Fish Plays Pokemon Progress

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  2. Fish Plays Pokemon Progress

And people used to say fish were stupid. Well, now look who's stupid! We all know fish aren't stupid because they can talk, as Finding Nemo demonstrated so well—and now it looks like they can play video games too.

Twitch.tv, who were previously making headlines with their experiment where 80,000 players played Pokemon Red simultaneously, are at it again with Fish Plays Pokemon. But this time they have a Siamese fighting fish playing Pokemon Red. His name is Grayson Hopper.

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Despite winning his first Pokemon battle, the fish is now trapped in the player’s bedroom, repeatedly saving the game. Some Twitch users have expressed frustration with the slow progress of the. A fish playing Pokemon? Well stranger things have happened. Twitch user has created a setup which actually allows his fish to play Pokemon Red. Progress is understandably slow for two key. Grayson's movements dictate the actions of his on-screen Pokemon Red character. The Betta fish has been playing for more than 135 hours. The project was created as part of a hackathon by two students. A Real Fish is Now Playing 'Pokemon' on Twitch. Step aside Twitch because a new challenger has entered the fray. Watch as a live fish named Grayson tries to play 'Pokemon Red'. Fish Plays Pokemon, another spin-off of Twitch Plays Pokemon, has started and has not made almost any progress. Unlike the original, their is no way to really get much done, as so far a starter was picked and the fish has been stranded talking to his mom.

The piece was built in 24 hours as part of HackNY and works by placing a nine panel grid over live footage of the tank Grayson occupies, where each panel relates to a button (up, down, left, right, a, b, start, select, and random). When Grayson swims in front of one, that particular button is activated.

Here's what Twitch.tv says about his progress so far:

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Grayson has been playing for around 135 hours. Last time I checked, Grayson had acquired his first Pokemon, a charmander named AAAABBK and defeated his first opponent, the rival's squirtle!

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Fish Plays Pokemon Progressive

So, not too bad considering he's a fish. He also has a subreddit dedicated to him, where fanart has already started cropping up (see above). You can check out the livestream below because, what else have you got to do today?

Fish Plays Pokemon Progress

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