An interesting outcome of Volity Fluxx is watching the bots break the
The primary way they do this (so far) is to accumulate huge hoards of
cards. My bot code is very stupid; it always chooses randomly from the
legal moves available. So if there's a Draw 4 Play 1, the bots will draw
more and more cards; but the more cards they hold, the less likely they
are to play a Hand Limit.
Someone just reported a case where the only card left in the deck (or
discard pile) was Draw 2 and Use Them. In that position, the game is
broken -- you keep reshuffling, drawing, and playing that one card. A
human would have to do the same thing.
There are obviously many other such cases. We don't run into them in
real-life Fluxx play, because human players usually get bored with sorting
through huge handfuls of cards, and play a Hand Limit (or Play All) just
to clear things out!
I think I'm going to modify the bots to do the same.
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