Pokémon Sage

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Pokémon Sage
EngineRPG Maker
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows

Pokémon Sage is an upcoming role-playing video game developed by members of the 4chan board /vp/. Sage is a fangame of the Pokémon game series with an entirely new region, plot, and cast of human characters and Pokémon creatures.[1][2][3]


Pokémon Sage's gameplay is standard for the Pokémon series. However, it includes an entirely new Pokédex. The Starter Pokémon are the avian Grass-type Foliat, the goat-like Fire-type Kidling, and the reptilian Water-type Aguade.

Setting and plot[edit]

Pokémon Sage takes place in a fictional region called Urobos. Urobos is loosely based on Central and South America, with many Pokémon, though not all, being related to the real-life region. It features a lush jungle to the south-west, snowy mountains to the north-west, and a huge unescapable desert to the south. The villainous team(s) in the game are in no way related to the Aztec Empire or the Spanish conquistadors. The town the player starts in is covered in snow since the town is located up in the mountains. The player, named either Simon or Sofia by default, has a friendly rival as well as a more acerbic rival who steals the friendly rival's starter Pokémon.[2][citation needed]


The game's development began in 2011, when a group of Pokémon fans from /vp/, a board on the website 4chan dedicated to Pokémon discussion, decided to collaborate on a fangame. Developed for computers running Microsoft Windows, it was created using the software RPG Maker with the aid of Pokémon Essentials, a set of scripts tailored to Pokémon gameplay. The development team has sought out help from outside sources, allowing submissions for concept art and in-game sprites.[citation needed] The working title was CAPX, which remains the namesake of the game's wiki.[4] The game's development has been lengthy and marked by internal disagreements; by June 2014, even the villainous team had not yet been chosen from a list of candidates.[citation needed][2] A demo was released in 2014; it lasts for around two hours of gameplay and includes three towns and two caves, with a limited Pokédex of ten Pokémon.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Turner, Gus (July 1, 2014). "#VeryRare: How "Pokémon Sage" Explains the Nintendo Genre". Complex. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Galang, Gal (June 26, 2014). "Before Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: New Pokemon Sage and Pokemon Art Academy's Kyogre Template". Australia: International Business Times. Archived from the original on 2014-06-29. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  3. ^ Ashcraft, Brian (March 12, 2013). "4chan Is Making Its Own Pokémon Game. Looks Pretty Good So Far". Kotaku. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  4. ^ Corriea, Alexa Ray (March 12, 2013). "4chan's community is creating its own Pokémon video game". Polygon. Retrieved November 25, 2014.