Pokemon Go is a worldwide phenomenon and it dropped like a bomb at the end of last week. People all over the world are taking to the streets to hunt down pocket monsters, capture gyms, hatch eggs, and more. The thing that makes Pokemon Go so different from the previous titles in the series is that it requires you to hit the road to play. Monsters, gyms, and items are in real-world locations that players have to actually visit to interact with. Playing Pokemon Go can definitely lead you off the beaten path as you hunt down critters to do battle. While walking along the Big Wind River looking for a PokeStop she could see on the map, she hopped a fence and came face-to-face with a dead body.
These strangers don't attempt to approach you or ring the doorbell. Instead, they creepily sit in their cars blocking your driveway, or trot up and down within sight. In the smartphone game, players explore real, physical locations in an attempt to catch virtual creatures using an augmented reality interface.
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