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Pokémon Potential book project: The History of RBY UU

Discussion in 'Chat' started by GGFan, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. GGFan

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    Some of you may have noticed my "RBY teams by year" thread in which I've been posting one team year by year while providing some background information. Today I posted my main UU team in 2008, which made me think more about the history of RBY UU and its evolution.

    Would anyone be interested in this project? I think it would be interesting to learn more about the beginnings of RBY UU, what it meant in different communities, and its gradual evolution. Unlike many other players from the 2000s I have the unique distinction of having played in several different communities, which means I was exposed to different RBY UU metagames and their slight nuances.

    While I can paint quite a detailed picture of how RBY UU has changed from the pre-Netbattle era to now, I'm not so familiar about what this metagame looked like in the earliest stages of competitive Pokemon history. How often was UU played in, say, 2000, if at all? It's these things and others that I'd like to find out.
     
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    I'm interested in reading about it. Competitive Pokemon history is almost always interesting for me, and there isn't much documentation on what went on way back then, so it'll probably be a fascinating read.
     
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