[ANNC] pybotwar-0.8

Ramchandra Apte maniandram01 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 17:41:29 CEST 2012


I think I'll use Google Groups now.

On 16 August 2012 21:10, Ramchandra Apte <maniandram01 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On 16 August 2012 21:00, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
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>> and "bottom" reads better than "top"
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>>
>> On 16/08/2012 15:37, Ramchandra Apte wrote:
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>>> nah.. "war" sounds better than "contest"
>>>
>>> On 16 August 2012 14:59, Jean-Michel Pichavant <jeanmichel at sequans.com
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>>  Lee Harr wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  pybotwar is a fun and educational game where players
>>>>> write computer programs to control simulated robots.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://pybotwar.googlecode.****com/ <http://pybotwar.googlecode.**com/<http://pybotwar.googlecode.com/>
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The focus of this release is making all functionality
>>>>> available from the PyQt interface and making PyQt
>>>>> the default interface.
>>>>>
>>>>> pybotwar uses pybox2d for the physical simulation.
>>>>> It can be run in text-only mode -- useful for longer
>>>>> tournaments -- or use pyqt or pygame for a graphical
>>>>> interface and visualization of the action.
>>>>>
>>>>> pybotwar is released under GPLv3.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Changes in pybotwar-0.8:
>>>>>      - pybox2d-2.0.2b2 is now the required version
>>>>>
>>>>>      API
>>>>>      - Robot.turret() now takes turret speed instead of angle
>>>>>      - PING sensor now differentiates own bullets from enemy bullets
>>>>>      - PING differentiates dead robots when remove_dead_robots=False
>>>>>      - made internal Robot state variables less likely to conflict with
>>>>> user code
>>>>>
>>>>>      Settings
>>>>>      - added "robots dir" setting to make it easier to run pybotwar
>>>>>          from an installed copy, rather than from the unpacked folder
>>>>>          - logs, lineups, and db all go in robots dir
>>>>>          - robot modules are now loaded by full path
>>>>>      - If using Qt settings, remembers most recently used set of robots
>>>>>
>>>>>      PyQt4 Interface
>>>>>      - PyQt4 view mode is now the default
>>>>>          - (text mode and pygame/pygsear still available)
>>>>>      - all settings are available from PyQt interface
>>>>>      - remembers most recently used set of robots
>>>>>      - added debug window showing sensor values, commands, and logs
>>>>>      - can now start tournaments (and multiple battles) from pyqt
>>>>>      - can also start tournaments to run in background
>>>>>      - editor automatically adds .py to robot filename if needed
>>>>>
>>>>>      Other changes
>>>>>      - made template.py a valid robot program
>>>>>      - single battles are now run as 1-battle tournaments
>>>>>      - renamed kill stat to outlasted
>>>>>      - started tracking kills as dealing final damage to other robot
>>>>>      - commandline can now take a list of robots to load
>>>>>      - added "Super Tournaments"
>>>>>          - runs tournaments with all possible combinations of robots
>>>>>
>>>>>      Fixes:
>>>>>      - made POSition sensor scale same as PING sensor
>>>>>      - fixed editor backspace between left edge and start of text
>>>>>      - fixed inability to re-open file once its window was closed
>>>>>      - fixed crash when cancelling file-open dialog
>>>>>      - limited motor speed on turret
>>>>>      - log messages in testmode when using qt4 view
>>>>>      - fall back to :memory: database if unable to open db file
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>  I have some suggestions:
>>>>
>>>> - rename pybotwar into pybotcontest
>>>> - replace "bullet" by "missile of passion"
>>>> - replace "dead" by "overflood with love"
>>>> - "PING sensor" into "pheromone sensor"
>>>> ... and so on :p
>>>>
>>>> JM
>>>>
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>>>
>>> Look you are the only person complaining about top-posting.
> GMail uses top-posting by default.
> I can't help it if you feel irritated by it.
>
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>> --
>> Cheers.
>>
>> Mark Lawrence.
>>
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