Welcome to the team!
We’ll try to help. If you find some good resources / stuff that’s important to know writing those down would help future developers. We have some info on this: Thrive/learning_godot.md at master · Revolutionary-Games/Thrive · GitHub
The AI code is definitely in need of some love. There’s a recent discussion about that:
And here’s the AI code:
Various things like non-instant turning, cell colonies, using signaling agents, are new features the AI has not been updated for, so it really needs some work done on it.
To close things off, I’ll give you the customary setup instructions: Thrive/setup_instructions.md at master · Revolutionary-Games/Thrive · GitHub
and easy issues list: Issues · Revolutionary-Games/Thrive · GitHub