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Gamers set to take over OTR in 'Pokemon Go' Pub Crawl

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If you check out the Pokémon GO Pub Crawl Facebook page, more than 3,000 people say they are interested in attending the Saturday night event, with more than 900 people confirmed.

Kids of the 90’s can relive their childhood with a beer in hand, tracking, trapping, training and battling the cartoons all through out Over-the-Rhine. The new smartphone app is a free-to-play game for iOS and Android that utilizes your device’s GPS to transform your surroundings into the game world. 

The pub crawl kicks off Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. at 16-Bit Bar+Arcade. Gamers will split up into three teams and head out on three separate routes. The teams include: Team Instinct, Team Mystic, and Team Valor.

Participants are eligible for drink specials at each of the official Pokémon Go Pub Crawl locations: 

16-Bit Bar+Arcade, 1331 Walnut St.

  • Featuring: Three $6 specialty theme cocktails

Famous Neons Unplugged, 208 E 12th St.

  • Featuring: PokePunch, on special 6:00-8:00 p.m.

MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St.

  • Featuring:  $3 wells, $2 Hudepohl Pure Lager

Taft's Ale House, 1429 Race St.

  • Featuring: $5.50 Tafts Beers

Revolution Rotisserie & Bar, 1106 Race St.

  • Featuring: Specialty cocktails.

Arnold’s Bar and Grill, 210 E 8th St.

  • Featuring: Yellow, blue and green PokePunch

The Rook OTR, 1115 Vine St.

  • Featuring: $6 themed cocktails

The Rook OTR is hosting an after party for the event with $6 themed cocktails, discounted food, raffle and prizes for pub crawl participants.  The party will run from midnight to 2 a.m.

"We are a gaming bar and restaurant so we are the perfect place for fans," said The Rook owner, Zach Leopold when asked why the bar decided to participate in the pub crawl. "I consider us the perfect place for the afterparty. We are involved because it's probably the funniest thing we could think of to do!"

For more information about the Pokémon Go Pub Crawl, routes, raffle tickets, Pokémon cosplay contest and after party head to the Pokémon GO Pub Crawl Facebook page.

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