These are the rules on how to Role-Play here!
You can start off with one Pokemon, you can catch, or win Pikemon throughout your adventure! You can have up to 6 pokemon on you at a time. The rest are in your PC/Box which can only be accessed at a PokeCenter.
Your character pages must have the four major sections: Personality, Pokemon, Appearance, and Battles, you may add others if you like each need at least three senteces.
You may battle in chat ONLY, and you must have a registered Pokemon. You must register your Pokemon at the PokeMart. You can register starters, and caught Pokemon. The Pokemon you win from Gym Battles are most likely registered.