Construct 2 is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GDevelop. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Godot Engine or Wick Editor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Construct 2 and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Construct 2 are RPG Maker (Paid), ENIGMA - LateralGM (Free, Open Source), Stencyl (Freemium) and Defold Engine (Free, Open Source).
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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GDevelop vs Construct 2 opinions
Almost everyone thinks GDevelop is a great alternative to Construct 2.
Using a very similar event system as Construct 2.
It is HTML5 based like Construct 2.
Can export directly to mobile and desktop like Construct 3
It got a version that runs in the browser that we can use even on Chrome OS.
It got a desktop version that runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.
It got a great, welcoming community, best place for complete beginners.
Completely free and open-source.
Positive comment • over 3 years ago
User Interface is similar to Construct 2
Positive comment • over 4 years ago
with gdevelop we can make 2d makes without writing a single line of code thanks to the events editor
Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game development IDE.
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Godot Engine vs Construct 2 opinions
pros, cons and recent comments
Construct 2 does not require any proggraming to use, GODOT requires that you learn a proggraming language.
The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too.
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.
RPG Paper Maker is a free game maker engine including a 3D universe with many 2D sprites and some simplified 3D objects. Pretty close to the RPG Maker series, RPG Paper Maker finally give a way to create RPGs in a totally 3D universe as easy as it is in 2D!