Pokémon GO! What’s the fuss?

Even in Germany I’ve heard all the Hoopla about Pokémon GO, but it never occurred to me that I was witnessing the ongoing phenomenon on a daily basis while just out walking in the city.  The first couple of times I saw this happening I thought, “These people are acting really strange. What are they up to?”  Then I realized this behavior of walking around not looking where you are going, stopping in the middle of the sidewalk with no warning, looking all around and then screeching out “I caught a Charizard!” was Pokémon GO in action.  One group even stopped in the middle of a busy intersection to hunt for the elusive critters.  Well, being the curious cat I am I decided to download the app to my phone to find out what all the fuss was about, and to my great surprise I found out a neat feature about the game.  Here in Germany at least, there is a fantastic photo opportunity at every Pokéstop.  Below are a few examples of what I mean:


Now I’ve Gotta Catchém All!

4 thoughts on “Pokémon GO! What’s the fuss?

    1. Exactly! or Gernau! as they say here. This game is similar to Geo Caching in that it gets you off the beaten track and encourages you to take notice of things you may have been passing by unnoticed before.

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