Probably half the people out here are playing, and every time I go to the park, every single person there is, me included. It's a pretty amazing game, but I'm starting to see a lot of team hate going around, which is gross. I'm thinking something like an NPC team rocket that occasionally takes over gyms would be a cool way to bring the player teams together and disincentivize aggression/enemy mentalities.
I joined team instinct btw - can't say no to electric type stuff.
I ALSO HAVE A FUN STORY FROM JOINING: like the beginning of basically all games, I kinda rush through the intro parts to get to actually playing. Caught my starter, a bulbas