Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Counter Intuitive Strategies that win

Someone recently brought up an article about strategies in Starcraft 2, mainly using AI algorithms to determine optimum build orders for efficient production of units . . . and it was interesting because one of the best strategies the algorithms (they used Genetic Algorithms) came up with was something that was counter intuitive to the conventions that most players agree are the best ways to build efficiently in early game.

Here's the link:

The discussion lead on to an awesome article about using unconventional strategies in David vs Goliath situations. It was a really interesting and inspiring article, if you have any interest in strategies in gaming or sport etc, you should definitely check this out:

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