I strive to continue Robocode where [Mathew Nelson] left it (as Open Source with version 1.0.7).
Before developing on the original Robocode game, I was developing [RobocodeNG/2006]. The development on this projected has stopped, and all development efforts from this project have been putted into Robocode, except for the Robot mods, which caused a great deal of balancing issues.
Do you know where the source of Robocode is? --Starrynte
I'll answer for him: yes. -- Kawigi
Lol, where is it? --Starrynte
The CVS is at: [http://robocode.cvs.sourceforge.net/robocode/robocode/robocode/] --Nfwu
Hehe.. yes, I might know where to find the sources! ;-) --Fnl
Heh, yah I rewrote nearly a third of the core trying to fix a bug I disliked, fortunately the next version fnl fixed it. I also did work on getting a type of tree view for the robots, never got far on that one. Knowing the source is a nice way to understand the physics of the game. Thought Ithink the code could probably be lightened up a little. --Chase-san
You are right that the sources could be lightened up a little. Actually, I am considering to make a version 1.5 that is a total rewrite of Robocode, which is 100% compatible with the current versions of Robocode (MUST BE!), but which includes network support in the core. But it takes a lot of time to do, and so far I have been concentrated on fixing bugs and to improve Robocode. Then some of the "nasty" parts of Robocode has been replaced as I have come along these parts. --Fnl
Wow! I never tried installing Robocode on a linux box before. Watching it determine that it needs to *build* jikes and just *do* it for me, that's awesome! -- Simonton
Yes. With Windows the same binary is able to run on every Windows version. But on Linux the CPU and binaries can be different, and therefore it needs to be builded for the specific Linux system. =) --Fnl
Hey Fnl, amazing work you're doing. I can't believe the release speeds. Just want to say thanks for your time and effort. -- Skilgannon
Soon I am going to concentrate more on Robocode 2, and less on the existing Robocode. I will not forget the current version of Robocode, where there are still things to do.