Open Surge is a fun 2D retro platformer inspired by Sonic games. It is also a game creation system that lets you unleash your creativity! Play, create & share!
Currently available for Windows and GNU/Linux.
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!
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!
You can play Open Surge using a keyboard or a joystick.
|Left Ctrl||Switch character|
|Equals (=)||Take snapshot|
|F12||Open the editor|
Use Open Surge to create your own amazing games! Create new levels, items, bosses, gameplay mechanics, playable characters, special abilities and much more!
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