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Special Conditions - A Pokémon TCG Podcast

Jun 7, 2022

Special Conditions Podcast 

Recording Date - 6/2/2022

Publish Date - 6/6/2022


With Astral Radiance being available for a bit, we are starting to see the meta relevant cards shake out. Will Machamp prove to be a better Fighting option than Lucario or Urshifu? Based on the market value of the Alt Art you may think so!


For our art of the week we look at some cards featuring various professors over the years. From a classic Imposter Professor Oak in the base set to some more modern full arts, our lab coat wearing friends will always play an important role in this game.


We finally dig into the PGO Expansion and the new Ditto gimmick. The hype around this set is growing by the day which should make it interesting once it hits retail. Could this mark the return of scalpers or will the cards be available everywhere? Only time will tell!


Before digging into the winning decks from Vancouver Regionals, we take a look at some highlights from the Astral Radiance set. It seems that both collectors and competitors will have plenty to chase in the set!


Episode Blog - 

Card of the Week: Machamp VMAX - 

Art of the Week: Professors - 

New PGO Expansion Details - 

Ditto Gimmick - 

Astral Radiance - 

Vancouver Regionals - 


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Music provided by GameChops and licensed through Creative Commons




Intro Music

Trapped In A Pokéball

Dj CUTMAN and Belthesar

GameChops - Ultraball


Break Music

He Walk - Furret / Accumula Town Remix 

Dj Cutman


TN Comics Break Music

Battle with Gladion (Electro House Remix)


GameChops - Ultraball 


Outro Music

Kanto Trainer Battle


GameChops - Ultraball



Adam Tuttle

Ken Pescatore



Ken Pescatore


Executive Producer

Tish Smith


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