Stencyl Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Stencyl for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, iPad and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Stencyl.

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. If you're looking for more info about Stencyl like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/7/2019 12:09:00 PM

Alternatives to Stencyl for all platforms with any license

  • Godot Engine

    Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game development IDE. You can port your game to run on Windows, Linux, Mac OSx/iOS, BSD, Android, BlackBerry 10, HTML5, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo 3DS. FEATURES Visual editor, full of mature tools.

    • Godot Engine is engine for game developers with knowledge of coding. Guest • Mar 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD

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  • Unity

    Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity offers the free Personal Edition with all features, a Plus subscription at 25$ a month and a Pro subscription at 125$ a month with extra services such as Cloud building.

    • Unity has a very different UI and requires code to use Guest • Aug 2015 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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  • GDevelop

    GDevelop is an open-source game creation software, allowing to make games for the web (HTML5), desktop or mobile phones (iOS/Android). No programming or coding skills are required! It is easy to use and powerful enough for advanced users. Game logic is created thanks to an event based system, using conditions which have to been filled so as to execute actions. These events are compiled by GDevelop, as ordinary programming languages, making them simple but powerful.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ... iPad

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  • Scratch

    Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

    • Scratch is too limited and focused on hobbyists/learners while stencyl is capable of making more complicated games and commercially publishing them Guest • Jan 2016 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Construct 2

    Scirra Construct is a 2D game development engine with a focus on building games visually. No programming is required though the software uses a visual method for event handling that relies on programming concepts like variables, loops and conditions. It provides a powerful form of scripting that's as easy as clicking, dragging and dropping. Construct exports to HTML5 with export options for online sites like Kongregate and https://alternativeto .

    Freemium Windows

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  • LÖVE

    As you probably know by now, LÖVE is a framework for making 2D games in the Lua programming language. LÖVE is totally free, and can be used in anything from friendly open-source hobby projects, to evil, closed-source commercial ones.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... BSD iPad FreeBSD

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  • Ren'Py

    Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer. Its easy and efficient script language makes it possible for non-programmers to make visual novels, while its Python support allows for complex simulation games.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Cocos2d-x

    cocos2d-x is a cross platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile gamedev, that is fast and stable, easy to learn and use.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

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  • Polycode

    Polycode's core is written in C++ and currently runs on Mac, Windows and Linux with iOS and Android support planned in the future. All platform-specific functionality is abstracted into a cross-platform core and implemented natively on each platform, so the same C++ code will compile on each supported platform out of the box. Polycode can also be used as a purely scripted Lua framework via the Polycode IDE. Applications developed in Lua can be exported directly to all supported platforms.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.4, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Construct 3

    Get started with Construct 3, powerful software designed specifically for you to make high performance and beautiful games effortlessly. No need to learn a complex language, Construct relies on it's tried and tested event system. Events are the heart of Construct. They are an intuitive drag-and-drop alternative to programming.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

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  • Wick Editor

    Wick is a free Flash-like browser-based toolkit for creating small interactive things for the Internet. With Wick, you can create games, animations, and everything in between. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too. And since Wick lives in the browser, you don't have to download any extra software to use it!

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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  • GameMaker: Studio

    Continuing the legacy of Mark Overmars' Animo and Game Maker, GameMaker: Studio is a proprietary game-creation system which can export to multiple platforms including Windows, HTML5, Linux, iOS, Mac and Android. Often considered the fastest and easiest-to-use cross-platform game IDE technology, GameMaker: Studio allows developers to create games in a single codebase and then publish them to run natively across a wide number of mobile, desktop, and web platforms.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • Adventure Game Studio

    Adventure Game Studio provides the tools to make your own adventure, for free! Bring your story and artwork and slot it in, and let AGS do the rest. AGS provides everything you need from within one easy-to-use application. Create, test and debug your game, all in one place. Why wait? Get cracking on your first game now!

    Free Windows

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  • MonoGame

    One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. The spiritual successor to XNA with 1000's of titles shipped across desktop, mobile, and console platforms. MonoGame is a fully managed .NET open source game framework without any black boxes. Create, develop and distribute your games your way. The goal is to allow XNA developers on Xbox 360, Windows and Windows Phone to port their games to the iOS, Raspberry PI, and PlayStation 4 platforms is currently in progress.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • ClickTeam Fusion

    [Multimedia Fusion 2 has been replaced by Clickteam Fusion 2.5.] Game and software creation has never been easier or quicker than with Clickteam Fusion 2.5! With Fusion 2.5’s amazing event editor system you are able to quickly generate games or apps. Within your first hour you will have learned the basics of the tool. Compile a windows app with a mouse click, Or target additional platforms like iOS, Android, Flash, XNA with the purchase of our optional exporters.

    Commercial Windows

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  • ENIGMA - LateralGM

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker. Its intention is to provide you with a quality game creation tool and a bridge between high- and low-level programming languages. It can be used either through an IDE, namely, its sister project, LateralGM, or through a Command line interface.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 001 Game Creator

    Bring your game ideas and concepts to life with 001 Game Creator, which gives you the power to create a variety of game genres. With simple point-and-click scripting, and high customisability of characters, monsters, items and magic, you can make anything possible. Will soon support mobile platforms.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows Web Windows Mobile Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • RPG Paper Maker

    RPG Paper Maker is a free game maker engine including a 3D universe with many 2D sprites and some simplified 3D objects. Pretty close to the RPG Maker series, RPG Paper Maker finally give a way to create RPGs in a totally 3D universe as easy as it is in 2D! The engine is mainly adapted to J-RPGs, but you can do any type of game with it such as A-RPGs, FPS, Tactical RPGs etc.

    Free Personal Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • QICI Engine

    QICI Engine is a free and opensource JavaScript library, based on free and opensource game engine Phaser, with a web-based comprehensive suite of HTML5 game making editor. QICI Engine is made up of three parts: QICI Core, QICI Widget and QICI Editor. - QICI Core: A JavaScript Game Engine library that is based on Phaser. - QICI Widget: A JavaScript UI library for creating rich application with a superior user experience.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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  • Cocos Creator

    Cocos2d-x is an open-source and cross platform open source free game engine for mobile game development known for its speed, stability, and ease of use. Initially built for 2D games, the engine now features 3D tools for scene editing, lighting and more.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Construct Classic

    Construct Classic is a free, DirectX 9 game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games. It uses an event based system for defining how the game behaves, in a visual, human-readable way - you dont need to program or script anything at all. Its intuitive for beginners, but powerful enough for advanced users to work without hindrance. Construct Classic works with big images, making this game development tool a better choice for artists and ilustrators.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Playir

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing. Drag and drop - Makes your own menus and levels by simply dragging in new 3D models and images! Real-Time - The changes you make via source code or through our visual game editor is live sync'd in real-time.

    Freemium Open Source Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • Arcade Game Studio

    ARGS is a program tool for making games with the look and feel of the '80s arcade games. Includes genres such as Run'n'Gun, vertical and horizontal Shooters or Platform games, you will be able to make similar games to Pac-Man, Commando, 1942, Ghosts 'n' Goblins or Gauntlet, all with your own sprite sheets, pixel art, sound effects, and music. You also get a real arcade feel while playing, check this images taken with the program on recreating classic games.

    Free Windows

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