Pikkdogs Battle Roads Report- The Super Indiana Weekend

Monday, September 19th, 2011

A big hello to all you OHKOers out there, this is Pikkdogs here with a 2 pack of Battle Roads Reports.

As you probably all know this past weekend was the first weekend of fall Battle Roads, hence the first weekend of the new tournament season.  Unfortunately there were no tournaments in my home state of Michigan, so I had to travel to Indiana to hit them up.  There were 2, one in South Bend and one in Angola.  Fortunately. the Michigan player base is full of a lot of cool and nice people who were willing to do the traveling with me.  So Saturday morning I got up early and traveled to South Bend, In with friends Joe, Rob, and Frank.  We also met our  buddies Bohdan and Mark at the tournament, and we all stayed the night on Saturday so we would be at a good spot to hit the BR on the next day.

So our crew was able to make it to South Bend with no trouble, we were able to use back roads to sneak around the game day traffic (our tournament organizer likes to schedule our tournaments right next to large college football games).  I had never been to South Bend before so I was pleasantly surprised by the town.  I thought it would have been a bigger place, but it was fairly small.  We played the tournament at a card shop there, and that place was fairly cool as well.

I had decided to play my Mewlock deck this weekend.  I will not post the list because it is basically the same list that I posted in a previous article.  The only change was the inclusion of Basculin, and I also added a Spinorak from HGSS to the list for Sunday’s tournament.
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Baby Sitting- A Review of the HGSS Baby Pokemon

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

A big hello to all you OHKOers out there, this is Pikkdogs here with a kind of card review article.  This article will give a special review of the Baby Pokemon from the HGSS sets.

When they first were released, most players were not very happy about a lot of the Baby Pokemon being rare cards.  They were viewed as “crap rares” and most people did not want them.  The only exceptions were possibly Pichu and Mime Jr, who did receive some hype, but little play.   Now that the format will soon be HGSS-on, a lot of great players are talking about using Baby Pokemon.  This article will tell you everything you need to know about Baby Pokemon.

What Are They

Baby Pokemon were introduced along with the Gold and Silver Game Boy Games.  They are Basic Pokemon that are somehow un-evolved versions of other Basic Pokemon, I know it makes no sense.  In the TCG, they are usually known for there low HP, bad attacks, but wacky effects of an attack.  Both Cleffa and Tyrogue have been playable cards in the past.

All Baby Pokemon of this generation have 5 things in common.  First, they all have the lowest HP ever seen in Pokemon, 30.  Second, they all have attacks that put them to sleep.  Third, they all have the “Sweet Sleeping Face”
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