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Offline shvarz

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Shapes and bots
« on: August 23, 2006, 07:01:33 PM »
Since everyone is so quiet, I fugred I'll share my first cool result from playing around with shapes in the new version.  Look at the picture.  In the top right corner you'll see a bunch of bots forming roughly a square.  These are offsprings from a bot that realized that by turning a bit every turn you avoid getting stuck in corners.  All those bots are moving in a counterclockwise circle.  Pretty cool!  

On a sad note, I keep getting overflow crashes.  Often in less than 1 hr time.  I had one long run of 7.5 hours, but on average it crashes Every couple of hours.
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2006, 11:45:23 PM »
Shapes certainly help change the rather uniform blue field into something more interesting for evolution to play with.  Nice work Eric

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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2006, 07:16:01 AM »
V. nice, it is really cool to see positive mutations in an evo sim!
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