BLOG POSTS Conference 2016: Last Tickets & Live Stream, July 18-20
Open Upcoming July 10th, 2016 Conference 2016: Last Tickets & Live Stream, July 18-20

The Conference, our event dedicated to AI in games and Creative Industries, will take place just 7 days from now on July 18-20. It's the largest event worldwide dedicated to the topic! Read on for more details...

  • Open Discussion
    April 13th, 2010

    Non-Determinism and Statistical Outcomes in OPERATION FLASHPOINT 2 (aka. You Shot My Pilot!)

    I've been enjoying the OPERATION FLASHPOINT: DRAGON RISING campaign recently. In brief, the game is a large-scale open-world sandbox tactical combat simulation whose feature list would make programmers around the world whimper. The AI does a pretty impressive job considering the challenges!

  • Open Upcoming
    April 7th, 2010

    14+ Reasons for Coming to Paris in June: Game AI Conference '10 Line-Up Announced

    Building on the incredible success of last year's sell-out event, is proud to announce the program of the third annual Game AI Conference in Paris, co-organized with the CNAM where the event is held. This year's conference takes place on June 23rd and 24th 2010, following a workshop about character animation on June 22nd. The schedule blends invited sessions from top AI developers from industry as well as tutorials, reviews and R&D oriented sessions.

  • Open Coverage
    March 21st, 2010

    AI Summit '10: Slides, Notes, Highlights and Photos

    The first two days of GDC 2010 featured the second edition of the AI Summit, which brought together a variety of game AI developers from around the world. The bar was set very high for the event, in particular from the previous edition last March, the subsequent Paris Game AI Conference in June, and the increasing focus on the Summits and Tutorials at GDC this year. Generally speaking, the AI Summit 2010 lived up to all these expectations! The room was a bit smaller than last year although with some extra chairs. The sessions were very well attended and the various topics drew in many different groups of GDC attendees.

  • Open Coverage
    March 8th, 2010

    On the AI Strategy for KILLZONE 2's Multiplayer Bots

    The first session at GDC's AI Summit features a case study of recent games. This post contains all the references from my presentation about KILLZONE 2's multiplayer bots, and specifically their AI strategy. The project was done under the expert supervision and guidance of Remco Straatman (Lead AI Programmer) along with Tim Verweij, who also established the architecture as part of his thesis.

  • Open Report
    February 4th, 2010

    Global Jam Report: On Little Old Cleaning Ladies in Stealth Games

    Last weekend, the Global Game Jam was held worldwide and we took the opportunity to turn it into an AI Marmalade. (For those of you that still don't get the breakfast joke: jam, marmalade. See what I did there?) Part of the "team" of contributors was available on Saturday and Sunday — Radu, Richard, and partly Nick — and I (Alex Champandard) made some changes in my usual schedule for the weekend, and we built a stealth game!

  • Open Upcoming
    January 27th, 2010

    Would You Like Some AI Marmalade to Accompany that Game Jam, Sir? Madam?

    The Global Game Jam will take place worldwide this weekend. For those of you participating that are looking for a challenge, fresh ideas to distinguish your game, moral support or help for building your AI, then the AI Marmalade is for you!

  • Open Editorial
    January 22nd, 2010

    Predictions in Retrospect, Trends, Key Moments and Controversies of 2009!

    2009 has been a very important year for game AI as a discipline, possibly one of the most significant yet. I feel a bit less guilty about struggling to keep up with everything just looking at how fast our field is moving!


AlphaGo, Award Results, and Early Birds
Insider Newsletter February 24th, 2016

AlphaGo, Award Results, and Early Birds

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