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I Played Flappy Bird in ChatGPT
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I Played Flappy Bird in ChatGPT

Last Updated on May 7, 2024 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Hesam Sheikh

Originally published on Towards AI.

GPT-4 is fantastic, but is it good enough to be a Game Engine? I tried this with Flappy Bird, using a simple LangChain program and some Prompt Engineering.
Flappy Bird in ChatGPT version.

We all know Flappy Bird, the simple game of a bird avoiding pipes (the bird is called Faby if you didn’t know :D). It’s a good practice project for beginner programmers. After seeing Code Bullet fail to use ChatGPT as a game engine for Flappy Bird, I was determined to take up the challenge! It’s a cool video by the way.

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If we had to make our own Flappy Bird, say, in Python, we had to code all the game logic, the rules, the gravity of the bird falling, the action of the bird flying up, keeping the score, making the pipes move left and generating new ones, and of course tackle with a handful of unexpected bugs that is the essence of programming.

But here, I’m not doing ANY of that. I want ChatGPT to create the state of the Flappy Bird game step by step. I don’t want to code any of the game rules and mechanics, but I want to explain them to ChatGPT and have it xgenerate the game frame by frame.

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