Open Surge: 2D game engine for retro platformers
A downloadable game engine for Windows and Linux
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!
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.
|Left Ctrl||Switch character|
|Equals (=)||Take snapshot|
|F12||Open 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!
Get it now!!!
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