Halfway through the Jam I got the idea to make a Twitter bot that announces updates to TF2. After submitting my first entry to the Jam, I wanted to see if I can make this bot before the event ends. I am glad to say it's complete.
@TF2blogbot The sister-bot to @TFSysMessages(A bot that tweets the in-game System Messages)
I figured this would be a good time to make it while we are all waiting for the Pyro Update.
First I started of with the bot in NodeJS as its the same language as the sister-bot. I was quickly reminded how much I dislike JS... The sister-bot is in NodeJS due to a required module that makes things work. After getting the bot 90% working, I got deadlocked by a bug that I assume is from conflicting modules.
I decided to abandon using NodeJS for this bot and use Python3 instead. Got it working in half the time with half the bugs. The rest was creating a Twitter ACC and getting APIkeys for it to work.
Code is closed-source and probably not going to be open-source soon.