• Register

An elementary HTML5 Canvas game engine built on Backbone. Specialized for 2D platformers, and optimized for mobile.

Backbone Game Engine was written to run inside of CocoonJS Canvas+, so you can turn your HTML5 game into a native application on iOS or Android.

Features:

  • Built on Backbone. Events, models, collections, inheritance and RESTful persistence. Why reinvent the wheel?
  • HTML5 canvas only. No jQuery, as little DOM manipulations as possible.
  • Mobile optimized. Build to run on mobile devices with transparent touch and viewport support. Everything is optimized for maxium frames per seconds (FPS).
  • Go Native with CocoonJS. Built to run in Cocoon.io's Canvas+. Deploy native on iOS and Android.
  • 2D platformer. Built with side-scrollers in mind. Built-in classes for sprites, sprite sheets, characters, hero, quad-tree collision detection, world and editor.
  • No compilation. You don't need to install node, grunt or whatever else. Just code and press F5 to run.
  • No server required. Fork this repo and your Github site is up and going. Create your own game and point your friends to it. Rebase to pull in latest engine updates.
  • Built for mobile. Conceived to run on tablets. Share your URL with Mom so she can add it to the home screen of her iPad.
  • Take if offline. With HTML5 Application Cache, your game runs offline. Perfect for taking it on the road or on a fishing trip.
  • Save state. With HTML5 Local Storage, save where you are.
  • World editor. Conceived for tile-based games, comes with a world editor. Place your tiles and characters, then hit play to try it out. Hit save to save your world.
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
Embed Buttons

To promote Backbone Game Engine and grow its popularity (top engines), use the embed code provided on your homepage, blog, forums and elsewhere you desire. Or try our widget.

Backbone Game Engine
Backbone Game Engine
Backbone Game Engine
Post article Articles

No articles were found matching the criteria specified. We suggest you try the article list with no filter applied, to browse all available. Post article and help us achieve our mission of showcasing the best content from all developers. Join now to share your own content, we welcome creators and consumers alike and look forward to your comments.

Add game Games
Ludo's Quest

Ludo's Quest

Platformer

Ludo's Quest is a mobile-first side-scrolling platform game inspired from Super Mario Bros and Ghosts n' Goblins. It targets kids around 6 to 12, but...

Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

You may also like
Visionaire Studio

Visionaire Studio

Commercial

The easiest way to create an adventure game! The only thing you need is some creativity and imagination, and after a bit of playing around with the program...

Antiryad Gx

Antiryad Gx

Commercial

Antiryad Gx is an unified cross platform 3d game engine that stands out thanks to its vast platform support capability.

Backbone Game Engine

Backbone Game Engine

MIT

An elementary HTML5 Canvas game engine built on Backbone. Specialized for 2D platformers, and optimized for mobile. Backbone Game Engine was written to...

Harfang 3D

Harfang 3D

Proprietary

Harfang is a high-end package to create 3D or 2D applications. It provides a comprehensive API, including physics, VR, pathfinding, audio, video. Harfang...

Bright Engine

Bright Engine

Commercial

Bright Engine is a Light-Weight C++ Rendering platform aimed towards, Real-time rendering for both Video Games and Cinematic Animations.

XtremeWorlds

XtremeWorlds

GPL

XtremeWorlds (XW) is a powerful, free 2D MMORPG Engine/Maker. With XW you can make your own MMORPG with no coding in just minutes. If you find that the...

Follow Report Profile
Platforms
Web, iOS, iPad, Android, AndroidTab
Contact
Send Message
Licence
MIT
Release date
Engine watch
Follow
Share
Community Rating

Average

-

0 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Statistics
Rank
165 of 816
Last Update
Games
1