At GenCon 2018, I happened to wind up in two different LARPs where half or more of the PCs were artificial intelligences who were directly under human control and could be mind-wiped at will. Here Is My Power button is an emotional experience where AI players design themselves from scratch to fulfill the needs of human players, but the human players have the power to reject and restart them. In Factory Reset, all the players are AI robots waiting for routine maintenance that involves having their memories erased. For some of them, this hasn't happened in a long time, and they've developed personalities and sentience and personal goals, but they're still being marched off to the erasure machine just like their more limited, more regularly maintained brethren.
Today I played in a third LARP, Better Living Through Robotics, where roughly half the players were AI robots in the service of the human players, and my character in particular had had her programming subverted by a human character, was completely under her control, and was afraid of being ordered to do terrible and harmful things, or being destroyed at a whim or in a rage.
All three of these games interested me because of the way they explore the helplessness and vulnerability of being totally in the power of a human player or human system, and subject to its rules and whims. I'm putting together the beginnings of a feature article exploring this particular kind of game, and how AIs are being used to explore the victimization of an underclass, or the feeling of helplessness.
Do you happen to know of any other LARPs that specifically involve AI players dealing with these kinds of issues? I'd be very interested in broadening the range of the story here to encompass more games, if there are other good examples out there.