I'm pretty sure you can come up with something exciting for the melee rumble. And definitive a thumbs up for the grammar checks. I'm certainly not annoyed by it, not at all.
As you wish,
I think you mean 'And a definitive thumbs up'.
If you would like, I could look over your bot pages and correct anything I see.
Actually, I have a nano melee bot ready. The code isn't commented and I haven't decided on a name yet, but if you want, I could release it as 'TestMelee'. It isn't anything revolutionary, just Infinity with a few tweaks.
Looking over my pages would be great. I was not sure if it would be appropriate to ask you.
Sure, bring it on! It might take a while to get a stable result, because the melee rumble is not very well fitted to get a fast result for nano/micro bots. But i can reactivate my contribution system and we will see how it works.
I just released it, we'll see how terrible it is. :) Any name suggestions?
How about Fencer, or Crazy88 if it behaves like a certain yellow-dressed woman (although I don't think a Katana is an approved weapon in fencing)
I'm saving Fencer as a name for my one on one mega. Any good dutch names for weapons and/or warriors?
There are specific techniques you could use as a name.. though not dutch.
riposte, passé, flèche, reprise, raddoppio
Wow, thanks for looking over my pages. They look far better now, and hopefully I can give up some of the bad habits for the future. Generally I'm quite resistant to language related issues, so it might take a while :).
Looks like your TestMelee is doing quite well, but i guess for a final statement he needs at least 10k battles. As for an appropriate name, I have no idea. Maybe you just sift your general interests. Most bot authors can be recognized on the naming pattern they use and this has a nice personal touch in my opinion.
No problem, I'm glad you like them. I did notice you have some trouble with placings, this might help. Also, you use "its" when you mean "it's" and vice versa(This is a very common mistake, many people who speak English as their first language get this wrong every day.).
Actually, I consider TestMelee to be a failure. I like to judge bots based on their position relative to the robot(s) on which they were based(For example, Moebius is a good bot because it's .5 APS above its main inspiration.).
I think melee coding might be easier in the micro/mini classes. I'll start working on that as soon as I take the mini 1v1 throne(It'll probably take a few weeks(months).).
How about "SnowDog"?
It would make a nice line of Melee bots, and the colors could be white-white-black.
My team could be "DisciplesOfTheSnowDog", and my twin duel team would then have to be "ByTorAndTheSnowDog"(after the events of The Necromancer, of course).
By the way, Happy New Year!
Am I really the only Rush fan here?
Any respectable geek community of this size should have at least three or four. :)
Heck no! I love Rush. And I know Darkcanuck (though absent lately) is at least somewhat of a fan. Big thumbs up from me for the SnowDog naming scheme. :-)
Great! I'll start working on that as soon as I fix ÉpéeistMicro.
Speaking of Darkcanuck, does he still manage the rumble server? Both Tkiesel and I requested USA flags, but we haven't gotten them yet.
I'm not sure what's up with Darkcanuck. We haven't heard from him in a while on the wiki, and I even emailed him a few months ago and never got a response. Apparently someone's still paying for darkcanuck.net, since we still have a rumble server. But it is at the point I'd consider moving to a new rumble server just to be safe.
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Really? Maintenance costs are what were preventing me from trying to raise another server. Free clouds severely limit resources, and I was thinking in implementing a Ranked Pairs ranking system, which consumes a lot of main memory to calculate in a reasonable time.
Current APS, PL and ELO systems can be implemented with fewer resources in free clouds, but I wasn´t willing to go all the way only to repeat what is already being done in Darkcanuck´s and Skilgannon´s servers.
I'm also willing to pitch in (or purchase) if we need a new RoboRumble server (or App Engine account or whatever).