Defold is a completely free to use game engine for development of desktop, mobile and web games. (by defold)

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  • Lua, Nim, and Wren for game development
    2 projects | | 10 Oct 2021
    If you paint by some numbers, the Defold repo ( has 1k issues, and only 14 prs open, whereas the Godot repo ( has 5k+ issues and a whopping 1.1k prs open. And a difference of 1500 contributors on Godot, versus 37 total contributors on Defold.


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