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Pokémon Trading Card Game

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A Gameboy version of the popular card game, in the Pokemon Trading Card Game, your character must collect cards, form decks, and battle gym leaders for better cards. Secret cards can be unlocked by defeating certain characters. Includes card types: grass, fire, water, electric, fighting, psychic, colorless, trainer cards, and of course, energy cards. Special cards include surfing or flying pikachu, and others.

The game starts our with a mini-tutorial which lets the main character learn the game, and lets him or her choose the starter deck.


Pokémon Trading Card Game Game Boy Color Example of Card (Bulbasaur)
Pokémon Trading Card Game Game Boy Color Title Screen
Pokémon Trading Card Game Game Boy Color Auto deck machines automatically  build decks for you as long as you have the required cards
Pokémon Trading Card Game Game Boy Color Modify Deck Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Pokémon TCG" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Pokémon Card GB " -- Japanese Title
  • "ポケモンカードGB" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A very fun spin off Game Boy Color colm52 (122)
Great Game! POKEMON RULE! Game Boy Color Jim Fun (222)

The Press Says

Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Color Dec 01, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Power Unlimited Game Boy Color Mar, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Game Boy Color Jul 07, 2005 8 out of 10 80 Game Boy Color Dec 21, 2000 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot Game Boy Color Apr 10, 2000 7.6 out of 10 76
Gamekult Game Boy Color Dec 14, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Super Play Game Boy Color Jan, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Legendra Game Boy Color Dec 06, 2014 4.5 out of 10 45


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Each copy of the game included a limited edition Pokemon Trading Card.
Contributed to by Michael Cassidy (9573) and dragonsoul (33)