'Forbidden Light' Prerelease Promos!

Discussion in 'Pokémon Trading Card Game' started by Water Pokémon Master, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. Boy... do I miss when this game was more about playing and having fun than chasing cards for a profit... the game itself is at its peak. In short time it'll become what Magic has, a cult following with a core group of players. We have the cult following, but the core group is still in flux, gone is the day that we could just spend a couple dollars and play. Now you have to mortgage your house to have a deck viable enough to get anywhere within the meta. Commons costing 10-15$ a pop in expanded. Pokemon is turning so far away from what it was built on that soon enough it'll only be adults/older teenagers that can afford and calculate everything that now has to be done to stay relevant within the game. I know a lot of guys that all they do is Pokemon, they're so far in to the hustle aspect that if they had to stop, they wouldn't be able to function financially, and it's sad... this isn't Poker, which is known to be played for winnings, it's a children's card game that is moving towards being an esport that will take all relaxation of playing casually from it because of card prices that without them will diminish some fun from not being able to play certain decks. This is just my rant... I hate seeing more and more comments to do with "oh this card will fetch a nice price".. instead of actually talking about playing it..
     
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  2. vyolet127 Aspiring Trainer
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    When does this set release again??
     
  3. RedSuinit Aspiring Trainer
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    ROFL, it's not that expensive. Not even close in comparison to Magic. The secondary market is a sign of a healthy game. The guys coming in and saying "OH, this will fetch a nice price" is a sign of a healthy game. Games that are dying don't have secondary markets or expensive cards. This is all GREAT news for Pokemon.

    I hope it continues.
     
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  4. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
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    RTFS
     
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  5. gumball51321 *thumbs up*
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    Yay, an expensive Malamar that'll set me back a few bucks to get, because I refuse to not play with the promo if I can help it. The set's gonna be pretty fun.
     
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  6. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer
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    Wow these were revealed early.
     
  7. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior

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    They broke the system. I thought the PR Promos were drawn by the same illustrator of the original cards.

    Huh, so that means no A Cards in Blister Promos
     
  8. OppositeAttract Aspiring Trainer
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    Solid promos, was hoping Malamar was going to be one of them and since Psychic will be viable next set I really want the card to play.
     
  9. KazamEsper Aspiring Trainer
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    It might but we wont know for sure until the time of the pre-release events. When someone sells one on ebay, or pre-sale orders come up. I can guess that the Malamar promo will be worth coin.
     
  10. makarNa Aspiring Trainer
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    Actually decent prerelase promos and amazing illustrations? Nice.
     
  11. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer
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    Alolan Exeggutor could be an A promo.
     
  12. I usually don't go to prereleases as they give you no cp
    I usually don't care about a cards artwork
    On an average day, I would go with Malamar
    But that Lycanroc artwork...
    LYCANROC I CHOOSE YOU
    and Lycanroc has a half decent attack anyways :l
     
  13. a lot of the people who are talking about money and these cards are talking about buying them, not selling them. though I do agree with what you stated, I think you may be misunderstanding what people are saying. if you take the youtube channel Deriums Pokemon as an example(at least 2 members) are die-hard pokemon fans: Andrew Mahone and Mikey. Again, I still agree with what you posted, but I think some misunderstanding was made
     
  14. vyolet127 Aspiring Trainer
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    Was Xurkitree mistranslated? Isn't it supposed to read "Cable ram"? It currently reads Cablegram
     
  15. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    Yeah, unless you pull good cards to combo for Malamar, I've always thought simplicity was best at pre-release. Lycanroc all the way.
     
  16. It was the art that did it for me
     
  17. PixDixFix Aspiring Trainer
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    This Lycanroc seems to be good, hopefully I'll get one.
     
  18. Dusk Form Lycanroc Champion of Alola
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    Give me that Lycanroc!
     

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