More tourney info up at!!!

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  1. DaytonGymLeader

    DaytonGymLeader New Member

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  2. Kirblar

    Kirblar New Member

    Expedition-On! Nintendo Promos Only!

    Yay! This is a really good decision that should allow new players a chance without restricting our options too greatly when deckbuilding.
  3. Tego

    Tego New Member

    Lots of good news here. Seems like the rating and ranking system is going to be very professional and serious. This will become at least as good as the DCI, if not better. :D
  4. Marcello-Milord

    Marcello-Milord New Member

    So, here we are.
    Now things will change slightly.
    Without Best, Elm is no more allowed, nor Electabuzz and Hitmonchan and R's Mewtwo & 'Chan..

    It may be a good thing, but it will be more difficult...
    We'll see... ^_^
  5. plaidlesspez

    plaidlesspez New Member

    So, which Promos can we use? If any.
  6. TheCrossFormatKid

    TheCrossFormatKid New Member

    Just promos made by nintendo, no wizards best ofs or wizards black stars.
  7. HypnosProjectHQ

    HypnosProjectHQ New Member

    I can't believe it! It's amazing that they gave us the format we wanted!
  8. NoPoke

    NoPoke Active Member

    Or to be more precise they (nearly) gave us the format that WE were going to use anyway ;)

    I'm a little bit surprised that the BEST promos aren't included.. Elm is a card that really helps beginners decks and was readily available to give to new players. I don't have a stock of the alternatives that I can give away. Oh well goodye Prof Elm its been nice knowing you.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2003
  9. djcati

    djcati New Member

    Ah, nuts, just after I built an E-on deck with Electabuzz... hmm... Four spaces to fill now...

    It's good that they're getting a move on with info, though, this is pretty good.
  10. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Very interesting indead. It is nice to have what cards are allowed not so we can start to run santioned tournaments again. :D
  11. mysterioustrainer

    mysterioustrainer New Member

    Professor Oak's Research, Copycat, and Desert Shaman will have to suffice in place of Elm. To replace Bill, Bill's Maintenance or Mary's Impluse. Focus Band and Gold Berry... well that is a big loss because only Healing Berry and Oran Berry is the closest it gets. Well now that we know what is to come it is time to get to work!
  12. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Lets hope maybe in future sets of something they might reprint the Focus Band, cause it is a good card to have in your deck. :nonono:
  13. meganium45

    meganium45 Active Member

    I for one cheered the death of focus band! It was killing the game single handedly

    WOOT all gone!

    Now what to do with 1000 reverse holo elms LOL!!!

  14. NoPoke

    NoPoke Active Member

    WHAT! reprint Focus Band ?? oh I see the smiley *VBG*
  15. Pablo

    Pablo New Member

    this is awesome, i cant believe we got that format, now i wont have to start my all foil deck all over again :)
  16. Tego

    Tego New Member

    Only four spaces? Didn't you play Elm? ;)
  17. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Well I have printed off everything on the site that they have up right now about tournaments and such. It looks like I know what I will be reading tonight when I got to bed. :) Of course it doesn't hurt to have a hard copy of it during tournaments also.
  18. Turbo Blastoise

    Turbo Blastoise New Member

    Yes, I'm glad for this format! Death to Focus Band and babies! Woohoo! I personally can't wait for sanctioned tourneys to start up soon! Nintendo, you made the right choice going with Eon!!!
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2003
  19. Prime

    Prime Content Developer<br>Blog Admin<br>Contest Host

    YES YES YES YES YES YES, I KNEW it would be this.


    Back to the non-cap version. I was really dead set on this happening. I traded all my old cards away and stuff. I built on alot to my expedition and up sets while others tried collecting other old cards. I told everyone at my league it would happen like this. Yes, this is great. I can't believe it. The single card that could kill alot was Muk because alot of the best pokemon had powers. Now that isn't here. Professor Elm was thought to be a staple. Well guess what people, not anymore. I congradulate nintendo on a great move. Now we can have tournaments now.
  20. Jay-C

    Jay-C New Member

    i don't know about focus band killing the game....its more like killing your opponents game if you keep hitting heads. :lol:

    i personally used to be a big fan of gold berry, but after seeing the true power and damage a focus band can do...i was convinced focus was the way to go. i guess with focus and babies (power) now out of the picture, possible game winning flips are a thing of the past................memories................. :(
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