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I am trying to build an RPG using HTML5/JavaScript. Can anyone point out a few game engines for developing RPG in JavaScript

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Let me rephrase the question! When is an external engine/framework necessary for building an html game.If I have two armies and each of the person in that army has health/attack/defense , visually pleasing environment , but not much environmental movement , hitTests , is it necessary to adopt an engine/framework? \$\endgroup\$ – Harsha Venkatram Sep 21 '12 at 12:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ Edit your question and make it less vague. \$\endgroup\$ – nathan Sep 21 '12 at 12:41
  • \$\begingroup\$ I think that you should always try to find some framework that suits your needs, it can save you dozen of hours of work total. The No framework path: Better for learning how to really program games. Using Framework: for delivering a better product at the end of the project. \$\endgroup\$ – Billy Ninja Sep 21 '12 at 12:44
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    \$\begingroup\$ Harsha, your question is being down-voted because it's not a good fit for the site. Even with your rephrasing in your comment. The problem is there's not correct answer. To use an engine or not is a decision you have to make, and which one to use is also up to you. See the FAQ about what types of questions to ask here. \$\endgroup\$ – MichaelHouse Sep 21 '12 at 14:26
  • \$\begingroup\$ "Please give me resources on how to make (broad category of stuff) in (common programming language)." is 1. not a question and 2. waaaaay too broad, sorry. \$\endgroup\$ – Martin Sojka Sep 21 '12 at 16:35
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A quick google search lead me to the page below, where you can find a list of JS game engines. While not every engine on the list is specifically designed for RPGs, you should be able to quickly determine which engines may fit your needs.

https://github.com/bebraw/jswiki/wiki/Game-Engines

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