A downloadable game engine for Windows and Linux

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Open Surge is a fun 2D retro platformer inspired by old-school Sonic games. It is also a game creation system that lets you unleash your creativity! Play, create & share!

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About Open Surge

Open Surge is two projects in one: a game and a game creation system (game engine). It is released as free and open source software.

Open Surge is written from the ground up in C language, using the Allegro game programming library. The project has been started by Alexandre Martins, a developer from Brazil. Nowadays, Open Surge has contributors all over the world!

For more information, visit opensurge2d.org


How do I play?

You can play Open Surge using a keyboard or a joystick.

KeyAction
ArrowsMove
SpaceJump
EnterPause
EscQuit
Left CtrlSwitch character
Equals (=)Take snapshot
F12Open the editor


How do I create a game?

You can use Open Surge to create your own amazing games!

  • The first step is learning how to use the level editor (press F12 during gameplay)
  • Next, comes learning how to do basic hacking (modify the images/sounds, create new scenarios, characters, etc.)
  • Finally, learning SurgeScript, a scripting language for games, gives you ultimate power to create anything you desire and make your dreams come alive!


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    Open Surge for Windows (version 0.5.0-2) 29 MB
    Open Surge for GNU/Linux (version 0.5.0-2)
    Open Surge source code (version 0.5.0-2) 25 MB