Determining NPC Spawn Rates

NPCs are often the most interesting problem to solve in any game, and the issue of when and where to spawn them is a top priority. A wrong solution to this issue can hamper gameplay by making things boring or too difficult, not to mention tax the system resources of your target platform. This week you’ll be spawning NPCs into your game after evaluating where and how often they should be appearing. Analyzing what will best support gameplay and what the target platform can sustain are critical.

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