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104 points by manualwise on Nov 30, 2015 | hide | past | web | favorite | 24 comments



You might also like the Scribblenauts series[0].

It's 2D and it doesn't include text-based positioning (or, indeed, any kind of freetext scene description -- you just 'summon' objects by typing their attributes+name), but its database of nouns and adjectives is notably vast, and it also includes a fairly sophisticated trait-based interaction system.

E.g. a 'hungry boy' will always seek food (that is, any object in the scene which has 'edible' trait). Combine that with the game's physics engine and recreating the classic 'carrot-on-a-stick' setup is few clicks' work.

To more directly compare the two:

Taking a random featured scene (https://www.wordseye.com/view-picture/23507), here is my quick attempt at recreating it in Scribblenauts Remix (Android): http://i.imgur.com/vkq3ha8h.jpg

Parts list: bike (x2), colossal white spotty sphere, cherry, immobile beagle, immobile strawberry, huge red sphere, huge red puddle.

The 'immobile' adjectives are used because the beagle would destroy everything by happily running around, and the almost-round strawberry would inevitably fall off the round top of the sphere.

[0] http://www.scribblenauts.com/


I clicked the front page for a while thinking the demo would be editable.


New epoch in UGC. Imagine how easily movies can be generated from user scenarios.


This future is already there !

https://plotagon.com/


I've used it, it rocks!


Exciting to see the response to this post! People who would like to get access can use this link:

https://static.wordseye.com/html/signup.html

You will then be sent a personal e-mail invitation link as we work through the queue.


Are you guys aware of RaySupreme 3D? It has had a text-to-3d feature since at least 2013. Not sure how well it works.


The link in the email is giving me 502 Bad Gateway


Hi Finnn,

Please try this link again:

https://static.wordseye.com/html/signup

You will then be sent an invite as we go through the queue.

There's been a lot of volume coming in today so we've made some changes to accommodate that.

Please let me know if you have any more issues.


Yes, i did that, it sent me an email with a link to

http://www.wordseye.com/signup?action=confirm&auth_key=[reda... email]

which displays an error page that says 502 Bad Gateway

EDIT: Tried again without a + in the email and it worked fine.


Ah, great! Glad it worked. We'll look at the issue with "+" signs. Thanks for reporting it!


Impressive, though the results aren't quite as good as http://jimllpaintit.tumblr.com/


Only 2/3 of the "peacock" image is visible when viewing site on reasonably modern laptop, so "the ground is shiny" part makes no sense.


There's been a lot of volume coming in today so we've made some changes to accommodate that.

Please click on this link:

https://static.wordseye.com/html/signup You will then be sent an invite as we go through the queue.

Look forward to seeing what you conjure up in the WordsEye Gallery!


Wow, this is so ugly. It's eye-burningly ugly.

It fails at even the simplest request "The man is sitting in the chair" and oh, did I say how ugly it was?


Why do I need to sign up for this? No, thank you.


You can use PH_Nov2015 as an access code


Access code: fb-arts-nov15


> Sorry, this access code had a limited capacity and is no longer available. Request a personal invitation.

For anyone else looking to try it out.


Getting 504 when trying this.


Doesn't work.


Works for me


Huh. Now it works for me too. Odd.


"Please provide your full real name."

Why could you possibly need that?




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