The Challenge Is ON!

The challenge is to make games with AI elements, so it includes artists, game designers, game developers and AI specialists. AI in games has a variety of applications and therefore has enough challenges for all participants.

The challenge is common to everyone present, there is no internal competition, but everyone is competing as one big team against the tasks. The challenge is to produce a certain number of AI-game solutions by category.

In order to solve the challenge, we have to self-organize our work. We should break down every game projects and tasks and use some scrum-like techniques to work them out. Everybody who finishes working on a given project can immediately find himself a new one and join the team currently working on it. All finished code files and assets accompanied by a reasonably understandable documentation are published in a public repo.

Dynamic visualization of how an AI works (say a neural network / genetic algorithm diagram) is required to demonstrate how it works during the game (for example, which inputs are activated and when, which outputs are being activated and how, etc).

In order to beat the challenge all the diversifiers must be fulfilled, while at least one of them must be present in each game. The total gameplay time for all games created must be at least 3 hours. When the work on a given game is completed we all celebrate it with applause and confetti!

Task 1

Create a Game

& an AI bot

Create a game from any genre (Action, Card, Fighting, Platformer, Racing, Shooter, Sport, Strategy) and then create an AI opponent for this game.

Task 2

Procedurally Generated Game

Create a procedurally generated game (game environment, sounds, NPC behaviours included).

Task 3

Teach a bot

to play a game

Create a bot that plays an already existing casual game.

Task 4

Cooperative Game

Create an AI for a game and then create more than one bot (different bots could have different behaviours), who then have to cooperate in order to beat the game.

Task 5

Educational Game

Create an educational game, which is an example of AI itself.

(Bonus) Task 6

Multiplayer Arena Game

Create a simple arena battle game where every participant could create a bot to play against other bots. Reprogramming and adjustments on the bots are allowed.

Day What When
Friday Meetup of all participants 17:30 - 19:00
Friday Brief and rules. The Challenge begins! 19:00 - 19:30
Friday Hack and Design 19:30 - 23:59
Saturday Hack and Design 00:00 - 23:59
Sunday Hack and Design 00:00 - 23:59
Monday Hack and Design 00:00 - 11:59
Monday Tune up and projects demonstrations 12:00 - 16:00
Monday Afterparty 16:00 - 20:00

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