What are some tools I can use to create 2d tile based maps? Please provide the information below, and try to limit to one tool per answer. Name Link to website General features Export format ...
Has anyone come across a software package that allows you to build animations in a similar way to how you can in Flash (i.e. using techniques such as tweens & bones & easings, etc) and then ...
I've been playing with writing flash games in my spare time, but up to this point, I've just been using a trial version of Adobe Flash Professional. I'm aware of FlashDevelop, but their documentation ...
What good free and widely used tools are there for editing 2D skeletal animations? Preferably, one that allows me to write custom animation exporters. One pretty good indie tool that I know of Demina,...
What tools should I consider if my aim is to make a game available to as many platforms as possible? [closed]
We're planning on developing a 2D, grid-based puzzle game, and although it's still very early in the planning stages, we'd like to make our decisions well from the beginning. Our strategy will be to ...
Just out of curiosity, I want to know opensource tools or projects that can add some interesting features to indie games, preferably those that could only be found on big-budget games. EDIT: As ...
I'm working on a level editing tool that saves its data as XML. This is ideal during development, as it's painless to make small changes to the data format, and it works nicely with tree-like data. ...
I'm currently working on a texture pack for minecraft (but this question is not restricted to that). All terrain textures are squared and stored in one big terrain.png. (FYI that's from Glimmar's ...
What tool do you use to convert ttf fonts to bitmap fonts? Following is a list of features I'm looking for. I'd be happy with any tool really, but one that had these features would be better. ...
We need something where we can check files out, edit them, check them back in and then build from the them. Something like Google Docs where we can edit the same code at the same time would be a ...
I am searching for a tool that will help in writing a game script. By "script" I mean the text core of a storyboard - without the drawing drafts, which may or may not be there (yet). What I'm ...
Possible Duplicate: Tools for creating 2d tile based maps I am Indie Game developer and I am looking for a tile based 2d level editor. I also would like to know the free ones as well as paid ...
I realize this question is complex and subjective, but bear with me for a moment. I firmly believe that video-game software is essentially different from, for example spreadsheet software, as from a ...
Does anyone know tools to generate convex collision geometry from given 3D model? For example, UDK's Static Mesh Editor can do this; Valve instead recommends to use smoothing in 3D editor. Desired ...
I am an aspiring tools developer currently in university. Normally I use both C++ and C# to and from but as my time at university is coming to an end, what language and technologies are worth focusing ...