Pokémon Go

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  1. Jul 6, 2016
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    Cooksen The Millennium Falcao

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    Pokemon go App was released in Australia today and walking to the train station has never been more interesting.

    Some tips courtsey of @ADJUDICATOR
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    Ensure data connection is allowed
    Use High Accuracy GPS setting
    Uncheck 'Allow mock locations' in settings->developer options (debugging)

    Battery
    Keep an eye on your device temperature
    To save some battery via the in-game settings (pokéball icon->settings) you can turn on/off: music, sound effects, vibration and battery saver
    Lowest volume and light settings, turn off Bluetooth, unnecessary apps etc. to last longer in-game
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    Havak Pokemon master

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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    None of you nerds got Pokemon Go yet?
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Only out in Austrlia/NZ, me thinks?
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    US too now and there's a workaround to get it in other regions :p
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    neelu91 Likes to eat cement and rubber but not boogers

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    Elaborate...
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    Just search Pokemon go apk ... That'll take you to an android app, download it on your phone and install. May need to review security thing as it won't be verified for your region.

    IPhone users need to sign into a US account or whatever and download from the store that way
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    neelu91 Likes to eat cement and rubber but not boogers

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    And it will work fine even if the game has not launched here?
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    Apparently so, I haven't done it, I can wait as I just want to try it out, not really overly bothered about it but seems a fun idea.
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    Cooksen The Millennium Falcao

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    It is, it does kill the phone battry though

    Also caught a charmander in a kebab store.
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    Was the kebab overdone?
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    Cooksen The Millennium Falcao

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    No.

    Got a HSP which was freaking divine
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    MoneyMay Guest

    For those in the UK, this worked for me:

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    neelu91 Likes to eat cement and rubber but not boogers

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    This game wants me to go outside. I have never been so conflicted in my life.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    I caught a Squirtle on my groin.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Cooksen The Millennium Falcao

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    Was funny being in melbourne today when everyone was stopping to catch pokemon when walking.
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    Dargonk Ninja Scout Scout

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    I'm in two minds about Pokemon Go so far. I really like the whole getting people out and about to find the pokemon. However the gyms and such have been a bit crap for me. They seem very glitchy and just seem to be a whole lot of tapping quickly. I would preferred if they had to standard pokemon battle system. Plus no ability to battle friends or trade at the moment is rather crap.

    Also leveling up anything that isn't common is basically impossible it seems. My starter pokemon is basically ignored
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    I lived there for 8 months and left in April, miss Melbourne so much. Currently walking round NZ catching Pokemon instead.
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    Ady87 Full Member

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    How do I get the App on Android?

    Also, 2 x Ancient Origins arriving tomorrow...along with my lot of cards including Secret Rares and Full Arts I won. 2 sets nearly completed.
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    Havak Pokemon master

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    Yeah, GO seems to be down all the time though!

    It's pretty much impossible if you try to use your Pokémon.com account like I do.. Wish I used my Google one now.
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    Blatzo Full Member

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    I'm in Greece at the mo.

    Pokemon Go is good but I reflect the sentiment that it's probably not integrated well enough with the original gameboy style - battles should be decided on the level/ability/type/attacks of your pokemon, rather than your ability to tap at the right moment.

    I adore the concept though. Augmented reality is the future.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Well, I havent managed to do a battle yet (I've barely managed to play) but I think those 3 things do play a part?

    I really like the idea of the game, but I do wish I could play it from the comfort of my sofa :lol:
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    Welsh Wonder A dribbling mess on the sauce

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    Have we heard of the first idiots to get run over/crash their car while attempting to catch Jynx yet?
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    pascell Full Member

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    Just as worse using a Google account tbh, that's what I've signed in with. Think I've managed to get on twice in 2 days, the servers must be shocking.
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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    Does it work in Syria? Every time I try to play they say the servers are down.
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    Olly Gunnar Solskjær bacon-hating kebab-dodging Tinder rascal dog Scout

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    It's been paused temporarily in some countries as the servers are getting overloaded.
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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    How do I know if my country is even included when they unpause? I'm really excited about this. :(
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    Olly Gunnar Solskjær bacon-hating kebab-dodging Tinder rascal dog Scout

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    Not sure, I'm afraid. I'm sure if there's an announcement someone will post about it in here.
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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    I just read in Reddit that it was working in Lebanon, so should probably work here then I hope, did you play it? how good is it? did you evolve anything yet?
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    Olly Gunnar Solskjær bacon-hating kebab-dodging Tinder rascal dog Scout

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    Nope, I haven't tried it yet. I don't have a data plan, I only use wifi to connect online on my phone, and I'm not sure it would work for this.
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    Art Art the artist

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    Have you guys considered downloading it thru the APK kit?

    It works in India guys. I've caught about 30 pokemon.

    Evolving seems like a hard task because you need candy to evolve. For eg: to evolve a Charmander to a Charmeleon you need about 30 Charmander Candy and the only way you get Charmander Candy is by catching more Charmander. Seems a grind.
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    Olly Gunnar Solskjær bacon-hating kebab-dodging Tinder rascal dog Scout

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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    My girlfriend signed up to the Australian App Store and downloaded it last night. Found a Bulbasaur in my kitchen but you need to walk quite far to move on the map, just walking around the house doesn't move you enough. Looks promising though.
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    Wumminator The Special One!

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    The Pokemon Go game is great, made some boring journeys this morning really fun and exciting. What a great idea.
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    kps88 Full Member

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    Could someone explain to me how this works? Are the locations of the pokemon the same for everyone? So will other players in the same area gather at similar spots?