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Pardon me, I know it's important know a programming language to develop games, however I'm looking for a game creator to make games for Linux. Construct Classic from Scirra is a nice 2D game creator, sadly it only does DirectX games, for Windows only.

Is there an alternative, a solution for this?

Thank you for your time.

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I guess if you're using linux, you're expected to know enough to write code. Anyway, which technology to use questions are not a good fit for the Q/A format of the site. See the FAQ about what kinds of questions to ask, and what kind not to ask. –  Byte56 Apr 20 '13 at 17:35
    
Gamemaker clone : enigma-dev.org (actually supports game maker projects) and something similar : compilgames.net –  Sidar Apr 20 '13 at 17:39
    
A lot of the projects listed on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open_source_games have linux ports. Some of the games listed are quite mod friendly. then again, modding them often requires the use of a scripting language. –  sarahm Apr 20 '13 at 19:31
    
Thank you guys, I thank you for the support :) Programming is essential, though I'm a solo developer. It's hard have time to learn a programming language when you make the graphics and everything else (except music and sound effects, of course XD) –  MajikkuMausu Apr 26 '13 at 13:56
    
And Mr. Byte56, pardon me about it. It won't repeat again. :) –  MajikkuMausu Apr 26 '13 at 14:01

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Scratch is cross-platform. It's intended to teach children to program, but it meets your criteria. I think anything that doesn't already require programming knowledge will attempt to teach its users to program while they use it.

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Scratch is really good for children, and a good way to start programming. Thank you for your suggestion, Mister Seth! –  MajikkuMausu Apr 26 '13 at 13:57

I hear good things about Game Editor.

It runs on windows/mac/linux, and compiles for all three platforms, and iphone

Never tried it myself though

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It worths the try, though its license is still an interrogation point. Anyway, thank you so much, Xananax. :) –  MajikkuMausu Apr 26 '13 at 13:58

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