iOS Livestream Playback Workaround (Siri Shortcut)

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DaMoo

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Since playback of live streams via the website on iOS has been in a half-working state for awhile (consistent 5-sec rewinds every 10-15 seconds), I made a Shortcut that will use your GB API key to copy the livestream URL to the clipboard so you can play the stream in another player like VLC. When you import the shortcut it’ll ask you for your GB API key, just grab it from the site under Giantbomb.com/api. If you’re worried about API usage, you can view all of the steps in the shortcut. The only thing the shortcut does is try to grab the current-live link once each time you run it. If you want to give it a shot, here’s the link: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/dfa0589f323e4048a256eac296dbeddb

Let me know if you run into any issues or have any questions.