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Yorg

AI for Yorg

Yorg

Hello everybody!

In the last few months we have added another little big brick to our construction... an Artificial Intelligence to race against!

It is not (yet) a very complex one: at the moment Aida (this the name we have chosen for it) simply checks the ground with the lookahead system and depending on the terrain type and the curve angle, it changes its own speed and direction... of course it will be improved to become more realistic (and aggressive), but we have to say it's a very big satisfaction to run against an AI instead that running only against time!

Here are a couple of screenshots:

yorg 3 car 3

yorg 3 car

Check out how it works in the following video:

I remember also that we are on github. So, if you would like to come by and take a look on how we have created Aida, you are more than welcome!

As usual, if you would like to give us a feedback, please, don't hesitate! And remember that our (divulgative) blog is always there.

If you want to follow us here on IndieDB, please watch us! Thank you! :)

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Yorg's updates

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Our next game: Yorg
Yorg

Our next game: Yorg

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Some info about our next game: Yorg. It is an open source 3D arcade racing game, for Windows, OSX, Linux and browsers.

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From_Moms_Basement
From_Moms_Basement

I'm relatively new to programming, but I found python easy (compared to other languages) to learn and Panda seems to be it's match in that way. It comes with loads of examples and an online manual. Even if you don't want to make a game with it, it's still useful with prototyping.

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M_Luminoth
M_Luminoth

Im looking in to making a horror first person action game and after i saw how much of a pain in the *** Unity3D would be if you didnt get the pro version (well you can write your own physics and shaders ect. for the engine but the implementation can be tricky. Doing that i thought would make it difficult to make more than HALF of the code that the games rendering and pysics system needs. So i turned to UDK and i realized, just this is 1.7 gigabytes, it is cutting edge, but i dont need cutting edge. Im looking for a moderate graphical experience. And im going for simplicity. Im making all the models and as many graphical elements alone as possible. So when this came across my eye. I thought, its simple yet effective. I Hope i will like this engine enough to develop my game on it.

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Cyahnidde
Cyahnidde

This engine is pretty good. Everything that needs fixing up you can magically fix due to the open source code and your coding abilities.

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Cyahnidde
Cyahnidde

I don't remember writing this. It's the most retarded comment I ever read.

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treeform
treeform

Its not magic. What really great is there is a great community that explain and fix tons of bugs. Two main dudes "drwr" and "rdb" are just rock stars!

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roadking
roadking

what is this engine?

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treeform
treeform

Its an open source engine.

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