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Pseudorandom number generation in Pokémon

1 byte removed, 01:05, 1 February 2014
changed "dice" to proper singular "die"
A '''pseudorandom number generator''' is an electronic device or software's attempt at creating a random number. Just as rolling a dicedie is not 'random' (being determined by factors such as force and angle of the throw, as well as friction), computers cannot be truly 'random'. In order to generate 'random' events in games and other forms of software, they must get as close to looking it as they can. There are limitless ways of accomplishing this. The degree of apparent randomness depends on the ability to predict the next result of the algorithm.