The Unreal game from Epic Megagames includes both AI bots
and "ambient" creatures such as flocking birds and schools
of fish. Its UnrealScript programming language is suitable
for multiserver ALife experiments with creatures that can breed,
migrate, and kill. An UnrealScript editor is included with
the commercial version and will soon be available for
the shareware version. Check out ,
, and .
[Andrew Wooldridge , comp.ai.games, 25May98.
You can get news about Version 2 of Creatures -- with
a free book chapter on how to raise Norns, in Adobe Acrobat .pdf
format -- at .
[Bill Park email@example.com>, 25May98.]