Quoted from screaminr:
I like the new way , it seems easy to challenge someone , the one thing I don't like is you have to press new game every time , it was better before when you just took a picture of the qr code and that would do it for an evening
In theory, you shouldn't have to press New Game. If you start a new game, it won't jump to the game session in case you have work to do (challenge or share, etc)... However, it shouldn't stay there forever. We had it on a 120 second timer but got complaints it wasn't enough time, then we increased it and it was too long... so I think what we're learning is that we should get hog mode out there already.
I think this is what we'll do, though I welcome feedback:
We nuke auto-claim because it causes all sorts of multi-player issues, and replace it with the hog mode feature that has the auto-claim + kill switch but doesn't require the app to be open at all to grab and save games. Just a reminder: The way hog mode works is when you enable the feature, for games that you actually created/own yourself, there is a button you press the first time you go to play. Then, as long as you keep playing the same game within that period (there is a timer in between games you don't see), games get auto-claimed and auto-saved to leaderboard. If you walk away, or change games, or someone else plays a game, hog mode kill switch is activated, so you have to press it again to get back to the automation. This means you don't open the app at all.
Then, if you had a game you want to challenge someone with, we let you go back to that previous score detail screen and challenge from there within some kind of time period (and also share, etc.).