YEAH - second in fM contest
As I announced I took place in a programming contest organized by freiesMagazin. In the end I’m proud to tell you I’m second!
I still explained my tactics and my map parsing and all in all five other programmers joined this contest. Today the editorial staffs announced the results:
|Ranking||Programmer(s)||Score in 2500 games|
|1.||Demel and Keiblinger||232.595,79|
You see I wasn’t able to obtain half of the points of Demel and Keiblinger, looking to the results for each game there was no chance for my bot to beat them. But nevertheless I won the second rank! I couldn’t find any contact information of these guys so I wasn’t able to congratulate personally but if they read this article: Nice work guys ;-) Of course congratulations to the other programmers, even if you didn’t win, taking place is what counts!
By the way the organizer informed me about an
de.binfalse.martin.fmcontest.map.DMap.dirTo(DMap.java:192) , so that my bot quit working 17 times. But I won’t update my code since it has no sence beyond this contest… It’s just to inform you.
Last but not least my thanks goes to the freiesMagazin itself. It was a very nice contest and I’m really happy about the voucher! I still have a good idea what to buy :-P
P.S.: Since both programmers on the first rank should split their voucher of 50 €, they both won a voucher of 25 €. That means with a voucher of 30 € I won the biggest value ;-)
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