Game engines without the need of writing a single line of code

  • 001 Game Creator

    Commercial Windows Web Windows Mobile Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Website

    Bring your game ideas and concepts to life with 001 Game Creator, which gives you the power to create a variety of game genres. With simple point-and-click scripting, and high customisability of characters, monsters, items and magic, you can make anything possible. Will soon support mobile platforms.


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  • Adventure Game Studio

    Free Windows Linux Android Website

    Adventure Game Studio (AGS) - is the IDE and the engine meant for creating and running videogames of adventure (aka "quest") genre. It has potential, although limited, support for other genres as well.


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  • Arcade Game Studio

    Free Windows Website

    Making games as the '80s arcade games. Includes Run'n'Gun, vertical & horizontal Shooters or Platform, makes games as Pac-Man, Commando, 1942, Ghosts 'n' Goblins or Gauntlet, with sprite sheets, pixel art, sound fx, & music. You get arcade feel.


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  • Blender

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Steam Website

    A free open source 3D modelling software that can be used for creating 3D models and can be used as a game engine for making games without programming.


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  • Buildbox

    Freemium Mac Windows Website

    Buildbox is a breakthrough game creation experience. Creating games is as easy as dropping images into the software, making changes to their properties and hitting play.

    Every tool you need to complete your game is included inside Buildbox. You have access to complete management of your assets, integrated level editor, game menu system, advanced ad and in app purchase solution, font editor, gameplay settings and more. Buildbox was used to created the hit iOS game Phases in only 2 weeks. Phases hit #28 on the app store and has over 1.4 million downloads.


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  • ClickTeam Fusion

    Commercial Windows Website

    [Multimedia Fusion 2 has been replaced by Clickteam Fusion 2.5.]

    Game and software creation has never been easier or quicker than with Clickteam Fusion 2.5!

    With Fusion 2.5’s amazing event editor system you are able to quickly generate games or apps.

    Within your first hour you will have learned the basics of the tool. Compile a windows app with a mouse click, Or target additional platforms like iOS, Android, Flash, XNA with the purchase of our optional exporters.Harness the power of Clickteam Fusion 2.5 today.


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  • Construct 2

    Freemium Windows Website

    Scirra Construct is a 2D game development engine with a focus on building games visually. No programming is required though the software uses a visual method for event handling that relies on programming concepts like variables, loops and conditions. It provides a powerful form of scripting that's as easy as clicking, dragging and dropping.

    Construct exports to HTML5 with export options for online sites like Small Kongregate iconKongregate and Small Scirra Arcade iconScirra Arcade as well as exports for Small PhoneGap iconPhoneGap for mobile games.

    The software is available in two version:
    Construct 2 - a Windows-only software with a one-time purchase.
    Construct 3 - a web app using a subscription for access.

    The opensource Small Construct Classic iconConstruct Classic is also available, but it is retired and no longer developed.


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  • Construct Classic

    Free Windows Website

    Construct Classic is a free, DirectX 9 game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games. It uses an event based system for defining how the game behaves, in a visual, human-readable way - you dont need to program or script anything at all. Its intuitive for beginners, but powerful enough for advanced users to work without hindrance.

    Construct Classic works with big images, making this game development tool a better choice for artists and ilustrators. This tool can make your game work simplier than ever, with just a few minutes you can have a running game with good quality images and no programming.

    Scirra Construct Classic have a image editor inside the program, so you can make simple sprites for your game tests before starting to polish your game assets. You can make the basics of your project and test the gameplay before the end product.


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  • Coppercube

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Website

    CopperCube is a 3D editor for creating interactive 3D applications or simple games for Flash / Stage 3D, WebGL or as application. No programming is necessary for this. Simply import your 3D models, specify camera controllers and behaviors, and hit 'publish'.

    It is intended to be used for creating 3D educational programs, architectural visualizations, military simulations, product configurators, games, e-learning applications and 3D prototypes. And it can be used to convert 3D models to WebGL or Flash Stage 3D / Molehill.

    This is the light edition of CopperCube, limited to 10 scenes per file, but otherwise, it is fully functional:

    • It supports the import of 22 3D file formats such as 3D Max .3ds, AutoCAD .dxf, Maya .obj, COLLADA .dae, Lightwave .lwo, Truespace .cob and .scn, and many more: .ply, .stl, bps, lmts, .mesh, .x, .ase, .oct, .dmf
    • Realtime 3D character animation, with an unlimited amount of joints
    • Supports the features of the latest Flash Player 11 as well as older players
    • Renders using OpenGL, Direct3D, WebGL or Stage 3D
    • Simple, pre created Game AI behaviors included
    • Various camera controllers included: for third person cameras, first person shooters, model viewers, panorama views
    • Includes a global illumination lightmap renderer
    • Supports 3D sound
    • Scripting via JavaScript and ActionScript 3


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  • Game Guru

    Commercial Windows Website

    Create, play and share fun games on your PC with absolutely no technical knowledge needed!.


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  • GameMaker

    Freemium Mac Windows Windows S Website

    Game Maker is software program for Microsoft Windows meant to simplify computer game development. It features sprite and "room" editors, a visual programming language for users without much prior experience with computer programming, as well as built-in scripting in GML ("Game Maker Language").

    Game Maker allows you to make exciting computer games without the need to write a single line of code. Using easy-to-learn, drag-and-drop actions, you can make professional-looking games in no time. Games can have backgrounds, animated graphics, music, and sound effects, and once you get more experienced there's a built-in programming language that gives you full flexibility. What's best, the "Lite" version of Game Maker can be used completely free of charge, and you can use the games you produce any way you like. You even can sell them.


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  • Gamesalad

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system. It is used by consumers and creative professionals such as graphic designers, animators, and game developers for rapidly prototyping, building and self-publishing cross-platform games and interactive media. The application runs on Mac OS X and can produce iPhone , web browser-based content in HTML 5, and mac applications.


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  • GDevelop

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Website

    GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone. Any kind of 2D games can be created with it and no programming skills are required to get started. Logic of games are made using visual events.


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  • MANU Game Maker

    Free Mac Windows Website

    MANU is an easy to use Video Game Maker. Making your own 3d arcade games with MANU is easier than ever. No code. No limits.
    Save a lot of development time and enjoy convenient and joyful way to develop game mechanics. Have fun while creating.
    User-friendly system with no coding! Customize and launch animations the way you want it, either from the beginning of the game or after specific events.
    Set up and modify any custom values on the go, including health, ammunition and speed of character or object movement.
    Use simple tools to create and reuse animation sequences that will improve your development process and ease the workflow.


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  • MakeCode

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Free, open source platform for creating engaging computer science learning experiences.


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  • Reality Factory

    Free Windows Website

    Reality Factory is a program that - in conjunction with other tools - allows you to create 1st and 3rd person perspective games without programming! Reality Factory is built on top of the powerful Genesis3D Open Source engine and supports all major 3D graphics cards.

    Reality Factory provides most of the tools you need to make a game. You will still need a program to create actors (characters and props in your game) and software to make textures with, but what you won't need is a C/C++ compiler and a couple of coders to build your engine for you. By using objects called "entities" which you place in your world, you can set up a game - with audio effects, multiple soundtracks, and special effects.

    Reality Factory is intended to be a "rapid game prototyping tool" - it is able to make playable, interesting games across a wide range of genres but it's not optimized for any ONE kind of game. While you can certainly make a good game with Reality Factory, and even give it away and/or sell it to others, you won't see the kind of blazing optimized speed that you would in other single-purpose engines (like Quake 3 or Unreal Tournament).


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  • RPG Maker

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Steam Website

    The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation. With an emphasis on JRPG gameplay mechanics, the suites typically include map, tile and sprite editors, character, encounter and dialog tools, among countless other elements to cover practically every facet of game building.


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  • Stencyl

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    Stencyl isn't your average game creation software; it's a gorgeous, intuitive toolset that accelerates your workflow and then gets out of the way. We take care of the essentials, so you can focus on what's important - making your game yours. .


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  • Spark Game Engine

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    Revolutionizing game development, make any game you want without a line of code! 3D, 2D, even multiplayer games!

    Develop your game once, and distribute it with a click everywhere. With one click your game will work on ALL platforms – HTML5, Windows, iOS, Android, MacOS, Linux, etc.

    Spark’s editor is cross-platform itself, so you can create your game on the browser, on your PC, Mac, or even your tablet either online or offline.

    Create your games LIVE with your friends and see the changes as they happen. Communicate, share files, and enjoy the experience of creating games together!

    The Spark editor has been made with Spark, so since you’ll know how to make games with Spark, you’ll also be able to customize the editor to suit your needs.

    Make both 2D and 3D games without coding. Spark offers a jaw-dropping 3D engine and a blazing fast 2D engine all in one neat package!

    Create amazing multiplayer games even if you don’t know how to code. Setting up the server is only a click away, too. Fast, scalable, distributed gaming at your fingertips.

    Blazing fast, rigid body physics for both 3D and 2D games. Soft bodies, destructible terrain and a variety of constraints will bring life to your games.

    Everyone is different so we have created different ways for you to create your game: behaviours, event sheets, or scripting/programming. Spark is for everyone!


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  • Visionaire Studio

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... iPad Website

    Visionaire Studio is the top reference for the development of adventure games.


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Comments on Game engines without the need of writing a single line of code

· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 4 Helpful Report as spam

· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Unreal Engine has BlueScript


I will edit this list to include it in.

· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Thx I will add it.

· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

MIT's Scratch the first lesson in many Ivy League Intro to CS courses.


· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam suggest WiMi5

Blender: Turns out it's also a game engine, with visual scripting!
Playmaker (for Unity3D): Perhaps the most elegant option here, very accessible and easy to read; though not the best at very complex tasks.
uScript (for Unity3D): Based on the same principles as Unreal Engine's visual scripting.


I will add blender but for unity, I may not add it because of playmaker and uscript as they are plugins and the main purpose for this list to give knowledge about game engines for making complete games without knowledge in coding. I will review this links in order to make sure that every game engine is added.

[Edited by tameresa, April 10]

· Apr 2019 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

not a game engine but programming is done using flow charts


It's gonna be really helpful for teaching others how programming works via flowcharts so it can be crystal clear for them. thx for this link

· Apr 2018 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

it is really helpful, thx again.


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