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Building the Fully Connected Multiverse in 'Suicide Squad'

Ingimar Guðmundsson  (Advanced AI Programmer, Rocksteady Studios Ltd.)

Location: Room 3016, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 22

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Intermediate

This talk presents a method of how to support an environment design in a streaming open world that changes greatly over time within the game. The design allows for navigation data to be built, such that a predictable minimum set of offline data is readily available to complement the changing nature of the environment. Within this framework the talk will detail how to build connected navigation data that spans all surfaces, allowing agents to traverse walls, fly and reach the player at any location, quickly. Finally we address how to complement the system with dynamic elements that affect navigation.


The audience will learn how a streaming environment can be subdivided into parts that can change independently without impacting navigational data sets directly as well as learning how to construct navigation data that connects every world location.

Intended Audience

This is for those interested in how to build more complex world representations,  This will empower their agents to traverse in more diverse way. Prerequisite knowledge of pathfinding, navigation meshes is useful.

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