Here's a different yet not so different line of thought: Eggs are a game mechanic. It keeps the game complex enough for the metagame, yet simple enough to be accessed by younger members of the crowd. Also, eggs allow you to trade the pokemon to someone else so that they receive their OT and Trainer ID instead of the breeder. If they had you do a different ritual for breading pokemon, this wouldn't be Pokemon but Shin Megami Tensei. Nintendo didn't use eggs because they thought they'd get in
I'll post something more detailed later. But for now know this - the PS3 versions have some fucking nasty rubberband AI. I'm talking really fucking nasty. Not quite F-Zero GX nasty, but still pretty fucking nasty.
But in the PSP version (which is Arctic Edge), I'm stomping a mudhole in them. I'm on Rank 6/8 now, and I usually win in one of two ways - either less than 1.5 seconds, or over 15 seconds. Not too tough, it's just a matter of getting a run where I don't screw up. Though
For my hiatus, that is. I planned on originally having a week off, though it seems that my cousin is actually leaving later this afternoon for community service because of something that happened at the skatepark. I mentioned something about it in my Blue-Vanilla Blog. Sooooo... we're probably going to be spending the day playing my older brother's Xbox while he's out from the house today.
Anyways... there is something I have to complain about. That being that I live in Texas and
I am on a serious Damian/Dario kick.
i need to draw some.
I might even get some commissioned at AAC when I go because I'm THAT crazy.
So, Verbatim Japan (a computer company) made this bizarre webgame where you build a monster out of storage units like CDs and USB sticks, and battle others' creations. I don't even understand half of how this works or what it's saying, but it's still crazy fun. And yet, at the same time, you wonder what kind of drugs they were on when they came up with it, and possibly who their dealer is so you can get some of that shit.
Still one of the raddest games I've seen on the internet, though.