One of the most popularly played Pokemon ROM hacks till today is Pokemon GS Chronicles. Though the future update of the game is still questionable at the moment, it is still playable and fun.
It is an interesting ROM hack of FireRed, which takes the concept of Gold, Silver, and Crystal. The story is somewhat the same but at the same time different.
The game comes by default in a .BPS format which you can easily patch with any of the available patchers with no added cost.
The game has some bugs at the moment, but nothing too serious. GS Chronicles is still being developed with the help of the community.
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Details on Pokemon GS Chronicles
The story is inspired by the Generation II games, namely Gold, Silver, and Crystal. When we say inspired, it doesn’t mean that it follows the story point per point.
You could say that there are elements to it, such as taking place in Johto and having the usual point of being a Pokemon Master when it’s all over.
The graphics of the game are updated, so it looks like HeartGold and SoulSilver. Pretty much everything is changed, so it doesn’t look anything like FireRed, so that alone is already a good improvement.
There are some graphical bugs in some cases, although it doesn’t really affect the gameplay.
The Pokemon roster is only up to Gen 4, which is around 494. The items, moves, and other things are all updated similarly to Gen 8. Another notable feature is the day-to-night cycle which was a mechanic back in the Gen 2 games.
Pokemon locations are also swapped and will appear depending on the time of day. The game has enough content for you to go around.
Pokemon GS Chronicles Game Information
- Experience new plot points in the game
- Pokemon roster from Gen 4 rounding off to 494
- Mega Evolution is also included
- Dynamax and Gigantamax are available
- Day and Night cycle
- Different Pokemon will appear depending on if it is day or night
- Move Tutors in every Poke Center
- Updated types like Fairy
- PokeRides are introduced, which replace the outside HM mechanics
NOTE: PATCHING IS REQUIRED TO PLAY THIS GAME!
We don’t share pre-patched rom hacks and roms – sharing these files is considered piracy, and it’s illegal! Before you can play this game, you need to patch the downloaded file to a clean base rom. To learn more on how to patch, check this guide.