Another term for a high score table, a ranking system that displays how a player's performance compares against previous runs of the game. This is for questions about the the ranking system.

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How to design a leaderboard?

This sounds like an easy thing but when I considering the following Many players Some have played many games and some just started Different type of statistics On what information should the ...
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Persisting high score table in flash game without a network. (Featuring: HttpListenerException)

this question is very programming-centric, but it's for a game so I figured I might as well post it here. I'm doing polishing work on a GGJ '11 game because it will be shown at an indie arcade ...
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Online leaderboard systems for (small/indie) PC games? [closed]

Are there any free/affordable systems/libraries out there for adding online features to a small PC game? (most likely, for a small primarily-Windows-based indie game) I'm not concerned about ...
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Online leaderboards for iPhone games [closed]

I'd like to add an online leaderboard to my iPhone game. Upon discovering the time and effort required to create a Game Center account I started considering other options. What do you use for online ...
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How are you handling scores that can worsen (e.g. Elo rating) in Game Center?

Currently, Game Center leaderboard scores can only change one-way (e.g. increase). This makes it impossible (I think) to deal with Elo ratings and the like. How are you getting around this in your ...
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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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How can I prevent false score reports to global highscore tables?

Browser and mobile games commonly have global highscore tables. It's also common for those tables to contain scores of 2,147,483,647 — where people have figured out the webservice call that ...
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Where to start the coding of online leaderboards?

I NEVER, EVER did ANY sort of network code in C++, I don't know even the libraries that exist, but a popular demand for my game is online leaderboards... So, what sort of libraries I should research ...
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How can I implement a global high score ladder?

Are there any existing frameworks I can build on? Should I build my own? How can I prevent fake scores from being posted to it?