HGE Alternatives

    HGE is described as 'easy to use yet powerful hardware accelerated 2D game engine. It full featured middleware for all who want to develop commercial quality 2D games rapidly and easily' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HGE for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is LÖVE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HGE are OGRE (Free, Open Source), Pygame (Free, Open Source), nCine (Free, Open Source) and Allegro (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

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      Hi there! LÖVE is an *awesome* framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It's free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.
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    1. OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce applications utilizing hardware-accelerated 3D graphics.
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      Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing video games. Pygame adds functionality on top of the excellent SDL library. This allows you to create fully featured games and multimedia programs in the python language.
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      • Emscripten
      Cross-platform 2D game engine in C++.
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      Allegro 4 and Allegro 5 are cross-platform, libraries mainly aimed at video game and multimedia programming. They handle common, low-level tasks such as creating windows, accepting user input, loading data, drawing images, playing sounds, etc.
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    2. Tiny, fast and cross-platform, 2D game engine in Ruby.
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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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      Cross-platform windowing and multimedia library for Python.
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    3. A platform independent 2d game programming framework for c/c++ programmers with least possible dependencies for easy porting and with focus on easy API calls and the requirement of commercial programmers.

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      Last updated in 2014

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    4. Lumix Engine is an open-source 3D game design software and engine. It's written in C++ and supports several scripting languages.
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