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Offline Jez

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Max number of bots
« on: August 23, 2006, 01:37:16 PM »
Is there a max number of bots on screen or a max number for an individual species?

My latest bot stops feeding at about 2050 bots. It seems to reach about 2070 because it takes a little while for the last babies to be born.
Very strange, all the bots suddenly start ignoring all the veg. The veg, if it can find space, will carry on reproducing.

Don't see how it could be the bots code.

Just realised I had only tried under default conditions, tried again and the bot also does it if I double the size of the arena.
Didn't realise we had population control!  
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Offline Numsgil

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Max number of bots
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2006, 02:34:31 PM »
Funny things start to happen when you get 1000s of bots, but theoretically there shouldn't be any max number of bots.

Realistically things will get messy once the bot array has been resized and fragmented enough times.

Still, if something weird happens its a bug.