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Best social gaming network and why?

07-08-2010, 09:21 AM
#1
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Best social gaming network and why?

Hiya,

We are wondering if we should just make our own score back end. How much do you guys use social networks like crystal or openfeint (oops I mean openbirdstrike) and why?
07-08-2010, 09:50 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2010
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I use openfeint. I like how everything is laid out. You can see scores locally and globally and have achievements for points towards your overall openfeint scores. It is also the most widely used one. Crystal I'm not too sure about. The only game that uses crystal that I know of is angry birds. I havent played that in awhile. Plus is good too but their social gamilng thing is only used for select games and you have to entered your password everytime whereas Openfeint similar recognizes you when you log in to a new openfeint game.

Now Playing: OG, Wolfboy, Pix n Love Rush, Minigore, 45th Street, Qwak

OpenFeint: Dennis 01824; Plus+: RedsoxPatriots
Waiting for: Plunderland, A Skeleton Story, Wackylands Boss, Max Adventure

07-08-2010, 09:51 AM
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GameCenter. - I was using it for a while While fooling around with Gold Edition of iOS4. And I liked it a lot. It was very easy to add people. Although it was not a complete addition.
07-08-2010, 09:55 AM
#4
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We're not allowed to use Game Center yet as developers.
07-08-2010, 09:55 AM
#5
Will there be any other social network once game center launches fully?
07-08-2010, 09:58 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Puzbox View Post
We're not allowed to use Game Center yet as developers.
I know but you asked which is the best. and so far i think it's the best.
07-08-2010, 10:00 AM
#7
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Yep when its launched we will go for it right away. Openfeint does support GC internally though. Everything remains to be seen.
07-08-2010, 10:04 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
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Tricky question. I like the simple and unobtrusive way Plus+ works. Crystal is a very classy looking interface, very slick. OF is my least favourite, however, I am aware that many people like whoring up the achievements on there.

What it boils down to is... What you are going for with your game.

The worst thing about having your own system is that, in some cases, your hard work (as a player) may go unnoticed.

Invaders Must Die.
07-08-2010, 10:45 AM
#9
i like plus+
07-08-2010, 12:09 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,415
i like the way tilt to live incorporated agon