Construct 2 Alternatives for Linux

    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 Scratch (Free, Open Source), RPG Maker (Paid), ENIGMA - LateralGM (Free, Open Source) and Defold Engine (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

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      Amulet is a Lua-based toolkit for experimenting with interactive graphics and audio. It provides a cross-platform API for drawing graphics, playing audio and responding to user input, and a command-line interpreter for running Amulet scripts.
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    1. Orx is an open source, portable, lightweight, plugin-based, data-driven and extremely easy to use 2D-oriented game engine. Orx is mostly written in C, but allows you to develop with it with any language that can interface to C.
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    2. A simple framework for creating VR with Lua. LÖVR projects work on Windows, macOS, and Linux. You can run the same code on an HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift, and there's even a drag and drop tool for exporting projects to WebVR.
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      The Loom SDK is a great mobile game and application framework. This is the "Loom Native SDK" - our term for the C, C++, Java, and Objective C source code for the Loom runtime, compilers, etc. It is for power users and confident native developers.

      Discontinued

      Loom has been acquired by Blackstorm Labs. As part of this, the Loom SDK online presence is being wound down. All existing licenses are valid and will remain in force. The publicly available source code will remain public under its existing license.

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      Monkey is a modular language. You can create your own custom modules and use other people's - including the awesome box2d and minib3d modules!.
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    3. CraftStudio lets you craft games from scratch in real-time over the Internet. Come jam with your team or join others to make your dream games come true!

      Discontinued

      CraftStudio got discontinued in favor of Superpowers

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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
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      Flax Engine is claimed the most agile game engine. It's open source, cross-platform and it lets you write scripts in C++ and C# seamlessly. Also focused on lightweight development. A true game changer.
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    4. Lunar Engine is a free, open source 2D Online RPG maker software suite that enables you to rapidly create spectaclor online worlds from your imagination to the computer screen.
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    5. Phaser Editor is a tool for HTML5 games creation. It provides several built-in editors for texture packing, JavaScript coding, Assets management, and 2D level building. The games are based on the popular framework Phaser.
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      Ceilfire is a fully integrated platform that allows users to create, publish and play HTML5-Games directly in the browser without requiring any programming.
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