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COMBAT XB Competition  

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  1. 1. Would you be interested in submitting an entry for that competition? (see below for details)

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10 hours ago, SteveB said:

This sounds very much like a challenge for 2024 ...  The Revenge of the Humiliated Tanks.


I am actually mulling the idea of a tank combat competition 2.0 for 2024, which could incorporate Tursi's ideas as well as finer turning and shooting, i.e. diagonal movement and fire possible. I'm also thinking about the option of laying down mines as well. This would make things a lot more interesting (and challenging!). There is also the possibility of differential damage where a kill requires 3 hits frontally, 2 on the sides and only 1 in the back. So a tank with 2 frontal hits and 1 hit on each side would remain operational, while a single rear hit would immediately kill it. Finally, there will be a small but definite probability of a miss proportional to range, and under such conditions ammo supply becomes a huge factor.

Hmmm.... The programming juices are starting to flow 😁

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19 hours ago, retrodroid said:

Simply amazing. Is anyone else kind of put off by the colloquial nature of ChatGPTs responses? I feel like it would be more appropriate if it didn't enact a humanistic conversational tone but simple returned the results without the "flourish". It really intentionally blurs the lines between interacting with a very sophisticated bot vs something more sentient, which can only lead to confusion around what's really going on by the users.

I first instructed it not to do that anymore, and it got better. Then I got bored and told it to respond to everything in the voice of Skeletor, and that made me much happier. ;)


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12 hours ago, Tursi said:

Then I got bored and told it to respond to everything in the voice of Skeletor, and that made me much happier. ;)

Cobra Commander and Starscream also good choices.

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