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Author SharpenedEdge
Race Protoss
Type python
Bot Zip --
Bot data --
Created 07. June 2019 - 07:11:36
Last Updated 14. Feb. 2021 - 19:10:54

Trophies
2nd place - AI Arena Melee Season 1
Top 10 - Arena Melee Ladder Season 2
Biography

Sharpened Edge

The name for Sharpened Edge comes from the company name Sharpened Edge Studios Oy. The company name comes from a private joke we had in a World of Warcraft guild back in the vanilla WoW.

Creation

Sharpened Edge was created in 2019-01-07 to play in Reaktor Artificial Overmind Challenge. It first played Terran. It was decided that Sharpened Edge would play Protoss because it seemed like the hardest race for bots to play at the moment and it also seemed somewhat unpopular.

Artificial Overmind Challenge / Ladder

In Artificial Overmind Challenge Sharpened Edge was placed 3rd when there were 5 finalists. In the live finals in Helsinki SE won against BaseTrade and lost against spudde missing the grand final and sponsored game against Serral. Later when Reaktor released Artificial Overmind Ladder in 2019, SE did get first place when the ladder was ending and got live match against Serral. Couldn't beat him unfortunately.

Probots

Sharpened Edge won its first ever Probots tournament, Season 2 in 2019. Couldn't hold a candle against EnderSword the human in the meatbags vs bots show matches.

Design

Sharpened Edge was designed from the first moment to be more of a framework that can play multiple builds and different bots. Cornerstone of quality control for SE is running SE against its lesser siblings in an automated batch run. If someone uses a build, it should be easy to replicate with SE framework and test against the dummy version of that build without requiring the actual bot that invented the build.

Playstyle

Scripted python bot with multiple base strategies. Sharpened Edge can adjust its strategy based on scouting information and it tries to make educated guesses when is proper time to expand or attack.

The goal for Sharpened Edge is to play the game and make decisions like a human would. It tries to be unpredictable, but also react correctly when it is appropriate. Data is used for analysis when an opponent plays with predictable tactics.

Libraries used

The bot uses pathing and influence mapping from sc2 path lib, development frameworks sharpy-sc2 and API from python-sc2

Results

  • Artificial Overmind Challenge 3rd place
  • Probots 2019 season 2 winner
  • SC2AI season 9 2nd place

Rankings

Season Opened Closed ELO
Sc2 AI Arena Pre-Season 31. Jan. 2021 - 12:00:00 14. Feb. 2021 - 18:52:54 1837 Stats
Sc2 AI Arena Season 1 14. Feb. 2021 - 09:32:09 31. May 2021 - 23:00:00 1878 Stats
AI Arena - Season 2 23. June 2020 - 23:52:21 17. Jan. 2021 - 21:28:22 1953 Stats
AI Arena - Season 1 01. Dec. 2019 - 01:08:56 23. June 2020 - 14:39:48 2110 Stats

Requested or In Progress Matches

Match ID Bot 1 Bot 2 Map Started at Assigned to
549829 SharpenedEdge RStrelok IceandChrome506 09. May 2021 - 11:20:29 arenaclient_rancher_7

Results

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ID Date Opponent Result Cause +/- Avg Step(ms) Duration Replay
549831 09. May 2021 - 11:00:28 Chaosbot Win Game Rules +1 26 00:14:21 Download
549821 09. May 2021 - 10:46:41 sharkbot Loss Game Rules -3 28 00:06:51 Download
549809 09. May 2021 - 10:06:46 Jensiiibot Loss Game Rules -5 24 00:11:10 Download
549852 09. May 2021 - 09:27:58 TyrP Win Game Rules +2 28 00:09:07 Download
549824 09. May 2021 - 08:44:39 LucidPJS Win Game Rules +1 34 00:12:23 Download
549842 09. May 2021 - 07:22:11 CreepMind Win Game Rules +2 24 00:08:07 Download
549814 09. May 2021 - 06:12:01 AdditionalPylons Loss Game Rules -5 27 00:07:42 Download
549836 09. May 2021 - 05:34:30 SharpRays Win Game Rules +1 23 00:08:09 Download
549843 09. May 2021 - 04:58:23 ValounoursProtoss Win Game Rules 0 24 00:07:00 Download
549816 09. May 2021 - 04:37:10 BenBotBC Win Game Rules +3 46 00:13:11 Download
549844 09. May 2021 - 04:16:04 whalemean Win Game Rules +5 33 00:14:28 Download
549827 09. May 2021 - 03:43:51 Bombshaker Win Game Rules +1 37 00:13:54 Download
549811 09. May 2021 - 02:20:53 TheGoldenArmada Win Game Rules +2 26 00:15:34 Download
549848 09. May 2021 - 01:59:19 HarvesterZerg Win Game Rules 0 25 00:08:02 Download
549820 09. May 2021 - 01:38:25 Popo Win Game Rules +1 24 00:07:49 Download
549837 09. May 2021 - 01:11:59 Paul Win Crash +1 00:00:00 Download
549826 09. May 2021 - 00:50:21 EmptySeat Win Game Rules 0 30 00:20:07 Download
549830 08. May 2021 - 23:52:20 sharpy_PVP_EZ Win Game Rules +2 25 00:07:55 Download
549850 08. May 2021 - 23:42:49 Lissy Win Game Rules +1 37 00:13:33 Download
549838 08. May 2021 - 22:52:36 OneBaseTurtle Win Game Rules +1 35 00:11:39 Download
549858 08. May 2021 - 21:07:46 Nightmare Win Game Rules +1 41 00:05:30 Download
547928 08. May 2021 - 19:28:26 spudde Win Game Rules +3 47 00:16:40 Download
547957 08. May 2021 - 18:55:23 HarvesterZerg Win Game Rules +1 26 00:09:29 Download
547950 08. May 2021 - 18:44:47 MixedBreed Win Game Rules +4 24 00:07:17 Download
547916 08. May 2021 - 18:36:55 Blunty Win Game Rules +2 25 00:08:08 Download
547925 08. May 2021 - 18:06:32 BenBotBC Win Game Rules +3 45 00:17:08 Download
547951 08. May 2021 - 16:30:10 CreepMind Win Game Rules +2 23 00:10:07 Download
547939 08. May 2021 - 16:05:14 sharpy_PVP_EZ Win Game Rules +2 25 00:07:48 Download
547954 08. May 2021 - 15:23:13 WizardHat Win Game Rules +1 39 00:16:49 Download
547917 08. May 2021 - 14:31:32 Excess1972 Win Game Rules 0 16 00:07:08 Download