#1 Edited by SithToast (168 posts) -

Are there any plans to allow us API users to tap into sign in/authentication? I'd really like to be able to use my credentials as a sign in method for my creations!

#2 Edited by Laika (137 posts) -

It's not documented, but there is an endpoint used by the Boxee/Roku/etc apps that lets you trade login credentials for API keys.

The basic flow is to hit giantbomb.com/boxee, log in, copy the code, then GET giantbomb.com/validate?link_code=[code], which should respond with an API key.

You could potentially hit a login URL and then scrape that page to make it look OAuthy, but to my knowledge there are no short-term plans for a more robust authentication system.

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