Tools for e-games Print

:: Game Maker

Game Maker allows you to make exciting computer games, without the need to write a code. Using easy to learn drag-and-drop actions, you can create professional looking games within very little time. You can make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3d games. And when you've become more experienced, there is a built-in programming language, which gives you the full flexibility of creating games with Game Maker. Game Maker can be used free of charge.

:: Game editor

Game Editor is a game design software that gives you the opportunity to create computer games. Games can be developped in a quite intuitive way. With Game Editor you can build a game prototype, including graphics and sound, with minimal programming. Game Editor supports almost all image and audio formats. So, you can use your images, animations, musics and sounds in your game project.

:: Flash® Professional

Flash® Professional 8 is the industry's most advanced authoring environment for creating interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.With Flash Professional 8, creative professionals design and author interactive content rich with video, graphics, and animation for truly unique, engaging websites, presentations or mobile content.

:: XNA studio

XNA Game Studio Express enables hobbyists, academics, and small, independent game developers to easily create video games for Windows and the Xbox 360 console using new, optimized cross-platform gaming libraries based on .NET. This official release enables the creation of games for Windows XP SP2-based PCs. Combined with an active membership in the XNA Creators Club (available from Xbox Live Marketplace), you can also create, debug, and play games on your Xbox 360 console.

:: Blender

Blender is the open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback. Available for all major operating systems under the GNU Public License.

:: OGRE

OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce applications utilising hardware-accelerated 3D graphics. The class library abstracts all the details of using the underlying system libraries like Direct3D and OpenGL and provides an interface based on world objects and other intuitive classes.

:: Mediator

Mediator 8's icon-based editing allows you to drag-and-drop your way to Flash®, HTML and interactive CD's quicker than with any other web or multimedia tool. Combine text, images, sounds and videos. Apply transitions and interactivity -no programming needed! Then simply use the "one click" export to Flash®, HTML or CD-Rom.

:: Macromedia Authorware

Authorware is the leading visual authoring tool for creating rich-media e-learning applications for delivery on corporate networks, CD/DVD, and the Web. Develop accessible applications that comply with learning management system (LMS) standards.