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Column:Crunching the Numbers

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Crunching the Numbers
Columnist Danielle Detering
Status Irregular
Schedule Irregular
License BY-NC-SA 2.5
Original run May 2011 - present
List of articles

Crunching the Numbers is a column written by Danielle Detering and published exclusively on Bulbanews. The column takes aspects of mathematics and looks at how these interact with game mechanics from the Pokémon video games.

The first edition was published on May 31, 2011. It was originally intended as a one-off publication, but the success of the article promoted a sequel, which was published in August. This column has no regular schedule.


  1. Crunching the numbers: Probability
  2. Crunching the numbers: Graph theory
  3. Crunching the numbers: Game theory
  4. Crunching the numbers: Game trees
  5. Crunching the numbers: Mixed strategies