Artificial Inelegance – Episode 409

In this episode, I point you toward a World of Warcraft story written by Christie Golden. Xbox Chief Phil Spencer laments losing the Xbox One generation. Discord wants to make you change your name. World of Warcraft appears to have considered using AI for development. BlizzCon 2023 details coming soon.

NVIDIA drivers apparently support PCs during the upcoming Server Slam. Another “LOFI BEATS” has been released by Blizzard. Developer Update Livestream coming up. And more!

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • Blizzard posted a (downloadable) story called “The Vow Eternal” written by Christie Golden
  • The Verge posted an article titled: “Microsoft’s Xbox chief thinks losing the Xbox One generation was “the worst generation to lose”
  • The Verge posted an article titled: “Discord is growing up, so everyone needs to pick a new username”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “World of Warcraft Director Says ChatGPT Told Him to Revisit One of WoW’s least Loved Expansions”
  • GameSpot posted an article titled: “Blizzard Asked ChatGPT For Next WoW Expansion And It GaveA Horrible Answer”
  • GameRant posted an article titled: “Blizzard Clarifies Use of AI After Patent Surfaces [UPDATED]”
  • Mike Ybarra (@Quik) tweeted: “Blizzard will always strive to maintain Blizzard quality” (The tweet goes on from there.
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “BlizzCon 2023 Details to Be Revealed Within Two Weeks”
  • Mike Ybarra (@Quik) tweeted: “Ok, ok…yes, I see all the BlizzCon questions. You’ll hear more in the next ~2 weeks. We’re excited, we have a lot to show and celebrate together”
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “New NVIDIA Drivers Available – Download Now for DLSS Support During the Diablo 4 Server Slam and Beyond”
  • Diablo posted a music video titled: “LOFI BEATS TO FIGHT FOR THE LIGHT TO” on YouTube
  • Blizzard posted: “Tune In To The Next Diablo IV Developer Stream Update Livestream”
  • @BubiDiBub posted artwork of Lilith – 7 hour illustration done in Procreate
  • @CinderysCosplay tweeted: “I’m honored to announce my next cosplay project in collaboration with @Diablo_FR and @SteelSeries!” (The tweet goes on from there.)

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