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Game Pencil Engine
Jul 11, 2016 @ 9:27am
Jan 10, 2017 @ 9:10am
Recent Announcements View All (3)
Ask Me Anything Session is now live on Reddit!
The Struggle to Create - My heartfelt article is now on Gamasutra!
Release date: Summer 2016
The Game Pencil Engine is a fresh easy to use game engine for development teams of any size. It was created from the ground up to create wonderful console, desktop and web games.

The dynamic architecture of the engine is friendly for common programmers and inviting for newcomers in the field of game design. With the usage of minimum "Drag n Drop" components in the editor it allows games to be built intelligently and also openly.

Key Features

Nicely organized game projects.
Cross-platform game engine editor.
Predictive code editor.
Easy to work with game engine.
Exported source code available without obfuscation.

Intuitive to use game editor.
Component System for Object and Scene editors.
Unlimited Game Resources allowed.
Multiple Projects opened at once.
First Game Engine Editor built using the much coveted SDL library.
Editor built in C/C++ with constant upgrades.
Conservative file size.
Liberal functionality for modest price.

Object oriented game design.
Structural integrity in objects, scenes and functions.
HTML5 export extendable to consoles and desktop.

Full JavaScript code editor.
One Language, multiple platforms.
Custom CSS styling for html5 games.
Custom HTML5 coding for HTML5 games.
Robust object oriented JavaScript structure.
Strict mode enforced coding.
Easy to learn professional language.


Great camera system.
Great for 2D games.
Sprites, textures and tilesheets supported.
Geometry rendering supported.
Access to modify the engine or simply create functions for more even .more lush beautiful graphical support and effects.

Built-In Audio Grouping system.
Built-In Fallback system for cross-platform compatibility.

Classic Canvas HTML5 Export - Built in.
Consoles Exports[NDA required].
Desktop Export[Mac, Windows & Linux using Electron].
Game Pencil's Future

The Game Pencil Engine will receive constant updates. It's not just a product for you to buy, it's the engine that we, at PawByte, use to develop all of our games
Popular Discussions View All (2)
Oct 11, 2016 @ 5:31am
Linux Port Order
Sep 5, 2016 @ 11:45am
Game Building Page - Video Available
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Syrsly Oct 24, 2016 @ 5:47am 
This engine's blog introduced me to Electron, which looks very interesting. Thank you.
Juiceman Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:48pm 
Very nice! I will be following this.
MrBoxesMan Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:07pm 
Philip McCrevis Aug 23, 2016 @ 11:49am 
Very awesome tool. Upvote
Joelrodiel Aug 21, 2016 @ 11:59pm 
Seems interesting
funkygallo72 Aug 17, 2016 @ 11:59am 
As write into wii u developer forum.. yes!
Thistom Studios Software Aug 11, 2016 @ 8:36am 
Nice game! Upvoted.
LunarCore Aug 9, 2016 @ 10:59pm 
Fatcat Games Jul 28, 2016 @ 7:19pm 
Upvoted, Goodluck!
Broadcast Death Jul 24, 2016 @ 4:29pm 
Upvoted and followed