Pokemon Insurgence is yet another Pokemon Essentials-based fangame. Unlike the ones that Orange Fluffy Sheep has done, this one isn't nearly as bad. Don't get me wrong, it's not good by any stretch of the imagination. This game is brutally, unforgivingly hard and it has two stories. One is "dark and mature" and the other "is closer to a normal pokemon story." Both stories go through the same game, so I'm not sure much changes.
However, there's something very important to remember. The devs for Insurgence aren't suffering from Absolute Virtue syndrome. So named for the infamous FFXI boss where the developers kept banning players who beat the boss because it wasn't done "correctly". The game is difficult because the devs are under the impression that their playerbase enjoys fighting competitive-viable teams.
What makes you qualified to LP a pokemon game?
I'm the least qualified person possible. I've played most of the mainline games, but I haven't memorized the type chart. Instead, I keep a website open that does the work for me. Until Gen 6, I made teams with 4 attack moves and no status effects... positive or negative. Don't come here looking for competence. I'm just here to shepherd you all through the shitty story while abusing super effective moves and an unending supply of revives. I have beaten this game before and by god I will do it again.
None. At all. Ever. Don't be that guy who comes in after the second update to drop a wall of text containing unmarked spoilers about the final boss and ending. No wink-wink-nudge-nudge spoilers. No "oh wait till you guys see THIS part" stuff. Just be cool and enjoy the parade of terribleness. We'll get to the end come hell or high water. For what it's worth, discussing specific "Delta Pokemon" if I haven't shown them off counts as a spoiler. I'm gonna try to show off as many as I can. The ones I can't, I'll describe. If you don't know what a "Delta Pokemon" is, then I have such sights to show you. Strap in because this crazy train don't stop.
Table of Contents
As the game progresses, the title screen changes to preview the legendary pokemon we'll be
The Cult of Darkrai
Suntouched Gym Plot Dump
The Black Market
The Jade Tower
Utira Library ***THERE BE LOTS OF PUNS***
Selene City Gym
The Dragon Ruins
The Ancient Tower
The Cult of Darkrai (Revisit)
Crystal Cave (return)
The Postgame is divided up by sidequests.
Home of the Timeless
Hiking Boots Roundup
No Man's Land
The Great Namehere
The Outer Core
The Deep Cavern
The Throne of the Hegemon
Elite Four Rematch
Memory Editing For Fun and Profit
Leonyth has volunteered to go through the game on the non-edgy story mode. These are his findings up through the third gym!
Traditional Mode #1
Traditional Mode #2
Traditional Mode #3
Traditional Mode #4
Traditional Mode #5
SirSystemError shows off the Pokemon Insurgence Speedrun
The Insurgence Speedrun Route, Part 1
The Insurgence Speedrun Route, Part 2
The Insurgence Speedrun Route, Part 3