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I am trying to figure out what is going to be my best route to go in this choice. I have a Unity game I have integrated with Wordpress but I need to send and receive the high scores of the game in the WP database.

  1. Should I create my own table in WP to store my high scores along with the user information of people who have signed up.
  2. Should I use Custom Post Types to store this kind of information instead of a my own table in WP?

Many thanks

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I'd use a custom table for this.

Otherwise you'd have to have a lot of custom post types posts containing very little information. Your own table is easier to manipulate (and, god forbid, export should you want to use another high score solution).

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Many thanks Jobjorn. I have just been watching a number of videos this morning on Custom Post Types and although I see the power of it, it may not work in my own situation. I will created another question about how to add a table and keep the scores saved. Many thanks –  SixfootJames Jul 23 '12 at 12:42

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