Road Map

Complete and in progress releases.

2023 Releases

Discord Integration

Outputting to a new platform.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of 2023

Details

  • Send automatic go live notifications.
  • Report user banned and reason with recent messages they have sent for moderation.
  • Add role command.
  • Remove role command.
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Stream Deck Integration

Control InstructBot from your Stream Deck.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of 2023

Details

Enable InstructBot to be controlled from your Stream Deck.

  • Connect, disconnect and toggling the pause / unpause state of InstructBot
  • Trigger commands with a button press.
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OBS Integration

Control OBS from InstructBot.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of Q1 2023

Details

Create an OBS plugin to enable InstructBot to control it directly.

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2022 Releases

Version 4

Allow your viewers to game whilst you game.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of Q4 2022

Details

There are two main aims for version 4:

The first is to enable you to create text based mini games for chat which can:

  • Receive triggers from Twitch chat.

  • Make choices depending upon the input received.

  • Then send text to Twitch chat, grant points to viewers, grant commands to viewers or perform commands.

The second is to expose an API which can send a receive commands from other processes, for example a OBS plugin or a custom mod for games.

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More Third Party Connections and Twitch Reward Trigger

More connections and a reward trigger.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of Jun 2022

Details

Supports to connect and respond to ExtraLife, JustGiving, GoFundMe, StreamLabs Charity and Tiltify

An explicit Twitch reward trigger which is controlled by InstructBot.

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Polls and More Commands

Working towards version 4.

Coming Soon

Expected release: End of Mar 2022

Details

Add the ability to create and run Twitch polls from InstructBot, as well as trigger commands from the outcome.

Two new commands types:

  • Sequential: A command which can trigger other commands in an order you define.

  • Parallel: A command which can trigger multiple commands simultaneously.

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2021 Releases

Stability of Third Party Connections

Stability and visibility.

Released

10 January 2022

Details

Increase the reliability of the third party integrations, e.g. Twitch, StreamElements and StreamLabs, as well as be more informative in the UI when a current connection is re-connecting.

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Conditional Execution of Commands

Controlling when commands are executed.

Released

13 September 2021

Details

The ability to control when commands are executed based upon the current state of the keyboard and mouse.

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Simplifying and Improving the UI

A better UI.

Released

30 June 2021

Details

A number of improvements aimed at making the UI easier to use :

  • Fix DPI scaling issues.

  • Increase the number of warning and errors shown for common misconfigurations.

  • Simplifying command activation.

  • Swap the web browser used from CefSharp to WebView2.

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Console and Processing Improvements

Improving the console and processing screens.

Released

15 February 2021

Details

Console Improvements:

  • Display Twitch, BetterTwitchTV and FrankerFaceZ these emotes.

  • More control over how users are displayed.

Processing Improvements:

  • Ability to emulate Ban, Cheer, Host, Raid, Subscription and Unban events from Twitch.

  • Ability to emulate Donation events from StreamElements and StreamLabs.

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2020 Releases

Trigger Enhancements

New and improved triggers.

Released

21 December 2020

Details

New trigger types:

  • Ban / Unban: Trigger when a user is banned or unbanned.

  • Emote / Word: Trigger when a random emote or word is written in chat, swap the emote / word once triggered if required, no need for trigger prefix e.g. !.

  • Host / Raid: Trigger on a host or raid with the ability to set the minimum number of users.

  • Timed: Trigger at a set interval with the ability to set a minimum number of messages between triggering, excluding certain users as required.

Enhancements:

  • Simplistic boolean logic, e.g. greater than, less than and between to define ranges on cheer and donation triggers.

  • Simplistic permissioning, e.g. enable moderator and VIP only triggers. Disabling triggers for banned and / or specified users.

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Better Integration with Twitch

A deeper connection with Twitch.

Released

31 October 2020

Details

A number of improvements to increase InstructBot's integration with Twitch including:

  • Triggering commands with Twitch channel points.

  • Updating your game automatically based upon the currently selected application.

  • Setting the title of you game through InstructBot.

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Version 3

A major update to InstructBot.

Released

29 August 2020

Details

A major update to InstructBot bring a brand new user interface and enhancements including:

  • Ability to have different profiles per game.

  • Being able to rewards you viewers be it through discount when they subscribe, or accumulating non-triggering bits and donations and rewarding commands when a desired total is reached.

  • New external and text command types.

...and much more. For an overview of the changes please have a look here.

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2019 Releases

StreamElements Integration

A new source for InstructBot.

Released

31 October 2019

Details

  • Integration with bit and tip events from StreamElements.

  • Ability to trigger commands using the the StreamElements points system.

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New Commands: Mute and Play

Two new command types.

Released

30 September 2019

Details

Two more commands types added:

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Enhanced Commands: Input, Timeout and Use

Improved commands.

Released

31 August 2019

Details

Enhancements to three commands to improve and extend functionality:

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Automatic updates

Keeping upto date.

Released

31 August 2019

Details

Allowing InstructBot to automatically update it's self as new versions are released.

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New Commands: Swap Mouse Button, Timeout and Use

Three new command types.

Released

30 June 2019

Details

Three more commands types were added:

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Multi-Channel Support

Supporting multi-channel streaming.

Released

30 June 2019

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StreamLabs Integration

A new source for InstructBot.

Released

31 May 2019

Details

  • Integration with bit and donation events from StreamLabs.

  • Ability to trigger commands using the StreamLabs points* system.

*Note: Please see here and here for how to integrate the StreamLabs Twitch extension.

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InstructBot Launch

The first release of InstructBot.

Released

31 March 2019

Details

InstructBot launched with:

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