Chatbots are an easy, invaluable way to let users watching a tournament stay updated with many facets of the event. Here at smash.gg, we have our own chatbot for such instances! Set up through smash.gg’s Stream Queue and visible on their event’s Twitch page, a multitude of essential commands can be issued to make life easier on the TO and enjoyable for the viewer. If you’re a TO and you’d like to set one up, we’ve got you covered.
Setting up the smashggbot
To set up smashggbot contact your support chat or email email@example.com
There will be a certain amount of information we’ll need from you to set up the smashggbot on your channel.
- Hours you need smashggbot for
- Stream link
- Tournament link
- Event you need smashggbot for - If your tournament has multiple events that you want smashggbot for we need to know the start time of each event
- Optional info:
- Schedule of Phases (Such as Top 32 -> Top 8)
- Schedule of Phase Groups (Such as Pools 1-4 within Top 128 and Pools 5-8 within Top 128)
- What you have to do:
- Give 'smashggbot' administrator permissions via your channel on Twitch.
- Utilize the Stream Queue feature. If you're unsure about what Stream Queue is or how to use it, click here.
With this information, we’ll be able to properly get the smashggbot set up, totally customized for your event. Keep in mind we need to be notified a day in advance if you’d like to have this feature.
We have a specific list of commands for the smashggbot that users can take advantage of at any time during the event. An explanation is listed below along with each command:
- !bracket - Displays current bracket
- !help - Displays smashggbot’s commands
- !info - Displays the name of the event being streamed, as well as any shop or fantasy the event might have
- !matchinfo - Displays where the current match is in the bracket, as well as essential information about the two players in said match
- !next - Displays the current match and upcoming match
- !progress - Displays the progression of the tournament, matches left, and current phase
- !recent - Displays recently completed matches
- !schedule - Displays a schedule for the event
- !upsets - Displays any upsets that happened during the event
We've also created a smashggbot command stream slide for your convenience to show your viewers!
Note that to properly issue your command, you’ll have to use an exclamation point (!) in front of the listed words!
Below are a few examples of the bot in action, and the type of information that it will display inside the Twitch chat:
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If you’re interested in us setting our chatbot up for your stream, or if you have other questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.