Battle for Boulder Badge! – Ratchet vs Brock: Pewter City Gym Leader

So I thought it wouldn’t be enough to see the Pokèmon world in person without reliving it alongside in my Game Boy Pocket. As a result I’ve been playing Pokèmon Red during the down time spent on the various trains needed to make this trip a success. But this trip is about sharing the experience, so I share with you all now, my gym battle with Brock. As a side note, I’ve been playing with a few self imposed rules. Somewhat of a corruption of the Nuzlocke playstyle, I only capture the first Pokèmon found in an area and if … Continue reading Battle for Boulder Badge! – Ratchet vs Brock: Pewter City Gym Leader

World of Pokèmon Day #12 – Pewter City/Maebashi

Today we ventured into Maebashi to see what we could find. The city is the capital of the Gunma Prefecture which we think is the equivalent of a county in England. Only there doesn’t seem like there’s really too much going on. The centre is small with a few shops, cafes and bars lining the streets. There’s a huge building beside the river designated as the Gunma Prefecture Central Offices, dealing with all the goings on in the area. There’s also an observation deck at the top on the 32nd floor where we saw the entire city in a panoramic … Continue reading World of Pokèmon Day #12 – Pewter City/Maebashi