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UNDER MIT LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Leandro Voltolino xupisco@gmail.com

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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Python wrapper for Giantbomb API!

Get your API Key at http://api.giantbomb.com

Basic usage:

import giantbomb  
gb = giantbomb.Api('YOUR_KEY')

Current Methods:

  • search(str, offset)
  • getGame(game_id)
  • getGames(platform_id, offset)
  • getVideo(video_id)
  • getPlatform(platform_id)
  • getPlatforms(offset)
  • getFranchise(franchise_id)
  • getFranchises(offset)

Everything returns an object:

Examples:

import giantbomb  
gb = giantbomb.Api('YOUR_KEY')  

games = gb.getGames(94, 12300) // 94 = PC
print games

>>> [<29220: Zero Gear>, <29234: Pro Cycling Manager: Season 2010>,
     <29238: Allods Online>, <29240: Hammerfight>, <29247: Sacraboar>,
     <29249: POWDER>, <29257: Grand Fantasia>, ...]

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

results = gb.search('call of duty')
print results

>>> [<26423: Call of Duty: Black Ops>, <2133: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare>,
     <20777: Call of Duty: World at War>, ...]

game = gb.getGame(26423) // or gb.getGame(results[0])
for p in game.platforms:
    print p.name

>>> PlayStation 3
    Wii
    Nintendo DS
    PlayStation Network (PS3)
    Xbox 360
    PC

Yep, that's it!
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