Game engines

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Notes

Adventure Game Studio

2D, adventure game orientated
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd (no GNU/Linux port yet; also Mono?) | fresh | oh | wikipedia | Artistic License 2.0

Porting to GNU/Linux
Porting is underway (including to other platforms) but is an ad-hoc volunteer effort
Runtime is in Mono (TODO: citation needed, example game that runs)
Editor is still Windows-only, but kinda runnable via WINE (TODO: citation needed)
Porting editor to Mono: http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=50617.0

Angel2D

2D, Lua scripting on C++ base, focused on rapid prototyping
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | Modified BSD

Bacon (Python)

2D, Python-based
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | License? (Mixed Modified BSD and LGPLv2only?)

Bacon2D (QML)

2D, QML-based
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | License? (Mixed Modified BSD and LGPLv2only?)

Godot

2D & 3D, custom scripting on C++ based, focused on ease-of-use
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | MIT/Expat

jMonkeyEngine

3D, Java-based with shaders
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd (pending) | fresh | oh | wikipedia | Modified BSD

Kivy

2D, non-game-specific. See :kivy

LÖVE

2D, Lua-based, designed for iterative development
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | zlib/libpng

Installation

Package love in the 14.10 universe repo. For older Ubuntus see https://launchpad.net/~bartbes/+archive/ubuntu/love-stable

Panda3D

3D, Python scripting on C++ base
web | feed | project (code download-only) | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd | fresh | oh | wikipedia | Modified BSD

Torque 3D

Also 2D but source not available for that
web | feed | project | (distribution) | documentation | issues | fsd (no GNU/Linux port yet) | fresh | oh | wikipedia | MIT/Expat

Unity

2D & 3D, indie darling. See :game-engine:unity

See also



Backlinks: game-engine:unity fsf:hpp:rough

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