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Pokemon Red, Kanto Region, by Nicholas Flynt.
Pokemon Red was my first real game for the gameboy, and I studied it to death. I was an avid programmer on the TI-84 calculators all through Junior High and High School, and I was working on porting the maps to a playable version of the game. That never saw the light of day of course (I graduated and got a RealLife(tm) unfortunately) but I saw your site and immediately got out my paper and pencil and went to work.
This is all of the major towns and some of the in-between features, as best I could remember them  completely from memory. I haven’t played the original game in several years. Marked are important locations that I could remember, such as the fabled Missingno glitch, the HM Fly which I never found until very late in my first playthrough, and all the locations where Gary encounters you. (To my knowledge, I haven’t missed any Gary encounters on the map— the one at the Plateau is omitted intentionally.)
I remembered the general shape of the Forest and some of the earlier routes, but my route memory fades just outside of Pewter, so I resorted to just showing connections. I also omitted Nugget Bridge and Bill’s house north of Celadon due to running out of paper. I think I have the Gyms, Pokemon Marts, and Pokemon Centers at least in their general locations within each city, which is encouraging.
Enjoy!

Pokemon Red, Kanto Region, by Nicholas Flynt.

Pokemon Red was my first real game for the gameboy, and I studied it to death. I was an avid programmer on the TI-84 calculators all through Junior High and High School, and I was working on porting the maps to a playable version of the game. That never saw the light of day of course (I graduated and got a RealLife(tm) unfortunately) but I saw your site and immediately got out my paper and pencil and went to work.

This is all of the major towns and some of the in-between features, as best I could remember them¬†¬†completely from memory. I haven’t played the original game in several years. Marked are important locations that I could remember, such as the fabled Missingno glitch, the HM Fly which I never found until very late in my first playthrough, and all the locations where Gary encounters you. (To my knowledge, I haven’t missed any Gary encounters on the map— the one at the Plateau is omitted intentionally.)

I remembered the general shape of the Forest and some of the earlier routes, but my route memory fades just outside of Pewter, so I resorted to just showing connections. I also omitted Nugget Bridge and Bill’s house north of Celadon due to running out of paper. I think I have the Gyms, Pokemon Marts, and Pokemon Centers at least in their general locations within each city, which is encouraging.

Enjoy!

  1. eternalstarr reblogged this from mapstalgia and added:
    too cool!
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