A Jeopardy! bot for Slack, powered by the jService API. Sets up a perpetual game of Jeorpardy! in your Slack channels.
You'll need a Slack account, obviously, and a free Heroku account to host the bot. You'll also need to be able to set up new integrations in Slack; if you're not able to do this, contact someone with admin access in your organization.
Set up a Slack outgoing webhook at https://slack.com/services/new/outgoing-webhook. Make sure to pick a trigger word, such as
trebekbot. You might also want to set this up in a single room, if you value your team's productivity.
Grab the token for the outgoing webhook you just created, and a Slack API token, which you can get from https://api.slack.com/web.
Click this button to set up your Heroku app:
If you'd rather do it manually, then just clone this repo, set up a Heroku app with Redis Cloud (the free level is more than enough for this), and deploy trebekbot there. Make sure to set up the config variables in .env.example in your Heroku app's settings screen.
Point the outgoing webhook to https://[YOUR-HEROKU-APP].herokuapp.com
trebekbot jeopardy me: starts a round of Jeopardy! trebekbot will pick a category and score for you.
trebekbot what/who is/are [answer]: sends an answer. Remember, responses must be in the form of a question!
trebekbot what's my score: shows your current score.
trebekbot show the leaderboard: shows the current top scores.
trebekbot show the loserboard: shows the current bottom scores.
trebekbot help: shows this help information.
Credits & acknowledgements
Feel free to open a new issue if you have questions, concerns, bugs, or feature requests. Just remember that I did this for fun, for free, in my free time, and I may not be able to help you, respond in a timely manner, or implement any feature requests.
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