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Do you think multibots are in general stronger than single bots?

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Offline bacillus

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Multibot Question
« on: April 26, 2008, 01:23:26 AM »
Does a bot that doesn't use ties, but sticks together in an organized fashion eg. a jellyfish count as a multibot?
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2008, 01:41:45 AM »
Nope.  The .multi sysvar will only go non-zero once a bot has one or more hardened ties.
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2008, 01:52:01 AM »
Oh well, guess I'll just build a random swarmer then.
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2008, 10:57:02 PM »
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Oh well, guess I'll just build a random swarmer then.
Continue your goal, the touch sensor now works so a bot can communicate through touch, might be a faster way for large communication in a group.

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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2008, 11:29:24 PM »
Huh?

OK, I built my first multibot  
It's a very stupid bot.
All it does is tie to everything it sees, and feed of non-conspec bots, then use Detonator's swarm concentration genes to make the organism concentrate near points of food.
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