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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 1853 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
547946 SharpenedEdge Paul PillarsofGold506 07. May 2021 - 18:23:18 arenaclient_rancher_4

Results

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ID Date Opponent Result Cause +/- Avg Step(ms) Duration Replay
544263 04. May 2021 - 09:25:43 Bombshaker Win Game Rules +1 39 00:14:20 Download
544287 04. May 2021 - 08:18:49 MFBS Win Game Rules +2 51 00:14:20 Download
544279 04. May 2021 - 07:49:13 ValounoursProtoss Win Game Rules 0 32 00:12:54 Download
544244 04. May 2021 - 07:06:38 Excess1972 Win Game Rules 0 42 00:18:53 Download
544283 04. May 2021 - 06:34:47 MavBot Win Game Rules +2 36 00:15:09 Download
542431 04. May 2021 - 06:09:17 QueenBot Win Game Rules +1 42 00:20:03 Download
542474 04. May 2021 - 05:29:14 forkyDogs50 Loss Game Rules -7 27 00:06:36 Download
542450 04. May 2021 - 05:22:18 Chaosbot Win Game Rules +1 36 00:17:37 Download
542445 04. May 2021 - 04:53:48 EmptySeat Win Game Rules 0 39 00:11:29 Download
542435 04. May 2021 - 04:30:04 BenBotBC Win Game Rules +3 43 00:13:02 Download
542449 04. May 2021 - 04:04:15 sharpy_PVP_EZ Win Game Rules +2 31 00:14:59 Download
542433 04. May 2021 - 03:46:22 AdditionalPylons Loss Game Rules -5 47 00:15:10 Download
542441 04. May 2021 - 02:25:39 Biobot2 Win Game Rules +1 39 00:11:15 Download
542464 04. May 2021 - 01:48:10 WizardHat Loss Game Rules -7 19 00:09:09 Download
542467 04. May 2021 - 00:47:08 HarvesterZerg Win Game Rules +1 29 00:15:47 Download
542458 04. May 2021 - 00:20:11 RustyLocks Win Game Rules 0 30 00:15:18 Download
542372 03. May 2021 - 23:42:18 TheHarvester Win Game Rules +2 25 00:07:52 Download
542451 03. May 2021 - 23:23:15 Eris Win Game Rules +4 34 00:08:20 Download
542442 03. May 2021 - 23:12:07 LucidTJS Win Game Rules 0 23 00:07:12 Download
542446 03. May 2021 - 22:13:22 Bombshaker Win Game Rules +1 36 00:13:04 Download
542455 03. May 2021 - 21:56:51 SharpRays Win Game Rules +1 24 00:08:23 Download
542470 03. May 2021 - 20:34:34 MFBS Loss Game Rules -6 33 00:04:15 Download
542462 03. May 2021 - 20:19:26 ValounoursProtoss Win Game Rules 0 24 00:06:53 Download
542475 03. May 2021 - 19:56:34 Snowbot Win Game Rules +2 32 00:12:47 Download
542466 03. May 2021 - 19:28:17 MavBot Win Game Rules +2 40 00:15:03 Download
542468 03. May 2021 - 18:59:27 PrismBeams Win Game Rules +3 26 00:12:16 Download
542427 03. May 2021 - 18:18:49 Excess1972 Win Game Rules 0 38 00:16:20 Download
542432 03. May 2021 - 17:22:44 Chance Win Game Rules +2 39 00:10:22 Download
542438 03. May 2021 - 16:03:53 spudde Win Game Rules +3 41 00:13:25 Download
542447 03. May 2021 - 15:42:11 ANIbot Win Game Rules +4 40 00:13:15 Download