A Robot controlled player in a multiplayer game.
From an online multi-player game called Netrek
, Circa 1990+. A robotic player wuld randomly spawn into the game; with a team deagination of "I" (Independent), and usually is the 17th player (as most games are 16 human players, numbered 0-9, a-f). The next game "slot" is number 17; which is designated by the letter 'g'.
Hence, the robotic player usually has a desginatin of "Ig", and is affectionately known as "Iggy".
Damn! Iggy is on my tail.
iggy to get rid of him.
Dont take planets out of T mode, or you'll sic an Iggy on us!