Author Archives: Lionheartex

Pokémon Oceanic International Championships: Travel Cheat Sheet

  With the next Pokémon International Championships announced for Australia in March we have written up a full guide to getting yourself here, and having a good time. This document is not endorsed officially in any way by, or affiliated with TPCi. Index Flights and Visa Requirements Arriving in Melbourne The Venue Accommodation Food Transport Climate Australian Pokémon Community Gaming ...

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Lysandre’s Trump Card Banned effective June 15th

The card Lysandre’s Trump Card (XY Phantom Forces 99/119 and 118/199) is being banned from all sanctioned Play! Pokémon TCG in most of the world effective June 15th. This change was announced for Japan last night, to go live with the release of their upcoming expansion, Bandit Ring (a.k.a Ancient Origins for us) on June 20th. Overnight, shortly after Japan’s ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Chesnaught

Greetings Trainers, Lionheartex here! I’d like to start off my Kalos debut with Chesnaught! The Spiny Armor Pokémon! Chesnaught is the evolved form of Chespin and Quilladin, and is one of the three Pokémon that new trainers will be starting out their adventure with in Kalos. I won’t be going too in depth with Chesnaught competitive wise, but will cover ...

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Pokémon Video Game Evolution

Hey all, Marcus here with a new article – this time on the Pokémon video games, how they have evolved mechanically, and how this has changed the game. With X and Y around the corner, we’re all wondering what’s going to change or what’s going to be new. Just over a month out of the new games, I at least ...

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2013 Australian TCG Nationals Wrap-up

Hey all, Marcus here giving you a wrap up of what was, by far, one of the most amazing Pokémon weekends I have had in a long time! It all started Friday evening; many players packed into Good Games Melbourne, frantically deck testing for the big event. That’s when it dawned on me that this would be an event of ...

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2013 Pokémon TCG Australian Nationals Details!

Hey all! Marcus here giving you the scoop on the upcoming event this weekend! The 2013 Pokémon TCG National Championships are being held in Melbourne this year! Official Facebook Event;  https://www.facebook.com/events/573911022649389/ Details are as follows! Location: Stamford Plaza Melbourne, 111 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC, 3000 Dates: Saturday 15th June, Sunday 16th June Day 1 – Saturday 15th of June: Main ...

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TCG Regionals Report: Marcus Raj

Pokémon Regionals Report Foreword: Hey All! Marcus here, doing a report on the Victorian Regional Championships for the Pokémon TCG that was held on the 31st of March. We had an amazing turn out in the Masters division, with 67 Masters in total participating – this is the largest attendance we have ever had for our age division since I ...

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