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Subject: [Freeciv] Re: Measure the human
From: "Per I. Mathisen" <per@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 16:31:04 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Reinier Post wrote:
> Yes.It would be great to have contests on
> A challenge is an initial savegame plus a function on civgames to optimize
> - in this case it was the function: find a savegame with a minimum number
> of turns in which the assigned player has researched The Republic.
> Of course the challenge is to reach a savegame that meets the predicate
> and that can actually be reached from the initial savegame by playing it with
> a specific version of Freeciv.
> The problem I see is proof. Is it good enough to make the contestants
> send in the full sequence of savegames?

For simple challenges, the gamelog and the final savegame would be enough.
For more complex challenges I think some dedicated challenge servers on would be needed. They could allow saving games to
disk and give an URL you can paste in a mail as proof.

  - Per

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