The Starcraft AI Contest

I don’t usually post non-original work, but this was too good not to share.  A group from Berkeley won the Starcraft AI contest by building a truly formidable computer player – one with some absurd tactics.  Here’s my favorite video from their post: Sparky the Wonder-Drone (the lone purple drone played by Berkeley’s ‘Overmind’ AI) vs. the built-in AI’s Terran player.

Look at ’em go!  +100 points for use of the Yakety Sax.