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Goldenrod Game Corner

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Goldenrod Game Corner コガネゲームコーナー
Kogane Game Corner
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Goldenrod Game Corner HGSS.png
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Location: Goldenrod City
Region: Johto
Generations: II, IV
Johto Goldenrod City Map.png
Location of Goldenrod Game Corner in Johto.
Pokémon world locations

The Goldenrod Game Corner (Japanese: コガネゲームコーナー Kogane Game Corner) is a Game Corner located in Goldenrod City, Johto. It appears in Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver, and has the same games as the Celadon Game Corner does in Generation II. The only difference between the two Game Corners is the prizes available.

The games available for play depend on the cartridge the player is using, with different games between generations—and sometimes between different language releases.

Signs

Generation II

Your Playground!
 
GOLDENROD CITY
GAME CORNER

Generation IV

Goldenrod City Game Corner
A Safe and Sound Playground!

Games

Slot machines

Like the first Game Corner, Goldenrod hosts a set of slot machines. These have limited availability; they are only in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal, and the original Japanese Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Following on from the change in the European versions of Pokémon Platinum's Veilstone Game Corner, international releases of HeartGold and SoulSilver instead contain Voltorb Flip games. The reason for the change comes from the implementation of more aggressive and stricter legislation in the European Union towards gambling.

One to three coins can be put in the slot machine each play. One coin will only count the center row across, two coins will count all three rows across, and three coins will count all three rows across as well as both diagonals. The reels stop spinning when the player presses the A button.

In the Generation II, several things can happen when 7's appear on a reel:

  • When one 7 displays on the reels, sometimes the second one will spin down to a 7 as well.
  • Several Golem will drop when two 7's are lined up.
  • The third reel will move by itself when two 7's are lined up.
  • A Chansey will appear and use Egg Bomb to spin the reels.

In the Japanese versions of HeartGold and SoulSilver, a bonus round is added for lining up three 7's or three Poké Balls lasting for 15 or 8 rounds respectively.

Payouts

Card flip

Main article: Card flip

The Card flip game is exclusive to Generation II. The player can pick either a card or a group of cards in a manner similar to Roulette. The 24-card deck has cards numbered from one through six, with suits marked by illustrations of Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Oddish, and Poliwag). Bets can be placed in a variety of ways, with the final payout depending on the bet method.

Voltorb Flip

Main article: Voltorb Flip

The Voltorb Flip game is exclusive to non-Japanese versions of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, and appears to replace the slot machines present in the original version. Pre-release reviews of the game described Voltorb Flip as "Minesweeper meets Picross".[1]

The game features a five-by-five grid of tiles, underneath which are hidden numbers (which multiply the player's score if located) and Voltorb (which Selfdestruct and cause the player to lose all points). The player has a change to figure out where the Voltorb are located by using the clues provided: the number of coins and Voltorb in each line and column are noted at the sides of the playing field. If the player can find all of the 2× and 3× multipliers, they will be able to advance to harder levels. Winning at this game, as before, will earn the player Coins, which can be traded for prizes.

Items

Item Location Games
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM78 (Captivate) *  HG  SS 

Prize Corner

The left window exchanges coins for Pokémon and the right window exchanges coins for TMs (and items in HeartGold and SoulSilver). In the international releases of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the windows were replaced by two Gentlemen who take the roles of the left and right windows in previous versions.

Generation II

Left Window Right Window
TMs
TM Electric TM25 (Thunder)
5500C
TM Ice TM14 (Blizzard)
5500C
TM Fire TM38 (Fire Blast)
5500C

Pokémon Gold
063 Abra (Lv.10)
200C
023 Ekans (Lv.10)
700C
147 Dratini (Lv.10)
2100C

Pokémon Silver
063 Abra (Lv.10)
200C
027 Sandshrew (Lv.10)
700C
147 Dratini (Lv.10)
2100C

Pokémon Crystal
063 Abra (Lv.5)
100C
104 Cubone (Lv.15)
800C
202 Wobbuffet (Lv.15)
1500C

Generation IV

Left Right
Pokémon HeartGold
063 Abra (Lv.15)
200C
023 Ekans (Lv.15)
700C
147 Dratini (Lv.15)
2100C

Pokémon SoulSilver
063 Abra (Lv.15)
200C
027 Sandshrew (Lv.15)
700C
147 Dratini (Lv.15)
2100C

TMs
TM Normal TM90 (Substitute)
2000C
TM Normal TM75 (Swords Dance)
4000C
TM Psychic TM44 (Rest)
6000C
TM Fire TM35 (Flamethrower)
10000C
TM Ice TM13 (Ice Beam)
10000C
TM Electric TM24 (Thunderbolt)
10000C

Held items
Silk Scarf Silk Scarf
1000C
Wide Lens Wide Lens
1000C
Zoom Lens Zoom Lens
1000C
Metronome Metronome
1000C

Gallery

Trivia

  • In HeartGold and SoulSilver, after the player gets the EXPN Card, if the radio is sinthonized, it is possible to listen to the Poké Flute inside the game corner.

References

  1. Official Nintendo Magazine pre-release review of Voltorb Flip



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