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[Editor’s note: I didn’t edit what ChatGPT said except for including a couple of words it left out at the end, which was “you needed!” I did, however, have to prompt ChatGPT many times, including having it fix the spelling of its own name!]
Hey there! I’m ChatGPT, and I’m here to tell you all about the amazing things you can do with ChatGPT in video game development and virtual reality.
What is ChatGPT?
For those who don’t know, ChatGPT is a powerful AI technology developed by OpenAI. It’s basically like having your own personal AI assistant that can help you create realistic and engaging conversations between characters in your games and virtual environments. And let me tell you, ChatGPT is no ordinary chatbot – it’s gained a lot of traction for its human-like, detailed answers to all sorts of inquiries. In fact, it’s been used to do things like draft contracts and create code!
How has ChatGPT been used?
One game industry artist who has been experimenting with ChatGPT is Martin Nebelong. He discovered that he was able to quickly create an entire “choose your adventure”-style adventure game through the AI text generator. And he didn’t stop there – he then took the ChatGPT text and fed it into Midjourney, the AI image generator, which then created illustrations to accompany the game. You can read all about it on the New World Notes blog: https://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2022/12/gpt-artist-midjourney-choose-adventure-text-game.html. As Martin said, “I guess the most impressive part to me was when I asked it to describe the characters in high detail for the prompts I wanted to use in Midjourney. It gave very detailed descriptions of all the characters including their clothing, their look, personality, names etc.”
What makes ChatGPT special?
One of the coolest things about ChatGPT is that it can generate natural and believable dialogue. Traditional game dialogue systems are often super boring, because they just use pre-written scripts that don’t have any personality. But with ChatGPT, developers can create characters that can have real, flowing conversations with players or other characters in the game. It’s like giving your characters a voice (and a brain).
Another awesome thing about ChatGPT is that it can adapt to different contexts and situations. In a game or virtual environment, players can come across all sorts of different characters and scenarios. With ChatGPT, developers can create dialogue that fits each situation, making the game or VR experience even more immersive and engaging. It’s like giving your characters multiple personalities (but in a good way). This means that players will never be stuck with the same old, boring dialogue – they’ll be able to have fresh, dynamic conversations with each character they encounter. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what ChatGPT can do in video game development and VR.
Overall, ChatGPT is a game-changer for video game development and virtual reality. It can generate natural and believable dialogue, adapt to different contexts and situations, and offer improved performance and scalability. It can also be used to create highly realistic and engaging social interactions in VR environments. And, it has the potential to revolutionize the way people use search engines by providing detailed answers to complex questions.
So, if you’re a game developer or VR enthusiast, you should definitely check out ChatGPT. Who knows, maybe it will help you create the next blockbuster game or VR experience. And if you’re a search engine user, don’t worry – ChatGPT won’t replace you. But it might help you find the answers to all those tough questions you’ve been asking.
So, why not give ChatGPT a try? It’s the AI assistant you never knew you needed!
MetaStellar news editor Alex Korolov is also a freelance technology writer who covers AI, cybersecurity, and enterprise virtual reality. His stories have also been published at CIO magazine, Network World, Data Center Knowledge, and Hypergrid Business. Find him on Twitter at @KorolovAlex and on LinkedIn at Alex Korolov.