Automobiles are one option. Slow car rides are seemingly the ideal speeds for interacting with pokéstops. There are even personal Pokémon Go chauffeurs making a business of ferrying gamers around.
However, some users want more control over where they go and when. So, a fading fad is threatening to stage a return as the perfect complement for Pokémon trainers: The hoverboard is back.
It’s tempting to draw parallels between the two fads. Like Pokémon Go, hoverboards, which made their debut in mid-2015, caught on quickly. But then they caught on fire—and the fad quickly flamed out.
Will Pokémon Go prove to have greater staying power?