Is Generative AI the Future of Game Development? | Artifacts #02

Is Generative AI the Future of Game Development? | Artifacts #02

Throughout 2022 and 2023 the buzz surrounding #generativeai has exploded, and the big question often coming my way is: “How does this impact the games industry?” So let’s dig into it. In this episode of Artifacts, we explain what Generative AI is, and how it can (and will) influence the industry in a positive way. But we also highlight the issues, the criticisms and the whether the hype is truly justified.

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[00:00] Intro
[02:08] What is Generative AI?
[06:29] The Ever-Changing Market
[09:19] Generative AI for Games
[12:24] The Technology Issues
[15:01] The Legal Issues
[19:03] The Source of Creativity
[22:51] Wrapping Up
[23:55] Survey!
[24:55] Credits

Music in this episode is by @teknoaxe.
Opening sting and outro music by @BenRidgeMusic

Links for You

Variational Auto Encoders –
Generative Adversarial Networks –

How researchers found you can reproduce image data from training sets:

Learn more about AI and copyright:

The @prometheanai4263 Keynote

The Inworld / Skyrim Mod by @Bloctheworker

@hiddendoorco Trailer

The @inworldai Origins Demo Trailer

The Nvidia ACE Demo, using AI tools by @convai

@BenBonk Makes a Unity Game With GPT

@samyam Makes a Horror Game in One Hour

@SpeedTreeMiddleware Games Reel 2020

@Ubisoft’s new Ghostwriter tool, developed by @ubisoftlaforge7026

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Is Generative AI the Future of Game Development? | Artifacts #02

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