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''LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemon'' (TPP) is a series of social experiments that started in February 2014 in which commands representing buttons on an original Nintendo DS (up, down, left, right, A, B, X, Y, L, R, start,) and touchscreen coordinates are entered into a chat on Website/{{Twitch}}, and then translated into a game of ''Pokémon'' via an IRC bot. In short, thousands of people are fighting over a controller. Throughout its life, ''Twitch Plays Pokémon'' has spawned hilarious characters, memorable moments, and even a few religions.

''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' is the first run of season 4 and the 22nd overall run. It is a hacked version of ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'', replacing Pikachu with Chatot and all non-plot dialog with Markov chains, generated by the chat. It stars xᴹɴ(? (or X-Man), a robot sent out with his controller Chatot.

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-> ''"Round and passion for CHATTER here PREFORMING FOR a full commitment's what I'm feeling.Gotta make you understandNever gonna give birth to calling it, GNU system components comprising a player with this for a player with fox? Alex puts the GNU system made useful by the bird satan?"''
-->-- '''Prof. Oak''', ''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow''

''LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemon'' (TPP) is (''TPP'') a series of social experiments that started in February 2014 in which commands representing buttons on an original Nintendo DS Game Boy (up, down, left, right, A, B, X, Y, L, R, start,) start, and touchscreen coordinates select) are entered into a chat on Website/{{Twitch}}, and then translated into a game of ''Pokémon'' ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' via an IRC bot. In short, thousands [[HilarityEnsues hundreds of people are fighting over a controller.controller]]. Throughout its life, ''Twitch Plays Pokémon'' has spawned hilarious characters, memorable moments, and even a few religions.

''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' is the first run of season 4 Season 4, aka the third anniversary run, and the 22nd overall run. twenty-second run overall. It is began on February 12th, 2017 and ended on February 24th, 2017. It features a hacked version hack of ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'', replacing Pikachu with ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'' in which Chatot is received as a starter instead of Pikachu, and all non-plot dialog dialogue is replaced with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markov_chain Markov chains, chains]] generated from chat messages. This led to an abundance of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copypasta copypastas]] being posted, and, consequently, to most of the [=NPCs=] spouting [[TheUnintelligible complete nonsense]] at ×ᴹɴ(? ("X-Man"), the robotic host of the run.

The aforementioned Chatot also generated lines of dialogue from the chat when interacted with, although his were read out loud through [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_synthesis text-to-speech]] rather than merely displayed on screen. It also knew the move Chatter, which functioned differently from its canon counterpart. While the original move played a sentence recorded
by the chat. It stars xᴹɴ(? (or X-Man), player and had a robot sent out chance of confusing the opponent depending on the volume of said recording, this version of Chatter acts similarly to [[RandomEffectSpell Metronome]]; instead of the selected move being picked at random however, it is instead determined by the [[{{Emoticon}} emote]] most present in the chat, with his controller Chatot.
each emote associated with a specific move.

This run also marked the debut of two new features. The first was Turbo Anarchy, which was intended to reproduce the chaotic inputting of the early runs by randomly selecting one of the last few inputs at regular intervals; due to [[ScrappyMechanic poor reception]] however, it was discontinued as soon as the [[LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemonWhite2 third run]] of the season, and only came back briefly as an [[LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemonMetronomeSapphire April Fool's joke]] in 2019. The second was [[ArtificialStupidity TPP Simulator]], or TPPSIM for short, a bot that posted messages in the chat using the same Markov chain system as the game; unlike Turbo Anarchy, TPPSIM was very well received, and became not only a permanent feature of the stream, but one of the most beloved.




!!This game contains examples of:
* GameBreakingBug: 3, one involving a Ditto that copied Roost, one involving the game freezing after Chatot flew having survived Self-Destruct, and a final one involving a Growlithe which crashed the game when it tried to attack.
* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to the mob to spam the emote [=PermaSmug=] (in order to Chatot's Chatter result into the move Self-Destruct in order to avoid it from EXP Hogging.) level grinding the rest of the team.
* MythologyGag: One early, once-popular theory before the lore straightened out was that Red was a robot. This run's protagonist actually is one.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: The only thing that identifies X-Man as a robot is his head.
* ROMHack
* TheUnintelligible: '''Everyone''' comes off as this due to the Markov chain dialogue.

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\n!!This game !!''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' contains examples of:
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* GameBreakingBug: 3, one involving ArtificialStupidity: Magikarp managed to survive an absurdly long time against a Ditto Tangela that copied Roost, one involving the game freezing after Chatot flew having survived Self-Destruct, and was well over twice its level, simply because said Tangela kept using Bide, a final one involving a Growlithe which crashed the game when it tried to attack.
* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to the mob to spam the emote [=PermaSmug=] (in order to Chatot's Chatter result into the
move Self-Destruct in order to avoid it from EXP Hogging.) level grinding that returns the rest of damage received int the team.
past few turns, and thus [[MutualDisadvantage is completely useless against an opponent that only uses the non-damaging move Splash]].

* MythologyGag: AscendedMeme:
**
One early, once-popular theory before during the lore straightened out [[LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemonRed original run]] was that Red was a robot. This run's The protagonist of ''Chatty Yellow'' is actually one, and their appearance is one.
directly inspired by the [[https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/helixpedia/images/6/64/19g01ajtaeja8jpg.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20140316093610 square-headed robot]] that Red was often depicted at at the time.
** As a reference to the Voices "consulting" the Helix for advice in the [[LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemonRed original run]], attempting to use the Helix Fossil actually generates lines of dialogue in the same way talking to an NPC does, instead of the generic "This isn't the time to use that" text.

* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: The DummiedOut: A weirdly unintentional example; the [=OMGScoots=] emote was removed from Twitch a few days after the run began, making it impossible for Chatter to trigger Dizzy Punch anymore.

* GameBreakingBug:
** After an enemy Ditto transformed into Chatot, it attempted to use Chatter, which resulted in it being caught in a loop of using Roost, with the "Enemy DITTO used ROOST!" textbox being displayed over and over for almost 15 minutes.
** During one battle, Chatot somehow ''[[ViolationOfCommonSense survived]]'' using Self-Destruct, causing its sprite to disappear. This caused issues when it then used the move Fly, causing the battle to freeze and the music to get [[HellIsThatNoise ominously distorted]] for about 40 minutes.
** One particular battle caused no less than 22 crashes in a row, because the enemy Growlithe did not have any moves programmed in its first two slots, and the most recent savestate kept reloading the battle.

* InsurmountableWaistHeightFence: An unexpected hurdle was encountered in the Pokémon Tower, in the form of an item laying on the ground. Said item blocked the path forward, but ×ᴹɴ(? was unable to pick it up because their bag was full, and the combination of Turbo Anarhy and [[{{Troll}} players purposedly stalling]] made it difficult to actually get rid of another item.

* MythologyGag: When attempting to use an item at the wrong time, the "This isn't the time to use that" messaged is prefaced with "WORDS OF OQT", a reference to one of the many mistranslations from ''JustForFun/PokemonVietnameseCrystal''.

* NonstandardSkillLearning: While the effect of Chatter vary depending on which emotes are used in the chat, emotes associated with more powerful moves are not initially taken into account; more emotes are gradually unlocked over time, with some
only thing that identifies X-Man as available after obtaining a robot certain badge. A complete list can be found [[https://www.reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon/wiki/chatter_effects_in_chatty_yellow here]].

* RobotKid: ×ᴹɴ(?
is his head.
a robotic version of the game usual player character, complete with a large box-shaped head and wide GlowingMechanicalEyes. No explanation is given for this in-game, and other characters do not treat them any differently from the original [[KidHero child protagonist]].

* ROMHack
SuicideAttack: The [=SSSsss=] and [=PermaSmug=] emotes cause Chatter to turn into Self-Destruct, while the KAPOW emote causes it to become Explosion.

* TheUnintelligible: '''Everyone''' comes off as this due to the Markov chain dialogue.
Markov-chain dialogue.

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-> oh no!


See also [[http://twitchplayspokemon.org/chatty/ here]] for the archived progress of the game, or [[https://www.reddit.com/live/ye5bm0i3opg5 here]] for live updates.

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See also [[http://twitchplayspokemon.org/chatty/ here]] for the archived progress of the game, [[http://thatswhatyouget.github.io/tpp-progress/run-status.html?run=Chatty%20Yellow here]] for the archived status of the run, or [[https://www.reddit.com/live/ye5bm0i3opg5 here]] for live updates.
updates, which have been archived [[https://archive.tppleague.me/s04-01-chattyyellow.html here]]. The ROM has been released in IPS patch format, and can be downloaded [[https://github.com/TwitchPlaysPokemon/pokechattyyellow/releases here]].


The official stream can be found [[http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon here]].

* The stream's official [[Website/{{Reddit}} subreddit]] can be visited [[http://reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon here]].
* For archived progress of the game, go [[http://www.twitchplayspokemon.org here]].
* For live updates, [[https://www.reddit.com/live/ye5bm0i3opg5 go here]].

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The official stream can be found [[http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon here]].

* The stream's official [[Website/{{Reddit}} subreddit]] can be visited [[http://reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon here]].
* For
See also [[http://twitchplayspokemon.org/chatty/ here]] for the archived progress of the game, go [[http://www.twitchplayspokemon.org here]].
* For live updates,
or [[https://www.reddit.com/live/ye5bm0i3opg5 go here]].
here]] for live updates.

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* TheUnintelligible: '''Everyone''' comes off as this due to the Markov chain dialogue.

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* TheUnintelligible: '''Everyone''' comes off as this due to the Markov chain dialogue.dialogue.

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* MythologyGag: One early, once-popular theory before the lore straightened out was that Red was a robot. This run's protagonist actually is one.

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* GameBreakingBug: 3, one involving a Ditto that copied Roost, one involving the game freezing after Chatot flew having survived Self-Destruct, and a final one involving a Growlithe which crashed the game when it tried to attack.


* ROMHack

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* ROMHackROMHack
* TheUnintelligible: '''Everyone''' comes off as this due to the Markov chain dialogue.


''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' is the first run of season 4 and the 22st overall run. It is a hacked version of ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'', replacing Pikachu with Chatot and all non-plot dialog with Markov chains, generated by the chat. It stars xᴹɴ(? (or X-Man), a robot sent out with his controller Chatot.

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''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' is the first run of season 4 and the 22st 22nd overall run. It is a hacked version of ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'', replacing Pikachu with Chatot and all non-plot dialog with Markov chains, generated by the chat. It stars xᴹɴ(? (or X-Man), a robot sent out with his controller Chatot.


* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to level grinding the rest of the team.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: The only thing that identifies X-Man as a robot is his head.

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* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to the mob to spam the emote [=PermaSmug=] (in order to Chatot's Chatter result into the move Self-Destruct in order to avoid it from EXP Hogging.) level grinding the rest of the team.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: The only thing that identifies X-Man as a robot is his head.head.
* ROMHack


* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to level grinding the rest of the team.

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* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to level grinding the rest of the team.team.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: The only thing that identifies X-Man as a robot is his head.

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''LetsPlay/TwitchPlaysPokemon'' (TPP) is a series of social experiments that started in February 2014 in which commands representing buttons on an original Nintendo DS (up, down, left, right, A, B, X, Y, L, R, start,) and touchscreen coordinates are entered into a chat on Website/{{Twitch}}, and then translated into a game of ''Pokémon'' via an IRC bot. In short, thousands of people are fighting over a controller. Throughout its life, ''Twitch Plays Pokémon'' has spawned hilarious characters, memorable moments, and even a few religions.

''Twitch Plays Pokémon Chatty Yellow'' is the first run of season 4 and the 22st overall run. It is a hacked version of ''VideoGame/PokemonYellow'', replacing Pikachu with Chatot and all non-plot dialog with Markov chains, generated by the chat. It stars xᴹɴ(? (or X-Man), a robot sent out with his controller Chatot.

The official stream can be found [[http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon here]].

* The stream's official [[Website/{{Reddit}} subreddit]] can be visited [[http://reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon here]].
* For archived progress of the game, go [[http://www.twitchplayspokemon.org here]].
* For live updates, [[https://www.reddit.com/live/ye5bm0i3opg5 go here]].

!!This game contains examples of:
* LevelGrinding: As Chatot cannot be deposited, it quickly became overleveled, leading to level grinding the rest of the team.

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