It’s been a while since I last wrote an editorial, but I personally feel this is one of the most important topics. In short, game AI in industry has really come of age recently in terms of technology, so it might be time to question our assumptions and see what else we can do to improve the field of game AI as a whole, as well as the community behind it.
The subtitle of the report sums it up:
“Looking beyond technology to
improve AI in games.”
Below is the PDF for you to download and share as you see fit! Also, if you’re an AiGameDev.com Insider, you can download the complementary White Paper Pack that goes with the report.
What If Game AI Had Been Solved? Download PDF (331 Kb, 15 pages)
Feel free to post below if you have any comments about the premise of this report, or the various arguments I put forward. Also, if you’d like to share your opinion on what’s holding game AI back most, be sure to vote in this poll and join the discussion.