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Give a round of applause for our bots. For they have graduated teamwork college! They are smarter and can help any team member in need.

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As much as I know about programming for quake (still alot i don't know mind you), there is one area in which i never covered much or even at all. That would be artificial intelligence (AI). I've never been real good at grasping the idea of coding something that "thinks" and makes decisions based on whats going on around it. So i finally sat down, studied a bit on some AI and how it worked so i could finally code in the Wit-- erm. Something ;). When i was satisfied with the small things, i finally moved up and studied the Frikbots. Before hand, all the bots could do is run and shoot at enemies. Pretty "dumb" compared to what the need to do in a heavily coop game such as left 4 dead(quake). I did all the studying and the bots have graduated because of it. I present to you the:

Graduating Class of L4Q College of Teamwork and Self Preservation

(Class Photo)

Some of the team building exercises included bludgeoning students in the head to incapacitate them, other members would have to assist the student in back to his feet. After regaining consciousness, everyone did great!

Here is a photo of Bill helping Louis:

When taking this course you also receive a college credit towards pharmacology, the study of drugs. We teach each student the importance of being fit to fight, and when you are feeling down in the dumps a few painkillers can do the trick. All the students caught on real well, especially Louis, who is currently in rehab....

Here is a photo of Bill taking the proper dosage of painkiller medicine:

As important as it is to relieve the pain you might encounter during a zombie apocalypse, simply taking painkillers does not heal your wounds. For this reason we taught students to how to mend and bandage up wounds properly. After reading on the subject we went to the field to apply what they learned. We put on our steel toe boots and kicked Bill square in the shin (ouch). We then watchws as he wrapped his minor shin fracture.

We have a photo of that:

So there you have it, With the power invested in my programming, and the witnesses reading this, i hereby declare the following students, Bill, Francis, Louis, and Zoey: Graduates of the L4Q college and I give them the L4Q zombie killer and team player Seal of Approval!

- Ghost Fang

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biodude
biodude

nice job getting everything working properly yo :)

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mechwarrior24
mechwarrior24

Fantastic work!

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truenightmare
truenightmare

so what was there degrees in? :L

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juicytoot
juicytoot

self preservation.

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Desticurve
Desticurve

Amazing progress. Thank you for not giving up like most people do.

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl

Magnificent !

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joneau
joneau

hell yeah nice job

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thonglover
thonglover

Yay l4q is back!

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Colossal_Dragon
Colossal_Dragon

Impressive work with the AI :)

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MHstudios
MHstudios

Tremendous work!!

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Mexicouger
Mexicouger

Ghost, Ghost, Ghost... How I know that you can just never truly leave the Quake scene.. Welcome back ;)

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Ghost_Fang Author
Ghost_Fang

Hahah you know me all too well.

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FatherAndrew
FatherAndrew

Nice. What did you use to study?

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Ghost_Fang Author
Ghost_Fang

Hahaha, its kind of an expression. I "study" the code by breaking it down and following it step by step and figuring it out how it works, therefore i know where and how i can make the changes.

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kwarcu11
kwarcu11

Is Left 4 Quake PC version differs from the version on the PSP?
I know that updates will appear every time, but when it is known
the date when the full version?. I do not know whether to expect, say, a few months or 1 year.

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DukeInstinct
DukeInstinct

Good job on the AI, Ghost. AI is a very hard area in programming, in my opinion.

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Ghost_Fang Author
Ghost_Fang

Thanks man! Its not much but it sure didn't come without alot of headaches lol

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el-pepi
el-pepi

You've made me proud boys!!

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Cereal_with_Milk
Cereal_with_Milk

Nice to know at least one quake/psp project is still kicking ;). Keep it up guys, its inspiration.

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DefectiveStudios
DefectiveStudios

Creating decent AI is tricky indeed! We've had our own troubles, working on our game (ours is a racing game so I imagine that it is different thinking, but similar difficulties in some ways). Congrats on getting AI worked on AND on the pretty awesome photo set ;)

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Ghost_Fang Author
Ghost_Fang

Thanks alot!

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WildMint
WildMint

Dat Zoey face at 1st photo >.<

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