[MUD-Dev] Re: mobile movement
J C Lawrence
claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Tue Jan 12 16:14:35 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999
On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 13:39:51 +0000 (BST)
Ling <K.L.Lo-94 at student.lboro.ac.uk> wrote:
> The ambitious mud designer will, of course, not define the
> highways and write an algorithm which tracks players and
> extrapolate the routes from the players' movements. :)
I forsee an algorithm:
Plot and follow path from current position to position of target.
if current position was position of target within last X time
follow path of target (ie same location motions)
if blocked, resume plot/follow.
if current location is too-old target position, resume plot/follow
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