[sldev] Bots, obstacle navigation code - making a more friendly island...

Dahlia Trimble dahliatrimble at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 16:03:16 PST 2008


Are you talking about the sim autopilot? How do you make it navigate
obstacles? I've only succeeded in making it go in a straight line, and it
always gets stuck at obstacles.

On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Gareth Nelson <gareth at litesim.com> wrote:

> The obstacle navigation is rather simple to do using sim autodrive,
> hold an array of co-ordinates somewhere and use sim autodrive. I'm
> unsure what you're using to implement your bots, but there's a
> specific message which triggers this.
>
> On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 5:14 PM, Fire in Korea <fire at eslteacherlink.co.kr>
> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I am an educator / programmer from Vancouver living in Seoul South Korea,
> >
> > Since 2007, I have been working on my island: English Village and
> recently,
> > my website: http://EnglishVillage.Asia (only works in Firefox at the
> moment)
> >
> > Anyhow, earlier this year I was working on my own bots, to do visitor
> > counting, and basic greeting, mainly because I want to populate my island
> > with avatar like greeters to make the place not look so empty, and also
> to
> > provide students with someone they can interact with when no one else is
> on
> > the island.
> >
> > These days however, my time has become limited, and I can do all the
> > programming / building / managing anymore.
> > So, rather than re-create the wheel, I'm trying to save some time to see
> if
> > anyone has already developed the following features I need to add to my
> > bots:
> >
> > Obstacle Navigation Code - code so I can move avatar from a list of
> points
> > having them automatically maneuvering around obstacles...
> > Animation Code  - meaning, code that can make my avatars look more lively
> -
> > ie: doing animations etc
> >
> >
> > Any help would be muchly appreciate d...
> >
> > Also, if you need a place to work on your bots, please let me know, i
> have
> > tonnes of island space right now...
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Fire
> >
> >
> > Paul 'Fire' Preibisch
> > Educator, Content Creator, Virtual World Builder, Web 2.0 Consultant
> >
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