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Using Google Play In-App purchases in Amazon store, can it be done?

I have an app currently in the play store (it's free), and google play IAPs are implemented in the app. I'm new to the Amazon store, but if it allows me to upload an APK as is, what is to prevent my ...
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Resetting Achievement Progress for testing

I tried to reset the Achievement Progress, but it is NOT resetting the increment count and I want to delete and create a new achievement each time for testing. Is there any workaround to solve this?
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Declaring another alpha or beta testing after a game app for Android (APK file) is uploaded and already published in Google Play Store

This question is related about alpha or beta release in Google Play Store. . Let's say my app (APK file) was uploaded in alpha/beta testing. If one of the testers satisfied or quick fixes on the bugs, ...
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Google Play Services somehow authenticates without internet connection

This question is asked in the context of the Google Play Services plugin for Unity. Following the documentation for the Google Play Services plugin for Unity, I called the ...
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TurnBasedGame with libGDX + Google Play Services

I'm trying to write a small card game for Android using libgdx framework. My game is turn-based. I wrote to interface with the necessary methods to access the API interface from Google. I faced the ...
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Leaderboard setup for Android

I am totally new for this setup. I am trying to implement google Leaderboard. I followed the step by step process showed in "This Link". i opened windows -> Google play games -> setup -> Android setup....
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How to implement app indexing plugin, by using Prime31 UnityPlayerActivity?

I am implementing the App indexing plugin, using Prime 31 UnityPlayerActivity which is implemented by overriding Androinds onCreate, onStop methods etc, but when I use this keyword in onCreate method ...
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Getting an error while building the Game for an Android Phone

I placed an Admob Plugin in my game. Then I import gamedonia SDK for Facebook connection and Push notification. In editor it's working fine. While compiling it for an Android Phone it generates an ...
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Is it possible to use Google Play Service on a game not published on Google Play?

I'm developing a game for a local Android market but for the leaderboard I'm using Google Play Services. I wanted to know whether it's possible for people to use my leaderboard without publishing on ...
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Auto-match criteria by location

How does Google match two players looking for a random game? For our app it is better to match people from the same location. Is Google already preferring people living closer together when matching ...
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What player rating system can I use when the rating can only get larger?

I am developing a turn-based multiplayer app (2 players per match) for Android. As backend I use Google Play Game Services. I have implemented a leaderboard. Now I consider how to design the ranking ...
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What type of networking system should I use With LibGDX on Android?

I've been looking for a good way to implement multiplayer in an Android strategy game I'm working on, using LibGDX. What I found: The embedded LibGDX networking system Kryonet Google Play Services (...
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Password-less player identification

I'm working on the server side part of my game (develop your village/farm) and trying to build user identification system. I'd like to have a password-less mechanism: user downloads my app from the ...
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Turn-based multiplayer animate moves from last turn

I'm trying to make a 2-player turn-based strategy game, using the Google Play Games APIs According to the documentation, As a match progresses, the current player can modify and store the game ...
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Google Play Services and COPPA Compliance

I hesitated to ask this question here, since i'm not sure there is a definitive answer (but there can be, maybe i missed it). I'm implementing Google Play Services for a game on Android target at all ...
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Updating a gameobject position that needs to be consistent across all players' games

I am creating a real time multiplayer game in Unity 3d using Google Player Services that has a ball that the players will interact with. I'm not particularly sure how I will update the ball's position ...
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How to detect a sign-out from Google Play achievements or leader-boards UI?

I am making an android game in Unity (C#), in which I've used the Google's official plugin for Google Play Services. My question is how to detect that a player has clicked on sign out button on Google'...
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Problem in Unity ad

I am trying to place ad in my game. i am using unity 5. trying to place admob in my game. in unity editor it displaying dummy message. tried to build the game in android phone after build completed ...
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Google leaderboards, up to a maximum of 70?

I see in the doc that the limit for the number of leaderboards on Google Play Services is 70. However, I am able to create more than 70 leaderboards and they are all working when I test my app. Is ...
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displaying leaderboard [closed]

Basically what i wish to ask: *A game is developed for android platform, is on google store and its leader board (scores etc.) are on Google server. Can we display the top scores from there on a ...
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How can I change the name of my game in Google Play?

I have just released my first app game called 'paperplane', now the problem is that there are hunderds of paperplane apps so I dediced the change the name to 'neonplane'. I was not able to change the ...
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Google Games Services Display Orientation

I'm developing a game using LibGDX and I'm using BaseGameUtils to implement Play Games Services in it. It's working very well. But my game is in landscape mode, so ...
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Why cannot I show Interstitial ads?

I have tried many things but I could not make interstitial ads display in Unity. I want to show interstitial ads after users select a wrong answer and before the score page ("Notice" scene) displays. ...
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Error building Player: CommandInvokationFailure: Failed to re-package resources. See the Console for details

I get following error while building to Android with Unty 5.2.2f1 (with a new&clean project). Notes: I use GPGS 0.9.27 and Soomla Core 1.2.1 and Profile 2.2.1 and maximum supported Facebook ...
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ResolutionException: Cannot find candidate artifact for com.google.android.gms:play-services-games:8.1+

Getting this error: ResolutionException: Cannot find candidate artifact for com.google.android.gms:play-services-games:8.1+ Google.JarResolver.PlayServicesSupport.DependOn (System.String group, ...
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Function call to AndroidJabaObject to an instance of com.prime31.PlayGameServicesPlugin causes the application to stop responding

Using Prime31 PlayGameServices attempting to call 'authenticate' causes the game to stop responding very soon after. There isn't much I can show as there's literally no logs showing up in logcat. Is ...
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What happens if I increment a completed achievement on Google Play?

This question is about GPGS (Google Play Game Services). Say we have three achievements like: Achievement A: Kill a total of 3 enemies Achievement B: Kill a total of 6 enemies Achievement C: Kill a ...
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Does Google Play allow an account to log in to the same game on 2 devices?

I'm developing an online Android game with Unity. I want all Google Play accounts to have only one session logged in at a time. Do I need to write my own code to disconnect an existing session on ...
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My app has no client ID?

So I'm using the Unreal Engine 4 to make a mobile game. I'm currently trying to set up the Google Play services so I can do Leaderboards, Acheivements and In-App Purchases but I'm struggling with the ...
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How can I hand out free copies of my otherwise-paid Play Store game?

With Google Play Services, is it possible to give people redeemable codes for an Android game I made, or give them special access or something like that? How do I do it?
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How to make ranked matches in a head-to-head multiplayer game?

I am working on a field hockey like game for Android and iOS. Currently I support being able to play against another player online in a client/server fashion where one device host and the other ...
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Google Play Games Signs Out Automatically without Internet Unity

I am using this in my game to implement games saving and loading. I have also tried the basic sign in process by using the following start function :- ...
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Google Play Game Services (Unity Plugin) Turn Based Multiplayer List of Open Matches

I took a closer look at Google Play games services Turn based multiplayer, and I cannot find out if I am somehow able to just get a list of all open matches, so that I can implement my own GUI. It ...
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The General Idea Behind Google Game Services Turn-Based Matchmaking

I am just starting to develop a Turn-Based game with the Google Play Game Services, and I am utterly confused about the steps to initiate the match. My game has a maximum of 2 players at once, and I ...
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Can we implement google play game services Multiplayer games with Facebook and not just Google+?

Basically, I want to make Multiplayer games but found Google Play Game Services only works with Google+ Login: https://developers.google.com/games/services/android/turnbasedMultiplayer How does one ...
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Google Play Game Services Logcat warning

I'm getting the following warning in my LogCat output. I have implemented Google Play Games Leaderboards which, after some research, it appears this warning is related to.... I would point out that ...
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Do google game services require the users to have a g+ account to enter lobby?

I've been reading Google Game Services (GGS) API about multiplayer lobby/rooms and the documentation doesn't make it very clear if the users are required to sign in with a Google+ account (which I don'...
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Leaderboard Testing on Google Play Services

I have a shared Google Play Developer account so that he allowed me to publish a game app. Next, I want to know if in order to test the online highscore is to upload the APK and publish it first ...
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Streamline Facebook and Google Play Game Services integration in Android Game

This has been confusing me a lot . I am creating a simple 2D platformer which I wish to make social. So I thought of letting users do the following: Share their in game objective completion/ their ...
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Is there a way to prevent the user from playing the game simultaneously on 2 devices

Our game uses Google Play Services for authentication, multiplayer and cloud saves. We save the users inventory as a cloud save, and as the player partakes in multiplayer matches they might use items ...
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Google turn based multiplayer automatch criteria

I've set up a multiplayer game using Google's turn-based API. I now want to put some qualifiers on auto-matching and am racking my brain on how to solve this issue... I'm using ...
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How do I check user's unlocked achievement and leaderboard scores via GPG plugin

I need to load user's achievement and their scores from leaderboard in my game. But the Social.LoadScore() and ...
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What is the maximum value for a leaderboard entry in Google Play Services?

What is the maximum value an entry in a leaderboard using the Google Play Services can have?
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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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Unity Android Unable to convert classes into dex format AdMob

I'm a beginner Unity programmer (school-age), so I don't know that much about the system. On its own my app compiles fine, but when I implement the AdMob SDK (Google) 2.1, I have the following error ...
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Turn based Android game using google play games services

I want to develop a turn-based,multiplayer android game.Its very similar to chess.Is it possible to make entire game just by using google play games services(GPGS) ? ie, creating a game between 2 ...
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Google Play Billing

Do Google Play Game Service charge for request/time? Like Parse.com, they have something like 1000000 reg/day is free and will charge the developer for anything more than that. What is Google Play's ...
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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 ...