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Sneaking Around & Selecting Cover using Tactical Pathfinding

Alex J. Champandard on May 3, 2012

Cover selection sounds easy to implement, but in practice can be one of the most problematic features of modern AI. How can your AI find sensible hiding spots and make sure they remain good places to hide? In this tutorial, you'll find out about finding cover in general and how to make sure the code runs efficiently — including tactical pathfinding as a secret ingredient.