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  1. Hi No, I have not tried OpenAI. I browsed the pages and seems to me that in order to apply this to 0AD they need permision from WFG to build an environment for the game in Universe. They use the pixels from the game window as state. I see a problem here since that window would show only partial information of the game state. Then the apply RL and output keyboard or mouse commands. Actions in the game seem a little more complicated: Send workers to build something somewhere, maybe out of sight, for example. It doesn't look as simple as some games: Arrow up, etc. In any case it would be good if WFG decides to request these people to take a look if it is feasible. If OpenAI can do it then we can train it and hopefully a great bot comes out. I think Q-learning can really produce a decent bot. It could be programed directly in the AI simulation. But it would be really nice if it could be treated as a black box. The algorithm needs the state, broken into all the possible perceptions, and all the posible actions the agent can take. I know thats a lot to ask so a light version of the game would be nice.
  2. I tried to apply reinforcement learning (Q-learning specifically) to Petra but failed miserably. It has been applied to many RTS bots Civilization IV: Wargus: BattleCity: and seems to be successful. @jonbaer: Is it necessary to consider each manager as an agent? The headquarters module makes quite a lot of decisions, I think, and it recieves the gameState as parameter. Multi-agent RL might be more complicated and maybe the whole bot could be considered as the only agent. With those percepts of the environment in gameState, you only need a (long) list of all the possible actions and let the algorithm experiment. Then the bot would need apply the chosen action. Queueing the chosen action might be necessary, I don't know. A neural network could be necessary if you dont want the bot to start from scratch each time but with that OpenAI all the AI is taking care of, I guess. I hope you can give this a try. Reinforcement learning is the closest to human learning (it might be computationaly intensive though) and it can even be applied to other areas like pathfinding and game balancing.
  3. Very cool. Also I like the theme with guitar and flute.
  4. Thank you, fatherbushido. I can use this to search for the xml tags and get the stats.
  5. Hi, guys I will have time to work on this in 2 weeks when I'm off of work. I need to model the agents: units, structures, resources, etc. Where in the code can I get the numbers of each? HP, speed, attack, armor, etc. I couldn't find that info in Thanks
  6. Some weak players have 1500+ by doing this
  7. Thank you, fatherbushido That really helps understand the code
  8. Thank you very much, Stanislas. I hope I can make something of value.
  9. Hi, Stanislas I had a look at I was wondering if it were posible to create an inference engine and use Q-learning to command the AI to make better decisions but I would need a way to get stimuli from the ongoing game. Or maybe if the commands.txt is parsable to extract the actions people normally do, I could use that to create blind build orders. I found hoping to translate prolog into js. Thanks
  10. Hi, community How do I go about understanding the AI code? I was hoping I could implement some logic and prediction for the AI without delving too deep in the GUI code. It would be nice if somehow I could get the information learned as the game progresses and inject commands in response to that, like from a black box, then I might be able to focus on the logic. Thanks
  11. Nevermind, I found it it's an icon now. Sorry. If you can delete this silly post, please do
  12. I can no longer load the latest posts in forum like before.
  13. I think someone suggested adding them as mercenaries for Persia, Gaul or I don't know
  14. Lately I've been spamming spartan 2nd-age demi-champs (short swords) to rush enemy before age 3. Build order: get to age 2 asap with 2 barracks preferably and healthy farming and mass produce this guys to chop wood and mine gold, no need to even phase 3, just a blacksmith to improve attack and armor. As soon as you reach 50 to a 100, send them to destroy people and buildings. Pretty unfair against most. Can be countered by enough slingers or seleucid horse archers.
  15. I have played some defensive players that get around the no walls rule by building layers of houses in front of a perimeter of garrisoned fortresses and towers with horses ready to attack rams. Very distasteful. One strategy against turrets, but not turret spam, is to have archers destroy a turret but not the connecting parts. You need lots of archers and healers behind.