New Opportunities for NeonMob Creators! Amateur Series & Comments on Submissions

New Opportunities for NeonMob Creators! Amateur Series & Comments on Submissions

NeonMob is a social marketplace that turns creating and collecting into a fun, addictive game. On NeonMob, artists become game designers, fans become collectors, and imagination becomes reality. NeonMob makes it possible for anyone in the world to create, collect, trade, and sell original trading cards — now more than ever!

We just built two new features to make the creating a series even more accessible and delightful —

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11 Artists Take Pokemon to Places You Never Dreamed Of

11 Artists Take Pokemon to Places You Never Dreamed Of

Pokemon is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016. It’s funny to think back to 1996, when a cute looking RPG for the Nintendo Game Boy that combined a simple Rochambeau mechanic with monster collecting took Japan and then the rest of the world by storm, but that’s exactly what happened. Almost immediately the blockbuster game was followed up by number of sequels and spin-offs (all for Nintendo video game platforms), a TV anime, an insanely popular trading card game, feature films, and so much more.  

Beyond official games and media, Pokemon has inspired its own fanbase in many meaningful ways. Sure, there are countless knock-off games, comics and cartoons but that’s not what we’re referring to. Fans love the world of Pokemon and through their own creative efforts have expanded, celebrated and re-envisioned it with fan art and fan-made games.  If you’re interested in going down one of the web’s best rabbit holes, you should explore the amazing work created by dedicated Pokemon fans.

Here’s some of our own favorite fan art and a few places to start if you want to see more. 

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Introducing Our New NeonMob Ambassadors!

Introducing Our New NeonMob Ambassadors!

The heart and soul of NeonMob is our global community. Yes, we’re a marketplace, and a game, but our beating heart is the creators sharing their art on NeonMob (often for the very first time), the avid art fans obsessively discovering and collecting, the super connectors offering dozens of trades a day, and the employees who dedicate their days (and nights) to building this magical, art-filled universe.

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5 Surprising Places you can Find Domo, Japan's Most Huggable Mascot!

5 Surprising Places you can Find Domo, Japan's Most Huggable Mascot!

You know Domo-kun, that fuzzy, brown, friendly, mono-syllabic, constantly open-mouthed friend from Japan! Did you know he first appeared in 1998 as the mascot for the Japanese television station NKH? His name is an abbreviation of his first introduction, “Dōmo, konnichiwa!” which translates to, “Well, hello there!” But according to his far more interesting origin myth, Domo hatched from an egg, and now lives in an underground cave with his best friend, an elderly bunny named Usajii, and 2 bats. Domo loves TV, hates apples, and farts when he’s nervous.

Though at first he was mainly known to Japanese audiences, within a few years Domo started showing up in some surprising, non-cave, non-Japanese commercial, places. Here’s a round of of his most adorable, surprising, and important appearances!

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