Game engines for programmers

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  • raylib

    A simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy videogames programming

  • bevy

    A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust

  • If you're interested in Rust, that's what we're building with Bevy.

  • InfluxDB

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  • bevy-inspector-egui

    Inspector plugin for the bevy game engine

  • What do you miss from scriptable objects that you don't get from a class that serializes to JSON? Global access (read only access shouldn't prevent this right)? The inspector (looks like egui can help there?

  • MonoGame

    One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games.

  • Monogame (C# framework, great for 2D and ~Ok for 3D)

  • Phaser

    Discontinued 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. [Moved to:] (by photonstorm)

  • PhaserJS (Perfect for 2D web games) - ThreeJS (Perfect for 3D webgames)

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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