Category: Generally Geeky

This category covers Geek and Nerd culture in a general sense… so like non-Pokémon related titles as well as generic umbrella subcategories which may also cover Pokémon.

These games are perfectly fine. Why all the hub-bub?

The latest Pokémon video game—Pokémon BrilliantDiamond/ShiningPearl (“BDSP”)—was released worldwide this past November 19th. And just like almost every single Pokémon game released since Pokémon Yellow in 1999, I bought it on Day One and have been playing it as much as I can since then. And, well… it’s everything I expected it to be, and […]


It may be twenty years hence, but we can't forget the nostalgia-fans and old-mags of Pokémon!

Hey everyone! Sorry for not updating earlier… BDSP has kinda… well,… absorbed my time. Plus I’m still getting used to my new work/sleep schedule; like, in the past I usually would start working on an article around 9pm my time, but that was because I could go to bed any time I want. Now my […]


Fake, Real, and Really Fake? Or Fakely Real?

Take a look at my indepth analysis on how fake… or real… this recent leak is. And I should know, I’ve made a TON of fake cards over the years!


TL;DR: this is a video game

So yesterday Pokémon UNITE was released and I got a few good rounds in… and I’m kinda… meh about it. I doubt that’ll be a surprise to anyone because, well, let’s be honest: Pokémon UNITE has a bit of a frosty reception in the gaming community. Why? Well, as PA! Staff member Teslalyte—habitual League of […]


I guess this updates now brings this news up to the FOREground, eh??

It’s been a few months since the last TCG Background update, but everyone at the TCG Background Investigations Department has been working hard trying to find some new TCG backgrounds which haven’t made the list! And by “TCG Background Investigations Department”, I mean “mostly the work of GC| Linkinboss over at the Research Sector channel […]


Back again with back a...grounds.

Wowzers, do I have an update for you! Since the last update, GC| Linkinboss 70HP (aka GCLB) and his friend, along with PA! Discord new friend Gamez n’ Gainz (aka SteppoBlazer), put their heads together and discovered a whole bunch of new backgrounds on your favorite TCG cards. Well, I hope they’re you’re favorite cards… […]


Penultimate means 'second to the last'; I'm so nice that I don't like being patronizing to people! (Patronizing means 'talking down to others')

Sorry for not updating the past week, but… actually, I HAVE been updating a lot! Actually, it’s been all “behind the scenes” stuff, but don’t worry, I’m here to help bring you up to speed.   The “Et Cetera” Part This is gonna be just a quick notice, but while unpacking some of my stuff […]


Muh muh muh muh muh something something ummm CONGRATULATIONS

If I’m gonna trash this concert for anything, it was for ending too soon, just right as I was really getting into it! Oh, and also switching the original stream to private right in the middle of people: I was watching the Post Malone Pokemon thing and it went private half way through. pic.twitter.com/aqmxeYHsWw — […]