I just wrote a long response to someone else who responded to my original comment, it should answer your question. :)
This seems like an excellent opportunity for Niantic to create a virtual fluctuating ecosystem for Pokémon propagation which reflects the quality of the real-world environment. Park trashed? Well those Pokémon you used to go there for aren’t gonna be showing up anymore. Want them to come back? Help improve the… Read more
Has anyone mentioned that EB Games (which Gamestop bought, and destroyed) used to do this, years and years ago? From what employees that I knew told me at the time, they stopped because people stole games/they weren’t making as much as they could just selling the games.
You don’t have to be paid to be a shill, but you do have to be a shitty person, which your racism seems to indicate.
If Splinter didn’t support this stance, then they shouldn’t have published it. The willingness of association makes you complicit.
This. Is. Gold.
This game started as a project for the 2016 Experimental Gameplay Workshop, which was presented at this year’s GDC! Really great concept that I’m super eager to get my hands on!