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Redcode Manics Tournament Round 4

Round 4: Rules, results, standings, comments


The specification for Round 4 is:

Max processes8000
Duration80000 cycles
Max entry length100
Min distance between warriors100
Rounds fought200
Instruction setRedcode '94 Draft
Battle methodOne-on-one all fights all (without self fights)
Scoring methodWin: 3 points
Tie: 1 point
Loss: 0 points

The idea of this round is to design a p-switcher, using the following components:


dbomb	dat	>-1, >1
	spl	#0, <-100
	mov	dbomb, tar-197*3500
tar	add	#197, -1		; gets bombed to start coreclear
	djn.f	-2, <-1151

[Mini He Scans Alone]

step EQU 9
ptr EQU (bomb-5)

bomb: spl    #1,{1
kill: mov    bomb,<ptr
mptr: mov    >ptr,>ptr
      jmn.f  kill,>ptr
a:    add    #step+1,@mptr
scan: jmz.f  a,<ptr
      slt    @mptr,#btm-ptr+3
      djn    kill,@mptr
      djn    a,#16
btm:  jmp    a,{kill

[Timescape (1.0)]

TSTEP equ 1800
CSTEP equ 3740
NSTEP equ -1922
FSTEP equ 1870

        spl     1,              <-200
        spl     1,              <-300
        mov.i   -1,             0

tim1    spl     @tim1,          }TSTEP
        mov.i   }tim1,          >tim1
cel1    spl     @cel1,          }CSTEP
        mov.i   }cel1,          >cel1
        mov.i   {-FSTEP,        <FSTEP
        mov.i   {cel1,          <ncl1
ncl1    jmp     @ncl1,          >NSTEP

The deadline for entries was Fri 27 Feb 1998 23:59:59 GMT.


Psst 2.0Robert Macrae4182100.0
The OptimistDavid Moore417599.8
rmt 4 pkPaul Kline390693.4
Simple things do wellBeppe Bezzi383591.7
psychJohn K Wilkinson382191.4
Wizard 1.2Compudemon379290.7
MaybeIlmari Karonen377690.3
LightSwitch v6Ryan Coleman357485.5
Struma & MaritzaJohn Metcalf321576.9
RandomizerRobert Hale311474.5
Ghost in the coreEdgar308173.7
Batz MaruJohn K Lewis233155.7
Circle of LifeWolfwings184444.1
(no entry)George Eadon00.0
(no entry)Björn Günzel00.0

The results of all the individual battles are available here.


Robert Macrae378.3
David Moore371.9
John K Wilkinson367.3
Paul Kline361.6
Beppe Bezzi361.2
Ryan Coleman320.4
Ilmari Karonen276.6
Robert Hale275.8
John K Lewis260.2
Björn Günzel179.5
George Eadon139.3
John Metcalf76.9


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