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The history of the Pokémon Trading Card Game

The collectible card game craze reached new heights once Pokémon entered the fray

Pokemon World Championships Held In San Francisco Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

This week on The History of Fun, Allegra delves into the origins of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. Yes, whether you had that ultra-rare Charizard or a puny Mr. Mime, you have to admit these things did not belong on school grounds. They were clearly turning small children into grifters.

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