The Hyper Voice #33 - I’ll Have A Number Six

May 19, 2017

Order up! Aaron Traylor is here to help us cover the Virginia and Toronto Regionals, as well as the Korean National Championship. We also touch on the final upcoming International and the reality of the big six in Pokemon.

  • 00:00 Attendance
  • 12:00 Virginia Regional
  • 26:24 Korean National
  • 43:53 Toronto Regional
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The Hyper Voice #32 - Pineapple Power

May 12, 2017

Ashton Cox joins us on The Hyper Voice after emerging victorious at the Latin American International Championship! We talk about his experiences at that tournament, the qualification level adjustments for Worlds, and the North American International in a rather fruitful episode.

  • 00:00 Brazil & Fruit
  • 06:33 The Event
  • 13:40 Path to Victory
  • 31:24 Bar Crawl
  • 45:20 North America International
  • 58:33 Question
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The Hyper Voice #31 - Unlocking Some Respect

April 25, 2017

Randy Kwa joins us to discuss the Japan Cup and sportsmanship in the game. While you may not realize it, your actions at tournaments are always being closely monitored, so be on your best behavior. Finally, secrets are revealed about 2011 US Nationals during a brief roar of time segment.

  • 00:00 Japan Cup
  • 06:47 Sportsmanship
  • 11:30 Handshakes & Respect
  • 30:33 Good Luck, Talking, Headphones
  • 42:24 Latin America International
  • 46:09 2011 Roar of Time
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The Hyper Voice #30 - Duck Hunt

April 15, 2017

Joshua Lorcy and Grant Weldon are here to discuss the Salt Lake City Regional and various aspects about the circuit's structure. Getting ready for a major tournament can be stressful, so we also provide some insight into how to approach preparation in Pokemon.

  • 00:00 Salt Lake City Regional
  • 18:05 Tournament Structure
  • 25:55 Season Structure
  • 41:34 Preparation
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The Hyper Voice #29 - Survival of the Fattest

April 7, 2017

Leonard Craft III joins the show to share his extensive knowledge about effort values, a crucial element in competitive Pokemon. We talk about speed as well as setting offensive and defensive goals for your EV spreads, which can all prove vital to your success. Finally, we close with the metagame and answer your questions.

  • 00:00 Effort Values
  • 18:08 Speed Control
  • 28:10 Staying Alive
  • 45:25 Metagame
  • 58:48 Questions
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The Hyper Voice #28 - Frost Breath of the Wild

April 1, 2017

Hey! Listen! Can you think of any link between Pokemon and the Legend of Zelda? In this episode, we venture off on an epic side quest to solve this puzzle. Our answer is to just go run around and soar above the rest without trying to scrub out.

  • 00:00 Old Games
  • 26:45 New Games
  • 38:06 Bewear Spoilers
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The Hyper Voice #27 - Fright Fights

March 30, 2017

Hayden McTavish joins the cast this week to discuss announcements regarding upcoming events as well as several tournaments that were held over the last few weeks. We finally cover the Oceania International and remind ourselves about some valuable lessons in our efforts to become Pokemon masters.

  • 00:00 International Updates
  • 06:18 Australia
  • 17:21 Sao Paulo Challenge
  • 26:04 Sweden
  • 31:34 Battle Road Gloria
  • 40:19 Argentina
  • 46:49 Lessons
  • 55:38 Oregon
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The Hyper Voice #26 - Old Format Favorites

March 19, 2017

Surprise! We get to talk about our favorite Pokemon from previous VGC formats and share small glimpses about each one. Before zipping back-and-forth through time, we cover announcements about Latin America's International and Japan's Battle Competition qualifier series. In addition, we address concerns regarding problems the International Championships are facing.

  • 00:00 Oceania Coverage Sampler
  • 03:13 Latin America International
  • 12:01 Different Problems Everywhere
  • 18:45 Japan's Battle Competition
  • 30:47 Favorite Competitive Pokemon
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The Hyper Voice #25 - Rodents Running Rampant

March 10, 2017

Nintendo Switch is here! Jon Hu returns to talk about the new console, experiences at the Collinsville Regional, and his Top 8 match against newly crowned Regional Champion Alex Underhill. There is also an International happening which we mostly forgot about, but that's okay.

  • 0:00:00 Nintendo Switch
  • 0:13:53 No International Stream
  • 0:23:03 Sheffield Regional
  • 0:31:33 Shocking Showdown
  • 0:50:39 Collinsville Regional
  • 1:05:39 Glitches & Draws
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The Hyper Voice #24 - Midseason Showtime

March 2, 2017

Several major events are on the horizon. We cover a variety of topics after crossing the midway point of the season, including upcoming Regionals, their corresponding stream teams, and of course, the International in Australia. The pressure is on so prepare for your next big tournament.

  • 00:00 Post-ONOG Invitational
  • 11:47 Official Streams x2
  • 19:12 Sao Paulo Challenge
  • 22:30 Halfway There
  • 31:03 Pressure vs Fun
  • 37:00 Expectations
  • 50:43 Melbourne & Random Talk
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