Tag Archives: players

2016 Australian Regional Preview: Adelaide

    Hello everyone, and welcome to the Regional Championship season! Adelaide is the first stop on the circuit this year, after being the final stop in 2015. As a part of our 2016 season coverage, we’ll be previewing each Regional as they come, with players and team archetypes we expect to see do well. When: Sunday May 1st. Registration:  ...

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Australians in the Nugget Bridge Major: Round 1 and 2 Update

  The first two rounds of the Nugget Bridge Major 5 have been completed, so let’s take the opportunity to see how Australia’s representatives have gone so far. We’ve counted 26 Australians competing in this year’s edition, the second highest contingent behind the USA, in an international competition with 28 countries represented! After two battles, there remain four Australians undefeated: ...

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Top Players, Top Pokémon #3: Matthew Roe (RoeyVGC) and Salamence

Hello, Matthew! I hear that you like Salamence? Why do you like to use it competitively? I like using Salamence due to its excellent combination of physical & special attacking prowess, backed by deceptively decent bulk (95/130/90) and a fantastic speed stat (Base 120). Additionally; from an aesthetics point of view, it just looks cool! Do you have a set ...

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Top Players, Top Pokémon #2: Sam Schweitzer (SamVGC) and Porygon2

We’re back! Recently, I spoke with Sam Schweitzer (SamVGC), an Australian player living in the US. He’s recently had a huge breakout in their circuit, and he took some time out to share with us his MVP from his last few tournaments. Hello, Sam! I hear that you like Porygon2? Why do you like to use it competitively? Hi there! ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Recap: A Season CHALK full of Originality

  In the post-World Championship lull, with the 2016 VGC season getting into gear slowly, we figured it would be a good time to look back at Australia’s 2015 VGC season – both in how the season structure changed and grew, and the results of the big events across all our age divisions. 2015 saw the introduction of Championship Points ...

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Pokémon VGC Website and Social Media Guide

The Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals are around the corner, and we want to help fellow Australians in the preparation to what will be the biggest Australian VGC event for the year. Playing on your own you might miss things but following what other people discover can help you get an advantage and possibly save you time. With this we ...

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Pokémon TCG Assistant Verison 0.1 Release

Gamer2020 has released a program that will be essential to anyone playing the Pokémon TCG. Pokémon TCG Assist is a program that helps you look through cards, search cards, as well as manage your decks. Is at a very basic stage right now, but is usable. Features Deck Builder Ability to save Decks Card Search Export Decks to BB Code ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals: Recap

This weekend the second ever Pokémon Video Game Nationals, held at Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria hosted by Nintendo. The weather was cold, but the Pokémon trainers were out with over 664 competitors on the day ranging from Masters, to Seniors, to Juniors. The event started at 8:00am with registration which lasted until 12:45pm. The Masters finished up their battles at ...

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Community Discussion Article: Hax

Here is our second Community Discussion Article. These articles will be based on group discussion in our community, PokeAustralia, so feel free to join the conversation! The following are just some comments from our members on their thought of Hax.   Leandro L Today I will be discussing a very common complaint in the metagame: Hax. Players all over the ...

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