So You Want To Write A Mon Series Discussion

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11:52:10 AM Sep 11th 2012
The part about Gotta Catch 'Em All seems to be outdated - it talks about "types A, B, and C" of the trope when no such categories exist on the trope page itself.
10:55:35 PM Sep 13th 2012
Checked the history of Gotta Catch 'Em All...and frankly, I don't see the point of mentioning A and B.
06:40:03 AM Nov 16th 2010
It appears from the description that Digimon doesn't fit this genre. If I'm mistaken, could you explain how to make it fit with the tropes you listed? But if it doesn't fit, could you give a note somewhere early on about how and why it doesn't fit?

I say this because a lot of people think Digimon and Pokemon are basically the same thing, and it would be nice to be able to differentiate them based on basic genre. Digimon may have mons but since each person has only one, it's a whole different ballgame.
12:11:36 PM Feb 8th 2011
Depends on the game - While the anime is even more 'one to one' than the Monster Rancher games are, a few of the games are closer to traditional Mons. (Digimon World Dawn and Dusk and, from what I hear, Digimon World 2, are probably the closest the series has gotten to being pure mons, though Digimon World 3 is somewhat notable for a very different collection mechanic than most. The original Digimon World, mind, is notable as pretty much being what you'd get if you did a straight cross of mons rpg and virtual pet. The less said about the toilet sound effects, however, the better.)

...Saying that, its very difficult to think of another genre that Digimon would fit into - So, while, yes it usually differs greatly from the standard, it's... Usually closer to mons than anything else when it isn't being indisputably mons.
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