Pokemon Day has passed, celebrating the many different monsters that the series has introduced us to in the last 27 years. I have favorite pokemon from across the different generations but today, I couldn’t help but think back to the first Generation of Pokemon.
Gen 1’s become almost controversial in the last few years, between the ‘Genwunners’ who think it’s the only good gen, to people fiercely proclaiming it to be overrated, with a number of bad designs and being overall “too simple”.
For me, however, Gen 1 has some of the most interesting designs in the series that would pave the way for future lines of Pocket Monsters. So today let’s take a quick look back at Gen 1 and what made this set of pocket monsters so iconic for years to come.
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