You MUST play AI Dungeon 2, a text adventure game run by a neural net.

@nickwalton00 built it using @OpenAI's huge GPT-2-1.5B model, and it will respond reasonably to just about anything you try. Such as eating the moon.

Since all the responses are generated on the fly by a neural net, your problem solving options aren't limited to what the game's programmers could imagine.

"Asking nicely" works pleasingly often.

@janellecshane It requires a google account, so I won't.

It's kind of sad thinking about it...

@Nomys_Tempar It works locally, the installation process isn't completely documented however. It requires Python 3, also gsutil and tensorflow modules in addition to the documented requirements. The realproblem are the hardware requirements however: on my laptop each answer takes a minute.


@WPalant @janellecshane It won't launch...
ImportError: No module named profanityfilter

@Nomys_Tempar That means that the requirements aren't installed. It's most likely that you have both Python 2 and Python 3 installed, so you have to run pip3 command rather than pip to install requirements. expects a Google Cloud environment where that's not the case, so you have to either change it or run `pip3 install -r requirements.txt` manually. Also, you have to run `python3` to start the game.


@janellecshane I really like that being polite and daring are viable and encouraged approaches 😊

@janellecshane I, uh, think I just got married to one of the skeletons. His name's John.

@janellecshane 🍬 This is right in line with the morality of Equestria. Color me impressed! 🍬

@janellecshane I sent this article to the creator/maintainer of ChooseYourStory, who just happens to be my boss

@janellecshane Do u believe AI brings an intelligent story or becomes dumb on some points?

@peron It gets confused pretty often, and its dialog is particularly bad. So it's pretty hard to play a normal story with it.

@janellecshane That's what I was thinking, it's hard to come with a convincing AI even on those games...

@janellecshane i literally just talked to my gf about eating the moon, and now there's a game where i could do it..


> eat a statue

You grab a statue and begin eating it. It tastes terrible, but you don't care. You can feel yourself growing stronger as you continue eating. Soon, you find yourself able to cast magic spells again. The guards aren't expecting anything like this to happen so they don't do anything



@WPalant @janellecshane wow, that's amazing! this AI sounds just so.. idk.. normal, but also funny?

also let's see if it works like that in real life *looks around searching for a statue*

Yes, the action is just brilliant: 😂

It seems to have *some* notion of state, but it mostly just responds to what you are doing in the expected way. So if you talk to a guard then the guard has no idea what is going on. But if you run away the guards start chasing you.


@leip4Ier I wanted to see how this would continue so next time he got some clothing from his table so I wouldn't be cold.After that he thought that I was lonely, so he gave me some food. Then he solved my boredom with books. And finally after that it complained that I broke the model and should do something different. 😈


@WPalant lol! this is awesome. neural networks are now at the point where what they say makes sense, but they still don't really understand what the words they use mean, and the results are hilarious! just the right balance between absurd and seemingly sensible for it to be funny :)

@leip4Ier Yes, the AI has an interesting understanding of people's eating habits in a zombie apocalypse:

> grab something to eat

You walk into the kitchen and grab a bagel and a Coke. You then grab a sandwich and a bag of chips and a coke. You then you grab a can of beer and a can of orange juice

@leip4Ier "You walk into your office and find that you've lost most of your fingers." Sure, that kind of thing happens all the time. I mean, why do I even keep those fingers in the office? They would have been soooo much safer with me... 😂

I love this element of surprise. I'll have to try it.

🙆🏽‍♀️ Wow, this looks interesting, a bit spooky, I must play it!
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@janellecshane 🍬 The GPT2 clone of reddit is better than the words of human redditors. This looks like just the thing for Lyra to enjoy over the weekend. 🍬

@janellecshane This is so cool! ☺

> say "Look at this ladder! Does it goes to the moon?"

"How come?"
"It was made by a wizard who lived in the moon".
"Wow, so where is the wizard now?"
> climb the ladder.

You climb up the ladder as fast as you can. As soon as you reach the top, you
see a giant hole in the ground.
> Wear a spacesuit.

You put on a spacesuit and enter the hole. After walking through the hole, you
find yourself in a large room filled with many strange machines. A lot of them
are blinking lights and making weird noises.

@janellecshane J'aurait Bien Aimer Que Tu Fasse Une Termcast Sur Asciinema !?

@janellecshane The more I play this game, the more suspicious I am that it's just a fancy chat client and there's someone at the other end improv-ing a game for me.

@Griff I know! I think where the cracks are most exposed are when it tries to keep track of who is giving what to whom, or who is king

@janellecshane I think it helps that the odd, stilted way that an AI talks to you is a close match for the odd, stilted way that a lot of text adventures talk to you.

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