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LibGDX implement leaderboard [on hold]

I am looking for leaderboard implementation in my app. I use libGDX and I found this guide: http://theinvader360.blogspot.it/2013/10/google-play-game-services-tutorial-example.html . If I implement ...
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Android split build - manual obb file download necessary?

I have an apk built with Unity 5.0.1 that has over 50MB. Google Play does not accept files over 50MB so I have to make a Split Build as covered in the Unity manual: ...
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Google Play Game Services real-time multiplayer secure game data architecture

Is it secure to allow all game clients in a multiplayer game session to store sensitive opponent player data which should be revealed in the UI only upon a certain action (e.g. enemy building type ...
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Identity for google Play Game Service (GPG) for web and ios games

How Google Play Game Services (GPG) asks for user identity in non android devices? Will it ask for user to login into a google account for every game?
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Is it legal to sell or monetize games created with the Unity 3D free edition?

Is it okay to use Unity 3D programming and gaming software to create mobile game apps for Android and iOS? I am using a free version of Unity 3D and planning it to sell my current game app I've ...
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How to change Google Play thumbnail image in link

Whenever i share my android game which is on Google Play as a link on social media my least favorite pic of the game gets used as a thumbnail. I have since deleted this pic from the developer console. ...
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How can I parse the leaderboard data returned from Google's API?

We're developing our first Android game and we want to get leaderboard data from Google Play Game Services and use the score data from the different leaderboards. I am able to use Unity's WWW class ...
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What do these Google Play Buildbox settings mean?

I am using Buildbox to design my first game to put on Google Play store, however I am having some issues. The game is finalized now. But I have a few questions. The settings in Buildbox ask for my ...
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How can I “publish” an Android game without Google Play?

I'm new to development and trying to get a sense for the obstacles to publication If I need to circumvent the Google Play app store, can I publish a game to a website that people can visit in a ...
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I'm 14 y/o and I'd like to publish my app on the Play Store! [closed]

I'm 14 and I made a game for Android and I would like to publish it. My question is that how could I publish my app on the Play Store. As a minor is it legal for me to publish it? I wouldn't like to ...
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Game upgrade launch : Cross-platform release timing

I just finished doing a major upgrade for a old mobile title, that haven't seen an update in over a year. Lots of new content, things are looking nice. Sadly, these days it takes an average of 12 ...
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Programatically find out which app store install came from?

Background In my app, I have a 'rate me' button. It follows the usual path - user clicks in, it starts an intent and opens the app's listing on the Play Store. All well and good. Now I wish to try ...
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How to pause animation when leaderboard is displayed?

I've notived in some games from the Play Store that when you access the Play Games Leaderboard, the game itself is still visible in the background (as if the leaderboard activity is 'transparent') and ...
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Concerns about Google Play Games security

I want to develop a Android game using LibGDX. Let's take a classic example ; some player can battle another one in turn based matches. The outcome of match defines the reward in some ingame currency. ...
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'Resetting' Google Play Games Services so app forgets it previously connected (so it shows confirmation screen again)

When I first integrated Google Play Games Services into my app, it came up with a 'confirmation screen', something like: App Name wants to connect to Google Play Game Services I don't recall the ...
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How can you check your users' unlocked achievements (Google Play Game Services)?

Is it possible to see how many of your users have unlocked certain achievements on the Google Play Developer console? This information would be very useful. I guess that one could achieve this through ...
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Tips on how to notify a user of new features in your game

I have noticed a problem when releasing new features for a game that I wrote for Android and published on Google Play Store. Because my game is "stage-based" - and not a game like Hay Day, for ...
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I found a game with the same name as mine! What should I do?

I published my game Eyeroller on Google Play the other day. I checked there was no game on Google Play with the same name. But today I searched for "eyeroller" on Google (Yes, I should have done it a ...
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Is it a good idea to imitate the same name of app to gain number of downloads? [closed]

Is there a way in order to recognize the game app's name and become popular for downloads in order to earn more money? I tried to check a certain name of the game and the search result appeared to ...
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Publish android game only for 800 x 480 resolution in portrait mode

I have developed a game in libgdx. I worked for long and after finishing, I found that the game runs perfectly only on devices with resolution 800 × 480. I found this solution: ...
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How to Integrate Unity with Google Play Game Services for iPhone and Android games

I want to integrate Google Play Game Services for Apple's iOS and for Android. How can I do this efficiently?
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How can I mock Google Play purchases?

I would like to know what best practices should I do for testing the functionality when a user buy an item/power-ups via Google Play and purchased with real money? For example, basically, creating a ...
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Client-side dice rolls in turn-based game

I'd like to create a turn-based multiplayer game on Android. I'm thinking of using Google Play Game Services and get rid of any other webservice to create and host games. The problem is the game ...
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Can I legally remove the default Unity splash screen by removing it from the APK?

While using Unity I export an Android game as an APK. When the APK is run, the first thing that is displayed is the Unity splash screen. I worked out that I could replaced that image by opening the ...
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How many leaderboards can I have in Android via Google Play?

Question is simple. I have one game with multiple levels(say around 90) distributed amongts different amongst different worlds. Am I reading this right and it means I can only have 70 individual ...
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Adding Screenshots Specifically For 4-inch, 7-inch, and 10-inch Screen

My boss invited me and assigned me now as publisher for the app in Google Play. I have a 7-inch Google Nexus 7 tablet to take screenshot of any one of my sample projects I've made and post and upload ...
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Why does my game display the wrong “required Android version” on Google Play?

I'm porting a Unity game to Android, and I've set up the "Minimum API Level" in the Player settings to "2.3.3 (API level 10)". However, on the store, it says "Requires Android: 1.6 and up". On the ...
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How can I remove scores or ban users from Google Play leaderboards?

I have included Google Play game services in my Android game. I see lot of users posting fake scores. Can I ban them or can I delete these scores somehow?
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Turn based multiplayer, Google services or Parse or.. [closed]

I have a turn based game on Google play already (paid with around 2000 users and free with around 50k).i am thinking of adding multiplier option to it. I am unable to progress because I don't know ...
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Will Google Play Game Services allow turn-based gameplay?

Will the Google Play Game Services multiplayer allow (turn-by-turn) gameplay like DrawSomething?
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Google Play 3rd Party Payment Allowed?

Does Google allow 3rd party payment solutions to be enabled in developers' apps (i.e., Paypal, carrier/SMS payment), especially in countries where Google Checkout isn't present? Or does this violate ...
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Having Your Own Copyrighted App Automatically After Publishing

I have a question regarding for the game app and in business. You see, I decided to publish an app to Google Play. When I published it, does this app automatically declared that this app is ...
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Make paid app free for specific user

Is it possible for me as an developer/owner of my paid app (released on the Google Play market) to unlock its full version for specific user?