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Random Game Idea : A Twitter Feed Of Mostly Useless (But Sometimes Not) Fodder To Spark Your Imagination
by Steve Fulton on 05/07/13 09:33:00 am   Expert Blogs

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Over the weekend I was playing with Twitter Bots (why? Because.) and I created a Twitter account named @randomgameidea with a Twitter bot that tweets a randomized game idea every hour.  These ideas are completely random.  The bot uses an updated set of data that was once housed in my Flash-based GameStorm idea generator.    Also, if you tweet anything to @randomgameidea, it will respond with an idea just for you.  There are literally, trillions of possible combinations.  Most are completely useless, but sometimes... Screen Shot 2013-05-06 at 11.24.27 AM


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Dmitriy Barabanschikov
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This is quite amusing, but I'd suggest you slow it down to one or two ideas a day and add some more natural-looking sentence templates. Right now it looks like a bit like a wall of information noise.

Steve Fulton
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I added a couple new sentence options, thanks for the idea!


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