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Make sure not to divide up groups: monsters don't like that. Also, there's something odd about the neighborhood.. Monster School BusWinning team statements. addresses Common Core standards related to numbers and operations as the process standard.

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Monster School Bus Overview

The goal of Monster School Bus is to fill up the bus with kids in each neighborhood and to deliver as many full busloads of students to the school as possible.

To drive the school bus, players use the arrow keys on the computer keyboard to move up and down, left and right. The player must decide the best route to take to pick up each load of kids.

Players must drop off full busloads of kids to achieve a perfect score. The trick is that each neighborhood has differently sized kids. The neighborhood shown here is inhabited by “slime kids,” who come in all sizes (decimals). The graphic of the bus at the bottom of the screen dynamically shows how many seats are filled and whether there’s a full load.

When players deliver a full load to school, flasks of green potion appear on the road. Smash as many green flasks as possible before they disappear! Each time the bus runs over a flask, a building in the neighborhood transforms into its “Rocked-Out” version.

Munchers was a series of educational/edutainmentcomputer games produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) for several operating systems. They were popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s and were the recipients of several awards. The two original games in the series were Number Munchers and Word Munchers.

As of 2017, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is offering the Munchers brand as a licensing opportunity on its website.[1]

Number Munchers[edit]

Number Munchers is the first educational game in the Munchers series. Designed to teach basic math skills, it was popular among American school children in the 1980s and 1990s and was the recipient of several awards.[2] An updated 3D version, Math Munchers Deluxe, was released in 1995.[3]

Modes of play[edit]

There are five different modes of play in Number Munchers to advance players' mathematical skills. These modes include Multiples, Factors, Primes, Equalities, and Inequalities.

  • Multiples - The objective is to find multiples of the number given. If presented a 3, one would select numbers like 3, 6, 9, 12, etc.
  • Factors - In this mode you find factors divisible by the number given. If the number is 12, one would choose to eat 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 12.
  • Primes - This mode helps players find prime numbers that are only divisible by 1 and themselves. e.g., 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13.
  • Equality - This mode gives players the chance to find equations equaling the current number. If given the number 6, one would 'munch' 3 x 2, 3 + 3, 12 / 2, and so on.
  • Inequality - This mode gives players the number and they must select the equations that DO NOT equal the current number. If given 6, one would eat equations such as 4 X 2, 18 / 9, and 3 + 5.


The Troggles are monsters with two legs and a large head, whose goal is to eat Muncher and/or disrupt his progress by rearranging things on the board. Levels 1, 2, and 3, contain only one Troggle on the grid at any given time. A second Troggle appears starting with level 4, and a third appears starting with level 8. After approximately level 18, the game (especially the movement of the Troggles) accelerates to make responsible munching more difficult.

There are several type of 'Troggles.' Each type of Troggle moves in a specific pattern. There are five species of Troggle, each of which has an English and a mock-Latin (binomial) name:

  • Reggies (Trogglus normalus) (magenta on Apple II, red in DOS, purple on Macintosh) - simply moves in a line unless redirected by a safety square in its path.
  • Bashfuls (Trogglus timidus) (green on Apple II, blue in DOS, pink on Macintosh) - moves in an arbitrary manner on the gameboard, unless approached by a Muncher, in which case he moves away from the Muncher. Became purple in later releases in the series.
  • Helpers (Trogglus assistus) (green on Apple II and DOS, magenta on Macintosh) - this ant-like Troggle eats all answers, leaving nothing behind. Became purple in later releases in the series.
  • Workers (Trogglus laborus) (purple and white on Apple II and DOS, magenta and white on Macintosh) - this Troggle adds new answers and/or changes existing answers as he moves around.
  • Smarties (Trogglus smarticus) (green on Apple II and Macintosh, yellow on DOS) - has large teeth and glasses, and the most difficult Troggle to avoid; always follows the Muncher on the board.

Safety squares occasionally appear to help protect Muncher from the Troggles. These are temporary havens identified by four small white rectangles on the corner of the square. No Troggle may enter a safety square; if one appears on a square a Troggle currently occupies, that Troggle dies (but may be replaced afterwards). Safety squares may disappear as quickly and randomly as they appear; hence, one must take caution not to remain in one for long.

In addition, Troggles are quite cannibalistic; if one Troggle enters a square already occupied by another, or if two of them enter one square at the same time (even if they are of the same species), one Troggle will eat the other (however, another Troggle may re-enter the board afterwards).


Players can choose from the five modes of play, or choose a 'challenge' mode, which randomizes these modes. In the Multiples mode, Muncher must munch all numbers which are multiples of the number given; for example, if the designated number is 3 then Muncher must eat all 6's, 9's, and 12's and avoid numbers such as 7. In Factors the muncher seeks to ingest the factors of a given number, in Primes he craves prime numbers, and in the Equality and Inequality modes the muncher devours expressions such as 2+4 which are equivalent or not equivalent (respectively) to the designated number.

Game play begins with four Muncher lives (the one currently in play, plus three others in reserve). After scoring a certain number of points, the player gains an extra life. Players lose a life if they munch an incorrect answer. Additionally, five different types of enemy (or 'Troggle') appear throughout the game. Players lose a life if they make contact with a Troggle.


As in the other games in the series, a player is awarded with a cutscene (reminiscent of Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner escapades) after every third level; in this game, these are dubbed as 'Great Moments in Muncher History'. While these scenes are numbered (Act 1, Act 2, etc.), the order they appear in varies from game to game. Once all six have been shown, they begin to repeat themselves (starting with the scene after Level 21). The six scenes are as follows:

  • A Muncher is chased by a Reggie across the screen twice, then the Muncher gets in an old-timey automobile, outruns the Troggle, and the Troggle falls down and gives up.
  • Two Munchers reenact the story of William Tell.
  • A Muncher races a Bashful up a mountain, plants his flag, and sings a song (Ding Dong! the Witch is Dead).
  • A Muncher prank-calls a Smartie and sings the nyah-nyah taunting melody.
  • A Muncher beats two Troggles in a beauty contest. Later releases of the game replaced this cut scene with one in which a Muncher stumbles through his house in the dark and then turns on the light, only to discover that he has broken all of his furniture.
  • A Muncher carves his own image into Mount Rushmore.

Easter egg[edit]

As an Easter egg, between December 1 and 25, the Muncher would wear a Santa Claushat. This only worked on a computer that had a built-in clock or that was never turned off, as the built-in clock was not common at the time the games were popular.

Word Munchers[edit]

Word Munchers is a spin-off of Number Munchers designed to teach basic grammar skills. It was popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s and was used as a teaching aid widely used in schools.

Though the gameplay was the same as in Number Munchers, specific to Word Munchers were the modes of play, which includes parts of speech such as verbs or adjectives. Teachers had the options to select the vowel sounds and how difficult the word sets would be, such as whether or not to include words that break pronunciation rules.


Number Munchers gameplay (DOS version)

In all the Munchers games, the player controls a green 'Muncher' character across a grid of squares containing a short numerical or word expression. The objective is to consume all and only the grids containing information satisfying a specific criterion (determined by the mode of play) while also avoiding the deadly 'Troggle' monsters which roamed the grid.

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Eating a grid containing information that did not match the criterion of the play mode chosen or being caught by a Troggle resulted in the loss of a life.

If all grids containing information matching the criterion were eaten from the screen, the level ended and the player was presented with an amusing short scene, similar to Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner scenes, in which the Muncher foils the Troggles' plans to catch it and often destroys the Troggle in some comical manner. The game gets continually faster and harder each level.


The Munchers series included:

  • Number Munchers
  • Fraction Munchers
  • Word Munchers
  • Super Munchers
  • Math Munchers Deluxe (a remake of Number Munchers)
  • Word Munchers Deluxe (also a remake of Word Munchers)
  • Math Munchers for the 21st Century
  • Word Munchers for the 21st Century
  • Knowledge Munchers Deluxe (Originally released as 'Trivia Munchers Deluxe')
  • Troggle Trouble Math (a spin-off)

The original version only allowed navigation through the keyboardarrow keys. Later versions featured better graphics and added mouse support.


  1. ^'Licensing Opportunities'. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved 2017-01-17.
  2. ^'Awards of Excellence 2005'. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  3. ^'MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL COMPUTING CORPORATION (MECC) ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF MATH MUNCHERS DELUXE' (Press release). Academic OneFile. PR Newswire. 1995-10-24. Retrieved 2019-06-25.

External links[edit]

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  • Muncher series at MobyGames
  • Number Munchers can be played for free in the browser at the Internet Archive
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