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pioneersai(6) Games Manual pioneersai(6)


pioneersai - Computer player for Pioneers


pioneersai [ -s server ] [ -p port ] -n name [ -a algorithm ] [ -t milliseconds ] [ -c ]


This manual page documents briefly the pioneersai command.

Pioneers is an emulation of the Settlers of Catan board game which can be played over the internet. This is a computer player implementation that can take part in Pioneers games.


Connect to a pioneers game running on server.
Connect to a pioneers game running on port.
Specify name of the computer player.
Specify algorithm of the computer player. The algorithms for active partipants in a game are "greedy" and "genetic". The default algorithm is "greedy". Other allowed values are: lobbybot, logbot.
The filename for the file that contains the chromosome for the "genetic" algorithm. When not specified, the default chromosome is used.
Time to wait between turns, in milliseconds. Default is 1000.
Do not chat with other players.
Enable debug messages.
Show version information.


This manual page was written by Jeff Breidenbach <>, and updated by Roland Clobus <>. Pioneers was written by Dave Cole <>, Andy Heroff <>, and Roman Hodek <>, with contributions from many other developers on the Internet; see the AUTHORS file in the pioneers distribution for a complete list of contributing authors.


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May 20, 2014 pioneers