Month: July 2017

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[Ars Technica] Pokemon Go Fest’s blunders result in class-action lawsuit

Ouch, Niantic, you really messed up this time….

Although personally I would have thought with all the events you have done for Ingress (anomalies, etc.) you would have figured out the best way to handle this.

Although, saying that, there are FAR more PGO fans than there are Ingress fans….


What could go wrong other than spotty Internet, huge lines, and a server meltdown?

Source: Pokemon Go Fest’s blunders result in class-action lawsuit | Ars Technica


Disastrous ‘Pokémon Go’ Fest ends with anger and refunds [Mashable]

“Niantic was not prepared.”

No they weren’t, not by a long shot.

The game itself was a nice start. Getting people out and about. When the update went out that locked out jailbroken/rooted devices, it meant I could no longer play (still can’t, although I can get the app to load and login, but never get a GPS signal, even though I’m happily able to play other AR games like Ingress. And I’m only L22 if I remember, so way behind most active players now)

Source: Disastrous ‘Pokémon Go’ Fest ends with anger and refunds