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Pokemon Go fever hits Historic Triangle

Pokemon Go fever hits Historic Triangle

WILLIAMSBURG — The Historic Triangle is embracing some 21st century technology that has fans of the popular Pokemon series outside in search of their favorite characters.

The game is free to play, although there are options to buy in game upgrades. It allows players, through the use of their smart phones, to track, battle, capture and train virtual creatures, called Pokemon.

The game requires access to the phone's GPS and camera that displays an augmented version of reality through the phone's screen.

Players have flocked to Colonial Williamsburg and other historic sites in search of characters.

"Like many other public history sites...