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Testing & Debugging Experiences in Practice, from WORMS to BIOSHOCK

John Abercrombie, Phil Carlisle on November 18, 2008

In this 2h audio panel, John Abercrombie (Lead AI on Bioshock), resident expert Phil Carlisle and Alex Champandard go through the whole production pipeline step by step and identify opportunities for improving the quality and reliability of the AI. In particular, the participants discuss design documents and requirements, asserts and logging, automated testing, runtime controls and visualizations that help identify problems, and a build pipeline that helps reduce issues and empowers the quality assurance team — among others.