Dear Robot: Create my evening gaming plan!
Ok I am addicted to computer gaming and have collected a huge bunch of games over the last years. All games are great, tell great stories and are entertaining. And all games are sitting in my Steam library
The problem is, I have almost no time to play them at all.
I want to play the games even with little or no time. So I decided to trick me out and delegate the job of deciding to a more competent person than me:
I delegate all my gaming decisions to a little robot
The base of the bot is an open source project with the mythical name “Huginn”. Huginn is a tool, which watches the internet and do things about its observations. I use Huginn to Automate my life and even my marathon training.
Ok. Lets get started
I need to things:
- A list of games which I want to play and I haven’t time for.
- A time slot in my jam-packed calendar
And now I setup a workflow with three steps or agents in Huginn:
How does it work?
There are three steps involved:
- Step 01: Early in the morning the scheduler wakes up and start the Agent “02- Create a google gaming event”.
- Step 03: Stamp the event right in my calendar
And the result is: A scheduled game in my calendar
I have created the google event so, that I need to open the calendar entry to see, what game was selected by huginn. So I have a nice surprise in the evening. Tonight, it will be “The Witcher 3” which is by all means a superior game.
For the hardcore people
What is your method to deal with too much gaming? Tell me about it.