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What’s The Deal? Issue #4 – Burning Shadows

The newest set in the TCG format has been released.  Sun & Moon: Burning Shadows is the third series of boosters in the Sun & Moon series (Referred to as BUS or SM3) This is the last set to be released before the rotation on September 1.    They can be used right now in standard, […]

Whats The Deal? Issue #3: Deck Building and “The Meta”

Good morrow, fellow PUCLonians. This month in What’s The Deal? we’re going to talk a little bit about Deck Building. If you’re new to the Trading Card Game, then I recommend that you read my previous article on getting started with Pokémon TCG. As we all know, to play Pokémon TCG, you have to create […]

Whats The Deal? Issue #2: The TCG Rotation

It’s that time of the year again, and Pokémon has announced the next rotation. Every year, they decide which expansion sets will be “Standard Tournament Legal.” This keeps the game fresh, as new expansion sets will build a new meta, so once a year it’s “Out with the old, and in with the new.” Starting […]

Whats The Deal? Issue #1: An Intro to Pokémon TCG

Hello, fellow PUCLonians!  This is the first TCG article, and there is so much going on right now, I can’t wait to get into all the topics over the next several months! But first, as with all new beginnings, I want to start at the very beginning. This article is for those who have not […]

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