At present is the 54th birthday of beloved director and composer of the Pokémon video games, Junichi Masuda — and, to rejoice his birthday, you may see a limited-time shock in Pokémon Good Diamond and Shining Pearl.
Again when the unique video games got here out in 2006 and 2007, there was a secret embedded throughout the code, however nobody would discover out till his fortieth birthday in 2008. On his private weblog, he requested followers to play the sport on his birthday, and after they did, they found the charming Easter Egg that’s “diamond mud”.
Right here’s a bit shock for you.
Please play Pokemon Diamond / Pearl on January twelfth.
You’ll discover one thing totally different!!!!!
I hope this yr, issues go properly for all of you.
— Junichi Masuda, tenth January 2008
Head to Snowpoint Metropolis on January twelfth and the snow that falls from the sky will probably be sparkly, like glittery confetti celebrating Masuda’s existence. The diamond mud impact has been used sparingly since to rejoice different occasions, like Leap Day, New Yr’s Eve, and even the participant’s birthday.
The identical beautiful impact has been carried by way of to Good Diamond and Shining Pearl, in fact, which some followers (within the earlier time zones) have already found:
Joyful birthday, Junichi Masuda, and thanks for all of your contributions to the Pokémon video games!
Have you ever seen the diamond mud but? Tell us within the feedback!