Pokemon Gone

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Many years ago, I attempted to take up the hobby of geocaching. Using nothing more than my wits and my GPS, I attempted to find small objects located in the physical world. Sadly, it never came to fruition. But, I remember being very fond of the idea.

Long before that, a pair of video games for the Nintendo Game Boy were released to mass acclaim. Those games were Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue. In those games, the player took on the role of an eleven year old boy sent out into the world to catch elusive creatures known as Pokemon.

After many iterations on Nintendo handhelds and console spinoffs, Pokemon finally received its first game on smartphones. Released on July, 6th, Pokemon Go quickly took the world by storm.

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