Open Source

Open source JavaScript engines provide a vast assortment of features for developers to collaborate on code to make their jobs easier. These engines come in a variety of flavors and completeness, as well as approaches to game development. Although an exhaustive list of open source game engines would be quite long, I discuss many of the engines that have gained some popularity in the HTML5 game development community.

With open source game engine solutions, it is important to remember that there is minimal support. Essentially you are reliant upon the kindness of strangers when resolving issues. You may run into a question about the syntax, a particular bug, or general issues that may pop up; you may (or may not) get a timely answer. ...

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