Tag Archives: Game

Pokémon World Championship Details Announced

2017 Pokémon World Championship details have been announced! Today the Pokémon Company finally announced the news a lot of us have been waiting for. We now have the 2017 Pokémon World Championship details including the date and location! When: August 18 – 20 Where: Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California The World Championships will once again feature VGC, TCG, and ...

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Card Clash: Comparing the New and the Old

Introduction There are hundreds of cards in the current standard format for the Pokémon Trading Card game. Many of these cards have similar effects, but a different mechanic to achieve that effect. For example, Professor Sycamore and Professor Birch both allow players to draw a fresh hand of 7 cards. One is a staple 4-of in almost every deck, while ...

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Tool Time: Items to Boost your GX Pokémon

A Tool Card is a type of Trainer Card that may be attached to your Pokémon to provide them with benefits. This could be an increase in damage output, increased hit points, a reduced retreat cost etc. Generally, only one Tool Card can be attached to a Pokémon at any one time. In the current standard format, there are very ...

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Eeveelution Solutions: Enhancing your Stage 1 GXs

The latest Pokémon Trading Card game expansion Sun and Moon graces the world with five new Stage 1 GX Pokémon. These are Lurantis GX, Gumshoos GX, Lycanroc GX, Espeon GX and Umbreon GX. These GX Pokémon have the power of a mega, but are classified as a stage 1 rather than an evolved Pokémon. This means they can utilise the ...

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Rotoms VGC Resources: Preparing Yourself for Competition

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve enjoyed playing Sun and Moon so far. A couple of years ago I wrote an article reconciling how I would go about preparing for Pokémon tournaments from my perspective as an elite athlete. Today I’m back as an Olympian and with more competitive Pokémon experience, to offer further insight on how you can get the best ...

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Australian TCG League Challenges: February

Calling all TCG Players! A number of TCG League Challenge events have been announced for February. League Challenges are entry-level events and are ideal for newer players looking to get involved in competitive TCG (VGC players – think Premier Challenges). League Challenges also award a small amount Championship Points to players who finish as the top seeds, making these events valuable ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #2: January Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you the January Premier Challenge summary of results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from January 2017. With the metagame settling down a little after a hectic opening month, players pressed on for championship points in most states with a bit more ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 4

We’ve reached the final week of January, meaning it’s now time to reflect on this month in VGC. What better way to do so than with our latest usage stats? We’ve had three Premier Challenge events happen in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. We’re beginning to see some clear patterns with the Australian metagame, so we advise noting the ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 3

  After a week break from Premier Challenges, Australia is back playing Pokemon and producing VGC17 usage stats! We’ve had events in Perth, Newcastle and Adelaide this week. Following suit with the results worldwide, Australians have adapted well to the quickly developing metagame. This week we saw Jimmy Chen take out Newcastle with a team reminiscent of a standard team seen ...

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