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I hunted Pokemon by two of the world’s most famous landmarks and all I caught was a lousy Zubat

Nick Ross | July 11, 2016
Sydney deserves better

Still, Pokemon Go is a glimpse into location-based augmented reality gaming and applications. It shouldn’t be long before people are shooting lasers at real-life opposing team members. At which point, one suspects, the Pay Attention to your Surroundings warnings probably will come into their own.

Pay attention to this Pay Attention warning as it's good advice.
Pay attention to this Pay Attention warning as it's good advice.

But it's early days, accuracy needs to improve somewhat and if your phone signal is weak things can get infuriating.

Where it said I was.
Where it said I was.

Where I actually was.
Where I actually was.

I confess, after a bit more pacing (away from the Harbour Bridge) this happened. I almost got run over catching it but at least it’s better than that bat thing.

A squirtle or slowpoke or something.
A squirtle or slowpoke or something.

 

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