Random events in video games are determined by a pseudo-random number generator, or RNG. Emerald
's RNG is flawed in that the game generates the exact same sequence of numbers every play session, and generates a new number at a consistent rate of 60 times per second. Thus, players can use external programs to easily determine the precise moment to trigger a Pokémon encounter that will produce desired stats and other characteristics.
- 2005 – GBA Multiplayer Game of the Year