How to Use Azure to host a micro-server for Minecraft

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to create a micro Minecraft server on Azure, here’s your chance. After last night’s full family VR game stream, would this be something you’d like to see us do?

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AI and Gaming Research Summit 2021 – Understanding Players (Day 2 Track 1.2)

Here’s an interesting talk from the Microsoft Research AI and Gaming Research Summit 2021 on matching up players for online play.

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AI Reinforcement Learning

New Reinforcement Learning Methods to Improve AI in Gaming and Beyond

This episode of the AI show covers reinforcement learning – an AI approach that is especially promising for training naturally behaving game characters with nuanced reactions to human players. Jump To: [00:50] What is reinforcement learning[02:26] Project Malmo – Minecraft as a platform for AI research[05:00] Project Paidia: towards RL agents that learn to collaborate […]

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