Stencyl Games Emerge

on April 10, 2010 - 5244 Views

The Stencyl game creation tool which has been in development for a couple of years has finally released 3 games which are fully playable within a browser that have been created using its engine.  The project, which no longer plans to be open-source, had been labelled vapourware by many as little had emerged publicly from the team behind the project.

All of the released games are platformers.

A release date has still not been announced but there there is a beta program which you can apply to join – if you try and get any joy please let me know.

Self-promotion disclaimer/excuse for a link: I have a terribly out of date blog about Stencyl (formerly

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8 Responses to Stencyl Games Emerge

  1. James Garcia says:

    java games are cool because they need very little resources and the graphics are good too.,`.

  2. Ben Griffiths says:

    jave games are so cool eventhough they do not have fancy graphics.-:,

  3. Jeremy says:

    Anyone with the right mindset can create a 2D game. It’s really empowering and challenges you to think creatively. If you are not a creator, that’s fine, because you can play games in the browser. It’s really for everyone.

    All of the games loaded relatively quickly on my Mac.

    And anyhow, Java-game making isn’t exactly the point.

  4. Rob says:

    Anyone know whether games made with Stencyl can be ported to Ipad/Iphone etc. like Gamesalad?

  5. So it’s a java game making tool? Pass.

    Sent from my iPod.

  6. Rob says:

    I love the games. And, right off the bat, they can be played on Mac and Linux besides Windows. It can also be played directly inside my browser like a flash game. Just wish to see whether other genres of games can also be made with Stencyl. Their founder Jon claimed that more games will be unveiled weekly. I’ll bookmark the site and keep an eye on it now that it’s showing it may be the real deal.

  7. Christian says:

    The games look nice and well polished for the most part. The pumpkin game was fun. I hope we see more in the future.

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