Tom Otvos

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  • Joined Mar ’11
  • 3 articles written

Bio: I am a dad with two budding Pokémon players, hooked on the game myself.

Pokémon 2010 World Championship Deck Analysis

As noted in my beginner article “Pokémon for Parents“, I am a very strong advocate of using World Championship decks to get into TCG. I think it is really important for new players to use strong decks that have a well-defined strategy, to enable them to gain expertise. But the deck is not enough, as […]

Pokémon For Parents

Part Two, Deck Anatomy
In the first article in this series, I introduced the game of Pokémon from a parent’s perspective, and how to get into it so you can play with your children, teach them how to be better players, and become a decent player yourself. That article generated many good comments, so be sure to check them […]

Pokémon For Parents

Part 1, Getting Into The Game
This is the first in a series of articles written for parents who have kids that are playing, or want to play, the Pokémon card game (TCG), and who want to play along with them. I am one of those parents, and I am not embarrassed to say that Pokémon is actually a really fun […]