Yesterday, we released a test system to prevent the generation of certain sexual content that violates our policies, specifically content that may involve depictions or descriptions of minors (for which we have zero tolerance), on the AI Dungeon platform. We did not communicate this test to the Community in advance, which created an environment where users and other members of our larger community, including platform moderators, were caught off guard. Because of this, some misinformation has spread across Discord, Reddit, and other parts of the AI Dungeon community. …


AI Dungeon players can now translate their stories into emojis by just clicking a button.

Latitude is proud to announce AI Dungeon Translate, a novel text-to-emoji tool, is available for a limited time to all AI Dungeon players. We built it after conducting extensive analysis in which we found that while many people use emojis in their day-to-day life (e.g. texting, emails), there’s a distinct lack of emojis in long form text. We believe that AI Dungeon Translate can help bridge what we are now calling the ‘emoji gap’.

Update 6 April: We took down the emoji feature which ran…


In this post we’ll explore AI Dungeon Universes, a new feature coming out in the next few weeks. We’ll talk about what a universe does, how we made it, and how we make sure it works.

Universes Are Vibes

A universe doesn’t have any concrete world info, like locations or characters. Instead, a universe is more like a vibe. It influences the literary style of the AI, as well as the types of events or characters that might be encountered. Right now, we only have two universes, normal and horror (aka. H.P. Lovecraft), but we intend to add more. …


Almost two years ago at a hackathon, we asked ourselves, “Can AI change the way we make games, giving us the freedom that a human dungeon master does? Is it possible to create something new and different that rewarded users for their imaginations and creativity?” Since then, we’ve gone all-in on this vision and turned it into a reality with Latitude. We built the first game powered by AI where you’re not constrained by the pre-imagined options programmed by a developer and where anything is possible. In the last year, our team has been blown away by how AI Dungeon…


User illustration of the original evaluation bots. Credit: OpCamTick in AI Dungeon Discord

A couple months ago we noticed that the process of optimizing our computer models to evaluate text can produce pretty cool personalities for different bots so we figured we’d share what we’ve learned so far. We hope these bots can help with some of the challenges we are facing with getting persistent state out of natural language generation. We hope writing about how we developed them can provide some tips for our users who are helping us create new bots.

So what do we mean by personalities? Here’s a few examples of the intermediate step and the desired output (a…


The four cultural pillars used in our hiring process.

Hiring is always exciting for a small startup like us, not only because of the potential for new colleagues and collaborators, but also because it offers an opportunity to think about the current company, and what kind of company you want to grow to be. The Latitude team recently met to discuss these questions, reflect on our growth so far, and plan for the next phase of our company’s development. After reflecting individually and as a group, we decided on four cultural pillars to outline our current values, each of which supports the others in outlining the kind of company…


Medieval people playing a dice game, By Master Jean de Mauléon — Walters Art Museum

Is AIDungeon a game? On the one hand, it is fun, and involves taking turns in a structured environment. On the other hand, there’s no victory condition, no score, and surprisingly little structure. It may be illuminating if we compare to some similar activities.

One way of looking at AIDungeon is as a development of what is known as a Text Adventure (a type of interactive fiction) or a Role-Playing Game. We usually think of both genres as beginning in the 1970s. There are some precursors, though, that date back to the Middle Ages. One of them is literally called…


The magic behind how we use GPT-3 to create worlds.

AI Dungeon includes rich worlds, each with their own kingdoms and towns, factions, classes and characters. The worlds are original and varied, filled with infinite detail. Anything novel, whether made by people, like a feature film, or made by machine, such as the image in a kaleidoscope, is a recombination of previously existing features in a new way. For an author, this can be a difficult process of extrapolating consequences of world design, often creating multiple drafts and coming back to the same ideas from different angles until they find…


How AI Dungeon uses logit bias to help control GPT-3.

At Latitude we’re constantly thinking about how we can leverage advanced AI to make magical experiences for our players. AI Dungeon, our first creation, has delighted millions of players by allowing them to explore an entirely AI generated world and interact with powerful natural language AI. As we’ve built and iterated on it we’ve learned a lot about how to get the most out of GPT-3 and wanted to share some of what we’ve learned.

A few months ago we noted that logit bias was an underutilized parameter. Logit bias is a powerful way to help prevent GPT-3 from generating…


AI Dungeon’s World of Cthulhu marks the beginning of the future of entertainment.

How many times have you seen the credits rolling or finished the last page of a book and wished that the story wasn’t over? That you could continue to experience and live in that world?

For the very largest franchises you may get lucky if the series is continued or a sequel comes out, but for the vast majority of worlds you’ll never get to continue to experience it again.

AI will completely change this.

What AI Makes Possible

AI has been advancing at an extremely fast pace over the last decade. With the release of AI Dungeon, for the first time we’ve proven…

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