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Greetings Aetolians,

We at Aetolia pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, and we are always exploring new ways to enhance your gaming experience. As many of you may have noticed, artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world, and we are excited to announce the experimental integration of AI into various aspects of our game!

Please note that as this is an experimental implementation, things might not always go as expected. We ask for your patience and understanding as we work to perfect these new features.

In this initial phase, we have introduced AI-driven Non-Playable Characters (NPCs) that promise to make your interactions more engaging and lifelike. This early implementation will continue to be expanded over time with innovative features such as dynamic quests.

You might now find some of your favorite and most notable NPCs responding in city chat, including Rhulin for Enorian, Shilkar for Bloodloch, Rhydderch for Duiran, and Thuneron for Spinesreach. These enhanced NPCs will bring more depth and character to your conversations in city chat.

Additionally, everyone’s beloved priest of the celestine has been upgraded to use AI-driven shouts, making their presence in the game all the more immersive.

But that’s not all! City guards are also now able to talk and emote to players, and many NPCs will occasionally say something when attacked, adding another layer of realism to your in-game experience.

As a testament to the power of AI, we are proud to share that this entire announcement post was written by an AI language model, showcasing the potential of artificial intelligence in various applications, including our beloved text game.

We are thrilled to bring you these cutting-edge advancements and can’t wait for you to experience them firsthand. As always, we remain committed to providing an unforgettable gaming experience and will continue to implement new and innovative features in the future.

Happy adventuring!

Penned by my hand on Quensday, the 4th of Variach, in the year 509 MA.