Alex Merchen
Created September 24, 2018 © GPL3+

Star Wars Trivia with Echo Buttons

Like the title says, I show you how to create a star wars trivia game using the excellent amazon echo buttons.

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messages.js

JavaScript
These are the default messages for the game. They reference the settings and the questions files to get that information
/*
 * Copyright 2018 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.
 * Licensed under the Amazon Software License (the "License").
 * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * A copy of the License is located at
 * http://aws.amazon.com/asl/
 * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is distributed
 * on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either
 * express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing
 * permissions and limitations under the License.
 */
'use strict';

const questions = require('./questions');
const settings = require('./settings');
const GAME_TITLE = 'Star Wars Trivia';

const messages = {
  en: {
    translation: {
      'QUESTIONS': questions.questions_en_US,
      'GENERAL_HELP': {
        outputSpeech: 'To get started just ask me to play a game. ' +
          'What would you like to do? ',
        reprompt: "Sorry, I didn't catch that, what would you like to do next?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + ' - Help',
        displayText: 'This is a trivia game for the Echo Buttons. ' +
          'To get started just ask me to play a game.'
      },
      'UNHANDLED_REQUEST': {
        outputSpeech: "Sorry, I didn't get that. Please say again!",
        reprompt: "Please say it again. You can ask for help if you're not sure what to do."
      },
      'GOOD_BYE': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok, see you next time!",
        reprompt: ''
      },

      //
      //--------------------  Start Game Related Prompts -------------------------------------------
      //
      'START_GAME': {
        outputSpeech: "Welcome to " + GAME_TITLE + ". This game supports up to " +
          settings.GAME.MAX_PLAYERS + " players. " +
          "How many players are there?",
        reprompt: "How many players?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "Welcome to " + GAME_TITLE + ". This game supports up to " +
          settings.GAME.MAX_PLAYERS + " players."
      },
      'RESUME_GAME': {
        outputSpeech: 'Ok, we will pick up where you left off. ' +
          'How many players will be playing?',
        reprompt: 'How many players?',
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "Welcome back!"
      },
      'DONT_RESUME_GAME': {
        outputSpeech: 'Ok, lets start a new game. How many players will be playing?',
        reprompt: 'How many players?',
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "Ok. Let's start a new game!"
      },
      'ASK_TO_RESUME': {
        outputSpeech: "It looks like you have a {{player_count}} player game in progress, " +
          "would you like to resume?",
        reprompt: 'Would you like to resume the last game?',
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "You have a {{player_count}} player game in progress."
      },
      'PLAYERCOUNT_INVALID': {
        outputSpeech: 'Please say a number between one and ' + settings.GAME.MAX_PLAYERS,
        reprompt: 'Please say a number between one and ' + settings.GAME.MAX_PLAYERS
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_GAME_READY': {
        outputSpeech: ["Fantastic! Are you ready to start the game?"],
        reprompt: "Ready to start the game?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "Are you ready to start the game?"
      },

      //
      //--------------------  Roll Call Related Prompts -------------------------------------------
      //
      'ROLL_CALL_HELP': {
        outputSpeech: 'This is a trivia game for Echo Buttons. ' +
          'In order to play the game, each player must check in by ' +
          'pressing an Echo Button. Would you like to continue and ' +
          'check players in for the game?',
        reprompt: "Sorry, I didn't catch that, what would you like to do next?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + ' - Help',
        displayText: 'In order to play the game, each player must check in by ' +
          'pressing an Echo Button. Would you like to continue?'
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_CONTINUE': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok. Players, press your buttons now, " +
          "so I'll know which buttons you will be using.",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "To resume the game, each player, please press your button once!"
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_TIME_OUT': {
        outputSpeech: "<say-as interpret-as='interjection'>uh oh</say-as>, " +
          "looks like times up and I haven't heard from all players. " +
          "Did you want to continue?",
        reprompt: "should we continue?"
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_RESUME_GAME': {
        outputSpeech: "To resume the game, each player, please press your button once!",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "To resume the game, each player, please press your button once!"
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_COMPLETE': {
        outputSpeech: ["Great! We can start the game. Are you ready?",
        "Awesome. All players registered. Are you ready to start the game?"],
        reprompt: "Ready to start the game?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Welcome",
        displayText: "Are you ready to start the game?"
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_HELLO_PLAYER': {
        outputSpeech: "Hello, player {{player_number}}. "
      },
      'ROLL_CALL_NEXT_PLAYER_PROMPT': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok, your turn Player {{player_number}}, press your button."
      },

      //
      //--------------------  Game Play Related Prompts -------------------------------------------
      //
      'GAME_CANCELLED': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok, see you next time! " +
          "We'll save this game for later if you'd like to resume",
        reprompt: '',
        displayText: "See you next time!",
        displayTitle: "Thanks for playing!"
      },
      'GAME_FINISHED_INTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "The game is finished. Let's hear the final scores."
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_GAME_FINISHED_INTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "The game is finished. Let's hear your final score."
      },
      'GAME_FINISHED': {
        outputSpeech: "Thanks for playing",
        reprompt: '',
        displayText: "See you next time!",
        displayTitle: "Thanks for playing!"
      },
      'PLAY_GAME_FIRST_QUESTION': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok! Let's start the game!"
      },
      'PLAY_GAME_SKIP_QUESTION': {
        outputSpeech: "Alright. Let's try another question."
      },
      'PLAY_GAME_SKIP_LAST_QUESTION': {
        outputSpeech: "Alright. That was the last question."
      },
      'PLAY_GAME_MID_GAME': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok! Let's keep going. " +
          "We are on question {{current_question}}!"
      },
      'ANSWER_TIME_OUT_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "I didn't hear any presses. Would you like to keep playing?",
        reprompt: "Would you like to keep playing?"
      },
      'BUZZ_IN_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "Ok, player {{player_number}}, what's the answer?",
        reprompt: "Player {{player_number}}, are you there?"
      },
      'CORRECT_ANSWER_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "Correct! Great job player {{player_number}}."
      },
      'INCORRECT_ANSWER_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "Sorry, wrong answer player {{player_number}}."
      },
      'INCORRECT_ANSWER_TOO_MANY_TIMES': {
        outputSpeech: "Sorry, wrong answer player {{player_number}}. " +
          "Let's try another question."
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_CORRECT_ANSWER_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "Correct! Great job."
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_INCORRECT_ANSWER_DURING_PLAY': {
        outputSpeech: "Sorry, wrong answer."
      },
      'MISUNDERSTOOD_ANSWER': {
        outputSpeech: "Sorry, I didn't get that. Please say again!",
        reprompt: "Please repeat the answer."
      },
      'ANSWER_WITHOUT_BUTTONS': {
        outputSpeech: "<say-as interpret-as='interjection'>now now</say-as>" +
          "<break time='1s'/>Press your button to answer the question!"
      },
      'ANSWER_BEFORE_QUESTION': {
        outputSpeech: "I haven't asked the question yet! Wait for me to ask, then " +
          "press your button if you know the answer! Are you ready?",
        reprompt: "Are you ready to play?"
      },
      'ASK_QUESTION_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Question {{question_number}}"
      },
      'ANSWER_QUESTION_CORRECT_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Player {{player_number}}",
        displayText: ["Great job! That's right.",
        "Awesome! That's the answer.",
        "Correct! You got it."]
      },
      'ANSWER_QUESTION_INCORRECT_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Player {{player_number}}",
        displayText: ["Opps! That's not right.",
        "Oh no! That's not the answer.",
        "No, that's not it!"]
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_ANSWER_QUESTION_CORRECT_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE,
        displayText: ["Great job! That's right.",
        "Awesome! That's the answer.",
        "Correct! You got it."]
      },
      'SINGLE_PLAYER_ANSWER_QUESTION_INCORRECT_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE,
        displayText: ["Opps! That's not right.",
        "Oh no! That's not the answer.",
        "No, that's not it!"]
      },
      'ASK_FIRST_QUESTION_NEW_GAME_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - New Game",
        displayText: "Get ready to start!"
      },
      'ASK_FIRST_QUESTION_RESUME_DISPLAY': {
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Resume Game",
        displayText: "Get ready to start!"
      },
      'GAME_PLAY_HELP': {
        outputSpeech: 'This is a trivia game for Echo Buttons. ' +
          'During the game, I will ask one question at a time. ' +
          'If you know the answer, press your button for a chance ' +
          'to answer. You will earn a point for each question you ' +
          'answer correctly. Would you like to continue to play? ',
        reprompt: "Sorry, I didn't catch that, what would you like to do next?",
        displayTitle: GAME_TITLE + " - Help",
        displayText: 'During the game, I will ask one question at a time. ' +
          'If you know the answer, press your button for a chance ' +
          'to answer. You will earn a point for each question you ' +
          'answer correctly.'
      },

      //
      //--------------------  Round Summary Related Prompts -------------------------------------
      //
      'GAME_ROUND_SUMMARY_INTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "After the <say-as interpret-as='ordinal'>{{round}}</say-as> round."
      },
      'GAME_ROUND_SUMMARY_OUTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "Let's continue!"
      },

      //
      //--------------------  Scoring Related Prompts -------------------------------------------
      //
      'SCORING_TIED_NO_ANSWERS': {
        outputSpeech: "It's a tie! With no correct answers. Can you do better?"
      },
      'SCORING_TIED_ONE_ANSWER': {
        outputSpeech: "It's a tie! With a single correct answer. What a game!"
      },
      'SCORING_TIED_MULTIPLE_ANSWERS': {
        outputSpeech: "It's a tie! With {{answer_count}} correct answers. What a game!"
      },

      'SCORING_SINGLE_PLAYER_NO_ANSWERS': {
        outputSpeech: "You haven't answered any questions correctly"
      },
      'SCORING_SINGLE_PLAYER_ONE_ANSWER': {
        outputSpeech: "You answered a single question correctly"
      },
      'SCORING_SINGLE_PLAYER_MULTIPLE_ANSWERS': {
        outputSpeech: "You have {{answer_count}} correct answers"
      },
      'SCORING_MULTI_PLAYERS': {
        outputSpeech: "In <say-as interpret-as='ordinal'>{{place}}</say-as> place, " +
          " {{score_details}}"
      }
    }
  },

  //
  // To override by territory follow the below pattern
  //
  // For additional information on translations and formatting messages see https://www.i18next.com/
  //
  'en-US': {
    translation: {
      'GAME_ROUND_SUMMARY_OUTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "Let's continue!"
      }
    },
  },
  'en-GB': {
    translation: {
      'QUESTIONS': questions.questions_en_GB,
      'GAME_ROUND_SUMMARY_OUTRO': {
        outputSpeech: "Onward!"
      }
    }
  }
};

module.exports = messages;

invocation.json

JSON
This is for all of the possible responses in the game
{
    "interactionModel": {
        "languageModel": {
            "invocationName": "star wars trivia",
            "intents": [
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.CancelIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.HelpIntent",
                    "samples": [
                        "how do I play this game",
                        "how is this game played",
                        "how do I play this"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.YesIntent",
                    "samples": [
                        "ready"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.NoIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.StopIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "PlayerCount",
                    "slots": [
                        {
                            "name": "players",
                            "type": "AMAZON.NUMBER"
                        }
                    ],
                    "samples": [
                        "{players} players",
                        "there are {players}",
                        "there are {players} players",
                        "there are {players} of us",
                        "we have {players}",
                        "we have {players} players",
                        "there will be {players}",
                        "there will be {players} players"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AnswerQuestionIntent",
                    "slots": [
                        {
                            "name": "answers",
                            "type": "answers"
                        }
                    ],
                    "samples": [
                        "a {answers}",
                        "the {answers}",
                        "the answer is {answers}",
                        "my answers is {answers}",
                        "is it {answers}",
                        "it is {answers}",
                        "it was {answers}",
                        "it might be {answers}",
                        "i think it is {answers}",
                        "i think it was {answers}",
                        "i think it might be {answers}",
                        "i think the answer is {answers}",
                        "i think the answer might be {answers}"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AnswerOnlyIntent",
                    "slots": [
                        {
                            "name": "answers",
                            "type": "answers"
                        }
                    ],
                    "samples": [
                        "{answers}"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "PlayGame",
                    "slots": [],
                    "samples": [
                        "play",
                        "play the game",
                        "play a game",
                        "I'm ready to play",
                        "let's play",
                        "start a game",
                        "start the game",
                        "let's start the game",
                        "ready to play",
                        "ready to start",
                        "let's start",
                        "let's begin",
                        "begin the game",
                        "get started"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.StartOverIntent",
                    "samples": [
                        "start new game",
                        "play a new game",
                        "start a new game",
                        "begin a new game",
                        "start game",
                        "begin new game",
                        "new game",
                        "start over"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "DontKnowIntent",
                    "slots": [],
                    "samples": [
                        "I don't know",
                        "don't know",
                        "I am not sure",
                        "I have not idea",
                        "I don't understand",
                        "I've got no clue",
                        "I've got no idea",
                        "I have no clue",
                        "I have no idea",
                        "I am clueless"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.MoreIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.NavigateHomeIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.NavigateSettingsIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.NextIntent",
                    "samples": [
                        "skip",
                        "skip this question",
                        "skip this one",
                        "next question",
                        "go to next question",
                        "go to the next question",
                        "I give up",
                        "we give up"
                    ]
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.PageUpIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.PageDownIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.PreviousIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.ScrollRightIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.ScrollDownIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.ScrollLeftIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "AMAZON.ScrollUpIntent",
                    "samples": []
                },
                {
                    "name": "PlayerCountOnly",
                    "slots": [
                        {
                            "name": "players",
                            "type": "AMAZON.NUMBER"
                        }
                    ],
                    "samples": [
                        "{players}"
                    ]
                }
            ],
            "types": [
                {
                    "name": "answers",
                    "values": [
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "anakin"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "new hope"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "princess leia"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "green"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "laser shooter"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "admiral"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "15"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "867"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "ugnaughts"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "general grievous"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "empire strikes back"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "boba fett"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "han solo"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "maul"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "endor"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "moisture farmer"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "solo"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "cross bow"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "commander"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "14"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "900"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "kashyyk"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "purple"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "general snoke"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "count dookoo"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "last jedi"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "jabba the hut"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "starkiller"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "bounty hunter"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "amidala"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "yoda"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "shot gun"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "general"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "13"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "2000"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "yogis"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "blue"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "dagobah"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "darth vader"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "phantom menace"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "greedo"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "jar jar binks"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "spaceman"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "tattoine\njedi"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "organa"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "qui got jinn"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "DL-44"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "12"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "10"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "wookies"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "yellow"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "jakku"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "darth maul"
                            }
                        },
                        {
                            "name": {
                                "value": "takodana"
                            }
                        }
                    ]
                }
            ]
        }
    }
}

questions.js

JavaScript
These are the questions that are asked for the game
'use strict';
/*
 * Copyright 2018 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.
 * Licensed under the Amazon Software License (the "License").
 * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * A copy of the License is located at
 * http://aws.amazon.com/asl/
 * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is distributed
 * on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either
 * express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing
 * permissions and limitations under the License.
 */


/**
 * Questions library
 *
 * Use this file to create your own set of questions.
 *
 * Object properties:
 *      index:          The index of the question in this list
 *      question:       The question you want Alexa to ask
 *      answers:        The list of available answers
 *      correct_answer: The correct answer to the question
 *
 * When adding or updating questions and answers, you must take the list of all values
 * in each of the 'answers' arrays for all questions and add them to a custom slot
 * in your skill called 'answers'.
 *
 * The 'answers' custom slot is be mapped to a couple of intents in the interaction model.
 * One intent, named 'AnswerOnlyIntent', contains only the slot, by itself, in order
 * to maximize the accuracy of the model.
 *
 * For example:
 *      AnswerOnlyIntent {answers}
 *
 * The other intent, 'AnswerQuestionIntent', provides more complex speech patterns
 * to match other utternaces users may include with their answers.
 *
 * For example:
 *      AnswerQuestionIntent is it {answers}
 *      AnswerQuestionIntent it is {answers}
 *      AnswerQuestionIntent the answer is {answers}
 *      AnswerQuestionIntent I think the answer is {answers}
 *
 * See model file at models/en-US.json for a complete example.
 */
module.exports = Object.freeze({
    questions_en_US: [
        {
            index: 1,
            question: 'Who is Luke Skywalker’s dad?',
            answers: ['anakin', 'darth maul', 'count dookoo', 'jar jar binks'],
            correct_answer: 'anakin'
        },
        {
          index: 2,
          question: 'Which is the only film of the original six in which desert planet Tatooine doesn’t appear?',
          answers: ['new hope', 'empire strikes back', 'last jedi', 'phantom menace'],
          correct_answer: 'empire strikes back'
        },
        {
            index: 3,
            question: 'What’s the name of the green-skinned bounty hunter Han Solo kills in Mos Eisley’s cantina?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'boba fett', 'jabba the hut', 'greedo'],
            correct_answer: 'greedo'
        },
        {
            index: 4,
            question: 'Who kills Jabba The Hutt?',
            answers: ['princess leia', 'han solo', 'darth maul', 'jar jar binks'],
            correct_answer: 'princess leia'
        },
        {
            index: 5,
            question: 'What was Luke Skywalker’s original surname?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'maul', 'starkiller', 'spaceman'],
            correct_answer: 'starkiller'
        },
        {
            index: 6,
            question: 'What planet do Wookiees come from?',
            answers: ['kashyyk', 'endor', 'jakku', 'tattoine'],
            correct_answer: 'kashyyk'
        },
        {
            index: 7,
            question: 'What does Luke’s uncle Owen do as a job?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'moisture farmer', 'bounty hunter', 'jedi'],
            correct_answer: 'moisture farmer'
        },
        {
            index: 8,
            question: 'Which of these last names does Leia NOT have a family connection to?',
            answers: ['maul', 'solo', 'amidala', 'organa'],
            correct_answer: 'maul'
        },
        {
            index: 9,
            question: 'Obi-Wan learned to become one with the force from who?',
            answers: ['han solo', 'maul', 'yoda', 'qui got jinn'],
            correct_answer: 'qui gon jinn'
        },
        {
            index: 10,
            question: 'What color lasers do Tie Fighters shoot?',
            answers: ['green', 'purple', 'blue', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'green'
        },
	{
            index: 11,
            question: 'What type of gun does han solo have?',
            answers: ['laser shooter', 'cross bow', 'shot gun', 'DL-44'],
            correct_answer: 'DL-44'
        },
	{
            index: 12,
            question: 'What rank does han solo obtain during the galactic civil war?',
            answers: ['admiral', 'commander', 'general', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'general'
        },
	{
            index: 13,
            question: 'How old was pad may when she became queen?',
            answers: ['15', '14', '13', '12'],
            correct_answer: '14'
        },
	{
            index: 14,
            question: 'How old was yoda when he died?',
            answers: ['867', '900', '2000', '10'],
            correct_answer: '900'
        },
	{
            index: 15,
            question: 'What is the species of the workers on cloud city who helped freeze han solo in carbonite?',
            answers: ['ugnaughts', 'jar jar binks', 'yogis', 'wookies'],
            correct_answer: 'ugnaughts'
        },
	{
            index: 16,
            question: 'Where does yoda live?',
            answers: ['endor', 'kashyyk', 'dagobah', 'jakku'],
            correct_answer: 'dagobah'
        },
	{
            index: 17,
            question: 'What color is mace windus light saber?',
            answers: ['green', 'purple', 'blue', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'purple'
        },
	{
            index: 18,
            question: 'Where is rey from?',
            answers: ['endor', 'kashyyk', 'dagobah', 'jakku'],
            correct_answer: 'jakku'
        },
	{
            index: 19,
            question: 'Who is the leader of the first order?',
            answers: ['general grievous', 'general snoke', 'darth vader', 'darth maul'],
            correct_answer: 'general snoke'
        },
	{
            index: 20,
            question: 'Which planet does maz kanata live?',
            answers: ['endor', 'dagobah', 'jakku', 'takodana'],
            correct_answer: 'takodana'
        }

    ],
    questions_en_GB: [
      {
            index: 1,
            question: 'Who is Luke Skywalker’s dad?',
            answers: ['anakin', 'darth maul', 'count dookoo', 'jar jar binks'],
            correct_answer: 'anakin'
        },
        {
          index: 2,
          question: 'Which is the only film of the original six in which desert planet Tatooine doesn’t appear?',
          answers: ['new hope', 'empire strikes back', 'last jedi', 'phantom menace'],
          correct_answer: 'empire strikes back'
        },
        {
            index: 3,
            question: 'What’s the name of the green-skinned bounty hunter Han Solo kills in Mos Eisley’s cantina?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'boba fett', 'jabba the hut', 'greedo'],
            correct_answer: 'greedo'
        },
        {
            index: 4,
            question: 'Who kills Jabba The Hutt?',
            answers: ['princess leia', 'han solo', 'darth maul', 'jar jar binks'],
            correct_answer: 'princess leia'
        },
        {
            index: 5,
            question: 'What was Luke Skywalker’s original surname?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'maul', 'starkiller', 'spaceman'],
            correct_answer: 'starkiller'
        },
        {
            index: 6,
            question: 'What planet do Wookiees come from?',
            answers: ['kashyyk', 'endor', 'jakku', 'tattoine'],
            correct_answer: 'kashyyk'
        },
        {
            index: 7,
            question: 'What does Luke’s uncle Owen do as a job?',
            answers: ['jar jar binks', 'moisture farmer', 'bounty hunter', 'jedi'],
            correct_answer: 'moisture farmer'
        },
        {
            index: 8,
            question: 'Which of these last names does Leia NOT have a family connection to?',
            answers: ['maul', 'solo', 'amidala', 'organa'],
            correct_answer: 'maul'
        },
        {
            index: 9,
            question: 'Obi-Wan learned to become one with the force from who?',
            answers: ['han solo', 'darth maul', 'yoda', 'qui got jinn'],
            correct_answer: 'qui gon jinn'
        },
        {
            index: 10,
            question: 'What color lasers do Tie Fighters shoot?',
            answers: ['green', 'purple', 'blue', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'green'
        },
	{
            index: 11,
            question: 'What type of gun does han solo have?',
            answers: ['laser shooter', 'cross bow', 'shot gun', 'DL-44'],
            correct_answer: 'DL-44'
        },
	{
            index: 12,
            question: 'What rank does han solo obtain during the galactic civil war?',
            answers: ['admiral', 'commander', 'general', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'general'
        },
	{
            index: 13,
            question: 'How old was pad may when she became queen?',
            answers: ['15', '14', '13', '12'],
            correct_answer: '14'
        },
	{
            index: 14,
            question: 'How old was yoda when he died?',
            answers: ['867', '900', '2000', '10'],
            correct_answer: '900'
        },
	{
            index: 15,
            question: 'What is the species of the workers on cloud city who helped freeze han solo in carbonite?',
            answers: ['ugnaughts', 'jar jar binks', 'yogis', 'wookies'],
            correct_answer: 'ugnaughts'
        },
	{
            index: 16,
            question: 'Where does yoda live?',
            answers: ['endor', 'kashyyk', 'dagobah', 'jakku'],
            correct_answer: 'dagobah'
        },
	{
            index: 17,
            question: 'What color is mace windus light saber?',
            answers: ['green', 'purple', 'blue', 'yellow'],
            correct_answer: 'purple'
        },
	{
            index: 18,
            question: 'Where is rey from?',
            answers: ['endor', 'kashyyk', 'dagobah', 'jakku'],
            correct_answer: 'jakku'
        },
	{
            index: 19,
            question: 'Who is the leader of the first order?',
            answers: ['general grievous', 'general snoke', 'darth vader', 'darth maul'],
            correct_answer: 'general snoke'
        },
	{
            index: 20,
            question: 'Which planet does maz kanata live?',
            answers: ['endor', 'dagobah', 'jakku', 'takodana'],
            correct_answer: 'takodana'
        }

  ]
});

settings.js

JavaScript
These are the settings for the game - how many players, questions per round, etc.
"use strict";
/*
 * Copyright 2018 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.
 * Licensed under the Amazon Software License (the "License").
 * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * A copy of the License is located at
 * http://aws.amazon.com/asl/
 * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is distributed
 * on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either
 * express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing
 * permissions and limitations under the License.
 */

const animations = require('../utils/animations.js');

/**
 * Settings file
 *
 * Use this file to configure the behavior of your trivia game
 */
module.exports = (function () {
  /**
   * APP_ID:
   *  The skill ID to be matched against requests for confirmation.
   *  It helps protect against spamming your skill.
   *  Replace this with the value of your skill ID to enable this protection.
   */
  const APP_ID = '';

  /**
   * GAME - Game settings
   *      MAX_PLAYERS - A number between 2 and 4
   *      QUESTIONS - The total number of questions you will ask per game. Must be
   *          less than or equal to the total number of questions in config/questions.js
   *      QUESTIONS_PER_ROUND - Number of questions you want to ask before giving a game summary.
   *          Should divide evenly into the total number of questions.
   *      ANSWER_SIMILARITY - A percentage value marking how similar an answer need to be to the
   *          correct answer to be considered correct. Used with the string-similarity package
   *          See github readme for setup instructions
   *      MAX_ANSWERS_PER_QUESTION - Maximum number of answers allowed for each question.
   *      SHUFFLE_QUESTIONS - if enabled, questions are presented in randomized order, otherwise
   *          each question is presented in the same answer as they are listed in the questions file.
   */
  const GAME_OPTIONS = {
    MAX_PLAYERS: 4,
    QUESTIONS_PER_GAME: 6,
    QUESTIONS_PER_ROUND: 2,
    ANSWER_SIMILARITY: .60,
    MAX_ANSWERS_PER_QUESTION: 4,
    SHUFFLE_QUESTIONS: true
  };

  /**
   * ROLLCALL - Control how players register themselves for the game
   *      QUICK_START
   *          Allows for all buttons up to GAME.MAX_PLAYERS to press their buttons during
   *          roll call before the skill will decide they are registered
   *      NAMED_PLAYERS
   *          On each button press up to GAME.MAX_PLAYERS, acknowledge the button press
   *          and call the player out by name
   */
  const ROLLCALL_STATES = {
    QUICK_START: false,
    NAMED_PLAYERS: true
  };

  /**
   * STORAGE.SESSION_TABLE:
   *  The name of the table in DynamoDB where you want to store session and game data.
   *  You can leave this empty if you do not wish to use DynamoDB to automatically
   *  store game data between sessions after each request.
   */
  const STORAGE = {
    // Session persistence
    SESSION_TABLE: 'star-wars-trivia'
  };

  /**
   * COLORS - Change the behavior and colors of the buttons
   *
   *      QUESTION_COLOR - The color the buttons will be when a question is asked.
   *          This is the signal to the users that they should buzz in
   *      BUZZ_IN_COLOR - The color to change the buttons to when someone buzzes in
   *      MISSED_BUZZ_IN - This is the color other buttons will turn when the first player
   *          buzzes in. In this case 'black' is off
   *      INCORRECT_COLOR - The color the button will blink when a player gets a question correct
   *      CORRECT_COLOR - The color a button will blink when the answering player gets the question
   *          correct.
   */
  const COLORS = Object.freeze({
    // Color you want the buttons to be when expecting input
    QUESTION_COLOR: 'blue',
    // Color you want the first button to chime in to be
    BUZZ_IN_COLOR: 'purple',
    // Color you want the other buttons who didn't chime in
    MISSED_BUZZ_IN: 'black',
    // Incorrect answer color
    INCORRECT_COLOR: 'red',
    // Correct color
    CORRECT_COLOR: 'green',
    // Exit color
    EXIT_COLOR: 'white'
  });

  /**
   * AUDIO - Links to sound effects used in the game
   *      ROLL_CALL_COMPLETE
   *          Once all players have buzzed in, play this sound
   *      WAITING_FOR_BUZZ_IN_AUDIO
   *          A ticking sound used to indicate that the skill is waiting for a button press
   *      BUZZ_IN_AUDIO
   *          The sound to play when a user 'buzzes in' and is ready to answer a question
   *      CORRECT_ANSWER_AUDIO
   *          A sound effect to play when the users answer correctly
   *      INCORRECT_ANSWER_AUDIO
   *          The sound effect to play when a user answers incorrectly
   */
  const AUDIO = Object.freeze({
    WAITING_FOR_ROLL_CALL_AUDIO: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_countdown_loop_32s_full_01.mp3'/>",
    ROLL_CALL_COMPLETE: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_intro_01.mp3'/>",
    WAITING_FOR_BUZZ_IN_AUDIO: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_waiting_loop_30s_01.mp3'/>",
    BUZZ_IN_AUDIO: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_neutral_response_01.mp3'/>",
    CORRECT_ANSWER_AUDIO: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_positive_response_02.mp3'/>",
    INCORRECT_ANSWER_AUDIO: "<audio src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/ask-soundlibrary/ui/gameshow/amzn_ui_sfx_gameshow_negative_response_02.mp3'/>"
  });

  /**
   * A set of images to show on backgrounds and in display templates when the skill
   * is used with a device with a screen like the Echo Show or Echo Spot
   * https://developer.amazon.com/docs/custom-skills/display-interface-reference.html
   *
   * The skill template chooses images randomly from each array to provide some
   * variety for the user.
   */
  const IMAGES = Object.freeze({
    BACKGROUND_IMAGES: [
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/bg1.jpg',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/bg2.jpg'
    ],
    CORRECT_ANSWER_IMAGES: [
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/correct1.png',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/correct2.png',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/correct3.png',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/correct4.png'
    ],
    INCORRECT_ANSWER_IMAGES: [
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/wrong1.png',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/wrong2.png',
      'https://d2vbr0xakfjx9a.cloudfront.net/wrong3.png',
    ]
  });

  /**
   * ANIMATIONS - set up light animations that will be used throughout the game
   */
  const GAME_ANIMATIONS = Object.freeze({
    // Intro - Plays when a customer opens a Skill.
    'INTRO_ANIMATION': animations.ComplexAnimations
      .SpectrumAnimation(10, ["red", "orange", "yellow"]),

    // ** Pre-Roll Call Animation - Buttons that are connected light up.
    'PRE_ROLL_CALL_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .FadeInAnimation(1, "white", 40000),

    // ** Pre-Roll Call Animation - Buttons that are connected light up.
    'ROLL_CALL_BUTTON_ADDED_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .SolidAnimation(1, "green", 40000),

    // ** Roll Call Complete Animation - displays on all buttons in play
    'ROLL_CALL_COMPLETE_ANIMATION': animations.ComplexAnimations
      .SpectrumAnimation(6, ['red', 'orange', 'green', 'yellow', 'white']),

    // ** Roll Call Check-In Animation - buttons change state when added via roll call.
    'ROLL_CALL_CHECKIN_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .SolidAnimation(1, "green", 3000),

    // Buzz In Animation - plays on answering players button
    'BUZZ_IN_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .SolidAnimation(1, COLORS.BUZZ_IN_COLOR, 6000),

    // Buzz In Animation - played for non-answering players buttons
    'BUZZ_IN_OTHER_PLAYERS_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .SolidAnimation(1, 'black', 200),

    // Listen For Answer Animation - played to all buttons after a question is asked
    'LISTEN_FOR_ANSWER_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .SolidAnimation(1, COLORS.QUESTION_COLOR, 26000),

    // Wrong Answer Animation - Player gets something wrong.
    'INCORRECT_ANSWER_ANIMATION': animations.ComplexAnimations
      .AnswerAnimation(COLORS.INCORRECT_COLOR, 'black', 1000),

    // Right Answer Animation - Player gets something right.
    'CORRECT_ANSWER_ANIMATION': animations.ComplexAnimations
      .AnswerAnimation(COLORS.CORRECT_COLOR, 'black', 1000),

    // Exit Animation - plays when the exiting the skill
    'EXIT_ANIMATION': animations.BasicAnimations
      .FadeOutAnimation(1, COLORS.EXIT_COLOR, 1500),
  });

  /*
   * Define the different states that this skill can be in. For the Trivia skill,
   * we define ROLLCALL, GAME_LOOP, ROLLCALL_EXIT, and the initial state called
   * START_GAME_STATE (which maps to the initial state).
   */
  const SKILL_STATES = {
    // Start mode performs roll call and button registration.
    // https://developer.amazon.com/docs/gadget-skills/discover-echo-buttons.html
    START_GAME_STATE: '',
    ROLLCALL_STATE: '_ROLLCALL',
    BUTTON_GAME_STATE: '_BUTTON_GAME',
    BUTTONLESS_GAME_STATE: '_BUTTONLESS_GAME'
  };

  // return the externally exposed settings object
  return Object.freeze({
    APP_ID: APP_ID,
    STORAGE: STORAGE,
    ROLLCALL: ROLLCALL_STATES,
    AUDIO: AUDIO,
    IMAGES: IMAGES,
    GAME: GAME_OPTIONS,
    COLORS: COLORS,
    ANIMATIONS: GAME_ANIMATIONS,
    STATE: SKILL_STATES,
    LOG_LEVEL: 'DEBUG',
    pickRandom(arry) {
      if (Array.isArray(arry)) {
        return arry[Math.floor(Math.random() * Math.floor(arry.length))]
      }
      return arry;
    }
  });
})();

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Alex Merchen

Alex Merchen

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I'm an EE with a Masters in ECE. I like building things.

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