AI News, Artificial Intelligence Is Making Video Game Levels So Good That Even Other AI Thinks They’re Man-Made
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Artificial Intelligence Is Making Video Game Levels So Good That Even Other AI Thinks They’re Man-Made
Computer scientists at Italy’s Politecnico di Milano found a way to let AI handle all the difficult parts of level design so that designers and gamers alike can get to the fun parts more quickly.
The AI took into account the overall size of the level, the heights of the walls, the number of rooms in a level, and other measurements to try and mimic man-made levels as best as it could.
With these two algorithms pushing against each other, the researchers found that their technology could generate levels that looked believable, or at least as believable as possible given DOOM’s famously-old school graphics.
While this could take some of the imaginative design work out of human hands, such a tool could also encourage video game developers who don’t have the budget of a major studio, allowing them to carve out their own niche in the field.
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