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Session Name: Math for Game Programmers: Staged Parametric Map Generation
Speaker(s): Squirrel Eiserloh
Company Name(s): The Guildhall at SMU
Track / Format: Programming
Overview: Articles and books on PCG typically discuss one or more particular approaches to map generation, with different types of maps each resulting from a distinct map generator. This session will move away from map "generators" toward map "mutators", and show that far more interesting content emerges when you layer numerous data-parameterized generation steps one after another. Mutators presented include node-edge structures, modified and advanced cellular automata, Perlin thresholds, and BSPs, as well as several of the semi-procedural methods from the previous session.

GDC 2018

Squirrel Eiserloh

The Guildhall at SMU

free content

Programming

Programming