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Marmalade SDK Mobile Game Development Essentials by Sean Scaplehorn

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Connecting to other types of online services

We'll now take a quick look at some of the other types of online services that games on mobile devices typically connect to. While we won't be covering these in depth, it's still worth giving them a mention in order to form a better picture of what is possible.

Supporting social gaming networks

Social gaming networks such as Apple's Game Center or cross-platform solutions such as Scoreloop or OpenFeint have become commonplace in many mobile games. In the following sections we will look at some of the possibilities we have available in Marmalade projects for these types of services.

Using Apple's Game Center

One of the most well-known social gaming systems in the mobile games world has to be Apple's Game ...

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