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Pojo's Pokemon News
Main Page News Archive - August 2006

Thursday, 08.31.06  Our Pokemon Cards of the Day continue to look at key cards from Ness's World Championship Deck. Let's check out Rocket's Admin. from ex TRR. Will Hung and ninetails have reviews.

We have a Pokemon tip in from Sceptilerancher on What to play for Cities.

Wednesday, 08.30.06  Our Pokemon Cards of the Day continue to look at key cards from Ness's World Championship Deck. Let's check out POW! Hand Extension from ex TRR. Will Hung and Computer Guy have reviews.

Tuesday, 08.29.06  Patriarch wrote a detailed Tournament report from the 2006 World Championship event.  He finished in the Top 32.  The Report is in our Tournament Reports section.  Congrats Patriarch!

For our Pokemon Cards of the Day this week, we are looking at 5 Key cards from Ness's World Championship Deck. Today, it's Mew ex from Legend Maker. Joker Boi, Will Hung and Dark Jake have reviews.

We updated our Places to Play the Pokemon TCG page today. If the place you play isn't listed, feel free to let us know the details.  Also, if the list is outdated (like a store no longer exists), let us know that too.  Thanks!

Monday, 08.28.06  In our Pokemon Cards of the Day this week, we will be looking at 5 Key cards in Ness's World Championship Deck. We get it started with Manectric ex. Muk Man, Joker Boi, Will Hung, Computer Guy and, of course, Ness have reviews.

Friday, 08.25.06  lilgroudon is back in his den again.  Today he's helping a fan get past a set of stairs blocked by three trees in Sootopolis. 

Here's a story out of Malaysia.  It's about 13-year-old Adwin Lim who placed 6th at the Pokemon World Championships last weekend.

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Groudon ex. Will Hung and Computer Guy have reviews.

Our GBA Pokemon of the Week is right on schedule with Blissey. Playdoh Dude, lilgrouden, Kijuna and Reeve.

Thursday, 08.24.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Aggron ex. Will Hung, Computer Guy and Survivor have reviews.

We received a couple of Press Releases from Pokemon USA today.  The first is the official announcement about the winners from the World Championships.  The 2nd is about the Official Release of Crystal Guardians.  Both are in our News Section today. 

Wednesday, 08.23.06  Jason "Ness" Klaczynski wrote a detailed Tournament report from the 2006 World Championship event he won over this past weekend.  We posted the report along with a few photos taken by his girlfriend Dani in "Ness's Nest" today. 

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Kyorge ex. Will Hung, Computer Guy and Dark Jake have reviews.

Tuesday, 08.22.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is a star from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Celebi. Will Hung has a review.

Monday, 08.21.06  We just want to give a Shout Out to both Jason "Ness" Klaczynski and Jeremy "Jermy101" Maron for their fantastic showing at the Pokemon TCG World Championships over the weekend.  Ness is basically the father of the Card of the Day as we know it on Pojo.com, and Jeremy did the Pokemon Card of the Day for several years.  Jeremy won the World Championships last year and placed 3rd this year.  Ness took 1st Place this year.  Congrats guys!

News from X-Act on the 2006 Worlds: "Here’s the standings of Worlds 15+, with the deck they played (unconfirmed but almost sure of it):

4th Place: Yuta Komatsuda (Japan) with Metanite (Metagross d/Dragonite d)
3rd Place: Jeremy Maron (US) a.k.a. jermy101 with Queendoom (Queendom with Houndoom)
2nd Place: Jimmy Ballard (US) with Eeveelutions
1st Place: Jason Klaczynski (US) a.k.a Ness with Mewtric".

William Hung has a detailed report from the World Championships as well.  It's titled: "Grinding my way to Worlds 06...". 

We completely forgot to post our GBA Pokemon of the Week. Sorry guys. We'll make it up right now with reviews of Azumarill. Playdoh Dude and Reeve chime in.

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Alakazam. Otaku, Will Hung, Survivor, Thundachu and Computer Guy have reviews.

higumaotoshi sent us a report from the Crystal Guardians PreRelease at  Skyfox Games in Oshawa, Ontario.  It's in our Tourney Reports section.

Rudra's Ingame Team gets a going over by ClownMaster in his Pokemon GBA Team Garage.

Saturday, 08.19.06  For those of you that want to know exactly what's going on with Pokemon World's this weekend, up to date details are being kept right here.  From Otaku: "It is updated and appears to be roughly a round behind, but for most of us this is way faster results than we normally get!"

Friday, 08.18.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Ludicolo δ. Will Hung and Computer Guy have reviews.

Otaku fills us in on Using the New Set in Limited Tournaments (like Pre-releases) today in Otaku on Pokemon.

Thursday, 08.17.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Blastoise δ. Computer Guy and Will Hung have reviews.

Wednesday, 08.16.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Banette. Computer Guy and Will Hung have reviews.

Tuesday, 08.15.06  Computerguy has a Tournament Report for you today from the EX Crystal Guardians Prerelease.  We'd love to post all the tourney reports we can get our hands on, so feel free to shoot them over, as well as any photos you took at them.  ;-)

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another from the Crystal Guardians expansion. Today, it's Charizard δ. Computer Guy, Will Hung, Otaku and Muk Man have reviews.

Monday, 08.14.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is a prerelease from the new Crystal Guardians expansion. Computer Guy and Muk check out Ivysaur.

Here's a much more serious podcast you can download from the Pokemon National Championships. 

Here's the Village Voice Newspaper's coverage of the event. 

Peter Moglia sent us a EX Crystal Guardians Prerelease Tournament Report from Illinois.  Thanks Peter!

The Journal Star of Lincoln, NE is profiling local players prepping for the World Championships in their paper today.  

Loretta has more Pokemon Toy News for you today!!!

Friday, 08.11.06  Our Pokemon Card of the Day is another ex in this week of ex's. We check out Altaria ex. Will Hung takes a look.

Our GBA Pokemon of the Week is the fidgety Vigoroth. Clown Master, Playdoh Dude, Brown Bomber and Reeve don't sit still for this one.

Thursday, 08.10.06  ClownMaster is back in his Pokemon GBA Team Garage reviewing another readers GBA team. 

Here's a fun story.  NextGen has a detailed article on the Top 50 Handheld games of this century.  Pokemon games did very well.  ;-) 

Loretta has some Toy News out of Japan for you today.  Thanks Loretta.

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is Dusclops ex. Will, Computer Guy and Dark Jake have reviews.

Wednesday, 08.09.06  The Pokemon Game Boy National Championships took place yesterday in New York City. Here are some articles from around the globe:

  • Samin Syed of New York and Minh Ba Le of Virginia Crowned Pokemon Video Game National Champions by Hulk Hogan - New York City Declared August 8th 'Pokemon Day' as Thousands of Fans Gathered in Bryant Park to Celebrate the Pokemon Party of the Decade - Yahoo News
  • Pokemon Mania Takes Over Bryant Park - New York was Pokemon town Tuesday, with a giant party in Bryant Park and the country's finest Pokemon game players fighting it out for the national title.  NY1
  • Hulk Hogan in Pikachu Shocker - This must be one of the signs of the apocalypse. Wrestler Hulk Hogan hosted Pokemon Day in New York's Bryant Park. The event featured playable demos of upcoming Pokemon DS games and adults wearing funny costumes. Kotaku

The winners were Minh Le of Chicago (22) and Samin Syed of Philadelphia (12).  Congrats!  We'd love to post Battle Reports and Event Reports from anyone who attended.  Please send them to us, along with any photos you took.  ;-)

Tuesday, 08.08.06  The Pokemon Game Boy National Championships are taking place today in New York City.  Here are two articles I found this morning for those unable to attend:

  • Hulk Hogan Joins Finalists From Around the Country as They Compete in Pokemon Video Game National Championships - Yahoo News
  • Pokémon's Birthday - The children's television show and video game Pokémon marks its 10th anniversary this month, and fans will be celebrating the "pocket monsters" today at the Pokémon Party of the Decade at Bryant Park. - New York Sun

Hulk Hogan at the Pokemon event?  Reminds of the time that Diamond Dallas Page was promoting our monthly Pojo's Pokemon Magazine for us.  Ah ... the good old days of a monthly Pokemon Magazine.  Brings a tear to my eye. 

If anyone is attending and/or playing in this event, feel free to write up an article and take pictures at the event.  We'll be happy to post them for everyone to enjoy. 

We just got details on some new Pokemon tins coming out in October.  We posted details and images in our News Section today. 

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is Cacturne ex. Muk, Will, Nine, Raich and Jake all check in.

Monday, 08.07.06  William Hung has takes a look at a Flygon EX deck idea that he saw in Arizona.

You can now pre-order Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red & Blue from Amazon.com for $29.99.  We put a link in the right margin if you are interested in shopping from home.  Release Date: September 18, 2006

Do you need some new wheels?  The VW Pikachu car is being sold on Ebay.  Bidding ends on August 11th. Good Luck.  ;-)

Our Pokemon Card of the Day is Rocket's Snorlax ex. Will Hung and Kev89 chime in. We also welcome DarkJake to the review staff.

Saturday, 08.05.06  Our GBA Pokemon of the Week is Mewtwo. Clown Master, Reeve and Brown Bomber check this cat for fleas.

Friday, 08.04.06  Boy, last night we were talking Pokemon at Wal-Mart, and today we're talking about Pokemon & Target.  Loretta has Toy News today about a 10th Anniversary Toy Set exclusive to Target. 

Thursday, 08.03.06  Some Wal-Marts will be participating in the Pokémon Wal-Mart Day on August 26, 2006.  "Come on in to celebrate the launch of the exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game EX Crystal Guardians “Earth Shower” theme deck! To celebrate at participating stores, we'll be offering demos of how to play the Pokémon TCG, as well as handing out 2-card promo packs and cool Pokémon activity books while supplies last!" Here's a list of stores that are participating in the event.

Kotaku has a fun story today about the Pokemon 2006 Train Rally in Japan. 

The Pokemon Video Game Nationals are taking place in New York City next week (August 8th).  More details on the Official site in case you want to check out all the cool stuff. 



 


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