The (sorta) return of Pokemon: One a Day

With the permission of Bonny John (aka Stormborn), I've been working on a little project to celebrate the amazing artwork and the months of community that the project brought. This is my first attempt at video editing, but Bonny John gave me his seal of his approval, so I'm taking that as a good enough. I hope… » 6/18/14 1:26am 6/18/14 1:26am

​Returning to Pokémon: Better to Faint With Honour

In my mind, there are few competitions nobler and more respectable than a Pokémon Battle. Pokémon Blue demonstrated to me that even the wildest creature can conduct themselves with fairness and restraint in each encounter. No words are uttered between combatants, yet each knows there place and fights with the upmost… » 5/26/14 4:00pm 5/26/14 4:00pm

​Returning to Pokémon: confused by Poké Balls.

Last week, I touched on my reactions to Pokémon after skipping four generations. I've enjoyed the game so far but many of the new elements and changes have left me feeling old or confused. Last week I referred to the overwhelming sensation that Pokémon Y seemed to be in much more of a hurry than Pokémon Blue. Whilst… » 5/22/14 11:00am 5/22/14 11:00am

​Returning to Pokémon: Why is everybody in a rush?

I've often found that I respond to new ideas in an open-minded way. I can be relied on the react favourably to change. A shift from the expected norm will not cause be to moan or grumble. If change is for the better, than I can easily get on board. Nevertheless, a lot of change all at once can cause me a few problems.… » 5/15/14 5:01pm 5/15/14 5:01pm