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AI Dungeon - Serving a 5GB ML Model for 400K players (Presented by Amazon Game Tech)

Nick Walton (Founder, Oasis Tech Inc)

Alan Walton (Founder, Oasis Tech Inc)

Tabitha Graves (Dev Relations Manager, Game Tech, AWS)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 16

Time: 4:10pm - 5:10pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, VRDC Add On - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

In this session, learn how two indie developers, Nick and Alan Walton, used Amazon Aurora, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Alexa, and Twitch to launch and scale one of the most GPU-intensive games ever created...a text adventure. In AI Dungeon, players can enter any action imaginable and each action brings a unique response generated by OpenAI's 5GB GPT-2 language model, making infinite adventures a reality.


Attendees will learn how a hobbyist game developer turned his passion project into an overnight sensation. Developers learn how Amazon machine learning powered AI Dungeon, an AI-generated text adventure game, with infinite content creation, limitless options, and unique experiences tailored for each player.

Intended Audience

This session applies to game developers, game publishers, DevOps, and SysOps practitioners. Services covered include Amazon Aurora, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Alexa, and Twitch.