Senior Project Advisor
Horror, Gaming, AI, Neural Network
This project contains the design, development, and partial implementation of a survival horror game made in Unity engine. The highlight of the game's design is the machine learning agents used to create the game's enemy AI, developed with Unity's MLagents system. In the game, the player controls a construction worker who traveled into a sewer to pursue a missing coworker. They eventually find their way into a crumbling undercity where their coworker was trapped, and soon become hunted by the mutant monster that killed their coworker. Their goal is to escape the ruins without being preyed upon by the mutant as well. Contained are some videos covering the game environments and training of the AI, as well as the slides used to present which contain some explanation of the game design and AI training process. The game is not in a complete state, and the slides detail the roadmap for completing the game.
(Video files are available at the bottom of the page.)
Hartz, Griffin, "From Filth it Rises presentation" (2023). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 708.
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