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January-February 2022

What city planners can learn from Pokémon

A letter from a long-time fan of the game

Marco Ovies

Dear city planners, I was 10 years old when I picked up Pokémon for the first time. I remember unwrapping it Christmas morning and rushing to immediately grab my Nintendo DS to play it, immersing myself in this world where creatures and humans not only coexist but work together to build a brighter future. A […] More »