Why I, a Pokemon nerd, quit the game

When I stopped playing Pokemon Go about a year after its release, the reaction I got from people who know me well was an incredulous: "What? Why?"

Their surprise was, well, unsurprising, as I am a big Pokemon fanboy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2018, with the headline 'Why I, a Pokemon nerd, quit the game'. Print Edition | Subscribe