Quote Originally Posted by Lord Raziere View Post
Yeah, but he isn't part of the pokemon company. just because your a fan doesn't mean you can't make something inspired by what you love that can go do its own thing, rather than keep being what is essentially a videogame version of a fan fic. even filing the serial numbers off shows some effort to tell your own story. yes I know its hypothetical, but come on. as long as we're speculating, we might as well speculate what lore you can have that is inspired by pokemon but not be pokemon itself in this pokemon MMO, that can enhance the experience further rather than just being an expansion of something else.
I'm not really commenting on the OP's specific attempt, just saying that TPC themselves have recognized that stagnating around the same set of core mechanics doesn't help to grow the brand.