Pokemon GO might not be a materialisation it was a integrate of years ago, when probably everybody was personification it, though a mobile diversion still has a share of revolutionary fans. And 70-year-old Chen Sanyuan might only be a world’s many dedicated Pokemon GO player.

If you’ve checked out a Pokemon GO subreddit over a final integrate of months, we might be informed with a “hardcore pokemon hunter grandpa” from Taipei City, in Taiwan. Photos of him roving his customized pokemon-hunting bicycle have been doing a rounds on Reddit for a while, and each time a new one is posted, a bike appears to be removing crazier. Well, it’s not only appearances, Chen Sanyuan, a 70-year-old pokemon hunter is upgrading his bicycle each possibility he gets. He now has a whopping 9 smartphones – all connected to opposite Pokemon Go accounts – commissioned on a handlebar, as good as 9 energy banks stored in a tiny basket, that concede him to hunt pokemons for around 20 hours during a time. Now that’s dedication!

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Chen’s singular bike setup finished such a big impact on Reddit, that users from Taipei indeed started going out in a Taiwanese city in hunt of a pokemon sport grandpa. One of them indeed found him on a sport run and asked him all kinds of questions, like what got him into Pokemon Go, how many days a week he plays and how many phones he uses. Recently, even mainstream media in Taiwan did a news on a 70-year-old’s pokemon sport habits, that got a lot of courtesy online.

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Chen Sanyuan was apparently introduced to Pokemon Go by his grandson, and he fell in adore with it. He always enjoyed roving his bike by Taipei, though Pokemon Go also authorised him to make new friends and stay in hold with them by a app. As time went by, he started dedicating some-more time and income to a game, and these days he hunts for a digital monsters 5 or 6 days a week and spends around 10,000 yuan ($1,500) a month, both on in-app purchases and on sport apparatus for his bicycle.

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ET Today recently reported that Chen recently upgraded his rigging from 9 smartphones to 11, all using Pokemon GO accounts (minimum turn 30). Why so many of them? Well, I’ve never played a game, so we have no thought what advantages they offer Chen, though he claims that a several accounts concede him to conflict gyms though requiring support from his friends. He only uses his high-level accounts and gets a pursuit finished on a spot.

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Each of a phone a pokemon sport grandma uses on his sport trips is connected to a high-capacity energy bank, all of that concede him to continue his daily adventured for adult to 20 hours during a time.


In an talk he gave Taiwanese gaming website EXP.GG, Chen Sanyuan pronounced that he prefers spending genuine income in a Pokemon GO app – hundreds of dollars each month  – to aggressive other people’s gyms, since he feels that would make other players unhappy. So he prefers to do things peacefully, whenever possible.

Chen skeleton to ascent his arsenal to 15 smartphones shortly to make his pokemon sport even some-more efficient. It will need a large investment, though a 70-year-old claims that his hobby is really value it.