[Edu-sig] [ANNC] pybotwar-0.6

Lee Harr missive at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 8 23:49:27 CEST 2009

pybotwar is a fun and educational game where players
create computer programs to control simulated robots
to compete in a battle arena.


pybotwar uses pybox2d for the physical simulation,
and uses either pygame and pygsear or PyQt4 for the

pybotwar is released under GPLv3.

Changes in pybotwar-0.6:
    - expanded README file
    - add robot program template
    - new (optional) PyQt4 interface
    - track amount of damage caused by each robot
    - warn if database version is out of date
    - add position sensor and example robot to test it out
    - new robot and turret images
    - fix possibility of 2 robots spawning at same position
    - add a maximum time for match
    - fix crash from too many files open during long tournament
    - catch and log robot errors during module compilation
    - add cannon overheat sensor
    - add cannon loaded sensor
    - reload penalty for firing while cannon overheated (defaults to 0)
    - reload penalty for firing before cannon is loaded (defaults to 0)
    - use both tangent and normal impulse to determine collision damage
    - fix crash saving stats when using multiple copies of the same robot

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