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Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« on: March 01, 2015, 04:32:04 am »
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Because the thread has been quiet so long, a new one for describing obviously wrong or not-so-obviously-but-still-definitely wrong bot actions and strategies.

Bot plays Band of Misfits. It can choose Treasure Map, Tournament, Scheme or Masquerade. It chooses Tournament. I reveal a Province. The bot plays another Band of Misfits, and again chooses Tournament, apparently hoping that this time I keep my Tournament to myself...
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2015, 12:49:20 pm »
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Yesterday evening i was too tired to play against humans and got this pearl (there was no Feodum in the kingdom):

Player      plays Swindler
Bot           reveals Prince
Bot           trashes Prince
Bot           reveals reaction Trader
Bot           gains Silver
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2015, 04:59:34 pm »
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I have a good one:

---------- Defender Bot: turn 8 ----------
Defender Bot - plays Band of Misfits
Defender Bot - chooses Feast
Defender Bot - plays Feast
Defender Bot - trashes Feast
Defender Bot - gains Band of Misfits
...

---------- Defender Bot: turn 9 ----------
Defender Bot - plays Band of Misfits
Defender Bot - chooses Feast
Defender Bot - plays Feast
Defender Bot - trashes Feast
Defender Bot - gains Band of Misfits
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 10:20:21 pm »
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2015, 12:07:29 am »
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I don't have any specific stories, but back when I had just unlocked Alchemy I remember a number of great times with the bot buying 5 or 6 Golems and no other actions.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2015, 04:59:21 am »
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 11:40:16 pm »
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It takes the fun out of giving the bot Ruins when they voluntarily buy them.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2015, 10:57:20 am »
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Two weird possession manoeuvres:

Bot, possessing me, has me play Scrying Pool, then as himself shows Moat.

Bot, possessing me, and knowing that there is a Curse on top of my deck (because of a previous Oracle), plays Mystic, and finds the Curse that it knows is there, rather than keeping it there to spoil my next hand.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2015, 02:01:37 pm »
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Because the thread has been quiet so long, a new one for describing obviously wrong or not-so-obviously-but-still-definitely wrong bot actions and strategies.

Bot plays Band of Misfits. It can choose Treasure Map, Tournament, Scheme or Masquerade. It chooses Tournament. I reveal a Province. The bot plays another Band of Misfits, and again chooses Tournament, apparently hoping that this time I keep my Tournament to myself...

I think the bot does that because the bot sometimes doesn't reveal a province to a second tournament.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2015, 02:32:36 pm »
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I'm pretty sure the bot does that because a simple code tells it that tournament is the strongest among the cards it can choose to play and no code exists to tell it that the card it chose was unsuccessful in being strong.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2015, 05:01:42 pm »
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Bot, possessing me, and knowing that there is a Curse on top of my deck (because of a previous Oracle), plays Mystic, and finds the Curse that it knows is there, rather than keeping it there to spoil my next hand.

It's just worried that if it guesses wrong, you'll think it's stupid.

Actually, now I'm curious about how "good" the bots are at guessing for things like Mystic and Wishing Well. I imagine that it's difficult to keep track of what the bot is "supposed" to know about its deck when you're programming it.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2015, 06:18:10 pm »
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Bot, possessing me, and knowing that there is a Curse on top of my deck (because of a previous Oracle), plays Mystic, and finds the Curse that it knows is there, rather than keeping it there to spoil my next hand.

It's just worried that if it guesses wrong, you'll think it's stupid.

Actually, now I'm curious about how "good" the bots are at guessing for things like Mystic and Wishing Well. I imagine that it's difficult to keep track of what the bot is "supposed" to know about its deck when you're programming it.

The bots make a lot of single decisions and very rarely put decisions together to form logic. For these examples, the bots will have current information about the draw deck when 'guessing' for a wishing well but will not use 'know' what card it will play after a wishing well or any difference it might make. A bot will make a single decision on how to draw cards with a mystic and will not have any 'plan' for what happens to the deck afterwards.

The bots can go surprisingly far on limited, restricted, decision making.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2015, 09:37:12 am »
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Just played a young witch slog against lord Bottington. With some bad early draws I got terribly behind. I don't know why the bot buys Fool's gold in a deck with almost no chance of connecting them. For a human player they're no better then a copper, which is already pretty bad even in slogs. For the bot, however, they're a lot worse then coppers.

I hit $8 with 2 provinces left. I'm 6 points behind and with the duchies all sold the decision to buy Province is easy.
The bot has in hand: Gold, Silver, 2 Coppers and a Fool's Gold. Guess what.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2015, 10:08:23 am »
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I hit $8 with 2 provinces left. I'm 6 points behind and with the duchies all sold the decision to buy Province is easy.
The bot has in hand: Gold, Silver, 2 Coppers and a Fool's Gold. Guess what.

I've noticed that the bots often seem to purposely under-buy victory points at the end to give the player a chance. I was loosing this game until: 

Code: [Select]
---------- Defender Bot: turn 10 ----------
Defender Bot - plays Beggar
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - plays 6 Copper
Defender Bot - buys Estate
Defender Bot - gains Estate
Defender Bot - draws Copper, Copper, Copper, Copper, Beggar

It's not like Defender Bot doesn't know better.....

Code: [Select]
---------- Defender Bot: turn 11 ----------
Defender Bot - plays Beggar
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - gains Copper
Defender Bot - plays 7 Copper
Defender Bot - buys Duchy
Defender Bot - gains Duchy
Defender Bot - draws Beggar, Estate, Gardens, Copper, Copper
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2015, 10:12:23 am »
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I've noticed that the bots often seem to purposely under-buy victory points at the end to give the player a chance.

It's like they Beg you to win.

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2015, 06:54:24 am »
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Serf Bot   plays 2 Silver, 1 Copper
Serf Bot   buys Farmland
Serf Bot   trashes Province
Serf Bot   gains Farmland
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2015, 09:33:27 am »
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Serf Bot   plays 2 Silver, 1 Copper
Serf Bot   buys Farmland
Serf Bot   trashes Province
Serf Bot   gains Farmland

I think Serf Bot was deliberately designed to play almost completely randomly.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2015, 11:42:25 am »
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Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Salvager, Estate, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Estate
Warlord Bot - discards Estate
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse, Salvager, Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Salvager
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Salvager
Warlord Bot - plays Familiar
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Familiar
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Gold, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Gold
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Copper, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - shuffles deck
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Warehouse, Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Curse, Gold, Copper, Warehouse

Basically Warlord Bot is discarding its whole hand with warehouses every turn.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2015, 11:48:15 am »
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Warlord Bot - plays Familiar

I think he knew what he was doing.

(Warehouse is a great boost to Familiar, but Warlord is clearly overdoing it.)
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2015, 12:16:40 pm »
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Looks like the curses were already out though. It doesn't say anything about the opponent gaining a curse.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2015, 12:47:24 pm »
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For the record, I do not think he knew what he was doing.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2015, 12:52:24 pm »
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Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Salvager, Estate, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Estate
Warlord Bot - discards Estate
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse, Salvager, Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Salvager
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Salvager
Warlord Bot - plays Familiar
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Familiar
Warlord Bot - draws Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Gold, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Gold
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Copper, Warehouse
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - plays Warehouse
Warlord Bot - shuffles deck
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Warehouse, Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Curse
Warlord Bot - discards Copper
Warlord Bot - discards Warehouse
Warlord Bot - draws Curse, Curse, Gold, Copper, Warehouse

Basically Warlord Bot is discarding its whole hand with warehouses every turn.

I've seen this, too. It's like there are a handful of cards that bots always want as many of as possible even if they're bad for their deck.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #22 on: May 15, 2015, 02:37:16 pm »
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I saw this too with Warlord Bot:

Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Scheme
Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Copper
Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Copper
Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Copper
Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Scheme
Warlord Bot - plays Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Estate
Warlord Bot - plays 4 Copper
Warlord Bot - buys Scheme
Warlord Bot - gains Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - Scheme choice: Scheme
Warlord Bot - draws Scheme, Scheme, Scheme, Scheme, Scheme
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2015, 04:11:51 pm »
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Defender Botplays Sage
Defender Botreveals Treasure Map
Defender Botplaces Treasure Map in hand
Defender Botplays Necropolis
Defender Botplays Treasure Map
Defender Bottrashes Treasure Map, Treasure Map
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botplays Chancellor
Defender Botmoves deck to discards
Defender Botplays 1 Copper
Defender Botbuys Silver
Defender Botgains Silver
Defender Botshuffles deck
Defender Botdraws Gold, Overgrown Estate, Hovel, Gold, Silver
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2015, 07:25:04 am »
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Lord Bottington really hates curses:
In this game he refuses to gain a curse to my Throned Torturers, thus self-pinning himself from turn 7 onwards (truth be told, he did manage to buy 2 estates towards the end of the game).
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2015, 08:39:38 am »
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Incidentally, how can one find out the pro level of the various bots? I'd be interested in which is the highest ranked and how high it is. (Warlord is the one that beats me the most)
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2015, 04:20:09 pm »
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If you go to "Multiplayer" and make a new private game, you can add a bot and see their rankings.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #27 on: June 17, 2015, 05:05:07 pm »
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I play Contraband. Lord Bottington prohibits Philosopher's Stone, even though I have no Potions in my entire deck.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2015, 05:26:19 pm »
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I play Contraband. Lord Bottington prohibits Philosopher's Stone, even though I have no Potions in my entire deck.

You could have gained one with Horn of Plenty, then played it with Venture.

Edge-cased!
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2015, 11:12:42 pm »
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HoP does not give you a in any way.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #30 on: June 17, 2015, 11:53:51 pm »
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HoP does not give you a in any way.
I think the order of play is something like this:

* Play Contraband, LB names Phil Stone
* Play Copper and Silver
* Play HoP, gain Potion
* Play Venture, which searches for and plays the Potion
* Want to buy Phil Stone, but can't
* Wonder what kind of messed-up game you're playing where this is an option, let alone a desirable strategy
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #31 on: June 18, 2015, 12:08:10 am »
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Wonder what kind of messed-up game you're playing where this is an option, let alone a desirable strategy

Doesn't matter; had edge-case.

...but obviously you got Horn of Plenty from the Black Market, and you want to gain Potion and Philosopher's Stone to increase your Fairgrounds' value. And you are about to end the game on 3 piles, or something. Dunno, use your imagination, people.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #32 on: July 05, 2015, 03:53:43 pm »
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http://www.gokosalvager.com/static/logprettifier.html?20150705/log.54485813e4b0342f4922b1e1.1436125296153.txt

Witch and marauder on the board, mint is the only trashing...... mint looks good here.... BETTER OPEN MINT!!!
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #33 on: July 05, 2015, 04:56:21 pm »
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Defender Botplays Sage
Defender Botreveals Treasure Map
Defender Botplaces Treasure Map in hand
Defender Botplays Necropolis
Defender Botplays Treasure Map
Defender Bottrashes Treasure Map, Treasure Map
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botgains Gold
Defender Botplays Chancellor
Defender Botmoves deck to discards
Defender Botplays 1 Copper
Defender Botbuys Silver
Defender Botgains Silver
Defender Botshuffles deck
Defender Botdraws Gold, Overgrown Estate, Hovel, Gold, Silver

Ironically he drew into a better hand than his likely next hand, unless the top card of his deck was the hovel.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #34 on: July 29, 2015, 12:28:53 pm »
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I've just encountered the bot strategy classic (if you've ever wondered if it's real):
http://www.gokosalvager.com/static/logprettifier.html?/20150729/log.50e7525ee4b0b5b74140a6c0.1438187185397.txt

Lord Bottington: turn 12
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   shuffles deck
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Copper
Lord Bottington   trashes Copper
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Curse
Lord Bottington   trashes Curse
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Copper
Lord Bottington   trashes Copper
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Copper
Lord Bottington   trashes Copper
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   draws Rats
Lord Bottington   reveals Rats
Lord Bottington   plays Rats
Lord Bottington   buys Copper
Lord Bottington   gains Copper
Lord Bottington   shuffles deck
Lord Bottington   draws Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats, Rats




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« Reply #35 on: August 01, 2015, 05:15:24 pm »
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If you go to "Multiplayer" and make a new private game, you can add a bot and see their rankings.

I'm pretty sure the rankings are adapted to your specific kingdom, though I'm not sure exactly how. Villager bot tends to have higher rankings on boards with strong engines, for example.

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2015, 08:28:07 pm »
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If you go to "Multiplayer" and make a new private game, you can add a bot and see their rankings.

I'm pretty sure the rankings are adapted to your specific kingdom, though I'm not sure exactly how. Villager bot tends to have higher rankings on boards with strong engines, for example.

Each bot only has one ranking for each play mode.  It is conceivable that different bots play different Kingdoms better.
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« Reply #37 on: August 20, 2015, 08:49:09 am »
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I just tried out the new campaigns and got this (Base Act 3, Game 2):

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Serf Agnes - trashes Feast
Serf Agnes - gains Militia
Serf Agnes - plays 2 Copper
Serf Agnes - buys Estate
Serf Agnes - gains Estate
Serf Agnes - draws Smithy, Silver, Copper, Copper, Province
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« Reply #38 on: September 01, 2015, 01:06:57 pm »
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Defender Bot   plays Contraband
Iguana Iguana   names Province as contraband
Defender Bot   plays Contraband
Iguana Iguana   names Gold as contraband
Defender Bot   plays 1 Gold, 1 Silver
Defender Bot   buys Contraband
Defender Bot   gains Contraband
Defender Bot   buys Contraband
Defender Bot   gains Contraband

This continued until the the bot emptied the entire contraband pile.
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« Reply #39 on: September 02, 2015, 08:18:38 am »
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This continued until the the bot emptied the entire contraband pile.



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« Reply #40 on: September 12, 2015, 07:39:28 pm »
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Out with the old, in the new:

Defender Bot   plays Hamlet
Defender Bot   draws Estate
Defender Bot   discards Estate
Defender Bot   receives one buy
Defender Bot   plays Count
Defender Bot   gains Copper
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« Reply #41 on: September 12, 2015, 09:39:28 pm »
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Twice in the same game Serf Bot bought a Witch when the Curses were empty and Smithy was on the board.
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« Reply #42 on: September 12, 2015, 11:16:35 pm »
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« Reply #43 on: September 13, 2015, 03:02:38 am »
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Twice in the same game Serf Bot bought a Witch when the Curses were empty and Smithy was on the board.

Serf bot buys a random card each turn. It has no strategy.
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« Reply #44 on: September 19, 2015, 02:19:33 pm »
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Twice in the same game Serf Bot bought a Witch when the Curses were empty and Smithy was on the board.

Serf bot buys a random card each turn. It has no strategy.

Is there any evidence that this is the case? I mean, it surely looks like that at times.
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« Reply #45 on: September 19, 2015, 03:30:06 pm »
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Is there any evidence that this is the case? I mean, it surely looks like that at times.

I didn't find the evidence, but that has been the conventional wisdom for quite a while so I assume it's based on something.
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« Reply #46 on: September 19, 2015, 06:37:40 pm »
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Is there any evidence that this is the case?

Twice in the same game Serf Bot bought a Witch when the Curses were empty and Smithy was on the board.
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« Reply #47 on: October 08, 2015, 02:01:44 pm »
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Conqueror Bot: turn 1
Conqueror Bot   plays 3 Copper
Conqueror Bot   uses 1 coin token
Conqueror Bot   buys Potion

Conqueror Bot   gains Potion
Conqueror Bot   draws Estate, Copper, Copper, Copper, Copper

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Conqueror Bot   plays 4 Copper
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« Reply #48 on: October 13, 2015, 01:48:22 pm »
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Lord Bottington turn 16:
Lord Bottington plays Workshop
Lord Bottington gains Silver
Lord Bottington plays 2 Copper
Lord Bottington buys Estate

Lord Bottington had the 3 pile win by using Workshop to gain the last Village (edit: even without buying that Estate). I won on my next turn.
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« Reply #49 on: October 13, 2015, 02:04:05 pm »
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Lord Bottington turn 16:
Lord Bottington plays Workshop
Lord Bottington gains Silver
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Lord Bottington buys Estate

Lord Bottington had the 3 pile win by using Workshop to gain the last Village. I win on my next turn.

If the three pile is on estates and villages then the bot will never spot that. It has no concept of what it might buy later when it is playing the workshop.
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« Reply #50 on: November 23, 2015, 02:55:59 am »
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Bots don't seem to evaluate end game conditions very well. I played a series of bot games last night. In one it missed an opportunity to win. In another they ended the game to lose in a stupid way.

The potential win missed by the bot was with one empty pile and one Ill-Gotten Gains and two Curses remaining in a three player game. The bot didn't spot that if it bought the last IGG it would end the game.

In the stupid loss there were two empty piles and 1 Duchy remaining. The bot Processioned a Hunting Grounds and took the last Duchy when it safely could have taken 3 Estates instead.
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« Reply #51 on: November 23, 2015, 12:41:00 pm »
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Bots don't seem to evaluate end game conditions very well.

To be fair, most players don't either.  ;)
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« Reply #52 on: November 29, 2015, 07:29:56 pm »
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Cultist? Sounds icky, I don't want one in my village.

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« Reply #53 on: November 30, 2015, 07:42:23 pm »
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The bots make a lot of single decisions and very rarely put decisions together to form logic. For these examples, the bots will have current information about the draw deck when 'guessing' for a wishing well but will not use 'know' what card it will play after a wishing well or any difference it might make. A bot will make a single decision on how to draw cards with a mystic and will not have any 'plan' for what happens to the deck afterwards.

The bots can go surprisingly far on limited, restricted, decision making.

I agree about the bots making a series of single decisions without considering what else it might want to do and how the decisions impact on each other. Earlier on today the bot played spy and left a curse on top of my deck (the curse pile was empty). It then played swindler and turned the curse into a copper.
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« Reply #54 on: January 25, 2016, 01:13:18 pm »
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Look at board with

Duchess, Herbalist, Pawn, Scout, Sea Hag, Smithy, Young Witch, Cultist, Royal Seal, Trading Post, Hoard, Copper, Silver, Gold, Estate, Duchy, Province, Curse, Ruins

what would be your strategy? Obviously herbalist-scout engine.

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« Reply #55 on: January 25, 2016, 01:14:04 pm »
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Look at board with

Duchess, Herbalist, Pawn, Scout, Sea Hag, Smithy, Young Witch, Cultist, Royal Seal, Trading Post, Hoard, Copper, Silver, Gold, Estate, Duchy, Province, Curse, Ruins

what would be your strategy? Obviously herbalist-scout engine.

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« Reply #56 on: January 25, 2016, 01:41:12 pm »
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Look at board with

Duchess, Herbalist, Pawn, Scout, Sea Hag, Smithy, Young Witch, Cultist, Royal Seal, Trading Post, Hoard, Copper, Silver, Gold, Estate, Duchy, Province, Curse, Ruins

what would be your strategy? Obviously herbalist-scout engine.

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« Reply #57 on: February 08, 2016, 01:12:37 pm »
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I dusted off my theme boards yesterday and played Expensive Taste with Banker Bot. And... um... I don't know which game is weirder.

The game where it possessed me and gave me a win through Goons points or the game where its only action cards were 2 Golems and 2 Princes?
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« Reply #58 on: February 08, 2016, 02:05:50 pm »
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I dusted off my theme boards yesterday and played Expensive Taste with Banker Bot. And... um... I don't know which game is weirder.

The game where it possessed me and gave me a win through Goons points or the game where its only action cards were 2 Golems and 2 Princes?

In the last 2 turns, how did you get Possessed twice? Am I missing it?
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« Reply #59 on: February 08, 2016, 02:25:04 pm »
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I dusted off my theme boards yesterday and played Expensive Taste with Banker Bot. And... um... I don't know which game is weirder.

The game where it possessed me and gave me a win through Goons points or the game where its only action cards were 2 Golems and 2 Princes?

In the last 2 turns, how did you get Possessed twice? Am I missing it?

You are missing it. The Banker Bot played a Possession with a Golem while it was being possessed by Ela.
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« Reply #60 on: February 08, 2016, 05:38:17 pm »
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I dusted off my theme boards yesterday and played Expensive Taste with Banker Bot. And... um... I don't know which game is weirder.

The game where it possessed me and gave me a win through Goons points or the game where its only action cards were 2 Golems and 2 Princes?

In the last 2 turns, how did you get Possessed twice? Am I missing it?

You are missing it. The Banker Bot played a Possession with a Golem while it was being possessed by Ela.

Gotcha, so Ela you Possessed yourself :)

Either way, the coding of Possession and VP token gainers like Goons seems to be out of the scope of the bots. Good stuff.
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« Reply #61 on: February 26, 2016, 07:20:08 pm »
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This is why we like bots

---------- Banker Bot: turn 14 ----------
Banker Bot - plays Pillage
Banker Bot - trashes Pillage
DG - reveals Gold, Bishop, Mystic, Province, Silver
DG - discards Gold

---------- DG: turn 14 ----------
DG - plays Mystic
DG - names Gold
DG - shuffles deck
DG - reveals Gold
DG - places Gold in hand
DG - plays Bishop
DG - trashes Province
DG - receives 4 victory point chips
DG - plays 1 Silver, 1 Gold
DG - buys Province
DG - shuffles deck
DG - draws Province, Bishop, Mystic, Gold, Silver

if at first you don't succeed, try, try, again 
 
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Banker Bot - plays Pillage
Banker Bot - trashes Pillage
DG - reveals Silver, Bishop, Gold, Province, Mystic
DG - discards Gold

---------- Banker Bot: turn 18 ----------
Banker Bot - plays Pillage
Banker Bot - trashes Pillage
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« Reply #62 on: May 03, 2016, 08:04:00 pm »
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As some might guess, Double Tactician/Artificer is a thing. However, I missed the more powerful combo on the board that the bot nearly got me with...

The Armory/Shanty Town rush.

The bot emptied Shanty Town and Estate and was about to three-pile with Armories when I seized victory by grabbing my eighth Province.
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« Reply #63 on: May 05, 2016, 09:57:44 pm »
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These boots are made for Journeyin'

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Villager Bot - buys Pilgrimage
Villager Bot - flips the Journey token face down
Villager Bot - draws Gold, Tunnel, Tunnel, Gold, Estate

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Villager Bot - plays 2 Gold
Villager Bot - buys Pilgrimage
Villager Bot - flips the Journey token face up
Villager Bot - draws Curse, Gold, Curse, Gold, Silver

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Villager Bot - plays 2 Gold, 1 Silver
Villager Bot - buys Pilgrimage
Villager Bot - flips the Journey token face down
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« Reply #64 on: May 06, 2016, 01:53:36 am »
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I got the impression that since the Adventure update some bots (Warlord) have started to pursue awful rush strategies with duchy/estate as their main vp source. Maybe somebody tweaked them for the worse.
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« Reply #65 on: May 06, 2016, 09:55:28 am »
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MF said that the Adventures bots are going to be horrible, thank goodness the community was able to convince them to release Adventures before fixing Adventures. (They implied that they considered delaying it for the bots)
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« Reply #66 on: May 06, 2016, 10:01:30 am »
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I just finished the Adventures Campaigns, and the bots are horrible.  In the old expansions, there were quite a few stages that required a few tries, but in Adventures the only times I lost were games where I realized I'd pick a poor strategy and resigned in order to try it again and go faster. 

They buy lots of Duchies and Estates, they empty the Ports without getting any other actions.  I've had bots buy Mission on every turn with a deck that can't do anything on a turn it doesn't buy anything. 

I expected the bots to be bad on Randomly generated boards, but I thought they might be better in the campaigns.  Even some simple scripts should perform way better than these bots are doing. 
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« Reply #67 on: May 06, 2016, 10:21:25 am »
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I just finished the Adventures Campaigns, and the bots are horrible.  In the old expansions, there were quite a few stages that required a few tries, but in Adventures the only times I lost were games where I realized I'd pick a poor strategy and resigned in order to try it again and go faster. 

They buy lots of Duchies and Estates, they empty the Ports without getting any other actions.  I've had bots buy Mission on every turn with a deck that can't do anything on a turn it doesn't buy anything. 

I expected the bots to be bad on Randomly generated boards, but I thought they might be better in the campaigns.  Even some simple scripts should perform way better than these bots are doing.

I think Donald helped with most of the campaigns. Looks like he didn't help with adventures campaigns.
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« Reply #68 on: May 06, 2016, 10:26:00 am »
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I just finished the Adventures Campaigns, and the bots are horrible.  In the old expansions, there were quite a few stages that required a few tries, but in Adventures the only times I lost were games where I realized I'd pick a poor strategy and resigned in order to try it again and go faster. 

They buy lots of Duchies and Estates, they empty the Ports without getting any other actions.  I've had bots buy Mission on every turn with a deck that can't do anything on a turn it doesn't buy anything. 

I expected the bots to be bad on Randomly generated boards, but I thought they might be better in the campaigns.  Even some simple scripts should perform way better than these bots are doing.

I think Donald helped with most of the campaigns. Looks like he didn't help with adventures campaigns.

He designed the kingdoms, not the bots.
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« Reply #69 on: May 06, 2016, 10:30:49 am »
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He designed the kingdoms, not the bots.

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« Reply #70 on: May 06, 2016, 10:32:59 am »
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He designed the kingdoms, not the bots.

Wow, that's surprising. I always thought the bots designed the kingdoms.
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« Reply #71 on: May 09, 2016, 02:07:22 am »
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I saw an interesting one from one of the bots. The board included Trader and Embargo. The bot Embargoed Copper, so whenever it had Trader in hand each buy could potentially be two Silvers. The board we were playing also featured a strong engine, so it was wrong for that kingdom, but it did make me wonder if on the right Feodum or slog board this could be an option.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #72 on: May 09, 2016, 11:06:25 am »
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I saw an interesting one from one of the bots. The board included Trader and Embargo. The bot Embargoed Copper, so whenever it had Trader in hand each buy could potentially be two Silvers. The board we were playing also featured a strong engine, so it was wrong for that kingdom, but it did make me wonder if on the right Feodum or slog board this could be an option.
Might as well just embargo Feodum, to get the Feodum + silver instead. Also, Trader/Feodum is good anyway.
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« Reply #73 on: May 26, 2016, 02:19:54 pm »
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The curses were long gone, but the bot kept buying Soothsayer anyway.  Its ninth gave me the win on piles.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #74 on: May 26, 2016, 04:00:24 pm »
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The curses were long gone, but the bot kept buying Soothsayer anyway.  Its ninth gave me the win on piles.

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #75 on: May 30, 2016, 02:30:31 pm »
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Trashed down to Raze, Guide, and two Silvers (with help from my Knights).  Bought Loan.

EDIT: Same game, trashed a Loan with a Loan, then bought a Loan.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #76 on: May 30, 2016, 04:19:40 pm »
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In campaign games, the bots will routinely start buying Estates if you start developing an insurmountable lead on them, rather than trying to buy Provinces.  All it does is make the game take longer.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #77 on: May 30, 2016, 10:37:44 pm »
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Played two Forges in one turn.  Once to trash a Copper, gaining a Copper- the other time to trash nothing, gaining a Copper.

Same game, used Pathfinding on Bridge Troll, Rebuild, Harvest, Harvest again, Magpie, Harvest, Magpie, in that order.  Had 4 Magpies and never any of the other ones.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #78 on: May 31, 2016, 05:37:43 am »
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Played two Forges in one turn.  Once to trash a Copper, gaining a Copper- the other time to trash nothing, gaining a Copper.

Same game, used Pathfinding on Bridge Troll, Rebuild, Harvest, Harvest again, Magpie, Harvest, Magpie, in that order.  Had 4 Magpies and never any of the other ones.

The most amazing thing about this is that they had time to buy 7 (!) Pathfindings in a Rebuild game.
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« Reply #79 on: May 31, 2016, 10:03:23 am »
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Played two Forges in one turn.  Once to trash a Copper, gaining a Copper- the other time to trash nothing, gaining a Copper.

Same game, used Pathfinding on Bridge Troll, Rebuild, Harvest, Harvest again, Magpie, Harvest, Magpie, in that order.  Had 4 Magpies and never any of the other ones.

The most amazing thing about this is that they had time to buy 7 (!) Pathfindings in a Rebuild game.

Rushes are not my strong suit, especially when I'm just kinda messing around with bots
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #80 on: May 31, 2016, 11:32:04 am »
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I got the impression that since the Adventure update some bots (Warlord) have started to pursue awful rush strategies with duchy/estate as their main vp source. Maybe somebody tweaked them for the worse.

Yes the bots seem to sometimes rush duchies when one pile is half empty now. Unfortunately, when playing against more than one bot their 'group think' can almost be a winning strategy as piles empty so fast. There seem to be plenty of card specific problems such as always emptying the port pile (and then duchies and estates), never playing treasure trove (what's that about?), and always buying when swamp hag is in play. They don't even provide something like a big money baseline game now.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #81 on: May 31, 2016, 01:32:11 pm »
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I got the impression that since the Adventure update some bots (Warlord) have started to pursue awful rush strategies with duchy/estate as their main vp source. Maybe somebody tweaked them for the worse.

Yes the bots seem to sometimes rush duchies when one pile is half empty now. Unfortunately, when playing against more than one bot their 'group think' can almost be a winning strategy as piles empty so fast. There seem to be plenty of card specific problems such as always emptying the port pile (and then duchies and estates), never playing treasure trove (what's that about?), and always buying when swamp hag is in play. They don't even provide something like a big money baseline game now.

And people wonder why I don't think playing against Bots makes you a good player on its own.
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #82 on: May 31, 2016, 01:47:05 pm »
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I just had a bot Duplicating the Curse I gave him with Witch.  ???

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« Reply #83 on: May 31, 2016, 01:47:44 pm »
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I just had a bot Duplicating the Curse I gave him with Witch.  ???

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #84 on: June 05, 2016, 03:19:13 pm »
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A bot ambassadored a spy.
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« Reply #85 on: June 05, 2016, 03:24:43 pm »
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A bot ambassadored a spy.

I mean, they do buy way too many Spies...

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #86 on: June 05, 2016, 08:01:29 pm »
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The bots don't know about Distant Lands points and will end the game on a loss.

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #87 on: June 05, 2016, 10:42:18 pm »
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The bots always call their ratcatchers and trash whatever they have in hand (almost as good as rats!)
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« Reply #88 on: June 06, 2016, 02:06:11 am »
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Maybe he won't reveal it this time

Defender Bot - plays Royal Carriage
Defender Bot - puts Royal Carriage on the Tavern Mat
Defender Bot - plays Tournament
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Defender Bot - calls Royal Carriage
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« Reply #89 on: June 21, 2016, 10:49:22 pm »
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Is this the worst turn ever? (two swamp hags in play)

---------- Villager Bot: turn 12 ----------
Villager Bot - plays Ruined Market
Villager Bot - calls Royal Carriage
Villager Bot - plays Ruined Market
Villager Bot - calls Royal Carriage
Villager Bot - plays Ruined Market
Villager Bot - plays 3 Copper
Villager Bot - buys Estate
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Estate
Villager Bot - buys Survivors
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Survivors
Villager Bot - buys Ruined Library
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Ruined Library
Villager Bot - buys Ruined Library
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Curse
Villager Bot - gains Ruined Library
Villager Bot - draws Curse, Curse, Ruined Library, Silver, Curse
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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #90 on: June 21, 2016, 10:50:34 pm »
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Why is it buying Ruins!?
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« Reply #91 on: June 21, 2016, 10:57:56 pm »
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It wants to three pile, of course.
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« Reply #92 on: June 21, 2016, 11:49:42 pm »
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"Quit while you've got no chance of ever being ahead."
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« Reply #93 on: August 24, 2016, 01:29:15 pm »
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I was playing Conqueror Bot on this board.

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Summon, Chapel, Oasis, Familiar, Fortress, Moneylender, Highway, Lost City, Torturer, Grand Market, Hunting Grounds

The bot completely ignores Chapel, Highway and Grand Market in favour of trying to put together some sort of Fortress/Torturer/Familiar engine with just a Moneylender for thinning.


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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #94 on: August 24, 2016, 01:45:41 pm »
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The problem with Bots is that they all play certain strategies. Warlord Bot pursues attacks at all costs, Banker Bot generally uses money as payload, and Conqueror Bot tries a bit of everything, which makes it much worse than the rest of the bots.
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« Reply #95 on: August 24, 2016, 02:02:48 pm »
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The problem with Bots is that they all play certain strategies. Warlord Bot pursues attacks at all costs, Banker Bot generally uses money as payload, and Conqueror Bot tries a bit of everything, which makes it much worse than the rest of the bots.

The conqueror bot takes early vp. It was often rated highest along with the banker bot.
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« Reply #96 on: August 24, 2016, 02:12:45 pm »
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The problem with Bots is that they all play certain strategies. Warlord Bot pursues attacks at all costs, Banker Bot generally uses money as payload, and Conqueror Bot tries a bit of everything, which makes it much worse than the rest of the bots.

The conqueror bot takes early vp. It was often rated highest along with the banker bot.

Really? Every game I've played against it, it was just awful.
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« Reply #97 on: August 25, 2016, 01:45:19 pm »
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The problem with Bots is that they all play certain strategies. Warlord Bot pursues attacks at all costs, Banker Bot generally uses money as payload, and Conqueror Bot tries a bit of everything, which makes it much worse than the rest of the bots.

The conqueror bot takes early vp. It was often rated highest along with the banker bot.

Really? Every game I've played against it, it was just awful.

Really. Serf Bot is the one who tries a bit of everything (apparently it's completely random).
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« Reply #98 on: November 09, 2016, 03:12:57 am »
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After some games I found that bots follow envoy bm and minion bm too much even with mountebank on board. Combined with bot almost always opening potion to get golem I got this game. Its witch bm, bot has 5/2 but instead balls envoy/potion. Then he proceeds to buy 9 additional golems to play that single envoy

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« Reply #99 on: November 21, 2016, 02:03:30 am »
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------------ Game Over ------------
gloures - cards: 10 Laboratory, 6 Peddler, 1 Ranger, 1 Mint, 1 Treasury, 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Coin of the Realm, 8 Province, 2 Duchy
gloures - total victory points: 54
gloures - turns: 16
 
Warlord Bot - cards: 1 Mint, 1 Raze, 1 Copper
Warlord Bot - total victory points: 0
Warlord Bot - turns: 15
 
1st place: gloures
2nd place: Warlord Bot


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Warlord Bot - plays Raze
Warlord Bot - trashes Copper
Warlord Bot - plays Raze
Warlord Bot - trashes Raze
Warlord Bot - chooses Copper
Warlord Bot - plays Mint
Warlord Bot - reveals Copper
Warlord Bot - gains Copper
Warlord Bot - plays 1 Copper
Warlord Bot - buys Copper
Warlord Bot - gains Copper
Warlord Bot - shuffles deck
Warlord Bot - draws Mint, Raze, Copper, Copper, Raze
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« Reply #100 on: November 21, 2016, 02:45:53 am »
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When I play bots, I usually choose to play Conqueror Bot because its strategies seem less bizarre than the others in my games.  However, this game was an exception.  https://dominion-game-logs.s3.amazonaws.com/game_logs/20161121/log.0.1479713298280.txt


On turn 11, the Conqueror Bot drew Ambasaador/Tactition/Copper/Copper/Copper, then chose to Ambassador me the Tactition. 

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Conqueror Bot - shuffles deck
Conqueror Bot - draws Tactician
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---------- Conqueror Bot: turn 11 ----------
Conqueror Bot - plays Ambassador
Conqueror Bot - reveals Tactician
Conqueror Bot - returns Tactician to the Supply
NolanS - gains Tactician


The Conqueror Bot chose to buy far more villages than available actions instead of treasure, so it ended the game with 5 villages, 1 Silver, and 3 Coppers.  Of course it did not get any of the Provinces.  It also didn't get any Dutchys.

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------------ Game Over ------------
NolanS - cards: 4 Pirate Ship, 2 Village, 1 Tactician, 9 Copper, 1 Silver, 8 Province, 4 Duchy, 4 Estate
NolanS - total victory points: 64
NolanS - turns: 22
 
Conqueror Bot - cards: 5 Island, 5 Village, 1 Ambassador, 3 Copper, 1 Silver, 6 Estate
Conqueror Bot - total victory points: 16
Conqueror Bot - turns: 22

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Re: Bizarre Bot Strategies II
« Reply #101 on: November 21, 2016, 05:32:39 pm »
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Uhhhh just played against a bot that opened Potion on a board with Militia and Ironmonger, and the only Potion card is Transmute.
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« Reply #102 on: November 21, 2016, 11:25:49 pm »
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Uhhhh just played against a bot that opened Potion on a board with Militia and Ironmonger, and the only Potion card is Transmute.

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« Reply #103 on: November 21, 2016, 11:41:29 pm »
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When I was playing Lord Bottington to figure out some steam layout stuff, he sent me a Platinum with Ambassador... I guess he must have heard that "Yellow is Purple"

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« Reply #104 on: November 21, 2016, 11:48:58 pm »
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When I was playing Lord Bottington to figure out some steam layout stuff, he sent me a Platinum with Ambassador... I guess he must have heard that "Yellow is Purple"

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