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Cocos2d-x 3.0 JS: Facebook Dialog: Internal Server Error 500

I am using the following function to Invoke Facebook sharing: facebookShare: function() { cc.log('share to facebook 0.1'); var self = this; var fb = plugin.FacebookAgent.getInstance(); ...
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Why I need a backend for a mobile social game?

I'm developing a mobile social game, it's a puzzle with a social layer similar to the one in Candy Crush Saga (limited lives, can send life requests to friends, facebook leaderboards, etc). I know all ...
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facebook like for unity android

Is there a way to add a like button which links to my page for my android game which I made in unity. Any help would be appreciated.
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iOS: game with facebook challenges

I created a game for iPad and I want to challenge my facebook friends. I follow the iOS tutorial in "facebook dev docs", with the "Smash game", but it doesn't explain how to challenge a friend ...
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Why was my Facebook game rejected with the note that “your app icon must not overlap with content in your cover image?”

My FB game just recently got rejected for two reasons. The first I fixed, but I just can't see to figure out what they mean by the second, and I was hoping someone else got the same issue and did know ...
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Random Facebook Friends Profile Pictures

I'm thinking of a new game for iOS. It's a social game that needs a random image generator with the images of your Facebook friends. My first question is: is this even possible? My second question is: ...
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Posting to facebook from unity3d on iOS and android

I've made a game in unity3d for iOS and android. We have our own server to manage high scores and stuff like that. We'd also like to have the possibility post high scores to facebook, and also do ...
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Get Facebook Picture in Cocos2d-iphone V3

I'm trying to get the profile picture from Facebook, but I'm getting the following error: Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInvalidArgumentException', reason: '-[UIImage ...
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iTunes App Store Facebook integration–how to link Likes to one's page?

The App Store has been featuring Facebook integration for a while, letting users "Like" your app. But what do these likes relate to? Are those "Likes" simply about the App Store page and outside of ...
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add a server to facebook game, realistic cost for indie dev? [closed]

is it feasable in term of cost for an indie developer to add a server for a farming game, to save progress (new buildings) and the friends of each user? I have read figures about Farmville, that were ...
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How do I make my iOS game free for users who 'like' it on Facebook?

I've seen a game for free on iOS when the user 'likes' a page. Though it appears the promotion was run by Apple, not the developers of the game being given away. How can I make my game free for a ...
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How do I get my game on Facebook? [closed]

I am trying to upload my game to Facebook. However, the game does not appear. Why is this and how can I fix it?
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Best free advertising for Facebook strategy game [duplicate]

I have written a game for Facebook. I think the game is fun to play, although the graphic presentation is primitive since I am not a graphic artist/web designer I am the only Facebook user playing ...
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Does Facebook give new games any free promotion?

I would like to understand, if Facebook gives some free out of the box promotion for new games? I see "New Games" section in Facebook App Center, does every new game gets in there?
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Google play game services and Facebook integration in one game

We are creating a cross platform game for iOS and Android. We have thought about how and with which services we should integrate achievements and scoreboards with. For the iOS part, we are pretty ...
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How can I post scores to Facebook from a LibGDX Android game?

I am using LibGDX to create an Android game. I am not making the HTML backend of the game. I just want it to be on the Android Google Play store. Is it possible to post the scores to Facebook? And if ...
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What is the relation between the Zynga platform and facebook games?

I decided to check the Zynga platform because I heard that Zynga can now host games and one is able to play these games using a Zynga account. After registering for a game, I noticed that it opened ...
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Facebook Canvas App Game Fullscreen

Is there anyway to allow the user to click a button on a Facebook canvas app and allow the app to go full screen? If it is possible is the practice permitted by Facebook?
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iOS Facebook SDK, Games Start Playing post

im trying to implement a method in my native iOS game the publish a story on face book such as this photo most games that is integrated with facebook share stories like this in the activity section ...
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iOS game integrated with Facebook - Random game

How could I implement a random game for iOS via Facebook. I registered my game with Facebook and done everything so far... Can Facebook do such a thing? EDIT I connected my app to Facebook, I can ...
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Making large scale changes to an economy in a social game

Are there any examples or case studies of social games, specifically on Facebook, where the developer has made drastic changes to the economy? I'm specifically interested in examples where the old ...
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How to help players find friends in a cross-platform mobile game?

Users on different platforms (iOS and Android) that play the game should be able to find each other and become friends in the game. They must have the possibility to invite other friends as well. The ...
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Does it make sense to build a text-based game Facebook app without using Facebook? [closed]

If I am building a text-based browser game, does it make sense to build it on you domain first, without using the Facebook API? I don't want to buy an SSL if I don't end up following through with ...
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If you make a game for facebook do you have to have a “real website” on the domain name?

Can you just use the domain to house your database and code? Do you have to have a "real" front end webpage?
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Facebook App Game Canvas Size

I am building a Facebook App Game and was wondering what a safe height and width for my canvas. I know that the current standard is 760 and there are questions about that, but I would like to know ...
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Mochi Media leaderboards with Facebook integrated?

I have been reading about Mochi Media, and I was checking the games leaderboards. Does someone knows how to achieve this kind of leaderboard? Which is quite different than the default leadeboard ...
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Simple way to post score from my game to Facebook and Twitter?

What's the best and simple way to post score from my game to Facebook and Twitter with store link in cocos2d-x?
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Is there a way to use the facebook sdk with libgdx?

I have tried to use the facebook sdk in libgdx with callbacks, but it never enters the authetication listeners, so the user never is logged in, it permits the authorization for the facebook app but it ...
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Creating new games on Android and/or iPhone

I have a succesfull Facebook poker game that is running very nicely. I was asked if I can port my game to other platforms - mainly mobile devices (phones as well as tablets, would tablets need a ...
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Concerns for Hosting a Facebook App

I am working solo on an AS3 Facebook App project of the Interactive Quiz type nature. What amount of bandwidth would it take for a simple Facebook app to run? What sort of traffic would be produced ...
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Game state from Web to iPhone version?

I'm currently in the planning stages for an Web and iPhone game. I'm developing it with Adobe AS3/Air. I was wondering if it's possible for people to be able to play the Web version, save their state ...
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What client front-end options can I use to make a Facebook game?

I have been requested to make a port of an iOS game for Facebook. The game itself is fairly simple, it is a puzzle game using a 2d array for a grid with XML passed from a server for loading objects ...
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Is it possible to create a Facebook game that is a Windows executable?

I'm thinking of trying to make a game, and I heard Facebook is good place to make it popular, but I don't want to make a sprite-based Flash game, I want to use OpenGL for rendering to get nice ...
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Should I scrap my own leader board and go for the Facebook built in one?

Currently I'm rolling my own score and leader board functionality in my FB canvas game. In my game, users can see what score they have, in addition I have a public leader board where everybody can see ...
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Why do games for Facebook have to be about 622 pixels high?

I am wondering, why do games for Facebook have to be about 622 pixels high?
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What is the maximum width of a Facebook game page?

I read it was going to be changed to 520px, but I keep seeing pages that are new that are the older 760px width. Is it safe to build at the wider width still or should we be building at 520px? Anyone ...
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What would be a good Facebook credits price point for a puzzle game on Facebook?

I have a successful puzzle game and I'm thinking about doing a new version and bringing that new version to FB, and selling it using FB credits. Does anyone have ideas on what the FB credits price ...
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Do iOS users use Facebook and Twitter buttons within games?

Does anyone have any insight or experience into the successfullness of placing Facebook or Twitter "share" buttons within an iOS game? For example, when a user gets a high score, presenting them with ...
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Best way to notify a user on Facebook that it's their turn to act

I'm creating a turn-based game that I'd like to integrate into Facebook. Players may not necessarily be playing in real time so having a way for them to know when it's their turn is desirable. I was ...
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How can I let a player post their score to Facebook at the end of the game?

I have an HTML5 game on my site, and at the end, I want the user to have the option of posting their score to their Facebook wall. Is there an easy way to ask to post something to Facebook?
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MySql Database design for Facebook game

I'm at the planning stages for a facebook game, it will be similar to farmville, but will feature parks. I've been a Flash game dev for many years but all this database stuff is new to me so I'm ...
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Is there any way to embed browser component into game for facebook Authentication? [closed]

Say I have desktop game and I like to make it social, for that I need browser component embedded into my game ( c++ openGL) for the Authentication part. Is there any framework for that?
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Examples for simple, succesful social games

We are a small developer company planing to create our first social game. Social games look like a promising genre for monetization, but looking at the actual market (dominated by big players) and ...
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Facebook Game Development - Where can I save my data?

I'd like to develop a small Facebook game with some graphics involved (not that many). Within that game, the users will be able to buy/sell certain items and I wonder WHERE I can save those ...
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Can a user / a game developer get their credit back in dollars? If yes, at what cost?

You can find every information about how to give money to facebook, but when it comes to take it back… If I give credits to a user, can he get it back in dollars? If a user gives me credits, can I ...
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How to integrate PS3 & Xbox 360 games to Facebook?

After some research online, I am unable to find any concrete references for how to go about implementing Facebook functionality from either Xbox 360 or PS3 games. There is apparently some degree of ...
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Integration my application with Facebook

So I recently developed this game which I would like to launch into Facebook but am having a hard time figuring out how on earth do I get the basics right. Like extracting user data i.e friends ...
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Integrating a leader board with FaceBook?

Think like how Bejeweled 2 does its Blitz mode where it connects to Facebook, pulls your friends names and their top scores for the week. Are there any libraries, etc. that already help facilitate ...
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Unity on Facebook?

Hey, I know Flash works using Facebook, and I think I've seen some Java stuff on there too, but does anyone know if the Unity Player can be used in Facebook?
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Ways to earn money through Flash games

If you like developing flash games just for fun, why not make money through them? There are different ways you can monetize your flash game: In Game Ads: Some common examples: Mochi Ads gamejacket ...