Walls (robot)

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Author(s) Mathew Nelson, Flemming N. Larsen
Extends Robot
Targeting Head-On Targeting
Movement Pattern Movement
Code License Eclipse Public License v1.0

Background Information

What's special about it?
It's probably the most successful Sample Bot.
How competitive is it?
Among sample bots and beginner Robocoders, very. Among the general population, it's at rank 335 (of 401) in the MeleeRumble, and 58 of 85 in the NanoMeleeRumble.


How does it move?
It goes straight towards a wall, hits it, then goes around the battlefield along the walls.
How does it fire?
Head-On Targeting with no target selection.
How does the melee strategy differ from one-on-one strategy?
It doesn't.
How does it select a target to attack/avoid in melee?
It fires at whichever enemy gets scanned first when the gun is cool.
What does it save between rounds and matches?
Nothing. (It barely saves anything between ticks!)

Additional Information

Where did you get the name?
It moves along the walls.
Can I use your code?
Yes, it's released under the Eclipse Public License v1.0.

See also