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** Follow [http://twitter.com/robowiki @robowiki] and [http://twitter.com/roborumble @roborumble] on Twitter.  
 
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** Read [[RoboWiki:Guide for Articles|Guide for Articles]] for tips and tools for writing RoboWiki articles.
 
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* '''[[Movement Challenge 2K7]]''' - The latest MC hands you [[Raiko]]'s gun and tests your performance against basic, intermediate, and scary-good opponents.
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* '''[[Movement Challenge 2K7]]''' The latest MC hands you [[Raiko]]'s gun and tests your performance against basic, intermediate, and scary-good opponents.
* '''[[Targeting Challenge RM]]''' - The current benchmark of a general purpose Robocode gun, this TC puts you up against all [[Random Movement]] bots from the previous TCs.
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* '''[[Targeting Challenge RM]]''' The current benchmark of a general purpose Robocode gun, this TC puts you up against all [[Random Movement]] bots from the previous TCs.
* '''[[Anti-Surfer Challenge]]''' - It may not help you climb to the top of the [[RoboRumble]], but we still have fun trying to destroy [[Wave Surfing|wave surfers]] as best we can.
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* '''[[Anti-Surfer Challenge]]''' It may not help you climb to the top of the [[RoboRumble]], but we still have fun trying to destroy [[Wave Surfing|wave surfers]] as best we can.
* '''[[Rambot Challenge 2K6]]''' - Because [[Ramming Movement|ramming]] is fun.
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* '''[[Rambot Challenge 2K6]]''' Because [[Ramming Movement|ramming]] is fun.
* '''[[:Category:Challenges|More Challenges]]''' - There's plenty more where those came from...
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* '''[[:Category:Challenges|More Challenges]]''' There's plenty more where those came from...
 
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* '''[[Shadow]]''' - A former champ in Melee, 1v1, and teams, this is one of the toughest bots you'll ever face. [[User:ABC|ABC]]'s Shadow has been crushing Robocoders with innovative new techniques, like [[Wave Surfing]] and [[Shadow/Melee Gun]], since long before most of us ever found this game.
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* '''[[Shadow]]''' A former champ in Melee, 1v1, and teams, this is one of the toughest bots you'll ever face. [[User:ABC|ABC]]'s Shadow has been crushing Robocoders with innovative new techniques, like [[Wave Surfing]] and [[Shadow/Melee Gun]], since long before most of us ever found this game.
* '''[[DrussGT]]''' - The current [[RoboRumble]] champ in General 1v1, for almost 9 years now. A super strong [[Dynamic Clustering]] gun and one of the only bots using a [[Wave Surfing/GoTo Surfing|GoTo Wave Surfing]] movement. And it's [[Open Source]].
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* '''[[DrussGT]]''' The current [[RoboRumble]] champ in General 1v1, for almost 9 years now. A super strong [[Dynamic Clustering]] gun and one of the only bots using a [[Wave Surfing/GoTo Surfing|GoTo Wave Surfing]] movement. And it's [[Open Source]].
* '''[[:Category:Super Sample Bots|Super Sample Bots]]''' - Once you've gotten past the [[:Category:Sample Bots|Sample Bots]] that come with Robocode, step up and test yourself against the Super Samples.
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* '''[[:Category:Super Sample Bots|Super Sample Bots]]''' Once you've gotten past the [[:Category:Sample Bots|Sample Bots]] that come with Robocode, step up and test yourself against the Super Samples.
* '''[[LunarTwins]]''' - [[Twin Duel]] is a 2v2 survivalist rule set, and LunarTwins has an in-your-face strategy that few teams know how to deal with.
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* '''[[LunarTwins]]''' [[Twin Duel]] is a 2v2 survivalist rule set, and LunarTwins has an in-your-face strategy that few teams know how to deal with.
* '''[[PrairieWolf]]''' - An ancient [[Multi-Mode]] bot that's bound to give new Robocoders a healthy challenge.
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* '''[[PrairieWolf]]''' An ancient [[Multi-Mode]] bot that's bound to give new Robocoders a healthy challenge.
* '''[[BasicGFSurfer]]''' - The [[Wave Surfing Tutorial]] and [[GFTargetingBot]] provide great starting points for new Robocoders. Put the two together and you'll find yourself just outside the RoboRumble top-100.
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* '''[[BasicGFSurfer]]''' The [[Wave Surfing Tutorial]] and [[GFTargetingBot]] provide great starting points for new Robocoders. Put the two together and you'll find yourself just outside the RoboRumble top-100.
 
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* '''[[RoboRunner]] / [[RoboJogger]]''' - The latest and greatest in batch battle running, these tools make it easy to run loads of battles against your favorite test bed, or to run your bot through a [[:Category:Challenges|challenge]].
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* '''[[RoboRunner]] / [[RoboJogger]]''' The latest and greatest in batch battle running, these tools make it easy to run loads of battles against your favorite test bed, or to run your bot through a [[:Category:Challenges|challenge]].
* '''[[Robocode/Eclipse|Eclipse]]''' - Get Robocode setup with Eclipse, one of the most popular Java IDEs.
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* '''[[Robocode/Eclipse|Eclipse]]''' Get Robocode setup with Eclipse, one of the most popular Java IDEs.
* '''[http://robocode.sourceforge.net/docs/robocode/ Robocode API]''' - Not a "tool", per se, but you'll need to get familiar with it!
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* '''[http://robocode.sourceforge.net/docs/robocode/ Robocode API]''' Not a "tool", per se, but you'll need to get familiar with it!
* '''[[Robocode/Graphical Debugging|Graphical Debugging]]''' - Using Robocode's graphics support to draw on the battlefield can be a huge help in making sure your bot is doing and thinking what you expect it to.
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* '''[[Robocode/Graphical Debugging|Graphical Debugging]]''' Using Robocode's graphics support to draw on the battlefield can be a huge help in making sure your bot is doing and thinking what you expect it to.
* '''[[Robocode/.NET/Create a .NET robot with Visual Studio|Visual Studio .NET]]''' - You can now create .NET Robocode bots, too.
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* '''[[Robocode/.NET/Create a .NET robot with Visual Studio|Visual Studio .NET]]''' You can now create .NET Robocode bots, too.
* '''[[Robocode/NetBeans/Configure|NetBeans]]''' - Prefer NetBeans to Eclipse? Here's a detailed guide to getting it setup with Robocode.
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* '''[[Robocode/NetBeans/Configure|NetBeans]]''' Prefer NetBeans to Eclipse? Here's a detailed guide to getting it setup with Robocode.
* '''[[FloodGrapher]]''' - Graphing your bot's movement can offer a lot of insight into where you need to make improvements.
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* '''[[FloodGrapher]]''' Graphing your bot's movement can offer a lot of insight into where you need to make improvements.
* '''[[:Category:Utilities|Utilities]]''' - More tools to make your Robocoding easier and more productive.
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* '''[[:Category:Utilities|Utilities]]''' More tools to make your Robocoding easier and more productive.
 
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Latest revision as of 02:17, 25 August 2017

Welcome to the RoboWiki
Collecting Robocode knowledge since 2003.

What is Robocode?

  • Robocode is a programming game. It can be used to teach or learn programming in Java or .NET. It can serve as a platform for exploring AI and machine learning techniques. Or it can be a competitive, addictive hobby that eats up all your time and CPU cycles.

Getting Started

Using the RoboWiki

  • We do our best to make the RoboWiki a great reference for all levels of Robocoders. But it's also a strong and long-standing community of passionate and helpful people.
    • Check the Recent Changes to see current discussion and updates.
    • Please feel free to make pages for yourself and your bots.
    • Ask questions and read up on any of the Discussion tabs of each page.
    • Submit your bots to the RoboRumble
    • Follow @robowiki and @roborumble on Twitter.
    • Read Guide for Articles for tips and tools for writing RoboWiki articles.
    • Let us know how we can improve the wiki – or contribute to it yourself!

RoboRumble

Challenges

External Links

A few robots worth checking out...

Development Tools

  • RoboRunner / RoboJogger – The latest and greatest in batch battle running, these tools make it easy to run loads of battles against your favorite test bed, or to run your bot through a challenge.
  • Eclipse – Get Robocode setup with Eclipse, one of the most popular Java IDEs.
  • Robocode API – Not a "tool", per se, but you'll need to get familiar with it!
  • Graphical Debugging – Using Robocode's graphics support to draw on the battlefield can be a huge help in making sure your bot is doing and thinking what you expect it to.
  • Visual Studio .NET – You can now create .NET Robocode bots, too.
  • NetBeans – Prefer NetBeans to Eclipse? Here's a detailed guide to getting it setup with Robocode.
  • FloodGrapher – Graphing your bot's movement can offer a lot of insight into where you need to make improvements.
  • Utilities – More tools to make your Robocoding easier and more productive.


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