melonJS is an open source HTML5 game engine that empowers developers and designers to focus on content.
The framework provides a collection of composable entities and support for a number of third-party tools. Giving you a powerful combination that can be used wholesale or piecemeal.
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melonJS is a lightweight yet powerful HTML5 framework designed from the ground up to provide a true plugin-free 'write-once, run-everywhere' gaming platform. melonJS is an open-source project and supported by a community of enthusiasts. See our Gallery for a few examples of games powered by melonJS.
Built with future technology.
- ES6 Collections
Released under the permissive MIT License.
Your scene graph is a hierarchy of containers.
Updates and drawing operations are dispatched separately.
Draws are opt-in; add compute-only entities for AI, special effects, etc.
melonJS integrates the popular Tiled map format, allowing designers easily create levels using the Tiled map editor, and to focus on the game features itself.