Down to the Wire

Posts by David Lanman

Generating Unsupervised Ways to Die: The Making of a D&D Monster Generator

About 6 months ago, I had some downtime while transitioning jobs and decided to look for a project to entertain myself with. I had previously run into Minamaxir’s GPT-2 Magic Card Generator and thought it could be quick and fun to apply that idea to a hobby of my own, Dungeons and Dragons. Such a generator could end up being a useful tool, but more likely I figured I would end up with a toy project to play with while quickly teaching myself a little more about GPT-2. Unfortunately, it didn’t end up being quite as simple as I had imagined.