Below is a list of helpful resources to take advantage of during the game jam.
- Phaser Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.
- pixi.js Super fast HTML 5 2D rendering engine that uses webGL with canvas fallback.
- isomer Simple isometric graphics library for HTML5 canvas.
- Love2D LÖVE is an awesome framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It’s free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
- SpriteBuilder SpriteBuilder is a powerful editor for quickly creating 2D games in Objective-C. It’s open source and free to download. SpriteBuilder is the easiest way to develop native games for iOS and Android, simultaneously.
- Flixel Flixel is an open source game-making library that is completely free for personal or commercial use. Written entirely in Actionscript 3, and designed to be used with free development tools, Flixel is easy to learn, extend and customize.
- Tiled Tiled is a general purpose tile map editor. It is meant to be used for editing maps of any tile-based game, be it an RPG, a platformer or a Breakout clone.
- Hexels Hexels is a brand new, grid-based art program for Mac and PC that lets you paint with shapes.
- Zwoptex Use Zwoptex to create sprite sheets in just a couple of clicks. With powerful features, super turbocharged algorithms and an amazingly elegant interface sprite sheets could never be easier.