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Pokésports: A Competitive Pokémon Podcast

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Pokésports is a podcast dedicated to the changing meta and activities of competitive Pokémon. Kevin (xRazeOvation) and Mike (StillJustMIke) discuss new strategies, fun experiences, and upcoming tournaments. VGC, PlayPokemon, Smogon, Teambuilding, and lots of other topics are on the table!

Pokésports is a podcast dedicated to the changing meta and activities of competitive Pokémon. Kevin (xRazeOvation) and Mike (StillJustMIke) discuss new strategies, fun experiences, and upcoming tournaments. VGC, PlayPokemon, Smogon, Teambuilding, and lots of other topics are on the table!

Location:

United States

Description:

Pokésports is a podcast dedicated to the changing meta and activities of competitive Pokémon. Kevin (xRazeOvation) and Mike (StillJustMIke) discuss new strategies, fun experiences, and upcoming tournaments. VGC, PlayPokemon, Smogon, Teambuilding, and lots of other topics are on the table!

Language:

English

Contact:

6476468226


Episodes

56 - Is Ally Switch Competitive?

12/2/2020
Mike & Kevin have their opinions about Ally Switch. Some say it's what's wrong with the game. Some say it's a big brain play. Whatever the idea is, the boys will discuss!

Duration:00:53:18

55 - #BringBackTimer...Please?

11/25/2020
Maybe if we add a "Please" to the end of it, they'll pay more attention. It's been an issue since the very beginning of Sword and Shield - The in-game timer has not been kind to the singles game, which has led a lot of people to feel abandoned. Kevin and Mike discuss.

Duration:00:54:39

Pokésports Podcast 54 - The Ethics of Pokémon

11/18/2020
Kevin & Mike discuss the concept of generating Pokémon - this has been around for possibly longer than you think it has, and barring any kind of precisely-worded ban, it won't be going anywhere anytime soon. We hope this can educate, or at least provoke some interesting thought on the topic. Pokésports will now also be recording live on YouTube instead of Twitch. Make sure you check that out next Sunday at 9pm EST!

Duration:00:57:16

Pokésports Plus: It's Super Effective!

11/16/2020
Steve Black Jr. (SBJ) joins us to discuss podcasting, Pokémon, and going competitive! "It's Super Effective" has been around for just over 10 years, and is the home of all news Pokémon, from competitive to casual to enthusiast. Head on over to pkmncast.com to check out more!

Duration:00:58:46

53 - Reminiscing on the Players Cup 2

11/11/2020
The Players Cup 2 was a wild ride. Did Kevin end up doing better this time around, or was his run cut short? Find out inside! There's also some pretty exciting announcements regarding the future of Pokésports.

Duration:00:45:35

52 - November in the Crown Tundra!

11/4/2020
We're one year older, wiser (?), and more ready than ever to play some Pokémon! So much so that Kevin decides to take on Tofu, our moderator. Yes, folks. This happens IN the podcast! Will we do it again? Who knows? Also, it's a new month, so check out these November stats!

Duration:01:11:13

51 - Teams of the Crown Tundra

10/28/2020
Kevin has been working as hard as humanly possible to bring you team after team that YOU can use in your day-to-day Pokémon battling in the Crown Tundra! Check out his breakdown of his Zapdos, Glastrier, and Regieleki teams!

Duration:00:53:07

50 - Teambuilding for Crown Tundra

10/21/2020
People ask us to run more teambuilding episodes so they can hear our thought process, build along with us, and/or poke fun at our choices! Well, here you are! Come watch as Mike creates a new rain team for Series 7, and Kevin figures his stuff out! Big thanks to Pikalytics for putting together the infrastructure. Great site. Great people.

Duration:00:51:42

49 - The Top 10 Crown Tundra Threats

10/14/2020
Kevin and Mike break down some of the incredible strategies we have yet to see in the upcoming Crown Tundra DLC. We're expecting these Pokémon to be used, overused, and/or underestimated. Mike also discusses the inclusivity of National Dex.

Duration:01:00:58

48 - Crown Tundra All The Way Down

10/7/2020
Today's all about the recent trailer we've received for the upcoming Sword & Shield DLC, The Crown Tundra. We share our initial ideas, our future plans, and our current situations, competitive gameplay-wise. Oh! It's also a new month, so we've got all your usage stats ready for you!

Duration:01:00:34

47 - Group Teambuilding & The Players Cup 2

9/30/2020
Players Cup 2 is over, and as is the memory of Series 5. Let us know if you had any good memories of Series 5, or if youère ready to accept new Pokémon into your life with Series 7! Wait, what's Series 6? Also, Group Teambuilding is something that groups of professional Pokémon players have been doing for years. Don't sleep on group teambuilding. It can be pretty great.

Duration:00:48:25

Pokésports Plus: Alyssa "TemporalVGC" Smith!

9/28/2020
On this episode, Alyssa (TemporalVGC on Twitter) joins Mike & Kevin for a discussion on the Womens Tournament (which she created), as well as the Players Cup (Which she did not). Alyssa is a seasoned competitor who created a tournament out of necessity for representation and inclusivity within the VGC community. Very well worth a listen!

Duration:00:42:39

46 - Get To Know Pokésports

9/23/2020
Have you ever found yourself asking "What does Pokésports even do?"? Well, if so, get ready for an episode dedicated to all the things that Pokésports's own Kevin & Mike do. It's a look behind the curtain. If you're looking for Pokémon content today though, don't worry. We've got you covered there too.

Duration:00:46:28

45 - Which Series Should I Play?

9/16/2020
So it looks like the Players Cup 2 will be with Series 5 rules. What does this mean? How do we play? What do we do? Kevin and Mike talk about the answers to all that and more in this episode.

Duration:00:53:54

44 - The Amoonguss Factor

9/9/2020
It's September, which means it's time for stats! We also give you a rundown of the top 10 series 6 Pokémon, as well as an explanation of the new term that's sweeping the nation.

Duration:00:51:39

43 - Now On The World Wide Web!

9/2/2020
Pokésports now has a full-fledged website! We have embraced the future and have bought into the dot com bubble. We really think it has legs. On it, you'll be able to find team reports, team archives, rental codes, damage calculators and so much more! Check it out at pokesports(dot)org! Also we talk about Smogon Tournaments, Rose Tower Results, and the Priority Firebird.

Duration:00:53:41

42 - Series 6 Rundown!

8/26/2020
We're all about Series 6, but even more than that, Mike's all about E C O N O M I C S. Call the SWOT team, cuz we're doing some analysis! There's some good debate in this one about which Pokémon are going to make it to Series 6 as well. On this week's Post-Game, we speak about places we've been, Diablo Immortal, and all the other stuff we've been up to this week! You can check that out on our Patreon.

Duration:01:04:56

41 - Where Do I Even Start?

8/19/2020
In this episode, Mike & Kevin delve into the resources you can use to take yourself from absolute green to pro status. Whether you're vying to play some VGC, struggling to learn Smogon, or just particular to Pokémon, this may be an episode that brings you knowledge you may not already have!

Duration:00:59:14

40 - The Terrain Wars

8/12/2020
With all of the Isle of Armor Tutor Moves, we beg the question "How can I use these to my advantage?" Slowly but surely, Terrain is becoming a staple in VGC2020, moreso than weather. Kevin and Mike will try and help you navigate through the new ecosystem, and remind you not to Sucker Punch in Psychic Terrain.

Duration:00:51:56

39 - The Ultimate Showdown

8/5/2020
Mike and Kevin have been using Pokémon Showdown forever. Now it's time to really explain to people why it's such a pivotal part of our community. What do you think? Is it infringing on IP? Or is it fostering a competitive group of intellectuals? Also, it's a new month, so we're all about those Usage Stats! Get a load of Bisharp this month!

Duration:01:03:50