They Don't Want None
Other Metas Leader
Welcome to Other Metagames! This is where you will find lots of interesting, unique games to play that are outside the bounds of standard tiers. Balanced Hackmons, Mix and Mega, and Almost Any Ability are our flagship OMs. Some of Smogon's most popular metagames, such as Monotype, Anything Goes, and Doubles, began as an OM; so who knows, maybe more official formats will come from here down the road!
Since this forum supports so many metagames, things can get a bit confusing especially for new players. This thread contains rules and information for many aspects of the OM community. Make sure you give the rules a read before joining in on the fun! If you still have questions, feel free to use the Simple Questions, Simple Answers thread. If you have a suggestion, please use the Suggestions for OM Improvement thread.
If you're just looking for a list of what we have to offer, check out the forum index.
– All global rules apply.
– You need approval before posting a thread.
– Do not make meaningless or one-line posts.
– Be nice to one another!
Simple things you should avoid to ensure you make a good first impression!
Live Chat Rules and Information
Rules for the OM community's room on Pokémon Showdown!
How To Submit a Metagame
Have a cool idea for a metagame? Learn how to get it approved as one of Smogon's Other Metas!
Creating the OP and Thread of an Approved Metagame
We want all our metagames to be successful. Follow this template to ensure visitors have all the information they need for your metagame.
Distinguishing Between an OM and a Pet Mod
A distinction with a difference!
Current Moderator Team
E4 Flint - Leader
The Immortal - Leader
Ransei - Moderator
Pet Mods Moderators
G-Luke - Leader
charizard8888 - Project Moderator
Ludicrousity - Project Moderator
Contact a member of the submissions team if you need help with your submission.
Contact the following people if you need help with coding your metagame: Pikachuun Spandan