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what's A*

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It's a search algorithm that will give the optimal path between two nodes (given that you have a heuristic that does not overestimate the distance). Most path finding algorithms in games are based on A*.

Check out wikipedia for more details. :)

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Original post by Sneftel
If Dijkstra search and Greedy search had sex, this would be their kid.


:)) never tought about A* like this but it's really cool

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