Thursday, February 05, 2004

Virtual Frenchmen

There's an article in Wired about the AI controlling battle sequences in "Lord of the Rings." They used an experimental program that gave each soldier its own individual personality during battle sequences, making sure they were realistic and not canned actions. The AI was so good that some of the soldiers even made the smartest choice of all; they ran away from the fights. I didn't know they had French soldiers in Middle Earth...

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