Pokémon TCG: BREAKthrough Pre-release Locations and Details

This weekend there are numerous pre-releases for the newest trading card game expansion, BREAKthrough. Below we have broken down the pre-releases that are happening throughout Australia by state and then by date. To find out more details for any event below, just click on the link to be taken to the appropriate facebook event! QLD Saturday: Fastbreak Sports Sunday: Guf ...

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Pokémes Amis: Getting Involved in Your Local VGC Community

  Do you love playing Pokémon, and battling others, but don’t feel like you have anyone to hang out with and talk Pokémon on a regular basis? This might be the article for you! Here we will look at the different things you can do to get involved with, and help build up, your local VGC community. This includes looking ...

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Pokémon TCG: 2016 Staples Checklist

Hello again everyone, I’m James Goreing and I’m here today to help beginning and continuing players alike to be prepared for the coming tournament season by discussing the essential, must-have Trainer cards for the 2016 season. Trainers are the engine of every deck; the actual Pokémon may be the exciting and colourful part of playing the Pokémon TCG, but it’s ...

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Top Players, Top Pokemon #1: Sam Pandelis (ZeldaVGC) and Talonflame

  Lads and Ladies, I (Cappa) present to you a new segment we’re working on here at PokeAus, where we interview successful Australian players and ask them to talk about their favourite competitive Pokémon and how it’s utilised. Today, I chatted to 2-time Melbourne Regional Champion and NB Circuit veteran Sam Pandelis (@ZeldaVGC, hit him up on twitter) about his ...

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A Plethora of VGC Premier Challenges are headed to Tasmania

  Yesterday, BattleAxe Games announced on their facebook page that they would be hosting 18 sanctioned and FREE VGC Premier Challenges starting from October and finishing up in May. We have created event pages for each Premier Challenge, with a link to each facebook event too. October 24 @2:30pm – Sceptile VGC Premier Challenge #1 November 1 @2:30pm – Sceptile ...

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Training for Pokémon like an Elite Athlete

G’day, Rhydian Cowley here. I go by Mindape in the Showdown chat, on the forums, and in Twitch chat. When I’m not playing Pokémon, I train and compete at an elite level in athletics (my event is the glamorous 20 km Walk). I have represented Australia at international events, and I’ve travelled to many foreign countries. My ultimate goal is ...

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