Pokémon Made Simple!

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Pokémon Made Simple!
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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!

External links

Publications relating to the Pokémon Trading Card Game
Strategy guides: Pokémon Trading Card Game Strategy GuideThe Official Pokémon Trading Card Game Guide
Pokémon Trading Card Game Player's GuidePokémon Trading Card Game Fossil Expansion Player's Guide
Pokémon Trading Card Game Volume 3: Team RocketPokémon Made Simple!Let's Play Pokémon
Team Rocket Strategy GuideGym Heroes Strategy GuideGym Challenge Strategy Guide
Platinum Player's GuidePlasma Storm Player's GuidePlasma Blast Player's GuideXY Player's Guide
Quick Guide to Fire-Type PokémonFurious Fists Player's GuidePhantom Forces Player's GuidePrimal Clash Player's Guide
Roaring Skies Player's GuideAncient Origins Player's GuideBREAKthrough Player's GuideBREAKpoint Player's Guide
Fates Collide Player's GuideGenerations Player's GuideSteam Siege Player's GuideEvolutions Player's Guide
Sun & Moon Player's GuideGuardians Rising Player's GuideBurning Shadows Player's GuideThe Making of Shining Legends
Crimson Invasion Player's GuideUltra Prism Player's GuideForbidden Light Player's GuideCelestial Storm Player's Guide
Dragon Majesty Player's GuideDragon Majesty: Dragons Then and NowLost Thunder Player's GuideTeam Up Player's Guide
Unbroken Bonds Player's GuideUnified Minds Player's GuideHidden Fates Player's GuideCosmic Eclipse Player's Guide
Sword & Shield Player's Guide
Collectors' guides: Beckett Unofficial Guide to Pokémon: 2008 Price GuideBeckett Unofficial Guide To Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
Collecting Pokémon: An Unauthorized Handbook and Price GuidePokémon Collector's Value Guide
Pokémon Unofficial Card Collector's GuideUnofficial Beckett Pokémon Collector Price Guide
Magazines: Beckett Pokémon Unofficial CollectorMonthly Coin Toss: Pokémon Card MagazinePokémon Official Magazine
PoJo's Unofficial Pokémon News & Price Guide MonthlyPokémon Card Fan Club
Manga: Aim to Be a Card Master!!Exciting Victory! Pokémon Card Game!!Himemaru: Pokémon Card Explorer
How I Became a Pokémon CardLet's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game! Sun and Moon Arc
Pokémon Card Game Battle ComicPokémon Card GB The Comix
Video game guides: Official Pokémon TCG Perfect GuidePokémon Card GB Final Tactical BookPokémon Card GB Official Guidebook
Pokémon Card GB2 Official GuidebookPokémon TCG: Official Nintendo Player's Guide
Pokémon TCG: Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Other: Pokémon Card Official Book 2000Pokémon Card Game BW National Illustrated EncyclopediaPokémon Card Game BW Workbook

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