Effect Games
December 7, 2009 10:37 AM   Subscribe

Effect Games provides free, online tools for building, sharing and playing your own browser based games.

"Build your games using JavaScript and our custom browser game engine, level editor, and suite of developer tools. The Effect Engine supports Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and all modern browsers including IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari."

posted by brundlefly (7 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
So.... it's a JavaScript library?
posted by Artw at 10:46 AM on December 7, 2009

My twelve-year old self wants to waste a lot of time with this.
posted by RobotVoodooPower at 10:46 AM on December 7, 2009

It's all very impressive, but it feels like a solution in search of a problem to me.

The games look way better than I would expect, but the animations are rough and the controls are even wonkier than most Flash games are, which is saying something. Maybe something which will improve with time? Could be, I'm just skeptical of javascript in a browser as a game development platform.
posted by malphigian at 10:52 AM on December 7, 2009

Please don't sue us, Nintendo!

heh. interesting angle.
posted by rude.boy at 11:10 AM on December 7, 2009

First one to build and release a game called "Flag It And Move On" gets a pony.
posted by davejay at 11:10 AM on December 7, 2009 [3 favorites]

"Patent pending" on the javascript code there? Seriously?
posted by XMLicious at 11:17 AM on December 7, 2009

This thread has more favorites than comments. This is me, doing my part to change all that.
posted by davejay at 10:38 PM on December 7, 2009

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