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Hunger Gaming - Eat or Die

Hunger Gaming - Eat or Die If you don't eat, you die. If you eat, you live (until you die). You will die, so try to die last. Overview There is an island populated with a herd of prey animals. You ...
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King of the Hill: Speed Clue AI

This is my first time authoring a programming challenge. If other people enjoy this, I might take a crack at some more. I hope the problem description is not too long... Goal Your goal is to ...
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Hangman solver king-of-the-hill

You are required to write a Hangman solver. Testing against this English word list[1], the solver that solves the most number of words wins, with the number of total incorrect guesses being the ...
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Survival Game - Create Your Wolf

The Board The Board is a two dimensional array of cells. Cells are populated by Animals. Every day, all Animals on the Board simultaneously make one move. If two or more Animals move to the same ...
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2048 king on the hill

We have been cloning 2048, analyzing 2048, but why haven't we played it yet? Write a 555 byte javascript snippet to play 2048 automatically, the best score after an hour will count (see scoring ...
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BattleBots: The Tournament

The results are in, the contest is over. The winner is arshajii's EvilBot with 14 wins ahead of Neo-Bot with 13 wins and CentreBot and LastStand with 11 wins each. Scores from the final run ...
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The Tic-tac-toe Games

Create a deterministic program to play nd tic-tac-toe with the other contestants. Your program should work when n (width) and d (dimension number) are in these ranges: nāˆˆ[3,āˆž)āˆ©ā„• ie a natural ...
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Build a deterministic Go AI

Here's an interesting problem I thought of the other day, which involves bits of code competing against other bits of code not just in a property that the code has, but by playing a game against those ...
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win a virtual fencing match (against your fellow stack exchangers)

WARNING: this is a fairly complex problem, in a king-of-the-hill combat style, with an added randomness to it, the best code may not always win. Please read all rules in full, as it is quite complex! ...
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Lowest unique bid auction

Thanks for all the entries, the deadline has now passed and the final scores are at the end of the question. Congratulations to PhiNotPi on a fairly comprehensive victory. This is a ...
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A BlackJack KOTH contest

BlackJack As I had a blast working on the original KOTH challenge, I wanted to come up with another one. For me, the fun of these AI challenges is in refining a comparatively simple bot ...
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1P5: Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma

This task is part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push and is intended as demonstration of the new king-of-the-hill challenge-type proposal. The task is the write a program to play ...