Tag Archives: Jordan

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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Yveltalk with Jordan Palmer: Analysing the Yveltal / Garbodor Pokémon TCG deck

  London is known for its beef-eaters, but it was all about the bacon-bird at the European International Championships. The Yveltal/ Garbodor deck featured 11 times in the Top 32, 5 times in the Top 8, and made up every deck in the Top 4. The December event was neither the beginning nor will it be the end of this ...

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Draw a Card: Hawlucha

This year we have decided to re-boot some of our article series, and to start off we are re-booting Draw a Card. On the first Sunday of every month, we will be bringing you a new Draw a Card Issue! If there’s a particular card you want us to cover, be sure to let us know. Draw a card Issue ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon TCG National Master Runner-Up Report

The 2014 Pokémon Australian National Championships are now over, and I’m here to talk about my experiences and how I made it all the way to the finals! This years nationals was my first time in the Masters Division and I knew that making cut would be much harder than it was last year. With this in mind, I was ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon TCG National Master Champion Report

On June 28-29 the Australian Pokémon TCG Nationals occurred. I went into the tournament with 252 Championship Points, hoping that I’d be able to top 16, so that I could earn my Worlds invite. Knowing this was the last year I’d be able to go to Worlds before Year 12 meant that I would try my hardest to do well ...

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Draw a Card: Raichu

Draw A card is back with a card that is a little underrated and that card is Raichu (XY 43). Raichu is a Stage 1 that evolves from Pikachu. It is a Lightning type Pokémon with 90 HP which means you can search for Raichu with a Level Ball (Next Destinies 89). It has a weakness to Fighting and a ...

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Road to Worlds – Jordan P

Hi everyone, my name is Jordan Palmer. I am a TCG player in the Seniors division from South Australia and I am here to talk about my experience at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships. I will be talking about the deck I used and the matches I played in the event. Click any of the following links to quickly navigate ...

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Australian VGC Nationals: Master Division – Top 4

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Master Division was held on Saturday at the Nintendo Booth. We had a whopping 181 competitors in the Single Elimination best-of-1 tournament. The competition went for hours, with the best-of-the-best facing off against others they knew, trained with, and learnt off. We ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Adelaide: Report

The fourth of five Pokémon Meet-ups were held in rainy Adelaide on Saturday, July 13, at AVCon (Anime and Video Game Convention). Here, we hoped to find Adelaide’s best and brightest Pokémon VGC players. It was at 10am that the rush began for those who had not pre-purchased a ticket to the event, such as myself. There was worry amongst ...

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