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 an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Novashell for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is GDevelop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Novashell are LÖVE (Free, Open Source), Stencyl (Freemium), GeeXLab (Free) and nCine (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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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    2. 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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      • FreeProprietary
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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Emscripten
      Cross-platform 2D game engine in C++.
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    3. Tiny, fast and cross-platform, 2D game engine in Ruby.
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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Mokoi Gaming is a Game Creation Tool. Mokoi Games are platform neutral, if a compatible player is available for OS or Device, you can play games with no troubles. We're also have projects to help with creating and sharing platform neutral games.

      Discontinued

      Official website is unavailable.

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    5. 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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