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Unity AI Programming Essentials by Dan Violet Sagmiller, Curtis Bennett

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The chase and attack demo

In the first demo, we will build an enemy ship that senses for the player, and if it sees the player, it starts moving toward it and then attacks it. A simple version of this would be to have the enemy wander with a visual sensor to detect the player, and if it sees the player, the enemy will move toward it and attack it. This would work but it really wouldn't be any different from the demo from Chapter 7, Adaptation, where the ship had to search for and collect gold. To make it a little different, we'll use a two-sensor approach. We will have one larger sensor on the enemy that detects the player, and if the enemy senses the player aspect, it will start chasing the player. Then, there is a second smaller sensor that ...

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