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Background Information

Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it. — Alan Perlis

What's special about it?
It's simple.


How does it move?
kNN GuessFactor WaveSurfing.
How does it fire?
kNN GuessFactor Targeting.
What does it save between rounds and matches?
Between matches: Nothing.
Between rounds: Everything.

Additional Information

Where did you get the name?
For it's simple.
Can I use your code?
Sure. The repository is here, which is released under GPLv3
What's next for your robot?
Robocode is just another name of movement.
  • Movement rework. It will be another bot ;) (Now ScalarBot)
  • Open source to everyone. done.
What other robot(s) is it based on?
As my "make it work" step, it's basically my trial of several modern techniques. Thus no code from others are used, except for "getNewVelocity" and related functions, which have to be exactly the same as the robocode engine (as long as I don't control velocity all by myself). Credits will give to —
And finally thanks Mathew A. Nelson for inventing this game, and Flemming N. Larsen for maintaining the project even in today.