeches, but what if we added a kind of a melodic bit at the end?"

I'm just assuming Game Freak designs everything via committee based on the way the games turn out.

Which is why I like the take of the games more than the anime using names as cries.
ohlawd
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(12-13-2012, 10:51 PM)
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Kricketune cry for life.
Jintor
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(12-13-2012, 10:53 PM)
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Fuck, that Spearow cry
Santiako
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(12-13-2012, 10:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eidan

Seems like you guys hear this kind of thing a lot. I'll admit, I haven't played a Pokemon game since Gold and Silver. Where can I go for someone to explain to me what the hell this is?

Boss Doggie
all my loli wolf companions are so moe
(12-13-2012, 10:55 PM)
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Someone should do the same thing for Muk. :P

Originally Posted by Sn4ke_911

So Gaffers who got Junior'd can still create threads?

Tag glitch'd
DJ Crimson
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(12-13-2012, 10:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wichu

It's kinda like this:

But with actual design effort put into it.

The newer Pokemon aren't any worse than the older ones, guys.

Keeping it simple was the best thing about the first gen designs.
Boss Doggie
all my loli wolf companions are so moe
(12-13-2012, 11:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by DJ Crimson

Keeping it simple was the best thing about the first gen designs.

Man you guys need to make up your criticism. Is it "simple" vs "boring looking by using objects"? Is it "really cool design" vs "too much stuff".
CorvoSol
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(12-13-2012, 11:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

Nothing tops Mewtwo's cry

He also, incidentally, has the best theme in the entire series

And some of the worst fan art.
DJ Crimson
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(12-13-2012, 11:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boss Doggie

Man you guys need to make up your criticism. Is it "simple" vs "boring looking by using objects"? Is it "really cool design" vs "too much stuff".

Pretty stupid to lump all the criticizers in one. But whatever makes you guys happy.
Alchemy
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(12-13-2012, 11:02 PM)
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Nostalgia tells me to like the things that came before for no actual reason other than I'm familiar with one and not the other.

Also Garbador is a boss.
A.E Suggs
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(12-13-2012, 11:04 PM)
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The only cry I ever really remember is Staraptor.
Boss Doggie
all my loli wolf companions are so moe
(12-13-2012, 11:05 PM)
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And I just realized that a bunch of mons give out farting sounds, particularly Skuntank (which I understand)... and Stunfisk? wut

Originally Posted by A.E Suggs

The only cry I ever really remember is Staraptor.

And he's a fucking boss

Originally Posted by DJ Crimson

Pretty stupid to lump all the criticizers in one. But whatever makes you guys happy.

It's annoying though because it reeks of preference being used as an objective tool. "Simple design" - yet people criticize Garbador for being "just a bunch of garbage".

Man this is about cries, none of the generation design wars.
SatelliteOfLove
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(12-13-2012, 11:08 PM)
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Electabuzz wins this round easy. *bzzzzZZZRRRRK*
Mihael Mello Keehl
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(12-13-2012, 11:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by CorvoSol

He also, incidentally, has the best theme in the entire series

And some of the worst fan art.

Goddamn..I died when they put wings on him..
Herbspiceguy
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(12-13-2012, 11:12 PM)
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8 and 16-bit sound design in general to me is fascinating.
CorvoSol
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(12-13-2012, 11:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

Goddamn..I died when they put wings on him..

Just remember that, no matter how truly awful the fan art, Mewtwo is still the coolest Pokemon.

1)Deep, MANLY voice that penetrates your brain.
2)Almost destroyed the world by literally flicking his wrist.
3)Kidnapped Nurse Joy and held her against her will for goodness knows how long.
4)Legitimately a better Pokemon trainer than Ash and everybody on the show.
5)EV and IV trained before it was cool.
6)Even in today's world, is able to go toe-to-toe with the very Gods of Pokemon.


Mewtwo is a boss.
Peagles
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(12-13-2012, 11:30 PM)
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Argh damn you whoever posted Kricketune, I have an irrational HATE of that cry. I had to play with the sound off the whole time I was finding them in the wild.
NoirVisage
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(12-13-2012, 11:52 PM)

Originally Posted by DJ Crimson

Keeping it simple was the best thing about the first gen designs.

SPOT ON.
Anth0ny
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(12-14-2012, 12:04 AM)
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best gen 5 cries:

Krookodile
Zebstrika
Meloetta
Unicorn
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(12-14-2012, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chopper

The cries quizzes in the Pokedex Pro broke me. I never appreciated them before those.

Holy fuck I need this.

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