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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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Pokémon TCG: Uncovering the Secrets of Sun and Moon

  As inhabitants of Earth, we’re lucky enough to be treated to the Sun and Moon every day and night respectively*. Only once will we be treated to the release of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Sun and Moon set. The Sun is an incredibly important star, and the Moon is a body of astronomical importance. But how important will ...

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TCG – Beyond Night March: APAC’s first impressions of the 2017 Format

  League Challenges are underway, the first International Championship is fast approaching, and the period usually dedicated to city championships is looming. So, if you’re one of the 1587 people (perhaps a slight exaggeration) that I contacted, who replied with “I haven’t played since Nationals, I don’t even know what is going on with the meta,” it is probably time ...

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Draw a Card: Trainers’ Mail

Hi there everyone, my names is James Goreing and I’ve been given the honour of continuing the Draw a Card articles for Pokémon Australia. I’m here to talk to you about one of my favourite new cards from the latest expansion set, Roaring Skies, and that card is Trainers’ Mail. Whilst I’m sure everyone has had at least some time ...

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Draw a Card: M Gardevoir EX

This month’s draw a card issue will be focused on M Gardevoir EX (Primal Clash 106), which is from the latest set. M Gardevoir EX is a Fairy-type Mega Pokémon and it has a lot of potential to do well in this year’s Regional Championships. M Gardevoir EX has 210 HP, a Dark resistance and a weakness to Steel. M ...

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Pokémon TCG: Primal Clash Top 15 Cards

Primal Clash marks the start of the ORAS era of cards, yet the boosters still have XY on them. Nonetheless, this pack is full of fun stuff and surprises, of the calibre that we have not seen in years. A larger quantity of Pokémon than normal have Abilities and/or access to a new game mechanic known as Ancient Traits. Now ...

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