Wizards Of The Coast reiterates anti-AI stance, fights back against accusations against latest Magic The Gathering

Wizards of the Coast has once again found itself battling accusations of using AI-generated imagery. But instead of being accused of using AI for Dungeons and Dragons, people are convinced that the company used AI to request cards for Magic: The Gathering.

On January 4, official Magic: The Gathering Twitter account She shared a photo with the caption: “Positively shocking how good these pitches look in a retro frame. #MTGRavnica”

thanks to PCGamerwe understand that shortly after the tweet was published, some people suspected that the company was again using artificial intelligence to promote one of its products. a user Tweeted, “This looks very AI generated — with some human Photoshop on top.” If you look at the responses, you will see many people expressing similar sentiments.

Shortly after posting the original photo, Magic: The Gathering one Next post In response to these accusations, he said:

We understand the confusion of fans regarding the different style from the kart, but we stand by our previous statement. This art is made by humans, not artificial intelligence.”

Lately, Wizards of the Coast has been trying to win over fans because of its use of artificial intelligence. Last year, it was revealed that the company used it for a sourcebook titled Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giants. Shortly thereafter, the company released a statement that read:

We are revising our process and updating our artist guidelines to clarify that artists should refrain from using AI art generation as part of their art creation process for D&D development.

As by In the world, the company is back in the spotlight after a YouTuber falsely accused it of using artificial intelligence for another book. Although their allegations were proven to be false, the company’s reputation was already damaged by past actions.

Since then, Wizards of the Coast has reiterated that it does not use artificial intelligence by posting to them. weblog and stated:

“We urge artists, writers, and creatives who contribute to the Magic TCG to refrain from using AI-generated tools to create the final Magic products.”

For more Magic: The Gathering news, check out our story covering the latest collaboration with the Fallout series.

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