Archive for September 7th, 2010

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Sep

Sharing Solutions

Now here’s a pretty darn cool way to build engagement with your game projects; let people share not just their scores, but their actual strategies:

Sharing Solutions

… Trainyard is a puzzle game with tons of ways to solve each puzzle, so a sharing system gives players a way to show off their unique and interesting solutions. A somewhat similar approach could be taken with a different kind of game, such as replays in a racing game. Sharing is also a great tool to help spread the word about your game through Twitter and Facebook. High scores are cool, but it’s way more awesome to see a high score and see how it was accomplished. Sharing also gives you a great way to see how people are using your game…

Take a look at the sharing site — it’s very well done indeed.

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Leaderboards? Ha! This is the kind of thing you need if you want to be one of the really cool kids!