The latest hit craze to hit the Pokeworld is Pokemon Perlame, the world's first Trading Marble Game.
Every known Pokemon (including Meltan and Melmetal) is represented at several different rarity levels ranging from Common to Astral. As a general rule, the more elaborate the marble, the more powerful its ability is.
There are several different ways to play Pokemon Perlame--a kind of two player marble solitaire, racing marbles through a crazy obstacle course, sending it through an elaborate puzzle, and even "battling" the marbles in a manner akin to Beyblades.
Some don't play with the marbles, instead choosing to collect the marbles, and either try to get one marble of each Pokemon (what most collectors tend to do) or get every rarity of every Pokemon (what Ash is attempting to do
So far, the group only really plays on a casual level--Ash is collecting at least one marble of every Pokemon, battling marbles, and participating in the Perlame Challenge (solving elaborate puzzles) Misty is