Detective Pikachu is weirdly dark, but tons of fun!

My wife and I went with her sister's family to see Detective Pikachu this afternoon, and had a ton of fun! The film is charming and fun, but it’s greatest strengths by far are Pikachu and his Pokémon costars. I’ve only played a bit of the Detective Pikachu game, but have played a boatload of … Continue reading Detective Pikachu is weirdly dark, but tons of fun!

I’m surprisingly excited for Pokémon Sword and Shield

I grew up loving Pokémon. I remember the very first time I saw a kid at school playing the Blue version on a GameBoy pocket in the library, and went home asking for it that day. I competed in a tournament at a mall, once, and reset my save file because I heard you'd be … Continue reading I’m surprisingly excited for Pokémon Sword and Shield

In Honor of Boog Boog: The first casualty of my Nuzlocke Run

A few weeks ago, I started a Nuzlocke Challenge run of Pokémon Gold over on my Twitch channel, inspired by Daniel K's Pokemon Blue Nuzlocke Challenge. For the unfamiliar, the Nuzlocke Challenge is a self-imposed rule set to make Pokémon games harder, with three main rules: In a normal Pokémon playthrough, when a member of … Continue reading In Honor of Boog Boog: The first casualty of my Nuzlocke Run