Earth, 2019. A team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea, and all contact with them is lost when the North Korean government quickly seals off the area.

The United States responds by dispatching an elite team of nanotech-suited Delta Force operatives, and tensions quickly rise to boiling point. But when a massive alien ship reveals itself in the middle of the island, generating an immense force sphere that freezes a vast portion of the area, the two warring factions must unite, fighting epic battles through tropical jungle, flash-frozen wastes, and finally in the heart of the alien ship itself for the ultimate zero-G showdown.

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About The Island of Cthulhu with 0 comments by evilmrsatan on Apr 15th, 2014

One of the reasons why the game is taking so long has been the AI. To anyone who hasn't dealt with it, it is a nightmare. There is a reason why many commercial games have broken AI and tons of bugs. Still, I digress, let me tell you about our own AI.

When I first started working on the project AI was a problem that was very significant. Thankfully over the last few months I have hammered out all the problems allowing the AI Navigation to be calculated without errors. This has been an eternal blessing as it removed most of the problems we had been having.

In the screen below you can see how the AI points have to be individually placed because of the complicated and narrow interior which the AI has to interact with.

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The player is going to have to run as there are far too many attackers to engage. This meant that I had to make the AI very smart and not predictable. This was accomplished by a large amount of code and the layout you see above. The AI has the capability to leap gaps, hurdle walls and get around other objects in order to hunt the player.

This first chapter will hopefully remain the most challenging area to develop as the other zones have limited amount of AI to worry about. I am expecting the development of the areas to go much faster than chapter one.

I hope you enjoyed this look into the AI of the Island of Cthulhu and keep a look out for the video that is coming soon that will demonstrate their advanced smart capabilities.

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ghostings
ghostings Apr 14 2010, 10:07pm says:

Able to play Crysis on highest settings + smooth multiplayer = You are one rich ************.

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yoda589
yoda589 May 7 2010, 10:53am replied:

not really, i can run crysis and warhead on Very High and the FPS barely drops below 30 FPS and my com only cost 1.5K US

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InSovietRussia
InSovietRussia May 5 2010, 7:09pm replied:

I am fortunate enough to be able to do that =)

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94 Mar 25 2010, 4:32pm says:

if someone remake the base code of Crysis gameplay (suit, weapons, vehicles etc...) for the first Far Cry and make some level = more player can play with this game with lower sysrequiments i think...

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KILLER89(FIN)
KILLER89(FIN) Apr 21 2010, 6:45am replied:

"i think..."

This is the problem, since casual gamers arent meant to be thinkers.
They are only supposed to play.

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bigbuttons
bigbuttons May 11 2010, 1:10pm replied:

douche much ?

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sixcentgeorge
sixcentgeorge Mar 24 2010, 2:32am says:

it s a game with some "good" graphics [that are knonw to kill all gfx cards ... who says thats good ? idsoftware does not make games like that ] but it is so badly balanced that it makes it **** : i played one time a long time ago and a half these days at easiest level and the bugs are simple , not enough weapons and some enemies are too strong like the choppers . i do not think i will even try a torrent of the second episode of it .

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kekc
kekc Mar 19 2010, 3:18pm says:

максимум жаме

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nose-bLeed
nose-bLeed Mar 13 2010, 7:50pm says:

maximum game

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nose-bLeed
nose-bLeed Mar 13 2010, 8:02pm replied:

*i suggest you switch to cloak mode and sneak undetected*

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In the video game world, if there is a class apart is the FPS. Often poorly designed, too often nag and sometimes too vague. And yet, some of them stand out. Like Doom in his time or Castle Wolfestein, Crysis captivated gamers with its originality, but especially by its graphic quality. Because let's face it, Crysis is nothing more than a technology showcase. Far from being bad, the gameplay is still pretty bland and ultimately it was almost like being cheated. The famous aircraft carrier bug will…

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