Making a procedural Twitterbot with Cheap Bots, Done Quick!

11 Aug 2018

Event times

13:00 -17:00

Cost of entry

£10 + booking fee

Vivid Projects

West Midlands, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 4, 5, 6, 37, 37A, 27Y, 41 649, 560, 66Y 57, 57Y, 58, 58A, 60, X66
  • New Street, Moor Street

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Build your own Twitterbot!


In this workshop led by George Buckenham you will learn how to make bots with Cheap Bots, Done Quick!, a free tool for making Twitter accounts using the procedural text generation library Tracery.

No programming experience necessary.

Some examples of Twitterbots made with Cheap Bots, Done Quick!:


Participants will need to bring a laptop with a web browser installed.

Tickets cost £10 + booking fee.

About the workshop leader
As well as creating Cheap Bots, Done Quick! George Buckenham is Digital Curator for the experimental games festival Now Play This at Somerset House as well as co-organiser of “part arcade, part club-night” Wild Rumpus which has graced venues from GDC and SXSW to an ex-cold war fishing vessel in a London dock. George is also Lead Programmer at Sensible Object, publishers of the highly successful hybrid board game ‘Beasts of Balance’ who have recently announced a successful £3.2 million funding round to create new games powered by Amazon Alexa.

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George Buckenham


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