Game Pencil Engine

A gift of love to keep gaming moving forward.

Your 2D modular C++ game engine.

Download Version 1.30

Cross platform

Our engine runs on Windows, Linux and OSX. By using SDL2 and open source design our goal is to reach as many platforms as possible with mobile just support just months away.​

Easy to code

Although the engine is C++ we made strides to make our code base simplified and user oriented. Check out our documentation.

Open Source

Our community is more than users, but also people who can easily view and edit the source code and contribute changes.

Manage resources easily​

Simply import your beautiful textures, tile-sheets and animations into the editor and get them ready to build beautiful games.

Enjoy development using our new data system.

Create simple and dynamic levels by utilizing our node system.

Cross platform editor & engine

Current support for Windows, Linux and OSX.

With planned support for consoles and mobile.

Simple build system

Use build scripts to easily connect your own IDE and build games the way you want them.

Built on C++ 11 you can harness the power of object oriented design.

  • Theme support

    Like coding in darkness, or in the beauty of light. We've got you covered with custom themes from the start.

  • No paywalls or royalties

    Free as in freedom and beer.

  • Modular engine design

    Change backends, design patterns, our source is yours to edit.

  • MIT License

    You own your source code, build without fear of any convoluted licensing.

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Game Pencil Engine

A gift of love to keep gaming moving forward.

Your 2D modular C++ game engine.

Download Version 1.30