• BotColony posted a message on the post Unfinished: Bot Colony 07/10/2014.

    @r3dt1d3: While "What can I do with this?" is not supported, "What do you know?" is. That will tell you a robot knows facts it witnessed, commands, and his job. If you ask "What are your commands?", ...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Unfinished: Bot Colony 07/10/2014.

    @rethla said:Just two thoughts.Dont tell a robot to pick up "the briefcase" in a room full of briefcases, even if you where talking to a human you should specify WICH briefcase. The robot even claims...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post There Came an Echo's Voice Commands Sure Look Convincing.

    @fisk0 said:I don't think Bot Colony's problem was necessarily in the actual voice recognition, but the fact that they seem to have fed it an entire English dictionary, instead of the words, phrases,...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Unfinished: Bot Colony 07/10/2014.

    @tebbit said: @jauntyhat said: @ohdearaudrey said: For the record...this is the one with the bomb. THAT BRIEFCASE IS NOT GREEN. Yeah... I know they talked about the tags, but when the game says "lo...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Unfinished: Bot Colony 07/10/2014.

    @luck702: Some comments from a developer of Bot Colony.We agree that speech-to-text is a key mechanic. The Nuance Dragon solution seems to work a lot better than Microsoft. People who have NaturallySp...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    @renahzor: The Rock, Paper, Shotgun is now the ONLY quote on Steam. I gave the link of the article by Todd Ciolek just to clarify where that quote (that has since been removed) came from.

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    @renahzor: All great points. Maybe we went overboard, wanting the pot to look exactly like in the picture (handle pointing left, aligned with the stove top). There is even an align command to enable ...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    And actually found this very old quote, which proves I've been acting in goodwill all along and didn't post from my own blog.March 3, 2009 - Todd Ciolekhttp://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/113463/QA_Un...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    @mrsmiley: I actually very much appreciate the advice of the community and have followed it. I have removed the quotes that related to the Bot Colony concept. The only Review currently displayed on t...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    @mb: We did not make any deliberate attempt to mislead anyone. Our company started as a R&D company in AI and Natural Language Understanding in 2001, and until 2007 we had no idea we would one da...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    @mrsmiley: It doesn't require more training, it requires a speech model for bigrams and trigrams, that Microsoft speech can take as input. We don't have the speech model in the version that Vinny use...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    @nezza said:@botcolony: I just watched the visual memories video and the whole thing felt rigidly scripted at not at all like a normal pattern of speaking.For example when the robot gives a bedtime ...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    It's not a review, it's a technical article. If you want a review, this came out recentlyhttp://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/07/07/bot-colony-alpha-review/

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    @vierastalo: I answered it as you suggested, but I'd like everybody here to see the answerhttp://www.giantbomb.com/bot-colony/3030-46842/forums/a-cursory-examination-of-bot-colonys-steam-page-1489155/...

  • BotColony posted a message in the forum topic A cursory examination of Bot Colony's Steam page. on the Bot Colony board

    These videoshttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ginpub8ztnmhfae/Bot%20Colony%20Robot%20Visual%20Memories.mp4https://www.dropbox.com/s/pai63dfy04530gx/Text-to-animation.mp4show how the game performs when it's pl...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    @hassanisabbah said:@botcolony: I really don't think Vinny is intentionally being malicious towards your game. I know you might not see it this way right now, but try to look at it from this perspect...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    See *** for answers. @icantbestopped said: - I don't have to make a 'voice profile' for my phone. That I would have to for 30 minutes to an hour to "play" a game like this is insanity. Furthermore, wh...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    @dewar: Actually, he does understand swap the salt with the pepper. To look at the bright side, Vinny did teach a new command (dance as 'turn, turn, walk, jump'). There was a feeling of anguish and n...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    Bot Colony is not just about commands. Take a look at thishttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ginpub8ztnmhfae/Bot%20Colony%20Robot%20Visual%20Memories.mp4@imbiginjapan said: @singing_pigs said: @mrsmiley said:...

  • BotColony posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    @billyok said: @bad_haggis said: @botcolony said: @sarumarine: I am one of the developers of Bot Colony. While Vinny's session is funny, the video at this link on Steam should give you an idea abou...