Robocode/Getting Started

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You'll be presented with the '''New Battle''' screen, where you pick the robots and options for a battle. For this battle, we'll try out MyFirstRobot, RamFire, and Tracker. Add them in by double-clicking on their names (or selecting each one and clicking '''Add''') The screen should now look something like this:
 
You'll be presented with the '''New Battle''' screen, where you pick the robots and options for a battle. For this battle, we'll try out MyFirstRobot, RamFire, and Tracker. Add them in by double-clicking on their names (or selecting each one and clicking '''Add''') The screen should now look something like this:
  
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[[Image:NewBattleDialog.png|Shows the New Battle dialog where the user can select which robots to add to a new battle]]
  
 
See the '''Number of Rounds''' box in the middle?
 
See the '''Number of Rounds''' box in the middle?

Revision as of 22:01, 29 November 2007

Getting Started

First, let's run a battle to see what the game looks like. Simply click the Battle menu, then select New, as shown on the picture here:

Starting a new battle by selecting New in the Battle menu

You'll be presented with the New Battle screen, where you pick the robots and options for a battle. For this battle, we'll try out MyFirstRobot, RamFire, and Tracker. Add them in by double-clicking on their names (or selecting each one and clicking Add) The screen should now look something like this:

Shows the New Battle dialog where the user can select which robots to add to a new battle

See the Number of Rounds box in the middle?

In Robocode, each battle consists of a number of rounds, as you'll see soon. For now, we'll leave it at the default of 10.

Finally, click on the Start Battle button to begin! Watch for Tracker's little dance as he wins rounds.

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