Pokemon game retrospective: Pokemon RedLet's go back in time to the late 1990s for a moment shall we?It's 1996 and a man by the name of Satoshi Tajiri had a revolutionary idea for a game for Nintendo that was about capturing these strange creatures called Pocket Monsters (or Pokémon for short) by using these odd spherical capture devices called Pokéballs. You befriend these creatures and go on to see the world to discover more creatures and train the ones you capture to fight other trainers and gym leaders until you are the very best like no one ever was.And thus, a true legacy for this man was created. With 20 hand-held games, 42 gym leaders, and 649 species of Pokémon, many spin-off games, a popular trading card game, and an anime series that has lasted for 737 episodes and is still going strong to this day, Pokémon will always have a special place in the consciousness of its fans and casual viewers alike.~*~*~*~*~*~*~I've decided to take a look back at the Pokémon games I've grown up with and
Contest 2012 for dA birthday submissionA young woman named Catherine loved making art, and practiced Drawing all day long to become the very best in all her town. But one day, she was completely stumped. She looked around her room, full of art pieces featuring mystical Crayons, sci-fi landscapes of a futuristic Detroit, and a portrait of Tommy Lee Jones that looked so real, you could start a conversation with it. But nothing inspired her. Had she really created everything there was to create? Depressed, she looked out her window, and made a wish on a nearby Pencil for inspiration to return to her. The next morning, she sprung out of bed, and used her skill in Drawing to create the most beautiful deviation depicting Aliens Creating anyone had ever seen. That night, she shouted out the window, "Thanks, Pencil!"