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Why We Play Pokémon

0 | Published August 3rd, 2012 by

So how many of you have played professional sports? I haven’t, and neither have the vast majority of sports fans. You may have a favorite team, or even just a favorite player, but any connection you ... Read More


Time’s Up for Rule 28.2

0 | Published July 27th, 2012 by

On the morning of June 30th hundreds of Pokémon trainers from across North America gathered at the Indiana Convention Center to compete in the 2012 United States National Video Game Championships. Before battles began, all trainers ... Read More


Preparing for a “World” Metagame

0 | Published July 26th, 2012 by

Overview of the World Championship Metagame The metagame shift from the National Championships to the World Championships is substantial. When we use the term “metagame shift,” we are usually referencing how players create new strategies to ... Read More


Gastrodon for Dummies

0 | Published July 25th, 2012 by

Whether or not Gastrodon is “good” is the subject of much debate. I’m on the side that believes Gastrodon is good, but I can understand the other viewpoints as well. If you take a look at ... Read More

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