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Creating compelling AI NPCs for an open world

Open-world games are designed to allow players to explore and interact in it at will; creating compelling AI characters and enemy types for these games can be difficult when everything is built to scale and adapt to what the player does.<p>Jeet Shroff, senior programmer at Avalanche Studios, addressed …

Finding treasures in the code: Why the source code of classic games matters, even to non-coders

Darius Kazemi is writing a book about <i>Jagged Alliance 2</i>, and one of the resources he's using using for research is the game’s source code itself.<p>Kazemi gave a talk at Critical Proximity during the Game Developers Conference to discuss the importance of looking at the code of games as part of their …

Vlambeer details Nuclear Throne's public development process

In a presentation today at the Game Developers Conference, Vlambeer's Rami Ismail and Jan Willem Nijman spoke about their experiences developing their latest game <i>Nuclear Throne</i> in the public eye.<p>The game, essentially a cartooney overhead shooter that Vlambeer describes as an "action roguelike-like …

Rogue Legacy developers: use solutions that are cheap, fast and reusable

Brothers Teddy and Kenny Lee of Cellar Door Games — the team behind indie hit <i>Rogue Legacy</i> — are dedicated to designing successful games on the cheap. In a talk at GDC today titled "<i>Rogue Legacy</i> Design Postmortem: Budget Development," the Lees took turns explaining their design process and lessons …

Kickstarter Alert: Build Your Own Dungeon With Blue Dungeon Tiles

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>March has been a good month for pen-and-paper RPG Kickstarter campaigns. Earlier this week, Matt Forbeck wrote about Dwarven …

GDC: 'Plot is Highly Overrated' in Games, Says Devs

"Players don’t remember plot."<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Today at GDC, Riot Games’ Narrative Lead Tom Abernathy and Microsoft Game Studios’ Design Lead Richard …

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