If you love Doctor Who then you will want to check out the new Skype Bot, The Saviour of Time.
The new Skype bot is a game type bot where you will help theDoctor, voiced by Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi, save the universe. You will be joining Bill as the Doctor’s companion in a six-part Doctor Who adventure. The Doctor will be communicating with you directly by sending you challenges, logic puzzles, and quizzes to help find the Key To Time, a mysterious artifact that has been shattered into six pieces and spread across time and space. Each piece of the artifact will be a new “Chapter” which will be released every “Sunday at 6 PM (BST) , shortly after episodes of Doctor Who series 10 air on BBC One, BBC AMERICA (USA), Space (Canada), ABC (Australia) and in other key international markets.”
Chief Marketing Officer at BBC Worldwide,Jaclyn Lee-Joe said:
“It’s hugely exciting to be launching a Doctor Who Bot on Skype – which gives us the opportunity to deliver a new form of digital story-telling with our cutting-edge brand. Through this new innovation we get to experience first-hand how bots can help deliver digital first content, and immerse audiences, old and new, in the Doctor Who universe like never before.”
Group Product Manager, Studios and Strategic Partnerships for Skype, Steven Abrahams said:
“Our goal is for everyone in the world to experience the best Skype has to offer and the Doctor Who bot with BBC Worldwide brings a range of new features and functionality. We’re excited to see the bot bring users and fans one step closer to meeting the iconic Doctor.”
Either Click Here to add the Doctor Who bot to Skype, or manually search for “Doctor Who Bot” and add to contacts. Be sure to note you must be using the latest updated versio of the Skyp app to play along.
Just an example of me trying to figure it out today below, please excuse the crappy net speed which made the media not play so well: