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Steam price tracker/alert

March 7, 2016 by Asbra — Leave a comment

There is a GitHub repo with the source code of this project.

As someone who likes to bargain for games, I wanted a simple way to get notified of price changes to the games I’m interested in. Steam has a built-in feature that emails you when there’s a sale on items in your wishlist, but I wanted something more.

What I ended up with is a script that sends me an email notification whenever the price drops (either normal reduction or on a sale) on one of the games in my wishlist and the games I follow.

This article will serve to explain the approach which I took to create this script, if you just want to look at the final thing, head on over to my GitHub repo.

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