I was wondering what is a great free place/environment to start developing a 2D side-scroller. I am very new (so new that it hurts) but would like to dig in and give it a shot. Suggestions are ...
I've looked at a couple other questions about Sprites but most seem to apply to Isometric or RPG related sprites. So I'm wondering if there is a decent place for 2D side scrolling plat-former type ...