Ethan and Tymeri were playing Pokemon together in the park. They had come from Old Sacramento, where similar large crowds had formed to play Pokemon Go. He was level 16 with an Arcanine cp 1355 and she was level 9 with a Magma cp 359. Neither had spent any money on the game yet, but admitted that they would probably do so in the future.
Bella was playing in the park with her step-mom and little sister. She was level 10 with a Flareon as her top monster.
Devin was level 16 with a 1056 Arcanine. Jeff was also level 16 with a strong Arcanine. Devin had 79 different Pokemon and was on the hunt for a Magmar. He was on team Instinct, while Jeff had won about ten gyms on team Valor.
Devin had spent $5 yesterday when he played at Rush park.
Orland had started fairly recently, but was quickly levelling up with all of the stops and Pokemon at Capitol Park. His top character was a 373 cp Pinser. He was on the blue team.
Fernando was level 8, on the red team. Their mentor seemed to be Mario, who was level 15. Mario had a Arcanine at 1089, which he had achieved without spending any money. He thought the game had legs, and was sure it would keep going for a while.
I also met Cameron and Cody, I believe a father/son team. They had played from Folsom to Greenhaven and encouraged me to revisit Old Sacramento, which was apparently a Mecca for Pokemon Go. Cameron was clear: He had never seen that many people in Old Sac, and he had been there for Festivals.
It was a fun night! I met lots of fun people who were caught up in a game, maybe caught up in a movement. It was beautiful to see!