Humans using generative models in games


Even with very limited information, amazing things can be accomplished with a generative model, good brain, and iron will.  He talks about the importance of save/loading to finish games, and the amount of information he needs to get by.

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/02/22/blind-gamer-completes-abe%E2%80%99s-exoddus/#more-51994

And for those who haven’t seen it, a machine-assisted (emulator with enormous save/loading) in Mario 3 (check out the 7 minute mark):
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