Pokémon Made Simple!

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Pokémon Made Simple!
ISBN: 0786917660
Published: March 2000
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Author: Will McDermott, Michael Mikaelian, and Stan Brown

Pokémon Made Simple! is a handbook written by Will McDermott, Michael Mikaelian, and Stan Brown. It was published in March 2000, and is 149 pages in length. It is the official Wizards of the Coast guide to the Trading Card Game. It also contains a brief section explaining the premise of the Pokémon games and TCG to parents.


  1. Welcome to the World of Pokémon
  2. Enjoying Pokémon with Your Kids
  3. Ground Rules for Trading
  4. Learning with Pokémon
  5. Let's Play Pokémon
  6. Becoming a Pokémon Master
  7. Building Your Own Deck
  8. Play Like a Master
  9. The Pokémon TCG League
  10. Catching 'Em All
  11. Pokémon Card Checklist
  12. Frequently Asked Questions


It's the game that's sweeping America!

Finally, the official Wizards of the Coast guide to the Pokémon trading card game for parents and their children who "gotta catch 'em all."

Inside you'll discover:

  • Answers to the most often-asked Pokémon questions
  • Rules and playing strategies
  • Advice parents can use to encourage wise card trading
  • Pokémon activities for parents and kids!

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