Free software game engine focusing on developing games faster, more modular and stable with true -1 day portability support.

Drag[en]gine

Downloads Drag[en]gine

To play games using the Drag[en]gine Game Engine (*.delga files) you only need to install the game engine once on each system you own. The installers include the GUI Launcher and Console Launcher which run, install and uninstall games.
For information what changed in the latest release see Changelog Latest Release
For information what to look forward to in the next release see Changelog Upcoming Release

 

install-dragengine-1.1-linux64.sh Self-Installer suitable for 64-Bit Linux Variants. Run as root in console.

To play single games without installing the Drag[en]gine Game Engine you can use the Live Launcher. This is useful if you can not install the game engine on a system, for Demo-Sessions like on exhibitions or USB drives. This release is a single archive working on multiple platforms.

dragengine-live-1.1.zip Self-Sustained Launcher. Unpack into directory of choice and place one DELGA file next to the extracted content.

 

Downloads IGDE

To develop games using the Drag[en]gine Game Engine (*.delga files) you have to install the Drag[en]gine IGDE. The IGDE contains various editors to develop games with using a live-directory editing principle. No need for endless importing, re-importing and cooking files nor do you have to fight with proprietary asset files.

install-deigde-1.1-linux64.sh Self-Installer suitable for 64-Bit Linux Variants. Run as root in console.

Documentation / Help

Documentation about developing games using the Drag[en]gine Game Engine (*.delga files) can be found on the

Forum for all developer discussions and questions concerning the Drag[en]gine Game Engine, IGDE and associated tools.

Example Projects

Various examples to give you a head-start on developing with the Drag[en]gine Game Engine. You can either download snapshots or go directly to the GitHub repository.

Example Projects Wiki Page

Example Projects GitHub Repository

Pre-build DELGA Files can be found on the Release Page. You can run them with only the Drag[en]gine Installation. To work with the test projects you need the IGDE Installation.


Source Code

The Drag[en]gine Game Engine source code for both the game engine and the editing tools can be found on the

If you would like to create Drag[en]gine Modules or IGDE Editors you have to install the "-dev" installation files found in the Release Section.