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I'm looking/hoping a certain app exists.

06-01-2015, 12:31 PM
#1
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 91
I'm looking/hoping a certain app exists.

Hello,

I'm looking for an ipad app that will allow me to create my own games (albeit simple ones). I'm not interested in publishing them on the App Store, I just want it to tinker with and maybe create some fun little games. I was told such an app exists but I cannot find one.

Note:- I'm not talking about platform game editors or things like createrria.

Do such apps exist? I'm willing to pay a decent amount as long as they are newbie friendly or have good tutorials.

Thank you
06-01-2015, 01:15 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,473
Quote:
Originally Posted by Oldgamer View Post
Hello,

I'm looking for an ipad app that will allow me to create my own games (albeit simple ones). I'm not interested in publishing them on the App Store, I just want it to tinker with and maybe create some fun little games. I was told such an app exists but I cannot find one.

Note:- I'm not talking about platform game editors or things like createrria.

Do such apps exist? I'm willing to pay a decent amount as long as they are newbie friendly or have good tutorials.

Thank you
How about Game Press or Sketchnation? What do you think?

06-01-2015, 01:16 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 3,937
The app you want is Codea.

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06-07-2015, 08:28 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Kuwait
Posts: 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by Oldgamer View Post
Hello,

I'm looking for an ipad app that will allow me to create my own games (albeit simple ones). I'm not interested in publishing them on the App Store, I just want it to tinker with and maybe create some fun little games. I was told such an app exists but I cannot find one.

Note:- I'm not talking about platform game editors or things like createrria.

Do such apps exist? I'm willing to pay a decent amount as long as they are newbie friendly or have good tutorials.

Thank you
I have a level editor for my 2D game "The Royal Quest", currently it only works on PC, are you interesting in such a thing but for the iPad or iPhone?

I may add that to my future work projects, basically it's 2D, you can add

- Quests
- Story characters
- Chest boxes
- Battle zones
06-07-2015, 08:42 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,194
Not exactly create a game, but you can also play Adventure Time Game Wizard. It's a metroidvania platformer that has an expansive level editor with which you can create your own levels.
06-08-2015, 11:57 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,227
How about GeoVertex from Relica games?

It is the most complex and fully featured game creator I have tried on IOS. It's very open allowing to you to create almost anything.

Playing : Dragon Quest 8 / Battleheart:Legacy / Monster Hunter Potrable 2G / Wayward Souls
06-08-2015, 12:07 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,564
Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_neo View Post
The app you want is Codea.
Codea is excellent. You could also look at pythonista.