In a platform game players jump from one platform to the next trying to reach the end of the level.
List of Platform games
This is a list of free/libre platform games:
|Abe's Amazing Adventure||March 5, 2005||Platform|
Abe's Amazing Adventure is a cross-platform, side scrolling platform game. Similar to various platform games available for the Commodore+4.
|Alex the Allegator 4||September 10th, 2003||Platformer|
The game’s story begins as is usual for platform games: humans abduct Alex’s girlfriend, and he has to find and save her.
The game was released on September 10th, 2003.
|Barbie Seahorse Adventures||Platformer|
Barbie Seahorse Adventures was a Platformer created for pyweek 4 by The Olde Battleaxe (TOBA), and won the team entry. It is licensed under the GPL. It is written in the Python programming language and uses the Pygame library.
|Blob Wars Episode 1 : Metal Blob Solid||April 17nd, 2011||Platform game|
The latest version of the game is 1.19 released on April 17, 2011.
|FreeGish||2010||Platformer, Physics simulation|
Freegish is a physics simulation platformer where you control a blob of tar. It can slick and slide and jump. There is also a multiplayer with modes like sumo wrestling and football.
|Gilbert and the doors||2018-07-13||Side-scrolling games||
Gilbert and the doors is a 2D platform game, written in C language/SDL1.2. This is simple, but nice to play. The game contain 22 levels with an evolutive difficulty. Source code ready for windows and linux platform.
|Go Ollie!||no image||Platformer|
Go Ollie! is a mouse controlled platformer about an earth worm.
Hedgewars is a turn-based artillery game featuring fighting hedgehogs. In the spirit of worms, the player has to equip their team of hedgehogs with a choice of numerous weapons in order to combat the enemy. It features an AI player as well as a multiplayer mode.
|Irrlamb||2015-10-02||Platform, puzzle, physics simulation|
irrlamb is a platform game, in which the player moves a ball through a 3D terrain. It is being developed by Alan Witkowski and is based on the Irrlicht Engine. irrlamb is licensed under the third version of the GPL. The latest version of the game is 0.1.1 released on January 3rd, 2013.
|Jump n Bump||2004-09-11||Arcade, Platformer|
|Me and My Shadow||2014-03-29||Platform, Puzzle|
Me and My Shadow is a platform and puzzle game in which the player's shadow plays an important role. The game uses only monochrome colours, fitting the shadow-theme. There is set of tutorial levels which explain the controls, tactics and puzzles elements.
|Mrfuze||September, 13th, 2008||Platformer|
Mr Fuze is PyMike's contest entry for the Pyweek 7 contest. The latest version of the game is 1.2 released on September, 13th, 2008. It is licensed under LGPL. It is written in the Python programming language with the Pygame library.
Neverball is a puzzle game in which the player guides a ball through various obstacle courses. The game, including the media, is licensed under the GPL. It was written by Robert Kooima. As of 2010-02-22, the latest version of the game is 1.6.0. There is a game based on Neverball, called Neverputt.
|Nikwi||August 23, 2006||Platform|
Nikwi is a 2D platformer where the player's goal is to collect sweets and avoid the traps and enemies.
|Orbit-Hopper||July 19, 2009||Platform, racing|
Orbit-Hopper is a clone of the video game SkyRoads (1993), a 3D racing and platform game. It provides full 3D graphics, a level editor, and multiplayer with split-screen.
|Plee the Bear||?||Platform game|
The game's source code is licensed under the GNU GPL v2, while the game's media is under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license v3.
ReTux (stylized as "reTux" in-game) is a libre 2-D platformer written in Python and utilizing media from SuperTux.
Although ReTux re-uses the art assets of SuperTux, no code from SuperTux is used in ReTux. The software portion of ReTux is entirely new, written in Python and based on the SGE Game Engine.
The main game contains 41 levels split into 5 worldmaps. Each level also has a Tux doll which can be found for bonus points and 100% completion.
It was previously distributed commercially, but released to the public at no charge in April 2017.
|Secret Maryo Chronicles||2009-08-17||Platform game|
Secret Maryo Chronicles (SMC) is a 2D platform game with a style designed to be similar to classic side-scrolling games. It uses the platform independent library SDL and, since version 0.98, the OpenGL accelerated Graphics Renderer. The game is developed in C++ and is licensed under the GPLv3. As of 2009-11-27, the latest version of SMC is 1.9 released on August 17th, 2009.
Stringrolled, or Upsilon Cat, or Upsilon Cat in Stringrolled, is a puzzle platformer. It was created in September 2008 for PyWeek, and won as an individual entry by Joel Bouchard Lamontagne with artwork contributed by other people. It was released into public domain and the source code is available on Pyweek, so this is free software. It is written in the Python programming language and uses the Pygame library.
|Teeworlds||2016-11-13||Platform, Run and gun, Online|
Teeworlds is a cartoon style 2D multiplayer platform shooter game (or third person shooter). The game provides an arena where players fight in various multiplayer modes (capture the flag, duel, team death match, race). The player is a Tee, a little ball with hands and feet.
|The Legend of Edgar||2018-01-01||Platform|
The source is released under the GPL version 2.
|The Secret Chronicles of Dr. M.||2015-08-17||Platform game|
|TunnelWars||September 9th, 1998|
TunnelWars is a 2D side scrolling parallax game written in C by Greg Ratajik. The latest release is on September 9, 1998, and is released under GNU General Public License. It was written for the OS/2 operating system.
|Which Way Is Up||February 11th, 2008||Puzzle puzzle, platformer|
|Windys||2011-08-12||Arcade, Action Platformer|
Windys is a free software action arcade game by Piga Software, originally released on August 12, 2009. It utilizes the Gambas Platform Engine and is designed in a deliberately retro style, featuring ASCII graphics and simulated PC speaker beeps. It is the second Piga game to be released for GNU/Linux, the first being Alexei: Part IX. A bug release version was sent out on September 1, 2011, and a brand new version was released on August 12, 2011 featuring bug fixes, updates proofreading and proper installers on a new Gambas 2 basis.
Yo Frankie!, previously Apricot, is a free 3D platform game project launched by the Blender Institute and supported by the Crystal Space community, to improvement Blender in game development, and the Crystal Space engine.
The project start in February 2008, and its 1.0 release date was in August 2008[Verification needed]
The game has been released for download on 9 Dec 2008.
- Project Page
- Download page for Alex the Allegator 4
- Forum thread about the game
- Blob Wars' copyright file at Debian packages
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- README file at the code repository
- The about page of Hedgewars
- Hedgewars FAQ page
- irrlamb project contact information
- irrlamb license text file on it's Subversion repository
- irrlamb 0.1.1 release announcement
- http://www.brainchilddesign.com/Bottom.php?Page=Games&SubPage=JnB -> Source Download -> source.txt
- License in svn
- Credits in svn
- In game folder
- Neverball data's copyright file at Debian Packages
- Neverball source's copyright file at Debian packages
- Nikwi homepage
- Contributors list on the project's wiki
- See Plee The Bear's COPYING file
- License section on the game's homepage
- Secret Maryo Chronicles- New 0.98
- SMC's license page
- SuperTux copyright file
- README.md from Secret Maryo Chronicles
- TunnelWars homepage accessed on October 13th, 2009.
- Copyright info for TunnelWars
- About page on the official web site
- http://www.yofrankie.org/yo-frankie-online-release/ (acc. 2008-12-15)
- http://www.yofrankie.org/yofrankie-11/ (acc. 2009-11-27)