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New Bot Idea

Post by SunTzu » Mon Jul 02, 2007 10:58 am

I've had an idea for a bot in the back of my mind for awhile, but haven't mentioned it before because I was dreaming that I'd teach myself Java programming one day...

Built especially for map scenarios, the bot would have some of the traits of Nationalism. It would collect income but not attack anybody, unless it lost one of it's starting countries. Then it would keep attacking until it had all of it's original countries back, then it would revert to being peaceful again.

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Post by Mike » Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:29 am

Nice idea - I personally like the thought of 'Reaper Eater' one with the powers and skill of Kill Bot - but only targets Reapers!

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Post by Bertrand » Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:18 pm

Bad bad Mike! No need for reaper-killing bots - there are enough bot-firsting humans around that do just that!

Nice idea Sun, it could be used instead of the Empty bot. Too bad I don't have time right now. This could be the perfect project to learn java programing - have you abandoned the idea?

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Post by SunTzu » Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:49 am

Bertrand wrote:This could be the perfect project to learn java programing - have you abandoned the idea?
Okay, I'll finally give it a shot.

Be prepared for lots of st00pid & stewpid questions..

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Post by blackj3sus » Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:01 am

lol :smt044
o and don't forget this :wall:

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Post by Kef » Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:05 pm

SunTzu wrote:
Bertrand wrote:This could be the perfect project to learn java programing - have you abandoned the idea?
Okay, I'll finally give it a shot.

Be prepared for lots of st00pid & stewpid questions..
; is not the same as :


once you figure that out the classes, functions and iterations are pie

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Post by GregM » Thu Jul 05, 2007 4:19 pm

SunTzu wrote:
Bertrand wrote:This could be the perfect project to learn java programing - have you abandoned the idea?
Okay, I'll finally give it a shot.

Be prepared for lots of st00pid & stewpid questions..
I was thinking about your idea the other day: I suggest first trying to modify Communist or Trotsky to incorporate your new behavior, so that you have a working bot as a base to build on.

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Post by SunTzu » Thu Jul 05, 2007 4:50 pm

Thanks for the tip GregM!

I started yesterday by modifying Trotsky, then eventually started over using BlankAgent and gradually added elements from Trotsky that I wanted to use.

I finished the place armies section, and now I'm working on the fortifying phase.

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Post by GregM » Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:38 pm

SunTzu wrote:Thanks for the tip GregM!
Sounds like you didn't need it. :)

Good luck with your coding.

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Post by Kef » Tue Jul 24, 2007 5:52 pm

gratz on finishing it!

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