People have been addicted to this stupid game for seventeen years now

People have been addicted to this stupid game for seventeen years now

Pokemon. I remember playing it a couple times and it was more boring than C-SPAN. But it's one of the most popular games in history. People have been playing this video game—which started as a card game—for seventeen years now. Insane.

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Original post by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku

Seventeen Years of Pokemon in a Single Image

Seventeen Years of Pokemon in a Single Image

Has it been seventeen years? The time has just flown by. Here's how the in-game maps have evolved.

The above image was uploaded by Japanese Twitter user @Ugusyan and has been retweeted over ten thousand times.

ポケモン17年の歴史 [Twitter]

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