Tag Archives: Robots

BEEP

I’m in a dark cave. I know that there’s some antimatter somewhere down here, I need it to unlock the next world. Problem is, I need to go to the level beneath the antimatter and release it using the gravity beam, then I can retrace my steps and go to pick it up. There’s loads of obstacles in the way, and my robot doesn’t exactly have much health. Lighting the way with my torch, I cautiously jump over each sawblade and kill each robot. The antimatter’s been released. I make my way back, but get heavily damaged by the chainsaws,…

Supreme AI

This last week has seen an update or two to Supreme Commander 2′s AI, and bluntly, it’s fucking terrifying. I am scared of it. It’s skynet gone mental. Alpha and Omega. And if you think I’m being overly dramatic, let me put it into context. I’m a seasoned veteran of Sup Com 1, playing it more than I’ve ever played any strategy game. Dozens upon dozens of skirmishes honing build orders, economy management, logistics, strategy.  A few of us fairly-regularly played grand matches against the hardest AI it could muster. It was hard. It would hit you with several of…