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51st State Ultimate Edition by Portal Games Coming Soon to Gamefound

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Portal Games announced the 51st State Ultimate Edition is coming soon to Gamefound and will included new content with the crowdfunding campaign The campaign launches in February 2022 with component upgrades, reprints of hard-to-find content, and a new expansion, No Man’s Land, designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek. 51st State was originally published in 2010, and was a breakout success for Portal Games. Set in the same universe as the fan favorite Neuroshima Hex , 51st State offered players a new way to fight for resources in the wastelands of America. The release of the 51st State Master Set in 2016 brought together the core game and both the original expansions, Winter and New Era in one box with an all-new look and improved gameplay. Three additional expansions have since been released for the Master Set, growing the line to a fan favorite. Portal Games wants to give players the definitive experience they deserve with the 51st State Ultimate Edition.  The 51st State Ultimate Edition coming

VIVID VOLTAGE Charizard Theme Deck Review & Gameplay - Pokémon TCG Online

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First Impressions playing TCGO with the Sword and Shield Vivid Voltage Charizard Theme Deck . How does this Fire deck featuring Charizard and Leon stack up in the current meta?

VIVID VOLTAGE Drednaw Theme Deck Review & Gameplay - Pokémon TCG Online

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First Impressions playing TCGO with the Sword and Shield Vivid Voltage Drednaw Theme Deck . How does this Water deck featuring Drednaw and Nessa stack up in the current meta?

Pokémon TCG: Galar Sidekicks Premium Collection

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A previously unannounced new product has shown up on the Pokémon Center website today. The Galar Sidekicks Premium Collection features the Galarian Starters, 11 packs of cards, the coin from the Spring Collectors Chest , a dangler (keychain) , and the same 3 V Promos that came in the Galar Starter V Tins .

Pokémon TCG: Pokémon Capsule Toy Coins Announced for Japan

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The Pokémon Company has announced a new capsule toy for The Pokémon Card Game featuring Pokémon Coins. The Pokémon Coin Collection will be available from capsule toy vending machines (gachapon style)  for ¥200 JPY at Pokémon Center stores in Japan starting December 4th.

Re-Ment Pokémon Stained Glass Collection Revealed

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Re-ment the Japanese company behind those cute Pokémon Terariums and Dioramas has revealed their next line called Pokémon Stained Glass Collection.

Original Stitch Pokémon Bandanas Now Available

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The Pokémon Company and Original Stitch have released their first line of Pokémon Bandanas . These feature the the same designs of the first 151 Pokémon from the Shirts and cost $18 USD.

Pokémon TCG: Temporary Bonuses Update

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Niantic has announced that some of the Temporary Bonuses in Pokémon GO that were reverted a few months ago are now back to their original levels. Niantic is constantly reviewing the current world situation and will adjust accordingly and as needed.

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Skwovet Weekend Max Raid Event

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The Max Raid Dens in the Wild Area have now shifted in Pokémon Sword and Shield. With this, the Bug and Poison-type Pokémon have left the boosted raids and Skwovet (including shiny) and Fall Themed Pokémon have been added including Cherubi, Amoongus, Shiinotic, and Greedent. This event runs until November 22nd.

Pokémon TCG: 25th Anniversary Charmander Leaked

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Another 25th Anniversary McDonald's Promo card has been found. This week we see Charmander which is a reprint from Burning Shadows. Similar to the last two leaks, these are again in French and found in Vivid Voltage Build and Battle Prerelease Kits by @JesseJamesLand1 . Set List Bulbasaur Chikorita Treecko Turtwig Snivy Chespin Rowlet Grookey Charmander Cyndaquil Torchic Chimchar Tepig Fennekin Litten Scorbunny Squirtle Totodile Mudkip Piplup Oshawott Froakie Popplio Sobble Pikachu  - #25 is also Pikachu’s Pokédex number

New Galarian Pokémon Center Plush Snom, Rookidee, Eiscue and Hatenna

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The Pokémon Center US and Canada have added four new Plush to their Galarian Pokémon line. These are the smaller versions running 8"-9" in size. Rookidee, Eiscue and Hatenna are available for $16.99 USD ($22.99 CAD) and Snom is $15.99 USD ($20.99 CAD) .

Opening Pokémon Sword & Shield VIVID VOLTAGE Drednaw & Charizard Theme Decks

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New to Pokémon TCG, this video will tell you everything you need to know about the new Theme Decks . Opening and reviewing the new Sword and Shield Vivid Voltage Drednaw Water Theme Deck and the Charizard Fire Theme Deck . How do these decks work?

Pokémon TCG: V Battle Decks - Venusaur vs Blastoise

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The V Battle Decks have been revealed. These are most likely a replacements for the Theme Decks (see original post below for my thoughts) and will be similar to the Venusaur and Blastoise Decks Japan is getting. There will be two versions; individual decks featuring Venusaur V and Blastoise V ($14.99 MSRP) , and a Venusaur vs Blastoise Bundle ($29.99 MSRP) including both decks.

Pokémon Masters EX: Galar Sync Pairs Coming Soon

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The Official Japanese Pokémon Masters Twitter teased today that a Sync Pairs from Galar will be coming to Pokémon Masters EX soon. No word on the specific Sword and Shield pairing as it could be any of the Galarian Gym Leaders, the Champion Leon, or even the unlikely pairings of Sordward & Shielbert.

Pokémon Masters EX: Battle Villa Available

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The Battle Villa is now Open in Pokémon Masters EX. After the last update the Battle Villa is a rotating event and is unavailable until the next reset. The current Battle Villa will be available from November 19th until December 4th.

Pokemon Masters EX: Special Rally

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DeNA has announced a new Special Rally for Pokémon Masters EX. From November 19th until November 26th consuming Stamina will reward players with luxury items like 5☆ Guaranteed Scout Tickets .

Pokémon TCG: Shiny Star V High Resolution Images of Ditto, Grimmsnarl and Eiscue

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We saw photos of all the new Shiny Pokémon coming to Shiny Star V, and today we have better resolution images of Ditto V (323/190) & VMAX (324/190) , Grimsnarl V (321/190) and Eiscue (234/190) . These were revealed in today's YouTube video.

Pokémon TCG: LATAM Online Copag Cup

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Latin American players can take part in the first edition of COPAG Pokémon Cup - LATAM, a competitive Pokémon Trading Card Game Online tournament. Registration is 11/04/20 to 11/18/20. 

Pokémon TCG: Taiwan Town League Top 8 Decks

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Pokémon Town League Taiwan was held on November 15h at Seacon Square Srinakharin. Bangkok's first Town League was arranged by Rabby Smile. This round allowed players to gain buys into the Pokémon TCG Thailand Regional League .

Pokémon GO: GO Beyond Announcement

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Niantic teased yesterday on Twitter with the Tweet Level 40 Cap? and today revealed their official plans. Their new initiative is called GO Beyond, and beginning the week of November 30th players can experience new aspects of the game.

What Comes In a VIVID VOLTAGE Elite Trainer Box - Pokémon Sword and Shield

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New to Pokémon TCG, this video will tell you everything you need to know about the a Pokémon Elite Trainer Box (ETB) . Opening the new Sword and Shield Vivid Voltage Elite Trainer Box.

Pokémon TCG: Shiny Star V Shiny Rare, Shiny Secret Rare and Ultra Rare and Ultra Rare Cards Revealed

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With Shiny Star V releasing on the 20th, it was only a matter of time before photos of the cards appeared online. We now have photos of all of the Shiny V and VMAX cards along with the Cold Ultra Rare cards. Once better resolution images are available they will be added to the set list article . Update 11/18/2020 Additionally somebody has pulled a "God Pack" from Shiny Star V similar to last year's SM12a Tag All Stars. These packs include all rares and in this case the cards were; 7 'S' (Shiny Rare) and 3 SSR (Shiny Secret Rare) (2 V + 1 VMAX). PokéGuardian was told this is a 1/600 chance. Update Photos of the normal Shiny Rare cards are starting to appear. In addition some photos of the  Full Art Trainers  have also surfaced, and an image of the new reverse holo pattern. Secret Rare Set List 191 Cara Liss 192 Gym Trainer 193 Bird Keeper 194 Piers 195 Skyla 196 Ball Guy  197 Poké Kid 198 Marnie 199 Rose 200 Rowlet 201 Dartrix  202 Decidueye  203 Grookey 204 Thwa