Twitch Plays Pokemon 2014 through 2014 … Nowadays, it’s all about the gameplay Pokemon Red Inside someone’s avatar on Twitter.
Yes, we’re not kidding — Gameloft Montreal programmer Constantin Liétard (Embed a TweetSomehow he manages to compile a script that updates his Twitter avatar every 15 seconds, which plays the classic 1996 Game Boy role.
At the time of writing, there have been nearly eight thousand responses. Not much has been played yet, as the creator has reset the game several times to improve command input and add a new function that saves frames. The story so far is the pick of a novice pocket monster, Squirtle.
Although finishing a game this way might seem like an almost impossible task, Twitch started with Pokémon Red and went on to complete seven seasons of Pokémon games.
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