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by Polynoamial
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: France vs Austria Bot Challenge
Replies: 86
Views: 6609

Re: France vs Austria Bot Challenge

So if you play enough games, the bot will always win more than it loses. Much like how a rock-paper-scissors player that always randomly chooses an action with 1/3rd probability is unbeatable on average. We're clearly not there yet, but that's the goal. Some nitpicking here: unbeatable is not the s...
by Polynoamial
Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: France vs Austria Bot Challenge
Replies: 86
Views: 6609

Re: France vs Austria Bot Challenge

Trying to play a game but the bot doesn't finalise - any idea why? Sorry about that. There's a couple rare bugs that cause it to crash. We're fixing them as they happen, but this one happened at 3AM. The bot should be back up soon. I think the nature of simultaneous turns is going to make an "unbea...
by Polynoamial
Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: France vs Austria Bot Challenge
Replies: 86
Views: 6609

Re: France vs Austria Bot Challenge

Awesome!! I have one question - a tactic some diplomacy players use, when the games aren't anonymous, is looking into a player's past games on the site and trying to divine some of their past tactical behavior in order to better predict that of the future. Is the bot doing this? The bot doesn't loo...
by Polynoamial
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: France vs Austria Bot Challenge
Replies: 86
Views: 6609

Re: France vs Austria Bot Challenge

Thanks for the feedback! We fixed a bug in the bot that probably hurt its performance in the first couple hours it was up. I'm curious to see if it's doing better now.
by Polynoamial
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: France vs Austria Bot Challenge
Replies: 86
Views: 6609

Re: France vs Austria Bot Challenge

Thanks for trying it out Eden! Do you think the bot made any mistakes in the games you played?