Emery Taylor

Author Archive
  • Joined Mar ’14
  • “Just your local Choice Band Kid :)”

The Competitive Reboot

On the Auspicious Arrival of Our New, Virtual Face of the Pokémon Trading Card Game

A Crash Course in Sol Burst

Hot Thoughts on the POG Format (UPR–DAA), All the Decks I Want to Work On More, Eternatus VMAX Two Ways, and How, Now, to Play Ultimate Mewtwo

Em’s Chatter

My First Foray into Commentary, the Four Common Criticisms of Casters, and What I’ve Learned Behind the Mic So Far

Treading Shockwaves

Coming to Terms w/ the Pandemic, PikaRom Two Ways (PikaHammers + PikaClay), and an Aside on the SPE/Region-Locking Debate

Cram Session

Mew/Cramorant V @ Collinsville, Matchups, Moving it Forward, and Expanded Takeaways for Charlotte
Powerful legs and jaws made it the apex predator of its time. Its own overhunting of its prey was what drove it to extinction. (Dracovish)

The Metal Sauce

Chaotic Zacian V and Treasures & Traps (Collinsville Edition, ft. RoxieChomp, Turbo Dark, Ultra Necrozma, and More)

The Mother Lode

Wobbuffet/Sableye V for Collinsville and in the Concept Cave with Torkoal V, Stonjourner VMAX, and Zacian V

20/20 Vision

Dallas Recap w/ Ultra Necrozma, Takeaways for BLW–SSH Expanded, Sword & Shield Top 5 Cards, and an Aside on Goal Setting

A Certain Luster

Turbo ReshiRom, ReshiRom/Naganadel, and Ultra Consistency Ultra Necrozma for Dallas

One Old, One New, One Red, One Blue

Steven’s PikaRom in San Diego, Treasures & Traps (Post-Bans Edition), and Two Concepts for Dallas
It stores flammable gas in its body and uses it to generate heat. The yellow sections on its belly get particularly hot. (Sizzlipede)

All Dolled Up

LAIC/MewMew Rewind, an Aside on Lost March, ADP for Daytona Beach, and Treasures and Traps (LAIC Edition)
Through its horns, it can pick up on the emotions of creatures around it. Positive emotions are the source of its strength. (Indeedee)