Tag Archives: Game

Around the Stadiums – September 2017

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2018 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia! In this edition we look back at the results from September Premier Challenges. The post-world metagame was a varied as ever with an even blend of players either using variations on successful strategies from Anehiem, or trying to ...

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Marshadow event announced for Australia!

Starting October 7  and running until October 23 (or while stocks last) players will be able to get Marshadow via code distributed exclusively at EB Games Australia! The code will be free and will allow trainers to receive Marshadow into their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon! How to receive  Marshadow: Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Click ...

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VGC18 Details – Changes and Preparation

Details regarding the Pokémon Video Game Championships format for the 2018 season have just been announced! The announcement on the Pokémon website gives a brief overview of what to expect. This includes the release of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon in November, though the exact list of Pokémon and moves allowed cannot be confirmed. Here, all of the details announced ...

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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: Top Cut and Usage Statistics – September 9-10 2017

Hello Pokémon players! The VGC18 season kicked off last weekend with 3 Premier Challenges taking place. Queensland players got the chance to get their season underway at Fastbreak Brisbane while Victorian players were treated to two Premier Challenges courtesy of Next Level Games’ Ormond and Dandenong stores. These were Australia’s first VGC events since the conclusion of the World Championships ...

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Salazzle event announced for Australia

Starting August 14  and running until September 4  (or while stocks last) players will be able to get Salazzle via code distributed exclusively at EB Games Australia! The code will be free and will allow trainers to receive Salazzle into their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon! How to receive Salazzle: Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Click ...

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Rainbow Road in the 2017-2018 Standard Format : Deck List and Discussion

Last weekend, in what seemed like a throwback to the 2008 World Championships, a Gardevoir/ Gallade deck was used to win the 2017 Pokemon Trading Card Game World Championships in both the Junior and Masters divisions. It was the most hyped deck going into the tournament, and is still being touted as one of the top decks in the standard ...

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2017 Pokémon World Championship Australian Streaming Times

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships are this weekend, and of course you will be able to watch Worlds from your own home! This year we get to watch our Aussie competitors, and see who will take out the titles of Pokémon World Champion for the Trading Card Game, the Video Game and Pokken in Masters, Seniors and Juniors! Stream Times ...

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Event Round-up: May 27th / 28th

This weekend (May 27th / May 28th) sees a huge amount of Pokémon events happening across Australia! There’s online events, there’s League Cups, there’s overseas Regionals, there’s League Challenges, theres Premier Challenges there’s something for everyone! Virtually every state in the country has something on! Signups for the International Online event close on Thursday so make sure you sign up ...

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Skeleton Lists: Vespiquen, and Yveltal/Garbodor

Introduction A skeleton list is an incomplete deck list that highlights the essential or minimum number of cards necessary for a successful deck of that archetype. Assuming that the creation of the skeleton list was influenced by proven 60 card lists, skeleton lists are useful for competitive TCG players for a variety of reasons: They provide players with an understanding ...

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Skeleton Lists: Mega Rayquaza and Mega Mewtwo

Introduction A skeleton list is an incomplete deck list that highlights the essential or minimum number of cards necessary for a successful deck of that archetype. Assuming that the creation of the skeleton list was influenced by proven 60 card lists, skeleton lists are useful for competitive TCG players for a variety of reasons: They provide players with an understanding ...

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