My Excitement (and Concerns) Over Pokemon Trading Card Game Live

Rest in peace Pokemon Trading Card Game Online. Welcome, Pokemon Trading Card Game Live!

After a decade of service, the old app will be sunsetting just before the launch of this new one. As of writing, very little has been shown of the new app. Nevertheless, that’s not going to stop me from weighing in on what we do know and bringing forth some questions I have about the new app!

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Pokemon Trading Card Game Online Review

Despite the obvious benefits that come with the digital adaptation of the Pokemon Trading Card Game, it feels like fans see it as an afterthought. At its core, the appeal for players and collectors is the experience of having physical cards. There’s a joy that comes with having them on display, kept safely in a binder, or held in your hand just before playing them on the board. Even when The Pokemon Company gives codes with every physical product to unlock cards and other accessories in the video game, codes are sold for dirt cheap or even simply given away.

For collectors with zero interest in playing the game in any form, the existence of an online version is a moot point. But if you have even the slightest interest in playing the game, Pokemon TCG shouldn’t be ignored.

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ROBOT RUN! – Dicey Dungeons Live Stream

I heard you like RNG, so we added RNG to your RNG! The Robot hero in Dicey Dungeons is quite the handful, but the rewards are so huge when you hit the jackpot! Am I able to escape the dungeon with this fiddly hero?

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WHAT A TRIP! – Sayonara Wild Hearts Live Stream

Inspired by stylish rhythm action games like Rez before it, Sayonara Wild Hearts is a gorgeous trip. Hop on as we take a dizzying trip through fantastical worlds and vibe to awesome electro pop soundtrack!

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Dicey Dungeons Review

The Roguelike genre continues to evolve thanks to pairing Roguelike elements with other game styles. Moonlighter essentially turned The Legend of Zelda into a Roguelike. Into the Breach was a Roguelike twist on Advance Wars that added infinite replayability. Slay the Spire drew from the deck-building genre of tabletop games and applied the Roguelike template to it to create a wildly-addicting game I couldn’t put down for 100+ hours.

Showing the world that the Roguelike still has a lot of room to grow, Dicey Dungeons draws from the world of dice games for yet another new take on the genre.

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Holiday Massacre! – Among Us Live Stream w/ PlayerTwoStart, Double Jump, Adventure Rules, Matylang, Hotfiya, jennathefool, jfraptorfan1983, & Copper Key Cosplay!

What better way to spend the holidays than to murder family and friends? A star-studded lineup join me for this epic Among Us stream filled with drama, betrayal and laughs!

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It Wasn’t Me! – Among Us Live Stream

I am a man of honour, right? Tune in for a heated set of games with Jason from Downstab, Mat from Biff Bam Pop, Copper Key Cosplay, PlayerTwoStart, Jon, Jenna, and Janis!

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Among Us: The Hottest Game in the World is Quite the Handful to Play in an Ideal Setting

Though the game was first released in 2018, Among Us has really blown up in 2020. A sizable chunk of that credit goes to streamers who have help to spread the word about its existence. But beyond simply showcasing the game, they’ve also showcased the best (and most difficult) way to play. I get the sense that most players are having a considerably worse experience than their favourite streamers.

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Running it Back with the Ironclad! – Slay the Spire Live Stream

Originally mean to be played as part of a live stream, bad internet sank my plans of streaming Slay the Spire. Ended up doing this as a video instead! Tune in for the opening musical performance, a Show & Tell featuring deck-building tabletop games, and my run to the top of the Spire with the Ironclad!

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