- Created Sunday, February 28th 2016 @ 09:40:44
A bug in my bot caused it to output invalid moves, and I noticed that when the engine asked again for a valid move, the bot's remaining time had increased. Excerpt from the dump:
action move 1748
Output from your bot: "place_move 0 6"
Engine warning: "Error: move not in active macroboard"
action move 2129
Output from your bot: "place_move 6 5"
This means that you can get much more time by outputting an invalid move a couple of times before outputting a final move. I'll fix my bot so that it doesn't exploit this, but it would be nice if the engine was fixed, as well.
DeveloperCreated Monday, February 29th 2016 @ 08:50:34
Thanks for your report. Will be fixed!