Now the name of the brother of Lib was called Shiz. And it came to pass that Shiz pursued after Coriantumr, and he did overthrow many cities, and he did slay both women and children, and he did burn the cities.
And there went a fear of Shiz throughout all the land; yea, a cry went forth throughout the land—Who can stand before the army of Shiz? Behold, he sweepeth the earth before him! [(Ether 14:17, 18)]
Shiz was named for the second to last man standing.
http://www.robocoderepository.com/BotDetail.jsp?id=2007 (This link was wrong before, like it was maybe Coriantumr's link?)
1.0 : I'm looking for 2nd in micro melee, maybe #5-#8 or so in mini melee. Probably won't be such a freak accident in one-on-one.
1.1 : We'll see if this version is enough to get me into first in micro melee, and in the top 5 for mini melee.
Roughly head-on. It doesn't really fire head on, simply because it fires blind, so it probably fires a little behind head-on normally, but I suspect that's ok.
Shiz doesn't dodge bullets, it just tries not to be shot at. I suppose that's not quite consistent with its vengeful namesake. It does generally avoid head-on targeting, though.
Really doesn't differ, except as a sort of side-effect of the nature of the battles. For once, this is one bot that doesn't realize one-on-one battles exist.
It picks the closest to fire at, picks everyone to avoid, particularly those who it deems likely to target it.
See the top. He's an interesting warrior from the Book of Mormon ( http://scriptures.lds.org/bm/contents ). Look in the Book of Ether, starting at the end of chapter 14.
The code is there, since it came from Coriantumr and Coriantumr is released under the KawigiPublicLicense, I would encourage you to follow those terms when using those parts of Shiz's code. See Coriantumr's page.
Tweak it, shrink it, improve the team strategy.
Coriantumr, and indirectly on any robot that Coriantumr was based on.
Once version 1.1 is released, I hope I'll find some time to enter the competition (I'm kind of busy at the moment). -- rozu
Here you go, have fun! -- Kawigi
Wow, the thing I didn't anticipate in teams was that I wouldn't lose to anyone by more than 40%-60%. That gives me a really positive PBI against the top teams. However, RadnorMedSchool? and TroodonPack make up for it by exposing my awful targeting, so I think that GlowingHawks is safe in 3rd for now, even if they might have a new loss in the Team PL. In melee, that's about what I was shooting for, but it looks like it wasn't quite good enough to get a micro to stay back in the general melee top 10, at least not with two Tron's in the melee rumble :-p. At any rate, we still have to wait to see where the ratings stablize. -- Kawigi
the problem is this ratings will never stabilize. I would say that this is an incredible jump for a bot with HOT. I think it's a nearly impossible task to get a save place in the top 10 with this type of gun, despite the fact that Shiz might have the better movement then Aleph. -- rozu
Heh, well, you might have to figure that out (ABC-style) ;-) The problem I have is that while my gun is also good (in Coriantumr), it's not as good against the more basic bots as Aleph's or Shadow's. And the ratings may not stablize (especially the melee ratings), but the teams ratings should. Until we start doing team melee. -- Kawigi
Edit: maybe I should take back what I said a few posts ago - after almost 2000 battles, Shiz 1.1 is in a healthy 9th place, and with a little bit of boost, could even maybe overtake SandboxLump. I still think that it's not quite stablized in Teams, but that when it does it will stay behind GlowingHawks. -- Kawigi