AI and Traffic

The AI feature allows the Artificial Intelligence to take over one or more vehicles, and drive using several different modes. This articles introduces its fundamentals and use.

Activating AI

AI can be accessed and activated in different ways:

  • Radial Menu
  • AI Control App
  • Traffic App

Radial Menu

The Radial Menu offers the easiest way to access most of the AI features.

This menu will appear when opening the sidebar, by default, with the ESC key.

Then navigate to the AI button, and from there all AI modes can be activated by simply clicking the corresponding slice.

Modes like Chase, Flee, Follow Me, Random will be applied to all available vehicles except the player’s one.

Some AI modes will appear only if more than one vehicle has been spawned

AI Control App

This app offers several settings to tweak the AI behavior. This app is mainly for advanced users and developers.

Learn how to add this app to your UI in the User Interface page.

The AI modes will be applied only to the vehicle it has been activated on.

Traffic App

Like the Ai Control App, this app offers several settings for to the Traffic mode. This app is mainly for advanced users and developers.

Learn how to add this app to your UI in the Edit the UI page.

AI Modes

Mode
Description
Mode
Random
Description
The AI will drive on random routes (if any are available)
Mode
Chase
Description
The AI will try to catch the player. At least two vehicles are needed
Mode
Flee
Description
The AI will try to escape the player. At least two vehicles are needed
Mode
Follow Me
Description
The AI will try to follow the player, keeping a distance. At least two vehicles are needed
Mode
Manual
Description
Currently not usable from the App. Allows the AI to drive to a determined position
Mode
Stopping
Description
The AI will stop, disabling any AI mode

Debug Modes

These options are only meant for debugging purposes.

Engine Debug Mode

  • Navigraph: Will highlight all available routes the AI can drive on
  • Visual Log: Will highlight all the nodes available

Vehicle Debug Drawing Modes

  • Speeds Mode: Provides the planned speeds and route to be taken by the AI vehicle
  • Trajectory Mode: Indicates the path actually taken by the AI vehicle
  • Target Mode: Draws a red dot that indicates the current target of the AI

Check out this forum post for more details.

Page created: 20 March 2021, at 11:08
Last modified: 17 April 2021, at 17:12

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