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Unity AI Programming Essentials by Dan Violet Sagmiller, Curtis Bennett

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The Smart Car AI demo

Now, we'll start setting up our driving demo that will have a car driving along a road and avoiding obstacles.

Setting up a Unity test scene

Besides needing Smart Car, we'll need an environment for our AI cars to drive in. We'll use Car Tutorial v1.3 that is made by Unity, which you can download for free from the Asset Store. Import the project and open TheTrack scene from the imported Scenes folder. Next, add a car to the scene. The car prefab that comes with Car Tutorial doesn't have the complete wheel physics setup, so you can configure it using the steps in the last section or use the EnemyAICar prefab from Smart Car. To make the car work better with the Tutorial scene, extend the rays a little, set Wide and Tight Ray Distance ...

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