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Monday, February 20, 2012


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It'll be useful for tons of stuff including moving cameras for machinima. Thank you, Linden Lab :-D

jo yardley

For starters I'll use it to replace the scripts inside the train and tram riding around my sim.
I may then use it inside taxis that can drive people to certain locations.

Ann Otoole InSL

Good work LL. Is pathfinding going to be available on mainland or is this restricted to private regions?

Adeon Writer

Depending on the complexity of the ruleset for pathfinding that is available, I'll be making a tower of defense game, the function needs to be complex enough to be able to avoid or chase particular lists of object/keys. We'll see!

Squeebee Wakawaka

I can't wait to build a tower defense game with it.

Squeebee Wakawaka

Of course, for tower defense we need the ability to dynamically find out about a lack of paths, to prevent players from completely blocking.


I have 2 grid wide games in development for quiet some time now. I am waiting for the new pathfinding system, because it is just perfect for my projects.

Bavid Dailey

I will be interested to see how a server side implementation compares with my LSL solution for artificial life.

@osprey I would guess you won't get a smooth panning type travel for a camera, but would love to be proved wrong.

Sveid Heidenstam

I will continue to try and push the envelope of immersion in Second Life. I already have some delightful ideas on how to use pathfinding to create some unique encounters in the darker corners of Doomed Ship.

I am equally excited regarding the opportunities presented by the other "Linden Realms" features we will soon have.

Adeon Writer

@Squee you can indeed know when. I path exists, so :)

Vivienne Daguerre

I have a hunting system in development that I am working with another scripter on. The timing of this is perfect. We will work on the test grid to assist with alpha and beta testing and continue to develop our project there.


Well this was just a first playtime not a camera test and it looks useful to me for that function: http://youtu.be/4rN5pPx8jTw

Karma Avedon

I am going to make a pet! :-)

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