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A Venture into A-Life and Virtual Ecosystems

Andy Schatz on May 10, 2009

In this interview with independent developer Andy Schatz, you'll learn about the A-Life behind his series of games including Venture Africa and Venture Arctic, and the upcoming Venture Dinosauria. Find out how the game's AI was designed, how the creature behaviors were balanced, and how the predator / prey simulation was inspired by the behavior in nature. Andy also talks about opportunities for independent developers looking into A-Life games.