Arkane Studios (Dishonored, Prey) has warranted a repute for conceptualizing games with sprawling, formidable levels that run like clockwork (sometimes literally), affording cunning players a engorgement of avenues to get by them.
As partial of a GDC 2017 AI Summit, Arkane’s Laurent Couvidou and Xavier Sadoulet stepped adult to explain how a AI of Dishonored 2 was designed to element that complexity by giving players challenging, nonetheless outwittable foes.
The span discussed a accumulation of systems in fascinating detail, including how Dishonored 2 allows mixed NPCs to coordinate, a doing of spatial logic for secrecy and search, and a data-driven order complement for dialog and animations.
It was a fascinating presentation, and now it’s completely free to watch on a central GDC YouTube channel! Whether you’re throwing it for a initial time or only wish a discerning refresher, it’s good value a watch.
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