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The history of the Pokémon Trading Card Game

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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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