Pokemon GO is the hottest game to hit your smartphone this summer. Learn more about the players you see walking around with their noses in their phones. You may be surprised by some of the game’s benefits.
Links to Items Discussed on the Show
- Pokemon GO website
- Wargaming Against Depression with Joshua Shoobridge – Wargaming Recon #162
- TSR Podcast Network
3 Positives of Playing Pokemon GO
- Gets people outside
- Encourages physical activity
- Players get to interact with other people in person
2 Negatives of Playing Pokemon GO
- The game relies on GPS data in order to play.
- Logging into the game via a Google account gives the developers access to EVERYTHING in your Google account.
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- Galen said of Episode 162: Wargaming Against Depression with Joshua Shoobridge “I do the same thing.”
- David also said of Episode 162: Wargaming Against Depression with Joshua Shoobridge “I think a lot of us do a similar thing with our wargames.”
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