User talk:Urgood2

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Hello, Urgood2, and welcome to RoboWiki! This place contains a wealth information about Robocode, from basic to more advanced. I hope you enjoy creating robots and being a robocoder!

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Welcome to the robowiki :) --Rednaxela 15:22, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

Thank you =) ---- Josh S 08:35, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

Try using the preview button instead of save to view your result. You have been spamming our RecentChanges list! --Nat Pavasant 12:35, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Sorry... Got you. ---- Josh S 14:17, 26 April 2010 (UTC)


  • Newbie to Robocode

I am currently learning Java. I haven't made any "good" robots yet. -- Josh S 11:37, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Most of us started without a good bot in our sleeves. My first entrance, which defeated 7 others bots at work in melee, ended up on spot 285 out of 300. And see where I stand today. Just set your personal goal within reach and build up from there. Defeating (most of) the samplebots is a good start. Happy robocoding! --GrubbmGait 17:57, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Well, that's encouraging! I hope I can start to get a grip on things sometime in the future.. ---- Josh S 11:33, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Finally got my WallAvoiderBot working. =) The angle adjusting part was testing for only heading 0...

double angle = 0;
while (!field.contains(wallStickEnd = 
				project(myLocation, angle, WALL_STICK))) {
	angle += .1 * direction;

I was very frustrated about this, but I finally figured it out.. I replaced the angle argument with getHeadingRadians() + angle. --- Josh S 11:33, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

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