This is my first time really making an O.C., so I'm not really sure what to do. I know what NOT to do, but I've got a job and about half a team picked out so far and I'm not sure where to go from here. I'm not very interested in RPing so I'm wondering if an ask blog/ adventure blog on them would be okay? I don't really know if there's a precedent for it, but I think it would be the best way for the idea to turn out. I don't know, would it be self entitled, definitely ignored, or okay?
IDK, whenever I come up with an OC, they sort of… come to me? Like, the idea presents itself in my mind, and then I go “Hey, I should expand upon this!” and then BAM you’ve got over 100 characters like a big stupid loser. ):
I guess the key is to know when you’re thinking too hard. Certain aspects require you to think critically, but there are other things where you need to loosen up and have fun.
I think an adventure blog would be a nice idea! You could explore different ideas and stuff that way.
I find another thing that helps with Pokemon OCs is to think about the places and towns, or Pokemon themselves and ponder how the OC would react to them. Would they like Cerulean City? Do they hate swimming? Would they take forever to travel to Vermilion from there? Do they even like traveling? Any Pokemon on the way there they’d be distracted by in any way? Would they think Lt.Surge is cool or frightening? Are they collecting the badges at all? Do they live in Kanto? If not, where is a place that suits their needs?
It’s a good way to get into a large train of thought.
Sorry to bother >.< but... Would it be a bad idea to kinda change up the way a pokemon's personalites are portrayed? Like for example, small and cute pokemon are usually seen as sweet and kind, but if you were to make a small and cute pokemon that's a jerk and rude as an oc, would that be a stupid idea? Thank you.
Nah man, I like it when people go outside the typical natures. One of my trainer OCs has an evil Igglybuff, and another has an asshole Gardevoir, so I say go for it. uwu
Is there a way to give a OC pokemon trainer a legendary pokemon without sounding overpowered? I'm just curious if there's a way to do it without it sounding completely sueish. Thank you for your time.
I don’t really think so. Legendary Pokemon are called Legendary for a reason, right? They’re more likely than not going to be at least a little OP.
An OC could have one, yeah. However, you’d need to choose one that would make sense and give a very good story explaining how this works out.
In all honesty, I wouldn’t recommend it. :/
Hello! Quick question, it wouldn't be too much to give a OC a shiny Ralts since the story I had is actually based on actual gameplay! It shocked me to catch my little shiny baby, but some people would probably be pointing out how 'OMG SHINY RALTS IS IMPOSSIBRU' at least somewhere =u=. Thank you!
A shiny or two on an OC’s team is perfectly fine, so long as you don’t just hand it to them. Make it interesting, make them work for it! uwu
Hello! I have three OCs, triplets btw, who are all old enough to live on their own. Would it make sense if they used to live with their mother until their father died, and one stayed behind in Hoenn (their home region), another stayed in Johto while they looked for homes just to work with Elm, and the other resides with their mother in Kanto? It's pretty hard since they would rarely see each other and such, but would it make sense at all? Since they are old enough to live on their own.
Sounds pretty normal to me??? Lol, I mean just because they’re triplets doesn’t mean they have to stay together for their whole lives, right? D:
Pokemon has pretty advanced technology too, so they’d have video phones and stuff to keep in contact with.
Any tips on making a totally new original pokemon?im sorry it's such a vague question...>~<
PFF well, uhh… IDK really?
Choose something that hasn’t been done canonically before, make sure it fits the style, and make sure it doesn’t look like anything from Pokemon Quartz.
Those are my words of wisdom. D:
Storylockeanon: Hmm... yeah, I could see switching the 'Wally' comment to someone else, but I could probably just play around with the characters personality if I really want to. I saw a stuck-up version of Falkner in a comic nuzlocke once, it was pretty hilarious.
I think it makes more sense to stick with their canon personality, but maybe that’s just me
Oh Hey it’s that Storylocke Anon again!
Hey, I wrote up a long “sample text” last night, and I was wondering if you could critique it?
Storylocke Anon: Um... I submitted a sample post of my storylocke a few weeks ago. Did Tumblr eat it?
Nope, I got it in the inbox! I’ve just been a little preoccupied lately, so I haven’t had the energy to go over anything. I’ll try to get to it this weekend. Sorry for the wait, lol.
The Mystery Dungeon story I'm working on is set in an alternate history in which Pokemon and humans have fought against each other for generations. Both the human and Pokemon worlds are set in a medieval-ish time with some steampunk elements and methods of time travel (although only a few humans and Pokemon know how to do that). How is this concept in your opinion?
Hmm.. I’m always kind of amused by the idea of humans and Pokemon fighting, because it seems to me that, well… the Pokemon would most likely win? They can shoot fucking laser beams and cause earthquakes and steal your SOUL. Sure, some might argue that humans are smarter or whatever, but let’s be honest… we’d be super screwed. D:
So yeah, I never really know what to say about those scenarios because to me it wouldn’t be much of a war, lol. I do like the idea of steampunk-ish stuff though, that seems like it would be pretty cool.