Congratulations to Smogon for having another hugely successful season of the prestigious Smogon Tour! Even more congratulations to our talented finalists and our new high host of the Smogon Tour, Philip7086! It's been a long road this season, and I'm sad that I couldn't watch it all the way...
For this week only, Smogon Tour matches may be played on both Doug's CAP server on Shoddy Battle AND Smogon's PokeLab server.
Beginning next week, all matches shall be held on PokeLab. See Cathy's thread for the download.
Cathy and I had a chance to speak on IRC about a great many things and I think we actually ended up attaining some common ground. I agree with her than this discussion is better if it is delayed after more information about B/W is attained even if she and I disagree somewhat on the idea of an...
I agree with the process suggested in this post. If the past is any indication of what is to come in the future, I believe pretty strongly that a beginning banlist of the 670+ pokemon and Wobb/Wynaut is necessary to give us a game that we want to designate as our primary standard.
I think an...
I'd be ok with starting off banning BST 670+ with the exceptions of Regigigas and Slaking and letting all 600's into OU. The list in the OP is simply what I think would be best based on assumptions about mostly static game mechanics and I think it is likely that the ones I've listed will get...
I don't think you read my post matty. You'll notice that I don't really suggest any provision for testing things that we decide to initially ban. I'm not suggesting anything like what we did in Gen 4... since I think on the whole it took way too long and resulted in a lot of frustration even...
We need a starting point on this and for now I'm going to ignore Gen 5 pokemon and deal only with Gen 4. Here's is my proposed ban list: