Take Us to a Better Place is a soon-to-be-released collection of 10 short stories that touch on topics as wide-ranging as health care, immigration, cultural identity, and gentrification. At once vivid and hopeful, heartbreaking and perilous, these…
– Dec 6, 2019, 7:55 AM
2019 is nearly over, but we've got one more contender for your game of the year considerations: AI Dungeon 2, a text adventure created by developer Nick Walton that allows you to input any verb or action you desire. Yes, you read that right.
I wrote earlier about a neural net-powered dungeon crawling text adventure game called GPT-2-Adventure in which gameplay is incoherent and dreamlike, as you encounter slippery sign text, circular passages, and unexpected lozenge rooms. A PhD…