Plee the Bear

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Plee the Bear
Plee the bear.jpg
Plee the Bear tutorial level
GenrePlatform game
Latest release0.7.1
Release dateFebruary 8 2017
DevelopersJulien Jorge, Sébastien Angibaud and contributors[1]
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseCC BY-SA v3
EngineBear Engine
P. languageC++
Plee the Bear is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.
Available as a package in:  
OpenSUSE Logo.svg OpenSUSE: plee-the-bear

Plee the Bear is a 2D platform game in which the player controls a bear in single or multiplayer mode. As of 2015-01-07, the latest version of the game is 0.7.

The game's source code is licensed under the GNU GPL v3, while the game's media is under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license v3.[2][3]

It is written in the C++ programming language using the SDL library.


It is mainly developed by Julien Jorge and Sébastien Angibaud, with the help of several contributors[1].

Since the end of april 2010, the website features a weblog where news on the upcoming releases are presented. A forum has also been installed for better exchanges with the users.


Date Event
2007-03-22 A testing release
2008-01-03 First demo available
2008-01-06 Now works on x86_64
2008-01-09 Website interface update
2008-01-13 Improved demo
2008-03-27 0.2 released
2008-07-09 0.3 released
2009-08-23 0.4 released
? 0.5 released
? 0.7 released
2017-02-08 0.7.1 released


Web site

Is currently down but the source code can be found on GitHub. See link to archive below. The game’s web site until 2014 provided:

  • the source code for the game and the editor (in one archive)
  • Ubuntu packages
  • standalone Linux .tar.gz
  • Windows XP .exe
Debian GNU/Linux and GNU/kFreeBSD
  • As of 2009-10-02, Debian testing (squeeze) includes packages with version 0.4.1-2 for amd64 hppa i386 ia64 mips mipsel sparc, unstable also includes packages for kfreebsd-amd64 kfreebsd-i386. There is also a 0.2.1-2 package for m68k.[4]
  • Editors are provided as a package called "bear-factory", version 0.4.1-2, for amd64 hppa i386 ia64 kfreebsd-amd64 kfreebsd-i386 mips mipsel sparc.[5]


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