We can achieve cool things with AI, especially with GPT-3.5 and Midjourney, capable of producing impressive images in various styles. Imagine a scenario where a creative individual named Jack has developed a Python script enabling the generation of realistic-looking Pokemon cards that don’t exist in real life but are internally consistent in terms of evolutions.
Here’s how you can try it at home:
Step 1: Installing Python 3.10 (or higher)
Ensure Python 3.10 (or a newer version) is installed on your computer. You can check by typing the following command in your terminal:
If not installed, download it from the official Python website.
Step 2: Installing Dependencies
Download the Pokemon AI Card Generator Python script from GitHub:
git clone https://github.com/pixegami/pokemon-card-generator.git cd pokemon-card-generator
Install dependencies by typing the following command in your terminal:
pip install -r requirements.txt
Step 3: Setting up the environment
Add your source folder path to the PYTHONPATH:
Step 4: Setting up OpenAI and Midjourney
If you want to use OpenAI (GPT-3.5) to generate names and descriptions, create an OpenAI account and get your API key. Add the API key in an
.env file in the project root folder:
Paste your API key:
For Midjourney, create an account and join their Discord.
Step 5: Generate Pokemon Cards
To generate Pokemon cards, open your terminal and type:
This generates one or more JSON files containing a series of cards for each element. You can specify the number of cards using the
This will generate one or more JSON files containing a series of cards (between 1 and 3 cards) for each element (fire, water, etc.). The rarity, creature type, and number of evolutions of cards will be random.
If you want to generate maps for a specific element, you can use the -e option (for example, to generate maps for the fire element):
python src/generate.py -n 10
You can also specify a specific type of Pokemon to generate using the –subject option (for example, to generate Pumpkin Pokemon cards):
python src/generate.py -e grass --subject pumpkin
Step 6: Generate Map Images with Midjourney
Copy the image prompt from each card in the JSON file to Midjourney. This will give you four different images. Choose the one you like and enlarge it.
Download the image, save it in the “images” folder in the “output” folder, and rename it to match the image file in the JSON file (e.g., 001_chippo.png).
Step 7: Generate the Final Rendering of the Maps
Run the following command in your terminal:
The final maps will be saved in the “renders” folder.
And there you go! You have now generated random Pokemon cards using AI with Python!