The files in this package are part of a starter package from the Google AI Challenge. The Google AI Challenge is an Artificial Intelligence programming contest. You can get more information by visiting www.ai-contest.com. The entire contents of this starter package are released under the Apache license as is all code related to the Google AI Challenge. See code.google.com/p/ai-contest/ for more details. There are a bunch of tutorials on the ai-contest.com website that tell you what to do with the contents of this starter package. For the impatient, here is a brief summary. * In the root directory, there are a bunch of code files. These are a simple working contest entry that employs a basic strategy. These are meant to be used as a starting point for you to start writing your own entry. Alternatively, you can just package up the starter package as-is and submit it on the website. * The tools directory contains a game engine and visualizer. This is meant to be used to test your bot. See the relevant tutorials on the website for information about how to use the tools. * The example_bots directory contains some sample bots for you to test your own bot against.