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Bot Name

UnderDark4

Author

UnderDark

Extends

Robot

What's special about it?

It uses a working GuessFactorTargeting Gun that extends Robot!

Great, I want to try it. Where can I download it?

http://www.robocoderepository.com/BotDetail.jsp?id=2644

How competitive is it?

I don't know yet ;)

How does it move?

Simple OrbitalMovement?

How does it fire?

GuessFactorTargeting

How does it dodge bullets?

OrbitalMovement?

How does the melee strategy differ from one-on-one strategy?

No melee yet

How does it select a target to attack/avoid in melee?

N/A

What does it save between rounds and matches?

GF profiling data between rounds

Where did you get the name?

UnderDark3++

Can I use your code?

It has been released under the RWPCL
Web Based Source Code

What's next for your robot?

Better Movement

Does it have any WhiteWhales?

Unkown

What other robot(s) is it based on?

N/A


Comments, questions, feedback:

Outstanding. How good is it? Is the gf gun accurate? Is this the one that's going to be up with the other big ExtendsRobots with GF guns? -- Kawigi

Sorry about not running the ERC for any of your other recent updates, I've been busy/lazy. I'll do it for this one though. -- Alcatraz

Well, it can kill all of the sample bots, but because of its crappy movement, it doesn't do too well against bots like UnderDark3, Girl, & Krazy --UnderDark

Yes...it got shut out in the finals by Girl. Though it did make the finals, so good work. -- Alcatraz

Thank you, It took me about 7 hours of coding to get working --UnderDark

Also, I wanted UnderDark3 AND UnderDark4 in the comp, as they are different bots, unless there is a 1 entry/person rule --UnderDark

Ah, ok, I will do that in the next one. -- Alcatraz

Which brings up the question - what are you going to do with 9 non-sample entries? Are we going to 4 rounds? Where are we getting the rest of the bots to get up to 16? Maybe adding that UltraRazor? or whatever and bugging Brainfade for some version of Ralph? -- Kawigi

Well, I could either get rid of the worst remaining bot, which is NanoKing?, or pick some bots from the repository. There are plenty of pre-wiki offerings. I just don't know which ones would be worth selecting. But yeah, I think at this point it'd be best to go up to 16 bots. That's about the size where elimination tournaments really get fun. -- Alcatraz

Youc could also throw the Extends Robot sample bots to take up some space --UnderDark

If there are that many Extends Robot on the repository, why not going for 32 bots :-D --GrubbmGait

Looking closely, we could just about do that. Apparently, at some point in time, Mat had a Robots-only tournament, and a good collection of those bots are on the Repository (maybe made for a different version of robocode, but I haven't seen any compatibility issues). We're talking about Robots written by the people who wrote the classics, like Rapture, SquigBot and JazzBot?. I downloaded a collection of bots that looked promising and I'm running an RLL-style 1-on-1 league to see who we might fill the space with. Also, we could put in PEZ's HaikuPoet. and I'll get back to you... -- Kawigi


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