There 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
- Niantic Labs – Pokémon Go Guides and Help
- pokecommunity.com – a-guide-to-pokemon-go
- sixflags.com – pokemon-go-guide
- theverge.com – pokemon-go-tips-tricks-explainer
- gamerevolution.com – pokemon-master-8-advanced-tips-for-pokemon-go
- boingboing.net – 15-handy-pokemon-go-tips
- gamerevolution.com – pokemon-go/pokemon-type-strength-and-weakness-chart
- polygon.com – which-pokemon-go-team-should-i-pick
- polygon.com – Pokémon Go – 5 World Records
- Niantic Labs – cheating bans and appeals
- theguardian.com – how-to-stop-playing-pokemon-go [Niantic Labs – delete account]
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!
When you are alongside a river or a canal.. the water themed Pokémon appear…
Level 5 and Teams
Onto Level 5 and now must join a team… Team Mystic (yellow), Team Valor (blue) or Team Instinct (red).
PokéStop @ Informatics Forum
It looks like my office (the balcony shown) is a PokéStop… and George Square is surrounded by them…
Pokémon Buddy and Badges
Update: Halloween 2016
500 Pokémon Caught
Pokémon in Education… Go learn with Pokémon GO!
John Lester @Pathfinder on 16th July 2016 tweeted:
Pokémon Go Strips Users Of Their Legal Rights; Here’s How To Opt Out…