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Magic Leap: Enhancing Gameplay Experiences with Character AI

Andrew Moran (Software Development Engineer, Magic Leap)

Jordan Carlton (Game Programmer, Magic Leap / Weta Workshop)

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Topic: AI Summit

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

In 2018, the world saw the developer release of the spatial computing platform, Magic Leap One. Two unique experiences, ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’ and ‘Create’ were developed alongside the hardware to showcase the technological capabilities and creative potential when mixing realities. Each of these titles demonstrate how immersive, virtual content can intertwine with the real world. Find out how each of these experiences extended traditional gameplay mechanics, AI behavior and interactivity into this new frontier of character and player engagement, all while adhering to the technical limitations of a developing platform.


Learn how the Magic Leap team generated immersive experiences that embed virtual content seamlessly into your surroundings. See where spatial computing, dynamic character behavior and environmental awareness can enhance player engagement. Walk away with a wider understanding of how these elements can be combined for better gameplay experiences.

Intended Audience

This is for people with an interest in the extension of traditional gameplay, spatial computing, immersive experiences, and dynamic character AI. No prerequisite knowledge needed, come along and enjoy.