About Robot Freeze Tag
Freeze tag is a game normally played by children (not robots). As in any game of tag, the offense
attempts to tag players on the defense. Once tagged, players on the defense are frozen and can no
longer move. Players on the defending team can tag frozen players to unfreeze them. The goal of the
offending team is to freeze all defenders.
As you can see, the rules of the game are fairly simple. This makes it an ideal game to automate.
I have created a freeze tag java applet that implements the rules of the game. I have attempted
to write the code so that anyone who knows a little java can create a team. A team either plays
defense or offense. So, Robot Freeze Tag
is more of an AI coding puzzle. What strategy makes
the best freeze tag team?
Below, I list some other coding games/puzzles. I believe this game is interesting because
it is intrinsically geometric and has very simple rules, yet a myriad of strategies could be
implemented. No strategy seems apriori best. I don't however believe this game has any academic
Robot Freeze Tag Links:
] [make a team]
Some inspiration for writing this:
- Other coding "games" (I have tried none of them):