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If you want to have some fun with java ... There is a game called "ROBOCODE" where you build robots using JAVA and have them battle on a virtual battlefield. You define aspects such as move speed and what they do when the spot an enemy ... There are pre-made scripts, but the editor allows you to import ones that you have written. I use it to play with JAVA and enjoy seeing my scripts duke it out. You should be able to find it with APT-GET, Seeing as how that's where I got it.
Here is a site explaining how to edit the bots, and the anatomy of the coding and such: FUN TIME HAPPY LINK
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