Farmer

Harvesting Behaviour that appears to collect plants.

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  • Walk and gather specific assets within a defined zone - Its β€œgathering rate” can be changed within its parameters - Can flee once it detects an enemy nearby - Peaceful NPC that doesn’t attack any targets

This behaviour has not yet been migrated for use in multiplayer Experiences.

Common Uses

  • "Harvesting" or "collecting" any Object using Gathering Tags (vegetables on a farm, groceries in a store, scrap metal in a wasteland, trash to recycle, etc.)

  • Use cases where Objects need to be randomly removed without a destroy animation

KNOWN ISSUE Farmer behaviour only detects and removes objects placed in a location with an even y axis coordinate (vertical). Workaround: Adjust the position in the Properties Panel or with the Move tool.

Communications

Inputs:

Detects Hostiles or other Tags

Outputs:

Moves away

Detects Plants or other Tags

Randomly moves toward and removes objects with its target Tags

Parameters

OptionsDetails

Gathering area - defines the space where the Object will walk around and gather objects with a specified tag. It may step up or down one block at a time. This parameter is visualised with a blue cube Gizmo that adjusts as you enter new X, Y, and Z values.

Walk Speed (slider) - set the walking speed of the Object using a slider or by entering a value. The value defines the amount of blocks travelled per second by the Object.

Gathering Speed (slider) - determine the maximum amount of objects that can be gathered per second within the defined space.

Can Flee - if set to true, the Object can flee from enemy tags if it is attacked or if it detects an enemy within its enemy detection range.

Flee when Attacked - if set to true the Object will flee if it is attacked.

Flee Speed (slider) - Determines the speed at which the Object will flee. The value defines the amount of blocks the Object will travel per second when fleeing.

Enemy Detection (slider) - defines the range within which the Object will detect "tags to flee". This parameter is visualised with a red circle Gizmo that adjusts as you move the slider or change the value.

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