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Sheridan Thirsk's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Video Game Engineer at Harebrained Schemes, most recently Shadowrun Returns.  Canadian

 

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Posted by Sheridan Thirsk on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:58:00 EST in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
How we set out to rebuild our AI, giving the power to the designer without exploding everything



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I was surprised to see ...

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Comment In: [Blog - 11/05/2014 - 06:58]

Glad you noticed the change, ...

Glad you noticed the change, the old AI would have made combat too basic so we invested a lot of time into something that is behind the curtain. Yes, we were still resolving problems where the AI found nothing useful to do after moving once. It may be fixed in ...

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I hope people actually read ...

I hope people actually read the line about two versions of IE, one with traditional plug-in support and the one connected to metro ui without plug-in. I suppose if some light weight devices prevented use of the full-IE, then alarms should be going off, but until then, a low-power ie ...

Comment In: [News - 08/25/2011 - 10:49]

Old BF fans want 64 ...

Old BF fans want 64 man jet combat, but the series has severely moved to a middle ground with each bad company iteration. IMO the keys to make it different are 1 dynamic terrain from destruction model, 2 team objectives and roles to support each other or give information and ...

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the giant bomb preview looks ...

the giant bomb preview looks fantastic. shows what 3 hardworking game devs can do.

Comment In: [News - 05/24/2011 - 12:33]

If they launched wp7 late ...

If they launched wp7 late this year instead of late last year, then that would have been another year with the dead winmo6 as their main phone OS. They are already later than android and iphone, so I'm not sure what the rush would be. I like the major direction ...