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by jmo1121109
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

I would guess that units sneaking behind the front lines is fairly uncommon in human games. The bot probably doesn't have enough examples of that behaviour to properly evaluate the danger. It's a limitation of the training method, if you bring the bot outside of what it has seen, you never know how...
by jmo1121109
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Be mindful that the dataset is larger when you include games not played on webDiplomacy. I will not be drawn into a discussion on whether PPSC or PlayDip produces worse players :p Obviously diluting our PPSC games with games from other sites is good, but better yet to purge the games altogether if ...
by jmo1121109
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

LeonWalras wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:29 pm
Out of curiosity, were PPSC games included in the training dataset?
Yes, PPSC was. Of the classic games played on webdip 21,987 were WTA, 32,245 are PPSC, 1,728 are Unranked, and 2,216 are SOS.
by jmo1121109
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

I think the move is a bit silly. Wouldn't it be better to support MAO into Brest and also have Spain to MAO? Am I missing a link to the game, because the move making sense is completely dependent on North Atlantic Ocean being occupied or not. If it is occupied EC support move into Brest from MAO an...
by jmo1121109
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Introducing the first ever webDiplomacy Terminator Tournament!
Replies: 61
Views: 1874

Re: Introducing the first ever webDiplomacy Terminator Tournament!

Some updates have been made to the bot to try and enhance its unpredictability in certain scenarios. If you have played your first three games and want to replay them with these changes, you are free to do so as long as you please simply PM me the URLs to your three new games. Remember that this to...
by jmo1121109
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

On the chance anyone noticed, we had the bots offline for about 10 minutes, Philip was making some adjustments. The adjustments will ideally help out end game play a little bit in keeping powers from being "stuck" in all holds for to long, and will prevent a bot from trying to retreat 2 powers to th...
by jmo1121109
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

As previously stated, the bots were NOT trained for 1 vs 1 so their skill in those variants will be significantly less than in classic games.
by jmo1121109
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Enjoying the Bots... Two observations. This may scratch my 'pick-up game' gunboat itch, so I might play less Live games with real people. I'm not sure I love the 'draw' once I'm eliminated. I'd like the bots to continue so I can see which bot wins. Other than that this is a fun start. Thanks. The b...
by jmo1121109
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

I have played three times, once as England, France and Germany, solo every time. Bots show zero long term awareness of impending solos, continuing to attack their nearest neighbor even while I am passing through 14 or 15 SC on the way to solo. I am a very experienced gunboat player and the bots are...
by jmo1121109
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

If you click the ? help button next to the voting, or read my into post here, you'll see that cancel and draw stop working after the first 4 turns if a bot is winning and has gained centers in the last 4 turns. This is to prevent people from cancelling a game when they're getting their ass kicked by...
by jmo1121109
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Since I was asked to clarify what type of bug reports can be accepted: A bug is something where the bot fails to make a choice, or the game crashes. If the bot successfully makes a choice and the turn processes, then it's not something that can be changed currently. If the game is sitting broken the...
by jmo1121109
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Please read my opening post, specifically this part: "From a programming standpoint we cannot take suggestions on how to improve the bots play. You *will* run into situations where the bot's moves could have been better, you might have ideas on how the bot could be a better player, etc. We cannot ac...
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

The bots will not get better over time. They were trained once and do not learn from subsequent games.
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Shouldn't that game have not been drawn based on the AI rules? Yes it should not have drawn. We obviously are having issues with certain cases where the bots aren't voting how we want them to. I'll reset their obedience levels to 100%... Currently it's only the top bot that's checked. In this game ...
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

So yeah, because it's a publication it's free. Makes sense. And don't worry, I'm sure you'll ge your share of +1's. I can't wait until I can finally actually play the bots though. As you may be able to tell, I'm very excited. Still waiting... For what? We turned them back on a little bit ago, can’t...
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

There's six figures worth of work that has gone into this. Maybe more. This is not a joking estimate either. The developmental cost of this if the site had been required to hire a development team for this project would have been over 100,000 USD hands down. The immense time of the people at the Un...
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

This is pretty amazing. I can only imagine the effort behind the scenes to make it happen There's six figures worth of work that has gone into this. Maybe more. This is not a joking estimate either. The developmental cost of this if the site had been required to hire a development team for this pro...
by jmo1121109
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

It was due to the outage. No, sorry but you can start another one.
by jmo1121109
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

And a big thank you to Kestas for helping us look into the site connectivity being a little slow due to all the people trying out the bots right now. :lol:
by jmo1121109
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 126
Views: 4165

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Alright, now to get to the part about how these bots will work on the site! Myself and Squigs44 have been working for the last few months on integrating the bots into the site for what we hope will be a seamless experience for all of you. In the game creation page you will see a new link at the top ...