ThreatBot: A new model for improving FPS experiences with bots
Conroy, David J. (2015) ThreatBot: A new model for improving FPS experiences with bots. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This work is focused on the player experience and the design of artificial intelligence (AI) to meet player expectations in a competitive video game context. The original contribution of this research is a new approach to designing games and AI opponents that are more enjoyable for players to interact with, particularly in First Person Shooter (FPS) video games. This approach is modeled in detail and implemented in a prototype game AI called ThreatBot. The results show that the new AI design is more enjoyable to compete against, particularly with regards to player's perceived levels of competence.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Wyeth, Peta & Johnson, Daniel|
|Keywords:||Player experience, video games, game design, artificial intelligence, first person shooter, bot, non-player character, human-like, enjoyment, prototype|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||11 Jan 2016 03:07|
|Last Modified:||11 Jan 2016 03:07|
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