Pokémon Fakes Archive: Clawitzer

Clawitzer
(W)
110 HP
Stage 1
Weakness (G)
Resistance (M)
Retreat cost (C)(C)

0 – Actionable – 40
Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent puts an Item card from his/her discard pile into his/her hand.

(W)(W) – Flit
Reveal the top card of your opponent’s deck. If it is a Pokémon, this attack does damage equal to that Pokémon’s HP.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Clauncher

Clauncher
(W)
50 HP
Basic
Weakness (G)
Resistance (M)
Retreat cost (C)

Ability – Brandish
After this Pokémon attacks, reveal to the top 3 cards of your deck. Your opponent chooses one of them and puts it into your hand. You return the other 2 in any order.

(C) – Stand – 10

(W) – Oscillate
If you have more prizes than your opponent, do 10 damage to any Pokémon. If do not, discard a card from the top of your opponent’s deck.

Google Adding Bitcoin Functionality?

When Baidu accepted Bitcoin, the exchange rate went up. Will Google be the one that brings Bitcoin to the moon?

Who knows, the exchange rate of Bitcoin doesn’t matter. The important thing to focus on is the prevalence of decentralized/stateless currencies. Just the existence of this news story might further that goal.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Rapidash

Rapidash
(R)
90 HP
Stage 1
Weakness (W)
Resistance none
Retreat cost none

Pokémon Power – Like Mind
Reduce the damage done by all (R) Pokémon by 20. If there are no (R) energy attached to this Pokémon, this Power does nothing.

(R)(R) – Shadow – 70

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Ponyta

Ponyta
(R)
40 HP
Basic
Weakness none
Resistance none
Retreat cost

(R)(R) – Momentum – 40
Does 10 less damage for each energy attached to the defending Pokémon.

(R)(C)(C) – Raze – 40
Flip a coin. If heads, discard an energy card attached to any benched Pokémon.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Gogoat

Gogoat
(G)
90 HP
Stage 1
Weakness (R)
Resistance none
Retreat cost (C)

(G)(C) – Run Away – 60
Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent chooses one of your benched Pokémon and switches it with this Pokémon. Remove all damage counters from this Pokémon.

(G)(G) – Set Vegetation
The defending Pokémon is now Poisoned. Your Pokémon have no weakness during your opponent’s next turn. You can’t use this attack during your next turn.

(G)(G) – Frictionless Charge – 70

Bitcoin Economy Graph

A graph I created to show people what the size of the Bitcoin economy looks like relative to the size of a few other economies. Click on it to see larger version.

Graph of the Bitcoin Economy.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Skiddo

Skiddo
(G)
50 HP
Basic
Weakness (R)
Resistance (W)
Retreat cost (C)

(C) – Show
Flip a coin. If heads, all of your opponent’s Pokémon have weakness to (G) Pokémon during your next turn. This effect does not go away by sending Pokémon to the bench.

(G) – Tackle – 20

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Skiddo

Skiddo
(G)
60 HP
Basic
Weakness (R)
Resistance (W)
Retreat cost (C)

Ability – Mount Down
When you play this Pokémon onto your bench, put 3 damage counters on all your Pokémon in play. At the end of the turn, remove 5 damage counters from all of you Pokémon in play

(C) – Fast Slide
Draw a card.

(G)(G) – Vertical Endeavor
Flip 4 coins. This attack does 10 damage plus 10 more damage for each heads.
After doing damage, if the defending Pokémon has more than 40 HP remaining, move all energy cards attached to this Pokémon and attach it to any of your Pokémon in play. Discard this Pokémon.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Elekid

Elekid
(L)
30 HP
Baby
Weakness (F)
Resistance none
Retreat cost

Pokémon Power – Allowance
Any time between turns, as long as any of your Pokémon has an amount of energy attached to it, greater than the amount of energy required for its most expensive energy (in terms of number of energy cards) attack, you may remove 1 damage counter from all of your Pokémon in play and you may search your deck for a basic energy card, and put it into your hand (shuffle your deck afterward).

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Enduring Incline

Enduring Incline
Stadium

At the beginning of your turn, you may state, “I will not attack this turn,” then search your deck for 2 energy cards and put them into your hand (shuffle your deck after). If you do this and you attack anyway, after your attack, discard all energy cards you have in play.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Goodra

Goodra
(C)
130 HP
Stage 2
Weakness (C)
Resistance (L)
Retreat cost (C)(C)

Ability – Invigorate
When you play this Pokémon, look at your opponent’s prizes (don’t let your opponent see them). As long as this Pokémon is in play, whenever your opponent draws a prize, you choose which prize card he/she draws.

(C)(C) – Regulate – 50
If the defending Pokémon does less than 30 damage next turn, change the attack’s damage to 30 damage. If the defending Pokémon does more than 90 damage next turn, change the attack’s damge to 90 damage.

(C)(C)(C) – Velocity – 90

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Sliggoo

Sliggoo
(C)
100 HP
Stage 1
Weakness (C)
Resistance (L)
Retreat cost (C)(C)

(C)(C) – Sonic Wave – 20
The defending Pokémon is now confused. If you have more prizes than your opponent, this attack does 40 damage instead.

(C)(C)(C) – Pound – 70

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Sliggoo

Sliggoo
(C)
90 HP
Stage 1
Weakness (C)
Resistance (G)
Retreat cost (C)(C)

(R)(C) – Understanding – 70
Discard an energy card attached to this Pokémon. Until the end of your next turn, no Pokémon have weakness.

(W)(C) – Quantitate – 40
Flip a coin for each card in your opponent’s hand. This attack does 10 more damage for each heads.

Pokémon Fakes Archive: Goomy

Goomy
(C)
60 HP
Basic
Weakness (C)
Resistance (L)
Retreat cost (C)

(C) – Pronouncement – 20
You may flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 30 damage instead and you may discard a card from the top of your opponent’s deck. If tails, this attack does nothing.

(W) – Flail
Does 10 damage times the number of damage counters attached to this Pokémon.