[plt-scheme] Examples of Scheme (or Lisp) in real-world

From: namekuseijin (namekuseijin at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Mar 10 12:12:37 EST 2010

That is awesome beyond belief!  Thanks for that link.

It's long been known that their breakthrough in the industry, Crash
Bandicoot for the original Playstation, also used a dialect of Lisp
for AI scripting.  But what I heard since them is that they had to
rework their Lisp-based tools to C++ in order to better integrate with
other Sony game studios.

It's really nice to see Lisp still in (very) good use.

BTW, one of the co-creators of Crash Bandicoot is also one of the
founders of ITA Software and in the far past tried to enter the market
of text-adventures with some well regarded classics on their own by


there, 3 of my passions bound by a single man... :D

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 7:05 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at cs.wpi.edu> wrote:
> Naughty Dog, video game publishers of blockbuster-quality games, has a
> history of using Scheme for their development.  "Uncharted 2", one of
> the games they've made, has gotten universal acclaim, so maybe your
> students will have heard of them.
> Here's a link to one of their presentations:
>    http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1730/State_Based_Scripting_in_UNCHARTED__DRAKE_S_FORTUNE_and_UNCHARTED_2__AMONG_THIEVES
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