Emotions in Game Characters: From FALLOUT 3 to TEAM FORTRESS 2

Recording / Emotions in Game Characters: From FALLOUT 3 to TEAM FORTRESS 2

Description

While AI technology is getting better, game characters still often lack an emotional dimension. In this presentation from the Paris Game AI Conference 2009, Phil

Carlisle provides overview of recent progress adding character and emotion to in game NPCs, as well as a review recent research in the field for developers who are curious

about emotional reactions for game characters. You'll learn what's necessary to implement emotions in game characters from a practical perspective using his work as the basis,

with an outline of the techniques that are ready to be applied.

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BIOGRAPHY

Phil Carlisle worked as an AI developer at Team17 for 8 years, playing a key part in the multi-million selling Worms franchise. Phil is now a Lecturer and Researcher

at the University of Bolton in Bolton, and is working towards a Ph.D. in the application of emotional modeling for creating more expressive AI agents. He's also a part-time

independent game developer.