February 28th 2004
The final results of the February 2004 JROBOTS Challenge will be available on the Challanges Page on Wednesday, March 3rd. I'm sorry for the delay.
If you want to read the final results before the official announce, you can use Alan's "Watch" utility prepending the name of the files with the "old" prefix.
February 18th 2004
Thanks to Caos (the author of Tango), a translation in Spanish of the JROBOTS documentation is now available. Here are the direct links:
February 7th 2004
Now online a new interview with a JROBOTS player:
"An interview with Caos, author of Tango" by Samuel J. Grabski
I am very glad to discover again who is behind one of the strongest jrobots. This time the interview is about the secrets of Tango (I mean the jrobot, not the dance). Players of the Cadets' League will be very interested in reading some suggestions of Caos, one of the most effective JROBOTS players of all times. Don't miss it! This is only an excerpt of the interview:
Samuel: Many players are curious what is needed to get to the top of the Veterans list. What particularly helped you to achieve this goal?
Caos: From my point of view I think that at the beginning you need to work on a particular concept or strategy, which allows you to quickly build a base of relatively good results. It should encourage you to continue to work on other details. For me it was very important to feel that I could do it! (Read More...)
February 4th 2004
The February 2004 JROBOTS Challenge starts now.
Remember that you can send your robots even in the course of the challenge, so you're never too late. To read the results in real-time simply visit the Veterans' Battle Applet page or the Cadets' Battle Applet page.
Remember also that Samuel funds a prize to pure novices who are going to win the Single category of the CADETS' League. The prize assigned for this month is:
FEBRUARY prize aka "Last Samurai!" for new CADETS' League players
The new winner of the Single Mode will receive freshly printed Canadian dollars banknotes for a total amount of 30$.