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This Is What It Would Look Like If Emoji Were A Playable Game

Gotta text ‘em all!

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2. Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Emoji were a Pokémon style card game? Well wonder no more…

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3. The game works like this. You will need 2 players.

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4. Choose 5 cards for your “Emojimon team”.

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5. You must choose 5 different Emoji, no duplicates.

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6. Though you may choose the same Emoji as your opponent.

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7. There are 25 Emojimon Cards to choose from, so try not to pick the exact same 5 as your opponent.

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8. Now you both display your team 5 of Emoji.

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9. You each get 50 Health Points to begin with.

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10. Now flip a coin to decide who goes first.

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11. Player 1 texts his first Emoji to Player 2.

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12. Player 2 counters with his first Emoji.

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13. You subtract the number of attack points of the opposing Emoji from the defense points of your Emoji.

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14. If there is anything left over, you subtract that number from your 50 Health Points.

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15. So if you play an Emoji with an attack score of 8, and your opponent has a defense score of 4, they lose a total of 4 Health Points.

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16. Once you’ve both subtracted your score, you play your second Emojis.

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17. You can’t keep cumulative defense points from a previous round.

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18. Each new head-to-head is a separate battle.

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19. Once you’ve played all 5 rounds, the player with the most Health Points remaining wins.

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20. So try it.

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21. Or try making up your own rules. Nothing is set in stone.

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22. Gotta text ‘em all!

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Emoji popularity data via Emoji Tracker. Attack and defense points chosen at random with this tool.

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