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TankAI is a Robocode clone written in Microsoft Visual C# 2005 by Michael T. Moosman. TankAI is currently in beta and no official release date has been set. Like Robocode, TankAI is designed to help people learn programming in a fun environment and can be challenging for developers of all experience levels.

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Gameplay

Developers learn techniques from the sample tanks provided until they feel comfortable creating their own tank. Tanks fight in a battlefield for victory. Points are scored by hitting opposing tanks with bullets, ramming into opposing tanks, and surviving until the end of a round.

Similarities to Robocode

  • Robots and tanks have very similar abilities.
  • Both games use nearly identical formulas for calculations.
  • Game play is virtually identical

Differences from Robocode

  • Robocode is written in Java. TankAI is written in C# 2005.
  • TankAI is easier to debug than Robocode.
  • Robocode has a much larger following.
  • TankAI exclusively uses asynchronous event driven coding

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