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Awesome Game Development – Massive Collection of Resources

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A curated list of game development resources to make magic happen.

License Legends

  • πŸ†“ – Free
  • πŸŽ‰ – Open Source
  • πŸ’° – Paid
  • πŸ’Έ – Partially Free

Table of Contents


Great graphics placeholders and tools to turn that squared game into a picasso painting


  • πŸ†“ 2D Cartoon Mobile Game UI Pack – cartoon user interface asset pack. It comes as a layered psd file.
  • πŸ†“ 420 Pixel Art Icons for RPGs – Set of 420 RPG icons, free for commercial use.
  • πŸ†“ Blender 3D models – 3D models, particle systems/effects
  • πŸ’Έ CGTextures – A large collection of textures.
  • πŸ’Έ GameDev Market – a community-driven marketplace that connects indie game developers with talented asset creators.
  • πŸ†“ Games-Icons Set – free icons for your games.
  • πŸ†“ Google Poly – Searchable database of 3D models with rotatable previews. (Only remixable models are downloadable.)
  • πŸ†“ Iconmonstr – Another free icons resource for your games.
  • πŸ’Έ Kenney Assets – Royalty free assets
  • πŸ†“ Liberated Pixel Cup assets – Free graphic assets of the Liberated Pixel Cup (LPC) held by the OpenGameArt forums
  • πŸ†“ Matcaps – A Huge library of matcap textures in PNG and ZMT, organized by color.
  • πŸ†“ OpenClipart – Collection of free cliparts.
  • πŸ†“ OpenGameArt – a media repository intended for use with free software game projects.
  • πŸ’° Oryx Design Lab – Cheap high quality royalty free sprites
  • πŸ’Έ PlainTextures – Free high resolution textures, brushes and photos
  • πŸ†“ Reiner’s Tilesets – A blog with free 2D and 3D graphics.
  • πŸ†“ Sketchfab – Publish & embed interactive 3D models.
  • πŸ†“ SpriteLib – a collection of static and animated graphic objects (also commonly known as sprites).
  • πŸ†“ StickyPNG – Free transparent PNG images.
  • πŸ†“ TextureHaven – Free textures with additional maps like displacement and bump maps. Also HDRIs.
  • πŸ†“ TextureKing – Free material stock textures
  • πŸ†“ Tree Generator – An Online tree generator.
  • πŸ’Έ Vecteezy – Free Vector Art.
  • πŸ†“ Yobi3D – Free 3D model search engine.

Spritesheet Tools

  • πŸŽ‰ Cheetah-Texture-Packer – High efficient and fast 2D bin packing tool
  • πŸ†“ GraphicsGale – Animation graphic editor easy to use.
  • πŸŽ‰ Libgdx Texture Packer – Texture Packer built into Libgdx
  • πŸ†“ Littera – Bitmap font generator
  • πŸ†“ ShoeBox – Adobe Air based app with game and ui related tools.
  • πŸŽ‰ Sprite Sheet Packer – Combine multiple images into a single sprite sheet and generate a txt map of it.
  • πŸ’Έ TexturePacker – Great spritesheet creation editor.

Bitmap Compression

  • πŸŽ‰ ImageAlpha β€” Mac OS X GUI for pngquant and other tools
  • πŸ’Έ – robust, ultra-fast image optimizer and compressor with best-in-class algorithms.
  • πŸ†“ PNGGauntlet – Smash PNGs for faster sites
  • πŸ†“ PNGoo – Windows GUI for batch conversion.
  • πŸŽ‰ Pngyu – simple PNG image file compression tool.
  • πŸŽ‰ SuperPNG Photoshop plug-in β€” Mac and Windows. Comparison with “Save for Web”
  • πŸ’Έ TinyPNG – Advanced lossy compression for PNG images that preserves full alpha transparency.

Texture Tools

  • πŸ’° FilterForge – A plugin for Adobe Photoshop that allows you to build your own filters.
  • πŸ†“ Live Normal – An Android and iOS app for generating seamless materials on the go. You take a photo, and Live Normal creates a tile-able texture and generates texture maps ready for a PBR engine of your choice.
  • πŸ’° PixPlant – PixPlant is a smart 3D texturing tool that creates high quality normal, displacement, specular maps and seamless textures from photos.
  • πŸ’° STG – a tool for creating professional seamlessly-tileable textures from photographs quickly and easily.

Character Generators

Tile/Level Editors

  • πŸ†“ ArrayPainter – Array Painter is the easiest and fastest way to make 2D arrays ready for copy pasting into your own program.
  • πŸ’° AutoTileGen – AutoTileGen is an automatic tileset generator for 2D game terrains.
  • πŸŽ‰ LDtk – LDtk is an open-source 2D level editor for indie devs, with a strong focus on user-friendliness.
  • πŸŽ‰ OGMO Editor – generic level editor.
  • πŸŽ‰ Overlap2D – a 2D level and UI editor with an engine agnostic philosophy.
  • πŸŽ‰ Tiled – free, easy to use and flexible tile map editor.


  • πŸ’° Fusion Character Animator – small tool for Clickteam Fusion 2.5 to facilitate the animation of 2D character sprites for developers.
  • πŸ’° Spine – Spine is dedicated to 2D animation, providing an efficient workflow both for creating amazing animation and for integrating it into your games.
  • πŸ’° Spriter – Modern tool for sprite animation.
  • πŸŽ‰ DragonBones – The Open Source 2D skeleton animation solution for Flash
  • πŸŽ‰ LWF – Lightweight SWF. LWF is an animation engine which can play animation data converted from FLASH contents in HTML5, Unity, Cocos2d-x, iOS UIKit, and more.
  • πŸ’° Mixamo – tool for auto auto rigging and animation of 3D humanoid models,

Vector/Image Editor

  • πŸ’° Affinity Designer – Vector graphics editor with a bunch of features which also supports Adobe file formats
  • πŸ’° Affinity Photo – Photo and raster graphics editor which works together with Adobe file formats and Affinity Designer
  • πŸ’Έ Aseprite – animated sprite editor & pixel art tool.
  • πŸŽ‰ Gimp – GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
  • πŸŽ‰ Inkscape – An open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X.
  • πŸŽ‰ Krita – Krita is a professional FREE and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone.
  • πŸ†“ Multipaint – A cross-platform (Win, Linux, Mac) image editor/painter which covers the color limitations of 8-bit machines (like C64, ZX Spectrum etc.)
  • πŸ’° Ormr – Ormr is a fast, light-weight, cross-platform procedural graphics editor.
  • πŸ’Έ Paint.NET – Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows.
  • πŸ’° Pickle – Another Pixel art Editor.
  • πŸŽ‰ PiskelApp – Free Online Pixel Art and Animated Sprite Tool.
  • Pixelmator – Full-featured image editing app for the Mac
  • πŸ’° Pixen – Pixel Art Editor for OSX
  • πŸ†“ project one – A picture converter and editor for the Commodore 64 covering different graphics mode of this computer. Windows only
  • πŸ’° PXL8 – A cross platform (Windows, Mac, Linux) pixel art editor in development which aims to be distraction free
  • πŸ’° PyxelEdit – Pixel art editor designed to make it fun and easy to make tilesets, levels and animations.
  • πŸ†“ REXPaint – a powerful and user-friendly ASCII art editor.
  • πŸŽ‰ rx – a modern & minimalist pixel editor
  • πŸ†“ Tilemancer – A quick procedural tile creator designed for pixel-art games.
  • πŸ†“ Timanthes – A pixel art editor for the Commodore 64 computer running on Windows
  • Charas – Charas is a charset generator for RPG Maker.
  • Universal LPC Sprite Sheet Character Generator – Sprite character generator based on the LPC (Liberated Pixel Cup) graphics
  • πŸ†“ Spritemate – Online Editor for Commodore 64 Sprites
  • πŸ’° Pixelator – Turn any image into fancy pixel-art


Terrain Generators

  • πŸ†“ Artifex Terra – Terrain editor for easy and sophisticated landscape painting and editing
  • πŸ†“ Canyon Terrain Editor – Create quality, realistic terrain quickly and intuitively
  • πŸŽ‰ DEM Net Elevation API – Live 3D textured terrain generation from real data – export height/normal maps, glTF, OBJ, STL
  • πŸŽ‰ Fracplanet – Fractal planet and terrain generator
  • πŸ†“ Nem TG – 3D terrain generator
  • πŸ’° World Creator – Procedural terrain and landscape generation on the GPU in real time, simulation of erosion and sediment, beautiful editor. much more
  • πŸ’° World Machine – Procedural terrain creation, simulations of nature, and interactive editing

Voxel Editors


Set of game frameworks, engines and platforms

Engines and Frameworks

  • πŸ†“ Agen – Cross-Platform framework for making 2D games with Lua, compatible iOS, Mac and Windows devices.
  • πŸŽ‰ Allegro – Allegro 4 & 5 are cross-platform, open source, game programming libraries, primarily for C and C++ developers.
  • πŸŽ‰ Amethyst – Data-driven game engine written in Rust for 2D & 3D using gfx-rs.
  • πŸŽ‰ amulet – A free Lua-based audio/visual toolkit suitable for small games and experimentation. It runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, HTML5 and iOS.
  • πŸŽ‰ AndEngine – 2D Android Game Engine
  • πŸŽ‰ Astera – 2D C99 Cross Platform Game Library / Framework
  • πŸŽ‰ Azul3D – A 3D engine written in Go.
  • πŸŽ‰ Babylon.js – Javascript 3D Library.
  • πŸŽ‰ Bacon2D – A framework to ease 2D game development, providing ready-to-use QML elements representing basic game entities needed by most of games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Bevy – A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust
  • πŸŽ‰ bgfx – Cross-platform, graphics API agnostic, “Bring Your Own Engine/Framework” style rendering library.
  • πŸŽ‰ bitsy – A little editor for little games or worlds. The goal is to make it easy to make games where you can walk around and talk to people and be somewhere.
  • πŸŽ‰ Bladecoder – Classic point and click adventure game engine and editor.
  • πŸ’Έ Blend4Web – A Javascript framework for creating and displaying interactive 3D computer graphics in web browsers.
  • πŸŽ‰ Blitz3D 3D basic-like programming language for fast 3D desktop games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Box2D – A 2D Physics Engine for Games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Bullet – Real-time physics simulation.
  • πŸŽ‰ Cerberus X – Multi-platform programming language and cross-compiler, aimed at fast game programming.
  • πŸŽ‰ CRYENGINE – A pay what you want next gen 3D game engine written in C++.
  • πŸŽ‰ Chipmunk C# – C# implementation of the Chipmunk2D lib.
  • πŸŽ‰ Chipmunk2D – A fast and lightweight 2D game physics library.
  • πŸŽ‰ Cinder – Cinder is a community-developed, free and open source library for professional-quality creative coding in C++.
  • πŸ†“ Cocos Creator – Cocos Creator, a free cross-platform game development editor supporting Cocos2d-js, helps developers build 2D and 3D game scenes, edit game UI and other game resources quickly and efficiency.
  • πŸŽ‰ Cocos2D – graphic library for games and multimedia, for python language
  • πŸŽ‰ Cocos2d-x – a C++ OpenGL 2D and 3D game engine. Uses C++ but has JS and Lua bindings. Target all the major mobile platforms and operating systems. Additional tools CocoStudio and Cocos Code IDE.
  • πŸ’Έ Construct 2 – an HTML5 game maker, meaning you are not actually writing JavaScript. Instead, you use actions, events and conditions to do the heavy lifting.
  • πŸ’° CopperCube3D – CopperCube is an all-in-one 3D game engine.Very easy to use.
  • πŸŽ‰ Coquette – A micro framework for JavaScript games. Handles collision detection, the game update loop, canvas rendering, and keyboard and mouse input.
  • πŸ†“ Corona SDK – A Cross-Platform Mobile App Development for iOS and Android.
  • πŸŽ‰ Dash – A free and open 3D game engine written in D.
  • πŸŽ‰ Dear Imgui – A bloat-free immediate mode GUI for C++ with minimal dependencies.
  • πŸ†“ Defold – Free 2D Game Engine for Cross-Platform Publishing
  • πŸŽ‰ DEM Net Elevation API C# – Terrain generation from real data with textures, normal maps, glTF, OBJ, STL support
  • πŸŽ‰ Diligent Engine – A modern cross-platform low-level graphics library that supports Direct3D11, Direct3D12, OpenGL/GLES, and Vulkan.
  • πŸŽ‰ Duality – C# / OpenGL 2D Game Engine that comes with visual editor.
  • πŸŽ‰ ENGi – A multi-platform 2D game library for Go.
  • πŸŽ‰ engo – Engo is an open-source 2D game engine written in Go.
  • πŸŽ‰ Ebiten – A dead simple 2D game library in Go.
  • πŸŽ‰ ecs-libecs-lib is a tiny and easy to use ECS (Entity Component System) library for game programming. It’s written in Typescript but you can use on node.js and web browser too.
  • πŸŽ‰ Ejecta – A Fast, Open Source JavaScript, Canvas & Audio Implementation for iOS.
  • πŸŽ‰ EnchantJS – A simple JavaScript framework for creating games and apps.
  • πŸŽ‰ EnTT – Gaming meets modern C++, a fast and reliable entity-component system (ECS) and much more
  • πŸŽ‰ FXGL – A JavaFX/Kotlin game engine for Win/Mac/Linux.
  • πŸŽ‰ Farseer – a collision detection system with realistic physics responses.
  • πŸŽ‰ Flame – a minimalist game engine for Flutter
  • πŸŽ‰ FlashPunk – free ActionScript 3 library designed for developing 2D Flash games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Flixel – an open source game-making written in ActionScript3.
  • πŸ’° GameMaker – GameMaker accommodates the creation of cross-platform video games using drag and drop or a scripting language known as Game Maker Language, which can be used to develop more advanced games that could not be created just by using the drag and drop features.
  • πŸŽ‰ gameplay – A free, open-source, cross-platform, 2D + 3D game framework written in C++. It is aimed towards indie game developers who are creating desktop and mobile games.
  • πŸ’Έ GameSalad – Game Creation Engine for Mac and Windows.
  • πŸŽ‰ GB Studio – A free and easy to use retro adventure game creator for your favourite handheld video game system.
  • πŸŽ‰ ggez – A Rust library to create Good Games Easily.
  • πŸŽ‰ Gideros – A Cross-Platform framework to create Mobile Apps and games for iOS, Android using Lua programming language.
  • πŸŽ‰ Glide Engine – Engine for making 2d games on iOS, macOS and tvOS in Swift programming language, with practical examples and tutorials.
  • πŸŽ‰ Godot – An advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open-source game engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Gorgon – A 2D rendering API for .NET, written in C#.
  • πŸŽ‰ Grid – A multiplayer-first game engine for Lua.
  • Havok Vision – a cross-platform game engine that provides a powerful and versatile multi-platform runtime technology.
  • πŸŽ‰ HaxeFlixel – Create cross-platform games easier and free.
  • πŸŽ‰ Heaps – Cross platform graphics for high performance games.
  • Hive3D – Real Time Collaboration 3D engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Horde3D – small open source 3D rendering engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ iio.js – A javascript library that speeds the creation and deployment of HTML5 Canvas applications
  • πŸŽ‰ ImpactJS – Impact is a JavaScript Game Engine that allows you to develop stunning HTML5 Games for desktop and mobile browsers.
  • πŸ†“ Inform7 – A design system for interactive fiction based on natural language.
  • πŸŽ‰ Ink – Scripting language for writing interactive narrative.
  • πŸŽ‰ Irrlicht – open source high performance realtime 3D engine written in C++.
  • πŸŽ‰ Jitter – a fast and lightweight physics engine written in C#.
  • πŸŽ‰ jMonkeyEngine 3 – a 3D open-source game engine for adventurous Java developers.
  • πŸ†“ JPCT – jPCT is a 3D engine for desktop Java and Google’s Android.
  • πŸŽ‰ Juno – Clean and lightweight 2D game framework written in TypeScript
  • πŸŽ‰ Juno – Framework for making 2D games with chunky pixels in Lua
  • πŸŽ‰ Kivent – A 2D game framework for Kivy.
  • πŸŽ‰ Kivy – Cross platform Python framework for creating apps and games for Linux, Windows, OS X, Android and iOS
  • πŸŽ‰ KogGE – Modern Multiplatform Game Engine for Kotlin. Write games for the JVM, JavaScript, Android and iOS in no time using Kotlin.
  • πŸŽ‰ KiwiJS – a fun and friendly Open Source HTML5 Game Engine. Some people call it the WordPress of HTML5 game engines
  • πŸŽ‰ LibGDX – Powerful (totally free) library for Java, code once and run the game on desktop, Android, Web, and iOS.
  • πŸŽ‰ LimeJS – HTML5 game framework for building fast, native-experience games for all modern touchscreens and
  • πŸŽ‰ LITIengine – 2D Java Game Engine. It provides all the infrastructure to create tile based 2D games with plain java
  • πŸŽ‰ Loom SDK – 2D mobile app and game framework with live reload of code and assets, AS3/JS/C#-like scripting language, and powerful 2D rendering and UI framework. Open source with paid “Turbo” service.
  • πŸ†“ LuaStudio – Cross-Platform framework/development tool for making 2D/3D games with Lua/LuaJIT, compatible iOS, Android, Mac and Windows devices.
  • πŸ†“ Lumberyard – Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated
  • πŸŽ‰ LumixEngine – 3D Game engine built on C++.
  • πŸŽ‰ Lums – A 2D / 3D framework written in C++11. Very efficient and modern. Still under heavy development.
  • πŸŽ‰ LΓ–VE – Lua 2D Game Engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ MINX – Open Source 2D game framework written in C++ (to the style of XNA)
  • πŸŽ‰ MOAI – Cross-Platform framework designed for pro game developers to create iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, Chrome and OSX games using C++, OpenGL and Lua scripting.
  • πŸŽ‰ Magnum – a lightweight and modular 2D/3D graphics/game engine written in C++11
  • πŸŽ‰ Matter.js – a 2D physics engine for the web.
  • πŸŽ‰ MelonJS – open source light-weight HTML5 game engine.
  • πŸ†“ Monkey2 – Multi-platform programming language and cross-compiler, aimed at fast game programming.
  • πŸŽ‰ Monogame – Open Source implementation of the Microsoft XNA 4 Framework.
  • πŸŽ‰ Nakama – Distributed server for social and realtime games and apps.
  • πŸŽ‰ nCine – A cross-platform 2D game engine with an emphasis on performance, written in C++11 and optionally scriptable in Lua.
  • πŸ†“ NodeBox – a family of Python tools to create generative design.
  • πŸŽ‰ nuklear – A minimalistic immediate mode GUI toolkit written in ANSI C.
  • πŸŽ‰ ODE – ODE is an open source, high performance library for simulating rigid body dynamics.
  • πŸŽ‰ Ogre3D – is a scene-oriented, real-time, flexible 3D rendering engine (as opposed to a game engine) written in C++.
  • πŸŽ‰ OpenFL – Open Source Haxe Engine for making multi-platform games.
  • πŸŽ‰ openFrameworks – An open source and free C++ toolkit for creative coding.
  • πŸŽ‰ OpenRA – OpenRA is a Libre/Free Real Time Strategy Game Engine.
  • πŸ’Έ OpenXRay – a community-modified X-Ray engine used in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game series.
  • πŸŽ‰ Origamijs – Lightweight Library to create using HTML5 Canvas.
  • πŸ’° PICO-8 – A fantasy console for making, sharing and playing tiny games and other computer programs.
  • πŸŽ‰ p2.js – JavaScript 2D physics library
  • πŸŽ‰ Panda3D – a framework for 3D rendering and game development for Python and C++ programs.
  • πŸŽ‰ PandaJS – Open Source HTML5 Engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Phaser – free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.
  • πŸŽ‰ phina.js – A JavaScript game library that makes it easy to create games and tools.
  • πŸŽ‰ Piston – a modular open source game engine written in Rust.
  • πŸ’Έ Pixel Vision 8 – a framework designed to simulate your favorite 8-bit consoles.
  • πŸŽ‰ PixiJS – is a newcomer HTML5 game renderer – first released in early 2013. A main appeal of the engine is its use of WebGL for faster performance. If WebGL isn’t supported, the engine falls back to standard canvas.
  • πŸŽ‰ Planck.js – 2D JavaScript physics engine for cross-platform HTML5 game development.
  • πŸ’Έ PlayCanvas – A WebGL Game Engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Polycode – Open-Source Framework for creating games in C++ (with Lua bindings).
  • πŸŽ‰ Processing – Processing is a programming language, development environment for artists, designers, researchers.
  • πŸŽ‰ PuzzleScript – open-source HTML5 puzzle game engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ PyGame – a 2D game engine in Python.
  • πŸŽ‰ QICI – Efficient web-based tool for creating HTML5 games.
  • πŸ’° RPGMaker – series of programs for the development of role-playing games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Rajawali – Android OpenGL ES 2.0/3.0 Engine
  • πŸŽ‰ raylib – a simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy videogames programming, hardware accelerated with OpenGL (1.1, 2.1, 3.3 or ES 2.0)
  • πŸŽ‰ Ren’Py – An open-source visual novel engine using the Python language in simplified form. It supports Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.
  • πŸŽ‰ Rpgboss – A 2d rpg game engine and editor based on scala and libgdx. Ease of use, with no programming knowledge.
  • πŸŽ‰ SDL – SDL is a cross-platform library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware via OpenGL and Direct3D.
  • πŸŽ‰ SFML – Simple and Fast Multimedia Library.
  • πŸŽ‰ Spring – A powerful free cross-platform RTS engine.
  • πŸ†“ SpriteKit – iOS/Mac 2D Game Engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Stage.js – Lightweight and fast 2D HTML5 rendering and layout engine for cross-platform game development.
  • πŸŽ‰ Starling – The GPU powered 2D Flash API
  • πŸ’Έ Stencyl – a game creation platform that allows users to create 2D video games for computers, mobile devices, and the web.
  • πŸŽ‰ Superpowers – HTML5 Collaborative 2D/3D Game Maker
  • πŸŽ‰ TIC-80 – TIC-80 is a fantasy computer for making, playing and sharing tiny games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Three.js – Javascript 3D Library.
  • πŸŽ‰ Turbulenz – Turbulenz offers the ability to build, publish, iterate and monetise high-quality games that react like no others, with immersive 3D effects and real-time physics that open up a whole new world of unprecedented and extraordinary web content.
  • πŸŽ‰ Twine – Downloadable or browser-based game development platform that allows users to create linked story paths. Not just text-based, Twine supports music, images, and sound effects. Very little coding knowledge required for basic text adventure games.
  • πŸ’Έ Unity 3D – A development engine for the creation of 2D and 3D games and interactive content.
  • πŸ†“ Unreal Engine 4 – the new game engine technology developed by Epic Games.
  • πŸŽ‰ Urho3D – Cross-platform rendering and game engine.
  • πŸŽ‰ Vassal – Vassal is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. Play live on the Internet or by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
  • πŸŽ‰ voxel.js – voxel.js is a collection of projects that make it easier than ever to create 3D voxel games like Minecraft all in the browser.
  • πŸŽ‰ Wave – Cross-platform engine written in C#.
  • πŸŽ‰ Wolf RPG Editor English – open source editor for RPG Maker style gamesl
  • πŸŽ‰ WhiteStorm.js – 3d javacript framework for building apps and games
  • πŸŽ‰ XNA – Microsoft’s game development framework.
  • πŸŽ‰ Xenko – Open Source C# Game Engine.


  • πŸŽ‰ Fluent Behaviour Tree – C# behaviour tree library with a fluent API released under MIT.
  • πŸŽ‰ SimpleAI – C++11 behaviour tree based library with a QT5 based remote debugger (and with optional LUA bindings) released under MIT.


Audio editors, sounds collections and more.


  • πŸ†“ Free Game Sounds – Archive of all kinds of royalty-free game sounds.
  • πŸ†“ Freesound – collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds.
  • πŸ†“ Musopen – Royalty free music.
  • πŸ†“ Octave – free library of UI sounds.
  • πŸ†“ PacDV – royalty free sounds collection.
  • πŸ†“ – Royalty-free, searchable archive of sound effects under various licenses.

Music and Audio Editors

  • πŸŽ‰ Audacity – open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.
  • πŸ†“ Audiosauna – transforms your web browser into a fast and flexible music production studio with built in synthesizers and live effects.
  • πŸ†“ Audiotool – Online music producer.
  • πŸ†“ Bfxr – A tool to make sound effects for computer games.
  • πŸ†“ Bosca Ceoil – Online (and also desktop) music producer made by Terry Cavanagh. Simple, intuitive, has a distinctive retro-ish sound.
  • πŸ†“ ChipTone – Online sound effect generator
  • πŸ†“ FamiTracker – free windows tracker for producing music for the NES/Famicom-systems.
  • πŸ†“ iNudge – Create sound patterns online.
  • πŸŽ‰ jfxr – A JavaScript port of the Bfxr sound effect generator.
  • πŸŽ‰ LMMS – Cross-platform music production software.
  • πŸ†“ MadTracker – a powerful and efficient approach to making music. Versatility and compatibility are guaranteed due to full VSTβ„’, ASIOβ„’ and ReWireβ„’ support.
  • πŸŽ‰ MilkyTracker – open source tracker for Mac/Linux/Windows platforms.
  • πŸŽ‰ musagi – open source, fairly large and sophisticated music editor and synthesizer
  • πŸŽ‰ Sekaiju – Open Source MIDI sequencer.
  • πŸ†“ Soundation – Online Professional music studio.
  • πŸ†“ SunVox – a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern-based sequencer (tracker).
  • πŸ’° Resemble – Resemble’s voice cloning engine within Unity

Board Games

Tools for making board games

  • πŸ†“ Boardgamizer – Board Game Design Idea Generator.
  • πŸŽ‰ RPTools – a brand of open-source programs designed to enhance traditional pen-and-paper role playing games.

Must see

Blogs, portals, magazines and more

Blogs and Portals




Game Jams

Project Management

  • πŸ’° Casual – Visual Project Management
  • πŸ’Έ Codecks – Project Management Tool inspired by Collectible Card Games
  • πŸ’Έ HacknPlan – Project management for game developers
  • πŸ’Έ Taiga – Project management platform for agile developers & designers
  • πŸ’Έ Trello – Organize and prioritize projects

Complete Game Sources


We still need to make some money, right?

  • AdMob by Google – Google’s Ads and monetization service for mobile.
  • AdColony – Mobile video Ads service.
  • Appodeal – A programmatic ad mediation solution for mobile apps.
  • ChartBoost – Monetization, analytics platform.
  • RevMob – Monetization and Ads solution.
  • Unity Ads – Unity3D Official Ads SDK.
  • Vungle – Video Ads service.


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  1. Great info and thanks for sharing. You can also check another great open-source Project management software, Restyaboard, to organize and prioritize projects for agile developers & designers.

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