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AI Postmortem: Hearthstone

Brian Schwab  |  Senior AI/Gameplay Engineer II, Formerly of Blizzard Entertainment

Location: Room 3007, West Hall

Format: Session
Track: AI Summit
Vault Recording: Video

A yearly staple of the AI Summit, the AI postmortem session provides a high-density look into the AI of anupcoming or recently released game.In this postmortem, the presenters will dive immediately into the challenges faced with their particular title and how they addressed those challenges - usually successfully! In this year's installment, Brian Schwab of Blizzard will show how the AI for the recent card game Hearthstone was approached to not only solve the hard AI problems of card battle games, but also to ensure a fun and engaging experience for the player.


Attendees will get a peek under the hood of Hearthstone with new and different AI challenges, and hear how these challenges were solved.