In highlights from Gamasutra's Expert Blogs
, industry notables write about how Sun Tsu influences AI programmers, how architecture can teach developers about level design, and the role of actors in the industry.
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Here are the top blogs for the week:
This Week's Standout Expert Blogs
- Sun Tzu as an AI Design Guide?
Dave Mark, president and lead designer of Intrinsic Algorithm, describes how Sun Tsu's "The Art of War" provides valuable analogues for AI design.
- Tips For Game Design Interviews
Anthony Gowland provides several tips based on his experience interviewing candidates.
- Why I Make Games
Adam Saltsman describes how exploration, education, and social interaction inspire him to make games.
- Towards a Digital Architecture
Game design professor Chistopher Totten analyses the relationship between the art of architecture and game design, and how game level design can benefit from such a comparison.
- Rewarding Work: Actors, Video Games and Pay
Actor Pascal Langdale discusses the role of actors in the games industry, and how the relationship between actors and game developers could be strengthened through improved communication and pay standards.