Pokémon Everywhere

PokeballThere are monsters in the neighbourhood! Pokémon are everywhere… with the new “Pokémon Go” mobile application for Android and Apple iOS devices.

Tips and advice on how to play can be found at

I missed this craze in the 1990s so its not something I am deeply into… but friends and colleagues tell me I have to get into it… and see how Augmented Reality (AR) is progressing. So I have tried it, joined the Pokémon Trainer Club (http://www.pokemon.com) and indeed have caught my first Pokémon or two!

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When you are alongside a river or a canal.. the water themed Pokémon appear…

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Level 5 and Teams


Onto Level 5 and now must join a team… Team Mystic (yellow), Team Valor (blue) or Team Instinct (red).

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PokéStop @ Informatics Forum

It looks like my office (the balcony shown) is a PokéStop… and George Square is surrounded by them…

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Pokémon Buddy and Badges

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Update: Halloween 2016

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500 Pokémon Caught

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2 Responses to Pokémon Everywhere

  1. bat says:

    Pokémon in Education… Go learn with Pokémon GO!

  2. bat says:

    John Lester @Pathfinder on 16th July 2016 tweeted:
    Pokémon Go Strips Users Of Their Legal Rights; Here’s How To Opt Out…

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