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      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
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      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
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    3. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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      Discuss the world outside Pokémon here, including sports and entertainment, but remember that all the rules still apply!
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      Forum for Mafia aka Werewolf, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and Other Strategy Games
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