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    Orx is described as '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' and is a Game Development Tool in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Orx for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Orx are Unity (Freemium), Unreal Engine (Freemium), GDevelop (Free Personal, Open Source) and LÖVE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 10, 2021

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      Rogue Engine is a full featured environment for game development using WebGL. Create projects in an intuitive and familiar 3D environment using configurable components made with TypeScript.
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      batari Basic (bB) is a BASIC-like language for creating Atari 2600 games. It creates a binary file that can be run on an Atari 2600 emulator or the binary file may be used to make a cartridge that will operate on a real Atari 2600.
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    1. Bitmelo is a game editor and engine for making small pixel art games. The editor has everything you need to develop a game in one convenient location.
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    2. 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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      About VERGE VERGE is a Game Creation Engine: A progam that exists to help you make games. It was started in 1997 by Benjamin Eirich (aka vecna) and Brian Peterson (aka Hahn) to make 16-bit style RPGs akin to the Phantasy Star and Final Fantasy series.
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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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      Limon is a multi platform 3D game engine mainly focusing on first person games. Focus of its development is ease of use and ease of study. It has builtin editor for maps, animations and GUIs.
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    3. 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 WorldForge project is the original open-source MMORPG project, dating back to 1997. The intent lies in creating a widely used development framework and set of libraries by motivating interested developers to improve on the original code.

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      The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.7.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/worldforge/

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      A cross-platform 2D game prototyping framework based on OpenGL and C++.

      Discontinued

      This project seem no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from Github.

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