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A Homegrown Abstract State Machine for Sports AI in NBA ’09

Brian Schwab on February 24, 2009

Discover how the AI for Sony's basketball franchise was built with Lead AI Developer Brian Schwab. You'll learn about how the ASM concept was adapted and customized into a situation NBA '09. Find out how these ideas compare to behavior trees, what the editor looks like, and how Brian's situation system helped implement complex multi-agent behaviors that are 100x more detailed than 5 years ago...