Example players for LibreBlackjack


Example players for LibreBlackjack

The subdirectory players contains some automatic players that play against LibreBlackjack. These players are coded in different languages and communicate with LibreBlackjack in a variety of ways in order to illustrate the design basis:

  • 00-internal uses the internal player that defaults to playing one million hands of basic strategy
  • 02-always-stand, using the UNIX tool yes this player always says “stand” into the standard output (which is piped to libreblackjack’s standard input) no matter what the cards are
  • 05-no-bust is a PERL-based player does not bust (i.e. hits if the hard total is less than twelve) that receives tha cards through the standard input but draws or stands using a FIFO to talk back to the dealer
  • 08-mimic-the-dealer does tha same the dealer do (hits soft seventeens). It is implemented in AWK using two FIFOs.
  • 20-basic-strategy derives the basic strategy from scratch in less than one minute.