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Gamers hit the streets in Edson

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As the player levels up, gaining experience, Edson has reacted to the release of the game.
the Pokémon that are found will have higher CP Another great part of the game is the ability it
(combat power) and have better HP (hit points), has to bring people out of their houses to walk
which determines how well the Pokémon will do around the town.
in battle. “The competitive nature of the game, as well
To catch a Pokémon the player must throw a as the incentive to catch more Pokémon, are the
Poké ball at the creature in order to catch it. For main reasons that I am walking around a park
the player to get more Poké balls, he or she must tonight,” Gosling said about what brought her to
travel to one of over fifteen Pokéstops in town, Kinsmen Park, “The exercise is fun, it's just part
including the plane in Centennial Park, the torch of the game.”
at the Legion, the library, and a few of the The Pokémon community in town continues to
churches. grow, which is evident through the Facebook
Also situated around town are “gyms”, which group “Pokémon GO Edson” that was created on
is where players choose one of three teams to July 9, and had 65 members by July 11. Meranda Parkin was out at Kinsmen Spray
compete for and use their Pokémon to battle Law officials have reminded people not to Park with Lylah Clark (2) and Deklyn Clark (4)
against players on other teams. There are five drive and to take safety precautions when using in the wagon. They were just getting ready to
head home after playing in the spray park.
gyms in town being Eddie the Squirrel and the the game. photo Deanna Mitchener
Tulip Memorial in Centennial Park, the post Niantic should be consulted for clarification
office, the area where the water tower once regarding the developer’s policies related to
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8’ at $3.54 each;
twenty-five players have showed up to the park 8’ at $3.54 each;
10’ at $4.43 each;
tonight just because of a Facebook post about a 10’ at $4.43 each;
12’ at $5.94 each;
lure,” Katrina Gosling said while catching a 12’ at $5.94 each;
14’ at $6.93 each
14’ at $6.93 each
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