NC State Digital Games Initiative https://www.games.ncsu.edu Think and play. Wed, 10 May 2017 20:29:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 https://www.games.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2017/03/cropped-DGRC2-32x32.png NC State Digital Games Initiative https://www.games.ncsu.edu 32 32 CiF-CK: Social NPC Agent Architecture released as a Skyrim Mod https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2017/05/06/cif-ck-social-npc-agent-architecture-released-as-a-skyrim-mod/ Sat, 06 May 2017 13:59:14 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=144

 

In collaboration with research colleagues at INESC-ID in Portugal, DGRC researchers released a Social NPC authoring mod on the Steam Workshop platform [LINK].

In the first 40 days after its release it had been played by more than 6,000 different players and more than 70 000 users had visited the mod’s web page. In Steam it reached a 93% approval rating, Out of 194 ratings (181 positive ratings and 13 negative) in and became Top Mod of the Week because  of its high popularity and rating.

A draft of the paper that describes the agent architecture and implementation details is available [PAPER]. The paper has been selected for publication at the IEEE Computational Intelligence in Games Conference to be held at NYU in August.

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CSC @ ECGC https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2017/04/27/csc-ecgc/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:19:13 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=135

Faculty, staff, and students recently showed off their work at the annual East Coast Games Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center. More than 20 members of the Computer Science Department’s games community attended the annual gathering to highlight the breadth of creative and technical work being performed as part of our research and teaching initiatives. Over the course of the three-day conference and expo, hundreds of local and regional games professors, students, professionals, and enthusiasts visited the convention center. Students had the opportunity to network with industry professionals and to highlight their own work as well.

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Professor Jhala talks about Computational Cinematography on GeekSpeak https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2017/03/09/professor-jhala-talks-about-computational-cinematography-on-geekspeak/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:32:16 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=83 Hear professor Jhala talk about his PhD Dissertation research done at NC State on the program GeekSpeak that aired on Nov 12, 2015 on radio station KUSP.

You can read Professor Jhala’s full dissertation from the NCSU libraries ‘Cinematic Discourse Generation’ or read an abridged version of the project in his IEEE paper Cinematic Visual Discourse: Representation, Generation, and Evaluation (PDF).

 

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NC State at the Game Developer’s Conference https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2017/03/09/ncsu-at-the-game-developers-conference/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:16:56 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=81 NC State Professor Chris Martens and PhD student Rogelio Cardona-Rivera presented their research on Cognitively-Driven Procedural Narrative Generation at the Narrative Summit co-located with the Game Developer’s Conference.

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Welcome to NC State Digital Games Initiative https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2015/11/24/first/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:16:45 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=20

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About Us https://www.games.ncsu.edu/2015/11/24/about-us/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:15:41 +0000 https://multires.eos.ncsu.edu/www-games-ncsu-edu/?p=18