Polycode Alternatives

    Polycode is described as ''s core is written in C++ and currently runs on Mac, Windows and Linux with iOS and Android support planned in the future' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Polycode for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Unity. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Unreal Engine or GDevelop. Other great apps like Polycode are Wick Editor (Free, Open Source), LÖVE (Free, Open Source), CRYENGINE (Free Personal) and Adobe Animate (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 6, 2019

      • 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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    1. 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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    2. Wintermute Engine Development Kit is a set of tools for creating and running graphical “point&click” adventure games, both traditional 2D ones and modern 2.5D games (3D characters on 2D backgrounds).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.1 beta, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • Steam
      The Build a Game Universe is your spot for building, playing, sharing and selling your game and content creations. It’s intuitive design allows you to create games with ease and bring your imagination to life.
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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.

      Discontinued

      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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      The only true complete development platform for online games. HeroEngine seamlessly integrates the entire client and server architecture required to operate an online game directly into the development process.
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Android Tablet
      GamePlay is an open-source, cross-platform, C++ game framework/engine for creating 2D/3D mobile and desktop games.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Adobe Flash Player
      Sploder is an online game creator. Create fun games that you can publish to the net and email to friends.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • OpenGL
      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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