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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 : (actually supports game maker projects) and something similar : – Sidar Apr 20 '13 at 17:39
A lot of the projects listed on 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

GDevelop is a free and open-source visual game development tool for Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows require no coding at all, instead it using an event system similar to Construct. If you want you can also use C++ for native (Linux, Windows) games and Javascript for HTML5 games but not required you can do pretty much anything by using only events.

GDevelop also has a web version called GDevApp, it built on the top of GDevelop and using exactly the same events and expressions as GDevelop but you don't need to download it and install anything, it running in your browse. Note that GDevApp only a beta version and don't have all the core and UI features of GDevelop but all of them is on the list.

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