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Pokémon TCG Online is a video game published by The Pokémon Company International based on the Pokémon trading card game developed by Dire Wolf Digital for Microsoft Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. The game's role-playing elements are similar to the main Pokémon role-playing series. Players use 60 cards to challenge non-player characters to card battles with other online players. It has a total of three game modes, namely Trainer Challenge Mode, Battle Mode, Tournament Mode. Of these, in the Trainer Challenge mode, one of the easiest modes in the game, players use pre-built themed decks to compete against a series of computer-controlled characters. Win multiple games to get card booster packs. In Versus mode, human players compete against each other. Wins earn tokens or tournament tickets, as well as Battle Points that help to earn prizes from the Battle Ladder, which resets every three weeks, adds new prizes, and removes all Battle Points. The tournament mode includes eight players fighting through three rounds of single elimination. The reward increases as the player complete the position. Win matches to earn tokens that can be used to buy non-tradable items from the in-game store.
Pokémon TCG Online is a digital adaptation of the Pokémon collectible card game that brings the popular card game to the tabletop and mobile space for almost as long as the video game series and has grown to this day. Pokémon TCG Online allows you to play the addictive Pokemon-themed card game on your device with players from all over the world. The game is set up like a Pokémon battle, where two creatures with different abilities fight, and when a Pokémon is injured, the player will switch to a new Pokémon. In terms of mechanics, the game is similar to a physical card game, with players using Pokemon, energy cards, and training cards, trying to win by knocking down all opponent Pokemon by using each card's unique ability. To help players go from new trainers to masters, the game has tons of tutorials built in that players can work through at their own pace to suit the needs of beginner, intermediate or advanced players. Help players both master mechanics quickly before they take them into battle with other players and AI. The card game revolves around a player's hand-picked 60-card deck, which may include a mix of basic Pokemon, Pokemon evolution, energy cards, and training cards. While playing, players can all have an active Pokemon in battle, with up to 5 reserves on the bench. Instead of having a fixed team, Pokémon are determined based on the cards drawn, with different evolution cards and energy cards that help unlock certain moves and trainer cards that have effects such as healing or drawing more cards. Players will need to play a lot after mastering the basic tutorial to better understand how it works.
For old players of Pokémon TCG Online, I think they will enjoy playing the full game. For newcomers entering for the first time, be prepared to enter a world of poker that may seem a little tricky. Although based on Pokémon characters, luck plays an important role as in other card games, there are definitely strategies that can be learned and chosen, like how to make a good deck. The game explains how it's played, but there's a lot here for players to understand and get used to in the gameplay. It's not difficult to become your own Pokemon master, start enjoying learning and mastering Pokémon trading card online game now, play against the computer, or compete for face-to-face with friends or other players from all over the world and explore Pokémon TCG Online world.