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Piston game engine Alternatives

Piston game engine is described as 'A modular game engine written in Rust, built for performance, ergonomics and cross platform development' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are seven alternatives to Piston game engine for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is LÖVE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Piston game engine are Pygame, LibGDX, nCine and raylib.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

A modular game engine written in Rust, built for performance, ergonomics and cross platform development.

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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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    Pygame

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HP webOS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • AmigaOS

    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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    LibGDX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.

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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.

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    raylib

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    raylib is a game development library highly inspired by Borland BGI graphics lib and by XNA framework. Made as a simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy game programming.

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    Orx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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    ursina

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Ursina makes it easier to develop games, visualizations and other kinds software. The concise API combined with the power of the Python programming language, makes life easier for the developer so they can focus on what they are making.

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