Game AI Workshop - 1-Day Online Event Ticket | March 18
Learn how to design and code compelling gameplay AI for Indie games
No matter your skill level...
You'll learn the SECRETS THE PROS USE to make awesome and compelling Game AI.
Learn what NPC's are actually doing under the hood of your favorite games. And with those concepts, learn how to make your more interesting, challenging, and exciting than ever before.
Running The Event:
Chris has been making games since 1997, and has been training programmers for most of his career. From working at EA on the Medal of Honor series, to working with hundreds of game developers across the globe to finish and publish games, Chris has a handle on what it takes to build Game AI.
Tim Built and sold a marketing company in 2015, he's launched and sold games on Steam and other platforms, and he's helped hundreds of thousands of game developers on YouTube. He's also build several system-heavy procedural games that rely on game AI to function.
You have questions. We have answers.
- Get the ACTUAL methods used by AAA studios and developers around the world to make EPIC Game AI.
- Learn the Tools and Tactics Used by some of the most popular indie games to make AI interaction fun.
- Discover PROVEN METHODS to make your game characters appear smarter than they are.
- Get real-time feedback on your existing game ideas or projects to make your Game AI better.
- Find out why it's easier than ever to build convincing Game Ai, and how to do it the easy way.
- Learn why GREAT AI is sometimes a BAD IDEA.
- Find out the terms and concepts you need to know to effectively continue your Game AI learning journey afterwards.
Our Topic: Game AI in 2023.Why do extra work when you could write EPIC Game AI easily? We will be exploring a range of tactics and techniques to make better AI for games in a wide variety of genres, we’ll help you find clarity in what you need to build take your game to the next level.
High Level Game Design AI Concepts
Learn about how Game AI is used in popular games, the different techniques they depoly, and what good AI really means.
Decisive States, Fair Input, and Fake Agents
Learn about a basic racing game AI. Specifically, how to make in-game vehicles operate in real-time and follow a node-based structure.
Dynamic Pathfinding & A*
Learn about a basic stealth AI, and how it finds it's pathing without the help of nodes - but also how it can use nodes to appear intelligent.
Turn-Based Alpha-Beta Pruning
The basics of universal board game AI. Learn about how to calculate many possibilities ahead and take the best move based on the computer's calculation.
Launchpad for Further Study
Learn additional topics, terms and tools to study elsewhere on the internet. This section will point you in the right direction to learn more advanced concepts not covered here.
Meet other devs from our community also interested in AI, and discuss the concepts you learned in this event.
Attendee Project Discussion & Q&A
Talk about your projects, get specific help for your Game AI, and talk through potential problems and solutions!
All Tickets Include:An All-Access Pass To The Online Event, a full day of intesive Game AI concepts, PLUS:
Code + Examples
Live QnA about YOUR PROJECT!
We have an entire session dedicated to helping you get your projects working with these Game AI concepts.
Get started now!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is This An Online Only Event?
This event is online only, and will not be held in a physical location.
How Do I Attend The Event?
At the time of the event, online meeting details will be provided to you via email and our online portal.
I'm new to game development. Is This Event For Me?
If you have zero experience in any game engine, this event is probably a little too advanced for you. If however you've dabbled in game development and programming, even if you haven't completed a game, the concepts we teach in this event will help you make better games.
I'm Making A Game in Unreal/Godot/Gamemaker/Non-Unity Engine. Is This Event For Me?
Can I Watch Recordings if I Miss A Portion?
Yes! As long as you purchase the Event + Recordings option. This is a live event and attendance is recommended, but we know that sometimes life happens, so let us know if there is a problem. If you know for certain you cannot make the live event, wait to purchase, as the recordings will likely be for sale at a later date.
Why Not A Course?
Here at GameDev.tv we love courses! But the content and information for this event is best suited to a live audience. It also lets us give hands-on help with projects and ideas in real time.
Is My Ticket Refundable?
All tickets are 100% refundable within 30 days of the event. If you'd like to get a refund for your ticket(s) within 30 days of the event, we may have individuals on a ticket waiting list, so feel free to reach out. To request a refund, please contact our support team.
What time does the event take place o March 18th?
The event takes place at 10AM PST, 1PM EST, and 6PM UK Time. And will likely last around 4-6 hours.