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  1. Construct is a HTML5 game creator designed for 2D games that allows you to build games without using coding.

  2. Making top 2D games with the GameMaker: Studio game engine is easy. No code or programming required

  3. The multiplatform game creation tools for everyone.

    GC Progress from Java 8 to 17 about 2 days ago:

    > As Java is generally the fastest GC'd language, what's the current state of Java gamedev? In my eyes, there are no truly viable options out there, mostly due to a lack of approachable GUI game development software or toolkits out there. For example, compare the one option that comes close, jMonkeyEngine (https://jmonkeyengine.org/) to the likes of Unreal (https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/) and Unity...
  4. GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone.

    So how exactly do I learn programming as a whole?? about 22 days ago

    If you're still set on Unity, now's the time to open it back up again. If you've decided Unity is too much for right now, here's a much simpler web-based alternative for you: GDevelop. It uses visual scripting (no/low code), works in a browser (or offline if you like), and has some built-in guided tutorials.
  5. Open source game about indie makers

  6. GameSalad is a game development platform for iOS, Android and HTML5.

    The Old MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro M1 about about 1 month ago

    Are you a starting developer? Then GameSalad is interesting software for you. It is easy to download on your Mac and it costs 44.5MB to download. That is why the MacBook Pro 13-inch is recommended. With this MacBook you can always and everywhere get started developing your games. On the road, at the office or at home on the couch, you can take the MacBook everywhere. With the current M1 chip, which is in both the...
  7. Buildbox is a new video game maker that is extremely easy to use.

    Open source about 3 months ago

    Https://signup.buildbox.com/ it isn't opensource, because no one is willing to do that much work for no money.
  8. Gamefroot is the fun way to make games, animations, stories and share them with the world.

  9. Feature-packed 2D and 3D open source game engine.

    Enigma Virtual Box – Application Virtualization System for... about about 11 hours ago:

    These seem to be a way to embed all files to one executeable binary. Similar for Windows is https://github.com/sudachen/Molebox Others: - C/C++ has linker to link all to one binary - CLI/webserver only https://github.com/jart/cosmopolitan like https://redbean.dev . Same exe works on many x64 OS like Windows/macOS/Linux/BSD, it embeds .zip file and can read/write to embedded .zip on the fly. - AppImage...
  10. Unreal Engine 4 is a suite of integrated tools for game developers to design and build games, simulations, and visualizations.

  11. Message Queue

  12. Panda3D is a video game development engine and rendering software. It is developed and maintained by the Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center.

  13. MonoGame is an open source implementation of the Microsoft XNA 4 Framework.

  14. Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games.

  15. Make iOS (iPhone/iPad), Android, Flash, Windows & Mac games without code using Stencyl.

    I am a junior high teacher. Needs to teach my students on... about 25 days ago:

    I'd choose something that requires less explicit programming, like Construct. It's proprietary software (I'm not affiliated with it in any way), but they have reasonable prices for education, and I know a person who has had success teaching kids to make basic games with it (with Construct 2, I think, which don't people prefer to Construct 3). Some similar tools which I haven't tried are Stencyl or GDevelop (this...