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by zultar
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Mod Team Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 1114

Re: Mod Team Announcement

I am happy to announce a new position on the mod team and for the forum: Moderator-in-preparation. This MiP position indicates a person who is basically ready to become a mod whenever they are inclined. I am also happy to announce that our first MiP is Maniac. Thank you, Maniac, for volunteering for...
by zultar
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

Hi all, Sorry for the late gifts, but I had some personal issues that I had to deal with. Now they are mostly done. The winners are: 86. Neiman 85. FlaviusAetius 19. Temasek22 74. Blesson 99. alex222 You each will receive 300 points. And the Dec 31st special prize winner is .... 16. Peregrine Falcon...
by zultar
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

Merry Xmas and happy new year. The winners are: Day 6: 79. GeneralGratton Day 7: 51. Duaner02 Please contact me and let me know what you would like. Day 6: 1000 webDip points XOR the other prize if the day 7 winner does not want it. Day 7: Choice of 1000 webDip points XOR naming a 3 variants from Vd...
by zultar
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

The winners so far are: 28. VillageIdiot (100 points) 44. Jamiet99uk (200 points) 53. Iamnobody (300 points) 15. yavuzovic (500 points) 47. ibuprofen (500 points) Day 6: 1000 webDip points XOR the other prize if the day 7 winner does not want it. Day 7: Choice of 1000 webDip points XOR naming a 3 va...
by zultar
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

Alright, alright, prizes are coming up!!!!! Remember to +1 my thread for more prizesssssss!!!!!!! 8-)
by zultar
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

Gosh, this is going slower than I remember. Let's get to 50 in the next 24 hours! :-D
by zultar
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 157
Views: 9397

Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

Hello everyone, I am continuing a winter holiday tradition that I started a few years ago on webDip. I will be giving away a Xmas/winter holiday present every day starting Dec 19th through at least Dec 25th. Since I started this late this year, I will wait a couple of days before I pick out winners ...
by zultar
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: *Walks into room*
Replies: 17
Views: 3074

Re: *Walks into room*

Damn. Jmo-burn.
by zultar
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: *Walks into room*
Replies: 17
Views: 3074

Re: *Walks into room*

It may be that no one has shared this yet, but we have been able to incorporate jmo's consciousness into webdip. You can now play against AI bots.
by zultar
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: *Walks into room*
Replies: 17
Views: 3074

Re: *Walks into room*

Welcome back, CB. I am very glad to hear you are in a better place.
by zultar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Moderator Team Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 9312

Re: Moderator Team Announcement

I am sorry to see him gone. Having said that, we do not take abuse of powers lightly. Moderators are chosen after extended observations and screening because they are given a lot of responsibilities and we can't have our mods abuse their powers for personal gains. We do forgive people, so maybe we c...
by zultar
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Books of Skyrim
Replies: 4
Views: 2250

Re: Books of Skyrim

by zultar
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

I wanted to clarify that neither version of the bots is passive. The new version does take more chances and would vary its moves more, so in some ways, that may appear more aggressive, but the original version is not really passive. Although all this may just be semantic. :) What does it matter when...
by zultar
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Another update! :-D Hi all, We are pleased to announce that Philip has retrained the 1v1 bots and now they are doing much better. They have substantially improved their playing ability. Although we should really pace ourselves and spread out the development so we can regularly get more +1s. ;) Thank...
by zultar
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Well, actually the second bot does have some idea of backstabbing. There's a fair chance that it would backstab its "allies" where that probability is next to zero for the first version. And yeah, for many instances, it doesn't do as well as some of top players, but for the majority of our users, th...
by zultar
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Update: please read!!! Hi all, After getting the feedback from many of you and further testing on our end, Philip and I talked and he has worked some more of his voodoo magic. There are now two different versions of the bots. One version is the original bot that you have been playing with for the la...
by zultar
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

One thing I want to note is that in classic gunboat games, there is a fair distribution of openings the bots will use and I would play several games against the bots with multiple countries before coming to conclusion about how good or mediocre the bots are. As I have tested several dozen games, the...
by zultar
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

Re: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Look at all this timing! Things becoming live, threads created, banner's up, and interview is on.

The bots have even updated jmo's software. God damn.
by zultar
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!
Replies: 167
Views: 58898

AI bots on webDiplomacy: Skynet edition!

Dear webDip community, The mod team, Kestas, and I are happy to announce that we are introducing Artificial Intelligence bots to webDip. We will be the very first site to utilize machine learning to create these bots that will work seamlessly with the games we have instead of having to download a se...