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Highscore/Leaderboard and Social Integration

05-02-2009, 08:37 PM
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Highscore/Leaderboard and Social Integration

I have been looking around for methods of cheaply integrating leaderboards and social interaction between users. So far I have found only two options: OpenFeint and iPhoneLB. Does anyone know which one is better? Are there other more customizable options?
05-02-2009, 09:20 PM
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Originally Posted by angelsfan27vg View Post
I have been looking around for methods of cheaply integrating leaderboards and social interaction between users. So far I have found only two options: OpenFeint and iPhoneLB. Does anyone know which one is better? Are there other more customizable options?
It is not hard to write your own leaderboard. I did it for my game Moxie in a few hours using PHP and I had to learn PHP along the way!

Other options that you did not mention are AGON (http://developer.agon-online.com/) and GEOCADE (http://geocade.com/).

Share and enjoy,

Christopher York
Blue Ox Technologies Ltd.
05-03-2009, 01:34 AM
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Yeah I concur. It's some simple code to send data to a php site that manages a database. Nothing too tricky for even us indie devs. Php is a useful skill to learn, and there is a ton of info out there, so dive in

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05-03-2009, 09:51 AM
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Geocade

With Geocade you can customize your leaderboards to the look and feel of the game as well as enable location based leaderboards. You will be up and running in less than hour. We also have chat rooms, surveys other social features.

http://www.geocade.com

We have 30+ game partners with apps live in the app store including (Enigmo, Space Ninja, Kitty Kannon, Falling Balls etc...)

Best of luck in your search.

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