. A second (auxiliary) ranking could be provided with only the bot whose first submission happened after the beta period.
This way people who joined after the beta could still have a taste for how well they did in a level environment (and take the due pride in scoring at the top of this ranking), but being the official ranking the other one, the beta tester that - for as much advantage they might have - made this entire competition possible through they work wouldn't be penalised.
What do the contest organisers think about this?
Statistics: Posted by mac — Sat Nov 12, 2011 12:18 pm