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Only orthogonal movement is defined by the rules of Tron. One can move in a horizontal or vertical direction, never diagonal. But Tron agents often simulate a diagonal, by quickly alternating left and right turns. It may be a bit disconcerting for the human but, by itself, is not enough to be a good player (fig. 3.30).

Figure 3.30: Too much staircasing. Agent 280003 seems to know about staircasing and little else (black=agent, gray=human).


Pablo Funes