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.
The original source of bragging rights in games. With the advent of online gaming, leaderboard systems now tend to span a global scope, rather than be limitted to a single machine or cabinet.
Questions with this tag deal with the implementation, management, and maintenance of leaderboard systems in games. Questions about the design and balance of a scoring system, especially one independent of a high score table, do not use this tag.