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Rock, Paper, Scissors: Winning Big with Game Playing Cloud Bots

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Rock, Paper, Scissors: Winning Big with Game Playing Cloud Bots

  1. 1. Eric D. Boyd Adam HoffmanFounder & CEO, responsiveX Technology Evangelist, MicrosoftWindows Azure MVP Blog: stratospher.esBlog: EricDBoyd.com Twitter: @stratospher_esTwitter: @EricDBoyd
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  3. 3. We Are Hiring!http://responsiveX.com/join-our-team
  4. 4. Did you know?Guinness Book of World RecordsThe largest RPS tournament was held on July 9, 2010, with over 6,500 attendeesshattering the prior Guinness Book of World record of 1150 participants.World Rock Paper Scissors SocietyStarting in 2002, the World Rock Paper Scissors Society (WRPS) standardized a setof rules for international play and has overseen annual International WorldChampionships. These open, competitive championships have been widelyattended by players from around the world and have attracted widespreadinternational media attention.USA Rock Paper Scissors LeagueUSARPS is a US-based rock-paper-scissors league sponsored by Bud Light. InApril 2006, the inaugural USARPS Championship was held in Las Vegas. Followingmonths of regional qualifying tournaments held across the US, 257 players wereflown to Las Vegas for a single-elimination tournament at the House of Blueswhere the winner received $50,000.
  5. 5. Pre-reqs• Get your FREE account – http://aka.ms/Azure90DayTrial• Download and install the tools – http://aka.ms/AzureSDK
  6. 6. Paper beats Rock Scissors beats Paper Rock beats Scissors100 sticks of unlimited supply ofDynamite beats Water BalloonsRock-Paper-Scissors Beat ONLY Dynamite
  7. 7. Download the Codehttp://www.rockpaperazure.com/ RPAgetstarted.aspx
  8. 8. Create Hosted Service Azurehttp://manage.windowsazure.com Portal yourbotlab. cloudapp.net
  9. 9. Code Your Bot MyBot.{cs|vb|fs} edit MakeMove() build
  10. 10. Submit Your Killer Bot yourbotlab. cloudapp.net select killer bot from your BotLab RPA initiate bot transfer via MyBot tab
  11. 11. Algorithm Pro Tips• First International RoShamBo Competition – http://webdocs.cs.ualberta.ca/~darse/rsb-results1.html• IoCaine Powder – http://ofb.net/~egnor/iocaine.html
  12. 12. Pro Tips• Use Last Move• Save Game State• Save History• Track Points at Stake• Log• Use Dynamite and Water Balloons intelligently
  13. 13. Eric D. Boyd Adam HoffmanFounder & CEO, responsiveX Technology Evangelist, MicrosoftWindows Azure MVP Blog: stratospher.esBlog: EricDBoyd.com Twitter: @stratospher_esTwitter: @EricDBoyd

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