Software - Programming, Development

Worth Sharing

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I hope Rex the author of Foundation of Game Design… does not mind sharing this (entire) Introduction. Long before I heard this story, I heard Sid telling me that he got started programming by typing BASIC programs into the computer. Many of you can relate to variations of this story. So that Christmas morning, in […]


Smart Simulation of Crowds

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The “autonomous pedestrians” designed by Terzopoulos and graduate student Wei Shao,  are governed by three different layers of behavior. A motion layer handles basic movement, such as walking, running, standing, and sitting. On top of this sits a reactive layer, which allows the characters to respond to obstacles or other characters they encounter; it also […]