The first generation of Pokémon games released by Nintendo for the Game Boy.

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What can I play first-gen Pokémon games on?

I want to play through the original Pokémon games (Blue and Red) and was wondering what I would need in order to get going with it. Can I play it on the original Game Boy? The Game Boy Advanced? ...
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Celadon City Game Corner Slot Machine Odds

What the the odds of the various slot machines in the Game Corner? Which machines have the best odds? In both the original Red/Blue/Green/Yellow versions, as well as the remade FireRed/LeafGreen ...
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Pokemon Yellow- Is money finite?

Is there a finite amount of money in the game world? Trainers are the only source of income plus items found, right? So once all trainers are defeated, you could have all the money in the game and ...
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Does MISSINGNO. actually destroy saved game files?

The effects of the MISSINGNO. glitch in Pokemon Red and Blue have well-documented at many sources. Encountering MISSINGNO. corrupts Hall of Fame data, causes temporary graphics glitches, and sets the ...
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Does it matter at which level a Pokémon is given a Moon Stone?

I have a level 16 Nidorino and a Moon Stone. Should I use it right away, or should I wait until Nidorino gets to a certain level? Would it make any difference?
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Is it possible to get to Diglett's Cave in the sequence suggested by the Pokemon Blue/Red town map?

The sequence of locations in the Pokemon Blue/Red town map (if you just keep pressing the up button) is: Pallet Town Route 1 Viridian City Route 2 Viridian Forest Diglett's Cave ...
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Has fishing/surfing on the Gym statues in Pokemon Gen I ever been explained?

The mechanism behind MISSINGNO has been explained, but I have yet to see an explanation for why, in Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow, you can fish and surf on the statues at the entrance to Pokémon gyms (try ...
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How do I get the other two starter pokemon?

In Pokemon Red Version, you are allowed to choose one out of the 3 starter Pokemon. Well, I chose Charmander but now I am confused as to how I can catch the other 2 starter Pokemon. Does anyone know ...
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Is there any other opportunity to get the map in Pokemon Yellow?

I started a new game in Yellow. Since I've played it before, I'm not spending as much time exploring and talking to people. However, in my haste to become a Pokemon master, I didn't get the map from ...
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Pokemon TM upgrade from evolve chart

Blastoise doesn't normally learn Blizzard nor Ice Beam, by leveling up. But if you teach it Bubble beam when it was still a Squirtle, it will learn the two said moves. It seems that Bubble Beam also ...
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What can I do with the truck near the SS Anne?

There is a swim glitch at the SS Anne if you save your game in front of the sailor and use swim after restarting the game and swim through him. When you swim in the water where the SS Anne is there ...
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In Pokemon Red/Blue, can you buy the bike before you get the voucher?

In the original Pokemon games, the bike costs a ridiculous amount of money. So after first encountering it you keep playing the game until you come across a man who has a bike voucher. My question is, ...
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What is this scenery object in Pokemon Red Version?

This is a screenshot from Pokemon Red version. Number 1 looks like a tree (I originally thought it was a rock until recently). What is number 2 though?
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Which of the original 151 Pokemon learn moves AS they are evolving?

In Pokemon Red and Blue, which Pokemon learn moves at the same level at which they evolve? or Which Pokemon (limited to the original 151) learn moves as they simultaneously evolve? ...
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Why can't I use my Gyarados in Pokemon Stadium?

Using a Pokemon Blue cartridge. Trying to play 25-30 league, my other pokemon in that level range show up but no Gyarados. He's level 28. Does Gyarados not exist in Stadium?
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When should I use a Rare Candy?

I'm reading a guide for Pokémon Blue, and it says I should save my Rare Candies for "later". Why should I save them and when should I use them?
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Am I supposed to have multiple high level pokemon?

I'm playing Pokemon Blue. I'm at Mt. Moon and I have a level 19 Charmander and no other Pokémon over level 5. I'm wondering if I'm playing the game correctly right now. If my charmander dies I will ...
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How do you find the glitch Pokemon MissingNo in Pokemon Red/Blue?

Back when I played pokemon Red/Blue edition there was a glitch where you went down to the edge of an island in the ocean and you would surf on the water up and down the edge of the island and you ...
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Which is better for Pikachu in Pokémon Red: Swift or Slash?

Which Pokémon move is better to teach to a Pikachu in Pokémon Red: Swift or Slash?