Over the past few months, I have amassed over 1,000 physical cards and thousands of digital cards. Most of them are completely useless in competitive play. I discovered very quickly that if I wanted to compete in Standard or Expanded formats, I was going to need cards that allowed me to compete with the bar set by the community at large.
Some of these cards I was able to randomly pull in booster packs. Most of these I purchased through promo codes off of Potown Store. Nevertheless, when I’m ready to battle, these are the cards I’m taking with me!
Building a deck from scratch is the most difficult task that any player of the Pokemon Trading Card Game will face. For the most part, you can skip this step entirely. Newcomers are usually guided through the early stages of their careers with pre-made decks from The Pokemon Company. Once they get familiar with the game, it’s usually best to simply use resources like Limitless TCG and build copies of decks that have performed well in tournaments. If it works for the pros who have done all the legwork, it should work for you too, right?
Nevertheless, the itch to create my own deck grew as I got more comfortable with the game. Most of my earlier efforts to create a deck were trainwrecks. Part of that came from me not having the best cards, but most of my early failures stemmed from not knowing how to truly build a cohesive deck rather than just a collection of cards. My earliest decks were stacked with V and VMAX cards and yet I’d still get destroyed because my decks didn’t have a clear game plan to follow.
After months of fumbling my way through the process, I may have finally turned a corner.
What a beast! Zacian V-Union has enough power behind its Master Blade to knock out any Pokemon with just one strike! But can we pull together all of the pieces to summon this legendary doggo? Find out in this set of Pokemon TCG Online matches!
We also cover a ton of subjects within and outside of Pokemon TCG, including the weirdest Pokemon cards ever and my thoughts on the upcoming Animal Crossing update!
View the full post to see the full stream, highlights, and shoutouts!
V-Union Pokemon are the latest innovation in the Pokemon Trading Card Game. This new mechanic involves the use of four cards that form one large image of a Pokemon. The effect of seeing all four cards is quite striking on the table. But are they just an expensive gimmick? Or are these V-Union cards going to be a must-have in every deck?
As someone who owns all four currently available and has played with most of them, I weigh in on the matter in hopes of helping you make an informed purchase.
The champ is here!
Galar region champion Leon enters the stadium with his trusty Charizard. Together, they form a fearsome duos in the Pokemon Trading Card game.
If you’ve never set foot on the battlefield or you’re a veteran trainer looking to give this deck a fire spin, here’s what to expect!
Greninja V-Union has the ability to demolish a whole bench in one shot! But can we actually pull all of the pieces together and make it rain shurikens on the competition? We give it our best shot in this Pokemon TCG Online live stream!
If you’re looking to supercharge your Pokemon TCG Online experience with more cards or better cards, there are online retailers out there that sell codes to unlock booster packs, cards, and accessories among other digital goods. I regularly buy codes from Potown Store and some of my purchases have greatly increased my enjoyment of the game.
That being said, not all of the items available for purchase are going to provide the bang-for-your-buck that you might be looking for. While everyone’s wants and needs are different, I’m going to make recommendations for new players just starting out, as well as those who are looking to get foundational pieces for great custom decks that are otherwise difficult to pull from booster packs.
Without further ado, here’s my list of Pokemon TCG Online codes to purchase (and which ones to avoid)!
(NOTE: This is not an ad or paid sponsorship for PoTown Store. Just documenting my personal experience with the site. Also should note that your results may vary. Also worth noting that before you purchase online codes from anywhere, please do as much research as you can beforehand so that you can make an informed purchase.)
The synergy between the physical and digital versions of the Pokemon Trading Card Game make things a bit weird. While the physical game can be enjoyed without ever touching the digital game, players of the digital game need to buy sealed Pokemon Trading Card Game products to unlock cards.
But what if you only want to play the online game? Buying decks and cards is particularly expensive if you only want the codes within. Also, if you have no interest or space to store physical cards, it’s an extra burden to consider in order to play a video game.
Though I wasn’t actively looking for a solution to this conundrum, I found at least one option that worked for me.
After pulling the spectacular Rayquaza VMAX alternate art card, I decided to go all-in and build the full deck. However, my weeks of testing and a lack of placements in big tournaments has me wondering if this flying dragon is just full of hot air. Also, we go on a TORRID winning streak with Dragapult VMAX!
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!