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iOS in Practice by Bear Cahill

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Chapter 9. GameCenter leaderboards and achievements—Rock, Paper, Scissors

 

This chapter covers
  • Working with GameCenter
  • Creating leaderboards for your games
  • Playing and chatting with others

 

GameCenter is a great way to open your app up to a more social aspect of gaming. It includes leaderboards, achievements, and even chatting within the app. In this chapter you’ll take the Rock, Paper, Scissors game from chapter 8 and add Game-Center functionality to it.

Using GameCenter, a player can view their past game scores and achievements, as well as the scores and achievements of friends. They can invite friends to play games through GameCenter, which matches the devices up to play together.

In this chapter, you’ll look at techniques for authenticating ...

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