Phoenix

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Phoenix
Phoenix3.jpg
Author(s) David Alves
Extends AdvancedRobot
Targeting GuessFactor Targeting
Movement Wave Surfing
Current Version 1.02
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Background Information

What's special about it?
It was announced and "in development" for ~3 years before initial release.
How competitive is it?
Extremely - it's #10 in RoboRumble General 1v1.

Strategy

How does it move?
Wave Surfing
How does it fire?
GuessFactor Targeting and Virtual Guns, with an Anti-Surfer gun and a general purpose gun.
How does the melee strategy differ from one-on-one strategy?
It uses a Minimum Risk Movement in melee.
How does it select a target to attack/avoid in melee?
Not sure...
What does it save between rounds and matches?
Between rounds, everything. Between matches, it saves Virtual Guns scores and some information used in flattener enabling decisions.

Additional Information

Where did you get the name?
It was born "from the ashes of Duelist", like a Phoenix.
Can I use your code?
No, Phoenix is closed source. An older version of Phoenix has been released as open source in PhoenixOS.
What's next for your robot?
David hasn't been Robocoding for a while, but Phoenix is a reference bot in the Anti-Surfer Challenge.
Does it have any White Whales?
Dookious, DrussGT, Shadow, YersiniaPestis
What other robot(s) is it based on?
None directly.
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