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Today behind the Broken Planet… the Cortez brothers
on: October 11, 2019, 06:05:43 PM
The Cortez Brothers are well known as the Raiders’ mates, helping them out all around the Broken Planet.

Today we are going to talk about why they matter and why we love them so much.

As the Continuous Version Verification System generates a validated build of the game, Cortez Brothers put their development hat on, and start playing.  Mission after mission, level after level, Huey, Lewie and Dewie verify everything works fine.

This allows the Quality Assurance team to focus on the creative part of the testing leaving repetitive tests to automation.

Every day +3k games are played by the Cortez, improving the stability of the patches by finding all kind of crashes and bugs early.

Generated data is stored and analysed by the development team which can, for example, allow to reproduce AI errors, detected in the automated games, in order to identify and fix them before a new patch goes live.

See you on the Broken Planet!

Javier Lucas Gómez

AI Programmer and Automation Lead


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Re: Today behind the Broken Planet… the Cortez brothers
Reply #1 on: October 12, 2019, 11:31:22 AM
hey thanks for the insight.
I know that it's a hot topic, but I'd like to know more about difficulty balancing & mmr, if possible, including the effect antags have on difficulty. Please feel free to make it as technical & with formulas.