Inside The Pokeball

I still remember the time my oldest explained Pokemon to me so many years ago. We had the cards, the games, we watched the cartoons, it was big at our house. There was a poster on his wall, and he very patiently showed me the best ones and explained the concept of enslaving small woodland creatures, storing them in small spheres and forcing them to fight for his pleasure. I think the whole thing wouldn't have sounded quite so inhumane if I had known what was inside the Pokeballs. If it's like the concept by Grant Davis here, they seem well appointed and Pikachu seems pretty content.

Inside a Poké Ball

Pikachu! I Choose....Oh Crap!

Yup let's face it, everyone's favorite pocket monsters are, for the most part, small animals. And small animals tend to end up small, flat animals when they get near roads. I laughed out loud when I saw this latest Iron Builder MOC by CeciΙie, does that make me a bad person? (Rhetorical question, I'm a bad person)


151 PokéMOCs

In light of the immense resurgence of Pokémon this past summer, Carson Hart set himself a goal to build all 151 of the original Pokémon, and he's done quite a good job of it. You might have to squint on some of the smaller models, but a lot of them came out looking really spot-on, like his great Charizard, Lapras, and so on.

"There's A Pikachu Over There!"

Show of hands, who's been playing Pokemon GO? The game's been available nearly three weeks now and it's already cliché to ask that. I've been playing the game like mad lately and nothing's beaten the excitement when a Pikachu showed up nearby - a moment perfectly captured in this giant iPhone model built by Chris Madisson. For me the most impressive part is how cleanly he achieves the look of the Pokéball - round shapes aren't always easy in LEGO but all it took was a tire and some quick thinking to perfect one.

Pokemon Go