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Best way to allow users to upload executable game files [closed]

I'm creating a marketplace kind of like itch.io, I'm using Ruby on Rails and Cloudinary to allow users to upload zip files that contain executable content for either Windows, Mac, or Linux. Is there a ...
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Simple 2D shape based Game engine/framework with socket/rest api support

Requirement- Simple 2d based shapes. Just movement and collision detection. Ability to save/fetch scores from api/socket (Backend I will write myself) Android/iOS support Thats it. A game engine ...
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Looking for a Game Database Management Tool

I've been using CastleDB to organize my database and it has everything I needed to quickly define the static data for my entities BUT it has a few bugs that make it too frustrating to work with (...
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Open-Source embeddable visual dataflow programming language in .Net/Unity

I am looking for an open-source visual dataflow programming language. This means that operators are represented on a workspace as an identified process box with input and output nodes, and nodes are ...
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Best music editor/creator for game?

i am making game and I need some free software for making background music for the game and also some sound effects. It should be easy to use and have some AI, that will help me, because I am really ...
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Audio Engine for City Simulation Game for Python

Software suggestion: I need a Audio Engine which facilitates my requirements. City Simulation means building a city from plain land. Or City Building Game which is same as City Simulation! ...
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Game Engine for City Simulation Game for Python

Software suggestion: I need a game engine which facilitates my requirements. City Simulation means building a city from plain land. Or City Building Game which is same as City Simulation! ...
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Library for creating an augmented reality app on dynamic markers

I'm trying to build an application similar to Wanna Kicks. I'm looking for a recommendation for AR library that will enable me to display 3D objects on top of human legs. I guess that the library I'm ...
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Software to develop an app or web-app?

-Since my question doesn't really pertain to anything specific, I really do not know where to post this question. If I've asked it on the wrong site or improperly, please direct me how to ask it so as ...
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Cross-platfom mobile framework for 2/3D mini games

I would like to create a mobile application (Android and iOS) containing several 2D and 3D mini-games. I am therefore looking for a framework that allows me to create cross-platform applications. I ...
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Guitar hero style game that automatically places notes based on sheet music

I have this guitar hero style of game that I'm making on unity, and right now I need to find a way to place the notes down. I want to be able to learn the drum part of a song by connecting my electric ...
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An alternative to unreal engine

I wanted to use unreal engine but after installing it it shows an error- A video graphics driver 5 is required. I cannot use unreal engine so please tell an alternative to it. And please don't ...
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I want to make a 2K pack opening site like 2KMTCentral. How could I do this?

I really want to make a site like 2KMTCentral. I know this would be a long project but I am more than happy to put in the work. I am relatively new to software development but I am alright with web ...
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Q: 3D game engine for Android

i´m quite old to coding but kind of new in the APK and games for android zone, i want to choose the best free option for making games, 3D game preferably. I've done some quick Google searches that ...
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What software can I use to program a 2d game in C/C++ on a system with very few privileges?

I am trying to put together a C/C++ development environment on a computer that has very minimal privileges. Meaning I cannot install software, only launch it. This is a work computer. However I do ...
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I want to know about the best free tutorial about making games in unity3D through C#

So, I just completed learning the basics of C#, and want to continue with learning C# coding patterns for unity3D. Is there any good complete tutorial out there that teaches game design in unity ...
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Please recommend UI library for an embedded linux gaming device

I am working on a gaming platform that will be running on a device powered by the embedded Linux. Now I need to implement a UI, where user can configure settings for the device, select game to play ...
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Recommended software to create a simple Android app?

I just want to create a simple Android word game app similar to something like 4 Pics 1 Word. I have basic knowledge of Python, Java and Scratch and so I have already researched about Kivy and Pygame ...
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What game engine should I use for a game in non-euclidean space?

I am interested in making a game in elliptical space. Basically that means that when you're standing still in this game and look around, you will see a regular three dimensional space. Then when you ...
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2d animation skins

I am making a rather simple mobile app for my kids. This program is written in Flutter. In this app I would like to create two 2D characters, where each caracter will be able to access different ...
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Free and maintained box2d editor

I'm looking for a free map 2d / box 2d editor for Libgdx. VisEditor is deprecated, overlap2d is dead. I want something like VisEditor, free and maintained, preferably open source. It must work on ...
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A free host (game) server for a mobile application

Recently I developed a game and distributed it via play store. Now I am thinking of providing "High score rank competition system", which enables users to see other's high score and see theirselves' ...
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What technologies should I use if I want to develop a real-time web-app?

I'd like to develop a web application based on a chess game. It's something like this, but I have no idea about which technologies to use. I read several posts where the suggestion was to use socket....
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Game engine for C++ developer

I've been programming in C/C++ for quite some time (Mostly Microcontroller and Qt). And i've been looking for a game engine that i can use since i want to program isometric and 2d games. However most ...
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Is there a 2D game engine for an RPG game where I can program in Java?

I'm very new to java and for my high school course assignment I need to make an RPG game with a story. The game has to have sound effects, combat system, generally like how Undertale is. The biggest ...
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Online Multiplayer Game development

I am planning to develop an online multiplayer game with the following features An interface through which players can play and chat Players are shown a list of active players and their rankings so ...
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Software for basic multiplayer interaction

I want to implement something basic: N users on N different computers to see a canvas with N dots. Each user controls a single dot with his arrow keys. Each user can see all other users' (and his own)...
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Python library for a text adventure game

Looking for recommendations for a Python library that will assist with the development of a simple text adventure game / Interactive Fiction (like Zork, etc.). Python 3 compatibility required. So ...
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Any good free full version software similar to “Hide All IP”?

I like to play games online with gameranger. The problem is that I get this nasty message : Port forwarding at my local machine does not seem to work. It seems I will have to contact ISP which is a ...
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Implementing Publish / Subscribe and / or a Message Bus with Xamarin & Unity3D clients

As the title says, I have a requirement where I need to design a message bus with multiple types of client consumers - in this instance, Unity3D, Xamarin and web clients (AJAX). Essentially I need to ...
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Lightweight 3D Python library

I've been working on a personal Python project and I need some simple 3D graphics. I know about Panda3D, but all I really need is: Wireframe graphics Hidden surface removal (one step up from ...
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Variants of snake inclusive of fasting periods for Android devices

I am looking for a cute variation of the famous game "snake", the one where there is a snake that grows eating apples that appear as though randomly on the screen and the game ends if the snake eats ...
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Unity3d equivalent of ACRA Android crash reporter library

Is there a Unity3d equivalent of Android ACRA crash reporter library that one can use? ACRA saves the crash reports if not connected to the internet and can use a variety of ways to send the crashes(...
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Java High Level Game Library Recommendation - Maintained Alternatives to Slick2D?

I am developing games in Java. I prefer extendable and high-level game frameworks–but nonetheless, I have tried many low-level bindings too. So these are the ones I have used/researched about. Some ...
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Paving / Advancing Front Quad Mesh Algorithm Implementation in C# Code or Unity Importable Library

I'm developing a game in Unity, and have hit a snag with a step I wasn't expecting given the amount of research done on the topic. I'm in need of a block of code or a library that performs the ...
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2d game engines that support reading external resources

I've been trying to reimplement some old simple 2D titles in a more modern, crossplatform friendly way, much like Gigalomania reimplements the MegaLoMania framework, loading in the original's graphics ...
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Which IDE to use for C++ game development on windows and on Linux?

I am a java developer and I want to learn game programming in C++. I have been using Eclipse, Intellij(recently) for java development. Please suggest which IDE is best for C++ development. There are ...
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Cross-platform (Android, iOS) game engines on Linux

I'm mostly experienced in Libgdx and Corona. Having tried unity gideros, and godot. I'm currently on Linux so i can only use godot and Libgdx. Im tasked with creating a 2d game or 2.5d like catch the ...
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C Matrix and Vector Math Library for 2D game engine

Currently, I am in the process of writing a 2D game engine in Cython. One of the performance bottlenecks that I am facing is with performing 3D transformations every frame on the CPU to send to my ...
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Simple C++ 2D rendering engine

I need to brush up on my C++ for a course I am teaching in the fall, I want to have fun doing it and have an idea for a simple 2D game, however I don't want to have to worry about any of the rendering ...
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Rewarded video website for browser games/websites

I'm working on an online browser based game and looking at introducing rewarded videos for the users to get extra boost in the game. I could find plenty of rewarded video websites/services (adMob ...
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Suitable engine for game with no movement

I'm planning in creating some kind of iOS game. But the game will be just some kind of "get better over time without much gameplay". So there is not much movement. I'd like to animate some parts of my ...
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HTML5 2D game engine for app similar to image editor

I have an idea for an application/game with similar features as an image editor. I deal with graphics, and my programming skills are very poor, close to none. I hope it can be done relatively easily ...
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Engine turn based local multiplayer game [duplicate]

I am new to app development. I have experience with web development with languages such as PHP, jQuery, HTML etc. I want to take a turn at development for mobile devices. I have a concept for a game ...
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Engine for turn-based local multiplayer game

I am new to app development. I have experience with web development with languages such as PHP, jQuery, HTML etc. I want to take a turn at development for mobile devices. I have a concept for a game ...
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Suitable platform/tools for modernized version of Star Trek (text game)

I am contemplating writing a game loosely-based on the original Star Trek text game. It will have characteristics similar to board games like chess, checkers or Battleship, but incorporating a "...
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Software recommendation for sound effects creation and editing

I am going to develop my own games soon. So, I want to know if there is any software to make sound effects mainly from scratch or modify from recording. My state :- FMOD only provides for sound ...
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Game-development/simulation OOP in Lisp?

I want to build an evolutionary simulation based on Lisp because it has the convenient list data type. Features wanted: Graphic user interface for when the program is running Interaction with ...
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Which engine for a 2D rpg for a beginner?

I am currently looking to build a small RPG as a hobby. I already made a few games using Pygame but I find it tedious to start from scratch every time. I also want to start using a proper game ...
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Good software to design games and game interfaces?

I would like to make the design of my game before implementing it. I would like a tool that let me create scenes with images and arrows to design how my game will look and feel. I'm not really good ...