- AI in video games: From Visual to Emotional Fidelity
From large crowds to small reactions, AI is one of the driving forces in the background of every game we play. When combined with great animation and realistic emotional responses they bring life to game worlds and create characters we want to spend time with. When done wrong though… Bringing a wealth of experience gained in the creation of some of our favourite AAA experiences Liko-Paul will discuss the impact both good and bad AI can bring to games as well as how combining intelligent AI with realistic reactions and animations can result in a better experience for the player. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Liko-Paul Pinsonnault is a Product Director at Wargaming Sydney where he focuses on game technologies and game development across multiple studios. He started in the industry as a physics programmer for Behaviour Interactive and later joined Ubisoft Montreal to lead a physics team. There, he was quickly confronted into building game tech across many locations and cultures. From Montreal to Singapore, Kiev, Pune to name a few, he dealt with co-development to ship titles like Ghost Recon Future Soldiers, Assassin’s Creed Unity and Rainbow Six Siege. At Wargaming, from Australia, he collaborates with studios in Minsk, Chicago and St-Petersburg to deliver on live games such as World of Tanks and World of Warship. Agenda • 5:45pm – Guests arrive and network • 6:15pm – Hello and introduction to speakers • 6:20pm – AI in video games: From Visual to Emotional Fidelity • 7:20pm – Networking This is a free event sponsored by Wargaming Sydney for the community. Some food and drinks are provided. Please RSVP as there are limited spots available and for catering purposes.