Open Surge

Open Surge is a fun 2D retro platformer inspired by Sonic games and a game creation system that lets you unleash your creativity!

Demo

Currently available for Windows and GNU/Linux.

Download the game

Windows

Get it here view on itch.io

Linux

Get it here packs for your distro

Android

Join our beta mobile version: soon

 

Please support Open Surge by making a donation!
Open Surge is created independently and your contribution directly helps its development!

 

Latest release: Open Surge version 0.5.0-2
(dev builds for early adopters)

Mac OS X: get the source code
Raspberry Pi version: in the future!

About Open Surge

Open Surge is two projects in one: a game and a game creation system (game engine). It is released as free and open source software.

Open Surge is written from the ground up in C language, using the Allegro game programming library. The project has been started by Alexandre Martins, a developer from Brazil. Nowadays, Open Surge has contributors all over the world!

How do I play?

You can play Open Surge using a keyboard or a joystick.

Key Action
Arrows Move
Space Jump
Enter Pause
Esc Quit
Left Ctrl Switch character
Equals (=) Take snapshot
F12 Open the editor

How do I create a game?

Use Open Surge to create your own amazing games! Create new levels, items, bosses, gameplay mechanics, playable characters, special abilities and much more!

To learn more, read the project wiki and watch the video tutorials made by the developer of the engine.

This is so awesome!

Indeed it is! But enough talking.

Get it now!