Post news RSS Parkasaurus Update #016 : Ohhh behave – Dinosaur A.I.

Recently we’ve been working on how your dinos behave and co-exist with each other in the park. Our first step was to design how a single dino experiences the world by itself, and now we’re throwing all the dinos together. This results in a bunch of unexpected results. Luckily, we’ve implemented a utility AI that solves many of the problems and results in cool emergent gameplay.

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Parkasaurus Update #016 : Ohhh behave – Dinosaur A.I.

Recently we’ve been working on how your dinos behave and co-exist with each other in the park. Our first step was to design how a single dino experiences the world by itself, and now we’re throwing all the dinos together. This results in a bunch of unexpected results. Luckily, we’ve implemented a utility AI that solves many of the problems and results in cool emergent gameplay.

Update 016 Topics

  • “Are you my mom?”
  • Inter-species exhibits
  • Dino mindfulness
  • Camera fixes and don't forget the fun

“Are you my mom?”

Turns out Milo the baby Triceratops was quick to accept Daisy as his mom. In Parkasaurus you now can have unconventional family structures; a newly hatched baby dino usually latches on to the first adult dino they meet; even if a different species.



Inter-species exhibits

Experimentation into inter-species exhibits has resulted in many questions, for example, what if the species desire different biomes? Does this mean it is possible to have 2 biomes in a single exhibit? If so how does the system decide the amounts of a biome in an exhibit when more than one exists? .


Dino mindfulness

Sometimes in the crazy world of running the ultimate dino best friend theme park, it's good for your sanity to take a moment when the park is closing to enjoy the beauty you've designed with your bare (digital) hands.



Camera fixes and don’t forget the fun

The two of us are furiously getting Parkasaurus ready for Early Access, and on occasion forget to have the goofs that are so important to our game (your game and mine). Therefore I like to take some time to create little exhibits and plop some accessories on our dinos, so, here’s Marvis wearing a fedora.


How you can help!

The two of us are trying our hardest to get the Parkasaurus word out to the interwebz, and we see all of you helping out! Keep it up! Tell your neighbour to Wishlist us, get your sister to follow us on Twitter or get your boss to post about us on reddit or your company forums. This is all such a big help to us. Thanks. xoxo

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Disclaimer: Any crazy features we write about might change by the Early Access version

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