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How to Make Flappy Bird with Online Leaderboards

Lets learn how to build Flappy Bird from scratch - but this time we're adding something the original game was missing that we think would've made it more fun: leaderboards!

March 17, 2022
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Powered by LootLocker: Helping the new generation at Empty Box to keep their focus on creativity

The team at Empty Box are all aged between 21 and 24. They’re self-taught, dynamic developers whose latest game, NanoHive, is already a hit. They’re using LootLocker to keep their time free for the jobs they most enjoy.

March 7, 2022
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Getting Player Authentication Right

Authenticating your players is the first step towards unlocking backend features and creating a stronger bond between your community and your game. But what works for one title might not for another. Fortunately, making the right authentication decision isn’t as difficult as it sounds.

March 3, 2022
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Improving Wordle with LootLocker (How to Make Wordle Part 2)

In the first part of our guide, we showed you how to create Wordle in Unity. In part two we'll show you how LootLocker can make the game even better.

February 22, 2022
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Inside the More Than 200 Games Powered by LootLocker

Backends are nothing without games to support. And with over 200 titles now harnessing our technology, we couldn’t be happier with what our developer community is achieving.

February 18, 2022
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Build Your Own Wordle in Unity (How to Make Wordle Part 1)

Everyone is talking about Wordle right now, but have you ever thought about how to make it in Unity? Well, here is a step by step guide to rebuilding the internet's favorite game!

February 8, 2022
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#GameToolsTuesday

Last week we created the #GameToolsTuesday hashtag on Twitter as a means to highlight and promote all of the different type of technology used to make building games easier and more accessible.

February 1, 2022
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Powered by LootLocker: How Robin went from Mad Max mods to creating his own motoring mayhem game

Robin from Nethash used LootLocker to help create Rust Racers – a game he says is “Mad Max, making tender love to Rocket League, while Fortnite watches from the closet”. Before using Lootlocker, Nethash were trying to build everything from scratch, with a tiny team.

January 18, 2022
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A Look Back at 2021

2021 was an incredibly busy year for us at LootLocker. Here's a summary of some of the highlights from the year.

January 10, 2022

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