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Novashell Alternatives

Novashell is described as 'high-level 2D game maker that tries to handle all the hard work behind the scenes allowing you to whip up sweet games using path finding, dialog, persistent dynamically sized maps with construction/deconstruction, save anywhere, and especially features that' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Novashell for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Novashell are GDevelop, LÖVE, Stencyl and nCine.

Novashell alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Novashell.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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  2. 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.

    Events to build the logic of a game


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    LÖVE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • FreeBSD

    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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    Stencyl

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    nCine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Emscripten

    nCine is a cross-platform 2D game engine in C++ for fast and performant game development.

    ncParticleEditor


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    microStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Raspberry Pi

    microStudio is a free game engine online. Create games, learn programming, play, share, prototype and jam!.

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    Flax Engine

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    GeeXLab

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    GeeXLab is a free standalone application for desktop operating systems. Just download it and use it. GeeXLab is available for Windows 32/64-bit, Linux 64-bit, Mac OS X and Raspberry Pi.

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    DragonRuby Game Tookit

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DragonRuby Game Toolkit is a professional grade 2D game engine. It's tiny (~3.5MB), fast, and cross-platform (including consoles and mobile).

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    CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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