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TumbleGonk is a causal ‘tile swap’ style game with polar based tile layouts that provide a unique gameplay style. The game features twelve unique levels of increasing difficulty.

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TumbleGonk started a humble ($850) IndieGoGo campaign, which will result in the complete source code to the game to be released, making it easy to learn from the code and make changes to it and even bring the game to new platforms or to create completely new games with it.

About TumbleGonk

TumbleGonk's innovative polar (spider-web) layout

TumbleGonk is a causal ‘tile swap’ style game with additional, innovative polar (spider-web) based tile layouts that provide a unique gameplay style. Twelve unique levels provide different challenges.

About the code of TumbleGonk

TumbleGonk is written in C++ using the SDL 2 and associated libraries, for example libvpx. It is cross platform and tested on Windows XP, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. The game is developed in the Code::Blocks IDE and Git is used for revision control.

Linux, Mac OS X and Windows

Linux and Windows will be supported and compiling on Mac OS X will be an easy task. The complete code for all three platforms will be provided, so you can easily make modifications to the game and compile it yourself!

Demo available for Windows

The Windows demo of TumbleGonk is available here (and soon on moddb)

Support TumbleGonk's humble funding campaign!

Visit the TumbleGonk IndieGoGo campaign page and contribute now, to allow the community - yourself included - to learn from the innovative and simple game and even use it to create completely new games with it!

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TumbleGonk Alpha1 for Windows

TumbleGonk Alpha1 for Windows


Demo of the indie puzzle game TumbleGonk with alternative art for the indiegogo campaign to open source the game.

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Latest posts from @tumblegonk

Gem tiles Opengameart.org

Nov 8 2012

TumbleGonk is now Open Source Software! #gpl #createcommons #fossgames Sourceforge.net

Nov 7 2012

RT @FreeGamerBlog: Crowdfunding Games Into Freedom: Two games recently started "Kickstarter"-style campaigns on ... Bit.ly #opensource #games

Oct 18 2012

RT @qubodup: Video of new visual style for TumbleGonk Youtu.be #IndieGoGo campaign Igg.me

Oct 3 2012

New video #TumbleGonk with an example of alternative art Youtu.be #gpl #fossgames #creativecommons T.co

Oct 1 2012

TumbleGonk on gamedev IOTD - Gamedev.net #fossgames #gpl #creativecommons

Sep 24 2012

New #TumbleGonk gameplay video with sound Youtube.com #gpl #creativecommons #opensource #fossgames

Sep 21 2012

Thanks to advice from @qubodub on @FreeGamerBlog #TumbleGonk #indiegogo campaign intro rewritten to be more positive and a screenshot added.

Sep 20 2012

#TumbleGonk playable windows demo on the #Indiegogo gallery page Igg.me #gpl #creativecommons #opensource #fossgames

Sep 19 2012