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Offline Griz

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Challenge #1: The Ravine
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2006, 11:22:45 AM »
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I think Elite is your best chance there, think Num's was broken by a buddy drop.

btw I managed to run leagues yesterday, seemed quite forgiving compared to what it has been like in past, post what you done somewhere and the error message you got and I'll see if I can help.

haven't had a chance to get back to it ...
and start from scratch.
thanks for your 'leauge guide' ...
that at least gives me a chance.
it really would be nice to have a working setup
with files all in place that newbies could download
to get started.
I know I was able to start my own leagues in 2.36 ...
and if a league table didn't exist ... it would write one.
the only problems I had there was getting a match
to stop, esp if the bots were evenly matched ...
it would never end.
I would still like to be able to designate a certain number
of cycles for a round, and have a winner declaired at
the end of that, regardless of if it was statistically significant.
if it's that close ... just pick one!

ok ...
will use the league problem thread from this point on.

thanks jez ...
this league thing has always been interesting ...
hope to get it sus'd out.
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Challenge #1: The Ravine
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2006, 05:14:21 PM »
I haven't tested to see if it will still write league table from scratch, I think you may have to have one bot in table to start but not tested yet. When I've finished updating league and bestiary I should have time to write better guide.

Mention that max rounds for league in suggestions part of forum, it's not a bad idea, I've just got a match up to 488 rounds with almost no difference between bots. Would make it easier for people who want to do shorter league runs. The other way to do it is keep hitting the win button.  
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Challenge #1: The Ravine
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2006, 04:35:27 PM »
OK, I'm closing this challenge on Christmas day. If you've got a bot that beats the challenge, post it, if not, maybe you'll have better luck with the next challenge

I'll post up the bot I made for this challenge then, which ends up with a silver. Then I've got a shiny brand new challenge planned

Hint: It's a maze
« Last Edit: December 22, 2006, 04:39:19 PM by Elite »

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Challenge #1: The Ravine
« Reply #18 on: December 25, 2006, 06:16:49 AM »
A saved file is attached. Load it into 2.24.9d and watch the bot on the left. It ties and fixes to make a line, and then shoots out over the ravine like a harpoon or a cobra. As soon as it's grabbed the cyan bot, it contracts to pull the cyan bot back to the left cliff.

This challenge is officially closed. You won't get an award for completing it, although if you want to try simply as a test of your programming skills you are free to do so

I'll upload the new challenge later today.
« Last Edit: September 25, 2007, 05:54:21 PM by Elite »