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Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
Diversity in NPC AI
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Diversity in NPC AI

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What's with all the zombies in games right now? In this session, I talk about some of the reasons that Zombies are a lazy AI Engineers dream come true and what we could be doing instead

What's with all the zombies in games right now? In this session, I talk about some of the reasons that Zombies are a lazy AI Engineers dream come true and what we could be doing instead

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  • 1. What’s With All the Zombies? IGDA Salt Lake City Luke Dicken @LukeD
  • 2. Who am I?
  • 3. Who am I?
  • 4. Who am I?
  • 5. Who am I?
  • 6. Who am I?
  • 7. Who am I?
  • 8. Who am I?
  • 9. Who am I?
  • 10. Who am I?
  • 11. Who am I?
  • 12. Who am I?
  • 13. Real Talk
  • 14. Real Talk •Our industry is collectively worth more than $74 Billion dollars
  • 15. Real Talk •Our industry is collectively worth more than $74 Billion dollars •It’s a fantastic time to be a game developer
  • 16. Real Talk •Our industry is collectively worth more than $74 Billion dollars •It’s a fantastic time to be a game developer •More people than ever are playing games
  • 17. Real Talk •Our industry is collectively worth more than $74 Billion dollars •It’s a fantastic time to be a game developer •More people than ever are playing games •More devices than ever to play games on
  • 18. Real Talk •Our industry is collectively worth more than $74 Billion dollars •It’s a fantastic time to be a game developer •More people than ever are playing games •More devices than ever to play games on •More people than ever are making games
  • 19. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 20. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 21. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 22. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 23. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 24. The diversity we see in games is truly amazing!
  • 25. And 2013 will be amazing right!?
  • 26. And 2013 will be amazing right!?
  • 27. And 2013 will be amazing right!?
  • 28. And 2013 will be amazing right!?
  • 29. What’s with all the zombies?
  • 30. ZOMBIES ARE EASY!
  • 31. What is AI?
  • 32. What is AI?
  • 33. What is AI?
  • 34. What is AI?
  • 35. Why is AI important in games?
  • 36. Where do we see AI?
  • 37. Why is AI Scary?
  • 38. Why is AI Scary?
  • 39. Why is AI Scary?
  • 40. Is that fun? Is it the point?
  • 41. Batman Arkham Asylum
  • 42. The Dangers of Anthropomorphisation
  • 43. Leveraging Anthropomorphism
  • 44. Beyond Anthropomorphism
  • 45. Empowering Designers
  • 46. AI is Primarily About Tools
  • 47. Summary
  • 48. Summary •AI is a vastly under utilised tool for devs
  • 49. Summary •AI is a vastly under utilised tool for devs •AI and Design are much more tightly meshed than many disciplines - it isn’t just a sub-area of Programming
  • 50. Summary •AI is a vastly under utilised tool for devs •AI and Design are much more tightly meshed than many disciplines - it isn’t just a sub-area of Programming •That’s a two way street - good AI developers support design with powerful tools
  • 51. Summary •AI is a vastly under utilised tool for devs •AI and Design are much more tightly meshed than many disciplines - it isn’t just a sub-area of Programming •That’s a two way street - good AI developers support design with powerful tools •AI does not need to be scary!
  • 52. IGDA Scholarships
  • 53. IGDA Scholarships •Free VIP-style pass to attend GDC, E3, Casual Connect America, TGS or CEDEC.
  • 54. IGDA Scholarships •Free VIP-style pass to attend GDC, E3, Casual Connect America, TGS or CEDEC. •GDC Applications close FRIDAY
  • 55. IGDA Scholarships •Free VIP-style pass to attend GDC, E3, Casual Connect America, TGS or CEDEC. •GDC Applications close FRIDAY •Awarded to the best and brightest students in gamedev
  • 56. IGDA Scholarships •Free VIP-style pass to attend GDC, E3, Casual Connect America, TGS or CEDEC. •GDC Applications close FRIDAY •Awarded to the best and brightest students in gamedev •http://igda.org/scholars/ to learn more and to apply
  • 57. Contact Info @LukeD luke@robotoverlord.co.uk http://lukedicken.com/ Formspring: http://formspring.me/luked

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