Tag Archives: Interview

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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Je Suis Un Champion – An interview with the Adelaide Mid-Season Showdown Winner

Hello VGC players. During March there have been a number of Mid-Season Showdown events held in Australia – starting in Adelaide and followed by Hobart, Sydney and Perth. Recently I had the opportunity to catch up with Haris Sahovic (@HSahovic), the winner of the Adelaide Mid-Season Showdown and a player with several strong results at events in Melbourne this season. So Haris, can ...

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The Sandstorm Subsided – A 2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals Interview with a Champion

Hot on the heels of the stunning conclusion to the 2015 Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships, I had the privilege of conducting an interview with Matthew Roe, the 2015 Masters Division National Champion, to pick his brain about his performance of the season as well as his thoughts about the National Championships and beyond. Congratulations yet again on your ...

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New Mega Evolutions will not be added into Pokémon X & Y

After much speculation about possible update plans to bring the new Mega Evolutions to Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, an interview with Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori has officially confirmed that this will not be the case. Rest assured, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players will still be able to interact, trade and battle with X and Y players. It’s ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Jackson’s Report

When I heard the first ever Australian Pokémon Video Game National Championships was at PAX, I was so pumped! I went to the train station to wait for my best friend to arrive, and we then talked about our teams. Master Division was on July 20th. At 12pm that day, registration closed, and it was time to battle! My Team ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Interview with Nicholas

Nationals Interview Questions Name: Nicholas Steer Age: 18 Location: Melbourne 1. When did you become interested in Pokémon VGC? I started to become interested in Pokémon VGC probably in 2010 after Worlds, where I started to see Kyorges and Palkias in masses, so I built a team on my Pokemon HeartGold and used it in-game. 2. How long have you ...

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2013 TCG Nationals Australia – Senior Champion: Kaiwen

On June 15th and 16th, the 2013 Pokémon TCG Nationals were on in Australia. Kaiwen was lucky enough to become the Senior Champion, running a Plasma deck, securing himself a free trip to the World Championships in Vancouver this year! Below is our interview with Kaiwen, not only asking about the day, but finding out a little bit about him ...

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