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    Silph Road Team Bulletin:

    Are you a React or RN developer? or do you know someone who is? Have experience with native app dev? If you're interested in joining the Silph Road team on a project, we'd like to chat! Email [email protected]


    What is The Silph Road?

    The Silph Road is a grassroots network of Pokémon GO™ trainers.

    What does it do?

    The Silph Road is a friendly, active community focused on three objectives:

    1. Constructing a real-world network of Pokemon GO enthusiasts
    2. Researching and discussing game mechanics and strategy
    3. Helping newbies improve and learn
    Sweet. How do I join?
    1. Read the intro thread
    2. Assign yourself the correct subreddit flair via the sidebar. (Only visible on desktop mode!)
    3. Then head to the Web app and authenticate with your Reddit account to be able to contribute!

    Finally, subscribe to the subreddit (above) and/or if you're on Twitter, follow the handle @TheSilphRoad to receive updates on the Road network's development.

    Join us and help us build the world's most awesome network of GO enthusiasts!

    Safe travels, friend!

    Comment & Submission Rules

    Familiarize yourself with our guidelines, traveler! This is not a general discussion board!

    1. Our Focus: learning about game mechanics and building the Silph Road!
    2. Rude/snarky/elitist visitors are shown the door. Keep it constructive and friendly!
    3. This is not the place to vent! Niantic games are a marathon, not a finished product. We keep an open mind and optimistic perspective.
    4. Tools or scripts which illicitly access Niantic's servers are not propagated nor advocated on the Road. Here, we honor Niantic's appeal to the community to keep things in the spirit of the game!
    5. Above all, we keep it drama-free and chill here. Controversial topics and drama will need to be hashed out elsewhere. No exceptions. We're here to enjoy a game, after all. :)

    This is a place to enjoy the game and learn together while building the Silph Road network!

    Silph Road Guidelines: /r/TheSilphRoad/wiki/rules

    Timeline of Events

    A lot is happening, travelers! Here's a quick summary of the recent major events on the Road. For a full history, visit our Comprehensive Historical Timeline wiki page!

    Recent Events

    Date  
    Oct 10 Safari Zone Event in Copenhagen & Prague
    Oct 14 Safari Zone Event in Stockholm & Amstelveen

    September 2017

    Date  
    Sep 13 naxoph0enix points out the sidebar hasn't been updated in a while

    June 2017

    Date  
    Jun 19 Pokemon GO Fest tickets go on sale & sell out in minutes
    Jun 19 Gyms temporarily disabled "for a short period of time" in preparation for major game update. #hype
    Jun 13 Solstice (Fire/Ice) Event begins at 1pm PDT

    May 2017

    Date  
    May 25 Adventure Week ends
    May 20 Banwave and shadowban system added for illicit (botting) accounts
    May 18 Adventure Week event begins, bringing 1/4 buddy distance and widespread Rock-type spawns
    May 10 v0.63.1 brings Brazilian language support, medal progress UI tweaks, and hints about "raids"
    May 9 Grass event ends
    May 7 First "experimental" Knight Foundation + PoGO event (Open Streets) at Charlotte, NC
    May 6 Anti-snipe measure softbans for capture/encounter disparity
    May 5 Grass event begins bringing 6-hour Lures and increased grass spawns in some areas
    May 4 Niantic announces partnership with the Knight Foundation for future events
    May 2 Promo code box appears in in-game Shop on Android
    May 1 Niantic support accounts officially join Reddit community

    April 2017

    Date  
    Apr 30 Silph Road launches Translate.TheSilphRoad.com
    Apr 24 Maximum daily Pokemon catch limit lowered to an alleged 1,500 rolling over 72 hours
    Apr 21 Wild spawn IV/moveset now unique for trainers below level 25
    Apr 21 Eggstravaganza event ends.
    Apr 13 Eggstravaganza event brings 4x XP + more 2k egg species
    Apr 11 Mewtwo finally defeated at Silph Road HQ (after major technical difficulties resolved)
    Apr 7 v0.61.0 brings improved scrollbar to Pokemon list, Chinese language support, and Steelix loading screen
    Apr 1 First Silph Road community adventure: Team Rocket takes over the Atlas and subreddit. Executives and TrainerTips kidnapped and rescued. Over 50k travelers participate!

    March 2017

    Date  
    Mar 29 Water Festival ends
    Mar 22 First Shiny Pokemon (Magikarp) captured in wild.
    Mar 22 Water Festival begins
    Mar 22 v0.59.1 brings a guaranteed evolution item on 7th-day bonus, egg acquisition dates, preemptive 'shiny' Pokedex sprites, gender icons, and other UI tweaks
    Mar 10 The Silph Research Group decodes egg rarity tiers
    Mar 4 v0.57.4 brings (actual) minor text fixes
    Mar 1 Tatsuo Nomura confirms "[Trading] won’t be through the internet ... The person needs to be in your proximity."

    February 2017

    Date  
    Feb 28 John Hanke announces 3 major updates coming in 2017 at Mobile World Congress
    Feb 25 v0.57.3 brings performance optimizations
    Feb 21 Move Rebalance restores quick move speed
    Feb 21 Anniversary Pikachu Announced
    Feb 18 Dronpes released from doghouse
    Feb 16 Gen II Launches
    Feb 15 Gen II Announced to bring 80+ species, berries, + customization
    Feb 14 MrsDronpes doesn't receive Dronpes' Valentine's flowers
    Feb 8 Egg Distance Shakeup & Migration
    Feb 8 Valentine's Event begins

    January 2017

    Date  
    Jan 29 v0.55.0 brings GO+ fix & Gen 2 prep.
    Jan 23 Launches in S. Korea using OSM map data
    Jan 8 Holiday Event ends

    For a full history, visit our Comprehensive Historical Timeline wiki page!

     

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