From Robowiki
Revision as of 17:39, 5 September 2013 by Synapse (talk | contribs) (Movement details)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Author(s) Synapse
Extends AdvancedRobot
Current Version 1

What's special about Giskard?

It's still in early development. It's completely modular. Under the hood, it uses reflection to see if a module has implemented any event listeners, and if so, it adds them to an event listeners queue. This design also makes it easy to handle painting on a per-module basis, with hotkeys to toggle painting on or off for each module.

What does the name mean?

R. Giskard Reventlov is a character in Isaac Asimov's Robot series of books. Giskard is a robot with the ability to sense and alter emotion in humans, and is the creator of the Zeroth Law of robotics, although attempting to follow the new law destroys his mind.

How does it move?

Right now, it circles randomly around the enemy, avoiding walls with a variant of Skilgannon's fancy stick.

How does it fire?

At the moment, it doesn't.

What does it look like?

It is gold and silver.