SquareBattle

Battle for the squares!

SquareBattle is a game written in LabVIEW where you create your own team of squares to compete against other peoples teams in an arena. It was created with the following goals:

  • Be a fun way to learn about LabVIEW and Object Oriented Programming
  • Promote community networking and bonding
  • Provide a challenging game that allows players to be creative while rewarding well designed code

NI Week 2018

1v1 and free-for-all competitions were held with 20 squares at NI Week 2018! The top three programmers from each category are listed below, with the names of their squares.

1v1

1st Place: Robert Mortensen from Endigit (with Dauntless and Bubble)
2nd Place: Jon Rarey (with Liam Neeson)
3rd Place: David Sorensen from National Instruments (with Oddyssey)

Free-for-all

1st Place: Robert Mortensen from Endigit (with DauntlessCrosswinds and Bubble)
2nd Place: David Sorensen from National Instruments (with Oddyssey)
3rd Place: Mark Balla from Tecnova (with AntFarm)

Past Tournament Winners

NIWeek 2017:

1st Place: David Sorensen from National Instruments (with Oddessy)
2nd Place: Mark Balla from Tecnova (with AntFarm)
3rd Place: Alex Sevey from National Instruments (with Uno)

NIWeek 2016:

1st Place: Ryan Vallieres from Bloomy
2nd Place: Bryan Heslop from National Instruments

SquareBattle

Getting Started

  1. Review the SquareBattle Instructions
  2. Download the source code from the SquareBattle Bitbucket page
  3. Build your own square and test it out against the others with the source code
  4. Submit your square by compressing it and any SubVIs into a zip archive and emailing it to squarebattle@endigit.com
  5. Contact support@endigit.com with any questions or to submit a square