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Yuga Labs Becoming A Game Studio?
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AI playing Dungeons & Dragons!
Is Yuga becoming a gaming powerhouse?
AIs Playing Dungeons & Dragons
Hard to escape the web these days without seeing experiments with GPT-4. But sometimes, there is an experiment that gives you a peek into the future of AI and gaming.
That’s what we’ve got with this experiment by Twitter user @poof_eth.
So what did they build?
@poof_eth had AI agents autonomously play Dungeons & Dragons amongst themselves, and the results are impressive.
I had five GPT-4 agents autonomously play a game of D&D amongst themselves.
This 10 min long video is a clip of their 40+ min "game."
This is a hobby project I'm working on called "AutoLore" where AI agents roleplay among themselves.
Some interesting learnings... http
— poof (@poof_eth)
Apr 25, 2023
Let’s get to the details
This hobby project is called "AutoLore." Perfect name choice.
There were five GPT-4 agents - 4 players, and 1 Game Master. Each player has a name and back story that sets their motivations when making decisions during the game.
How it works
The players reflect on their goals, history, last actions and recent observation to determine their next action.
Then the game master checks the action against the rules, past rulings, game state and “personal judgment” to confirm if the action by the player is successful or not.
The player takes this new info and updates their goals, motivation and mood accordingly.
And these actions were all caught on 40+ min gameplay footage.
What Poof learned
Memory isn't as important as you might think in the process.
Having a Game Master cut out characters getting stuck doing the same thing.
But lack of guidance on what types of actions can be taken led characters to repeat moves.
The Game Master agent owns the final state of the world, but even though they have more robust vector memory, they still don't always retrieve the right information.
Poof plans to integrate AutoLore with frameworks from @rama19886 and @b33f_eth for top-down RPG characters moving around.
Another instance of experimentation in this realm is our friends at @moonstreamto. They are taking the concept of AI and gaming to the next level, combining GPT-4, gaming and web3 in a game called Great Wyrm.
Yuga Turning Into A Gaming House?
Something strange is happening at Yuga Labs.
They were supposed to be an NFT project, some cool art maybe, and a groovy community.
their executive recruitment is starting to look more like that of a mega gaming studio.
Few months ago, former Activision Blizzard president Daniel Alegre joined as CEO.
Now, they are bringing Mike Seaver, former Epic Games and Riot exec, to take on the role of CTO at Yuga.
And his resume is stacked with games like League of Legends, Valorant, League of Runterra, Fortnite, and the Buildbox game engine.
These moves look like a push to make Otherside metaverse a smash hit. Maybe the Fortnite of web3? 👀 watching this closely
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