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PokéCommunity

The PokéCommunity
"Working on a better slogan, 16 years and counting!"
PokéCommunity Logo 2014.png
New logo introduced in May 2014.
Language English
Status Active
Run 2002 - Present
Date opened October 16, 2002
Creator Master Kwesi Nkromah
Current owner Sheep
Mascot {{{mascot}}}
Website Main page
The most recent front page of PokéCommunity, showcasing the newest user-created theme

The PokéCommunity, sometimes referred to as just PokéCommunity and often shortened to 'PC', is a discussion forum that aims to provide a wide-range of topics about Pokémon and the Pokémon fandom, ranging from the games (both core series and others) the anime, the manga, and much more, as well as other areas for Pokémon fans, including Pokémon related art and design, fanfiction, game and software development, fan clubs and trivia.

PokéCommunity's previous logo.
It also has many other sections for non-Pokémon discussions and creativity, as well as personal image galleries and customisable profiles for all users. It provides personal Blogs for for all members.

The website plays host to other services for its members, such as the Pokémon Battle Server and Discord Server, as well as providing a mobile version for users to browse the forums on-the-go. It has a significant social media presence, sporting Facebook and Instagram pages, and a Twitter feed.

The forums were launched on October 10, 2002, by user Master Kwesi Nkromah, and aside from various outages, have been online ever since. It has over 750,000 members and nine million posts as of September 2019. It is currently running the vBulletin forum software and is owned and administered by user Sheep. It has a large, staggered staff team, who coordinate to run every part of the site.

PokéCommunity is known for it's yearly forum-wide Get-Together mega-events, held once a year usually around summer time in which many members volunteer to run and participate in a wide range of events and competitions. In 2012, PokéCommunity celebrated its tenth anniversary online in a special Get-Together dubbed PCX.

PokéCommunity has gained particular notability for housing one of the largest and most active English Pokémon ROM hacking communities on the Internet, and has a wide range of available patch downloads and tutorials covering multiple areas of game development. Its members also actively research into the area and have pushed the ROM hacking medium forward considerably since its inception.

Contents

Topics

Community Square

The Official Forums section contains things such as the Community Announcements (where the Community Rules and Donations and information regarding Supporter Benefits can be found), Community Questions & Feedback (where members can discuss questions and concerns they may have about the forums), and The Meet and Greet forum.

Subforums

  • The Bulletin Board
  • Meet & Greet
  • Feedback & Support

Pokémon Gaming

From humble Red and Blue beginnings to the 3D adventures we have today, this is the place to discuss anything and everything related to the main series Pokémon games.

Subforums

  • Pokémon Gaming Central
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • Seventh Generation
  • Previous Generations
  • Competitive Pokémon
  • Trade Corner
    • Trade Shops
  • Challenges
    • Challenge Logs
  • Pokémon Masters

Pokémon: General Discussions

There's more to Pokémon than just the games! Check out other topics including anime, trading card game, and more.

Subforums

  • Pokémon General
  • Pokémon Anime
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
    • TCG Deck Reviewing
  • Pokémon Poll Party
  • Pokémon Trivia

Fan Games

The ROM Hacking and Fan Games section, previously a sub-forum of Creative Discussions, is a section dedicated to ROM hacks.

Subforums

  • ROM Hacking Discussion
  • ROM Hacking
    • Launchpad
    • Research & Devlopement
    • Tools, Tutorials & Resources
  • ROM Hacks Studio
    • Progressing Hacks
    • Sideshow Showcase
  • Game Development
    • Resources
    • Scripts & Tutorials
    • Pokémon Essentials
  • Game Showcase

Creative Discussions

The Creative Discussions usually include things that aren't necessarily Pokémon related.

Subforums

  • Art & Design
  • Fan Fiction and Writing
    • Writer's Lounge
    • Fanfiction Archive
  • Roleplay Theatre
    • Roleplay Stage
    • Roleplay Casting

Entertainment & Hobbies

The Entertainment & Hobbies forums include things such as other video games, anime, manga, and etc. technology discussions.

Subforums

  • Video Games
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Anime & Manga
  • The Clubhouse

Off-Topic Discussions

In the Off-Topic Discussions section, users are able to talk about most anything they feel they want to.

Subforums

  • Off-Topic
  • Internet & Technology
  • Forum Games
  • The Underground

Staff

Staff members of PokéCommunity are constantly leaving and being promoted. To see a real-time list of the staff, visit this page.

Owner

  • Sheep

Administrators

  • Laslow
  • Cherrim
  • Astronaut
  • Castform
  • erik destler
  • Rainbow
  • bobandbill

External links

References


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