pioneersai(6) Computer player for Pioneers


pioneersai [ -s server ] [ -p port ] -n name
      [ -a algorithm ] [ -t milliseconds ] [ -c ]


This manual page documents briefly the pioneersai command.

Pioneers is an emulation of the Settlers of Catan board game which can be played over the internet. This is a computer player implementation that can take part in Pioneers games.


-s,--server server
Connect to a pioneers game running on server.
-p,--port port
Connect to a pioneers game running on port.
-n,--name name
Specify name of the computer player.
-a,--algorithm algorithm
Specify algorithm of the computer player. The algorithms for active partipants in a game are "greedy" and "genetic". The default algorithm is "greedy". Other allowed values are: lobbybot, logbot.
--chromosome-file filename
The filename for the file that contains the chromosome for the "genetic" algorithm. When not specified, the default chromosome is used.
-t,--time milliseconds
Time to wait between turns, in milliseconds. Default is 1000.
Do not chat with other players.
Enable debug messages.
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This manual page was written by Jeff Breidenbach <[email protected]>, and updated by Roland Clobus <[email protected]>. Pioneers was written by Dave Cole <[email protected]>, Andy Heroff <[email protected]>, and Roman Hodek <[email protected]>, with contributions from many other developers on the Internet; see the AUTHORS file in the pioneers distribution for a complete list of contributing authors.