A downloadable tool for Windows and macOS

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Pyro 2 is our next generation 2D game framework for Monkey 2!

Pyro 2 is fast, powerful, modular, lightweight, easy to understand and flexible!

Pyro 2 is bundled with Monkey 2, a versatile desktop development environment for developers of all shapes and sizes!

Reasons to use Pyro 2

  • Pyro 2 saves you boring research, technical problems and a lot of time!
  • With Pyro 2 you can focus more on the productive aspects of creating games
  • Pyro 2 has taken countless painful and boring hours of coding to develop saving you the trouble going through the same process

And... It's FREE!

Note that Pyro 2 is considered a work in progess ( but very stable and usable ) so come back once in a while for updates!

Pyro 2 exists out of 3 Monkey 2 modules with the following names and features

The Framework module

  • Screen manager and screens
  • INI file like data handler for help with serialisation
  • Delta timer
  • Object pooling
  • Highscore manager
  • FreeType font support
  • Bitmap font support
  • Loader screen
  • Pixel perfect collision
  • Virtual resolutions
  • Content manager
  • Texture packer support
  • Simple pathfinding
  • BASE64 encoding/decoding
  • Common code library

The scenegraph module

  • Camera system with layers, sprites, shapes
  • Object merging ( groups )
  • Tile engine with support for tiled
  • Object culling ( very fast )
  • Virtual controls : Joypad but virtual joystick coming soon!
  • Screen rotation, zoom and scrolling with mouse helpers
  • Parallax scrolling
  • Scene builder / loader
  • Helpers for splitscreens
  • Dynamic lights and shadow casting

The gui module ( alternative for mojox )

  • Fully skinnable
  • Image, Label, Button, Checkbox, Input box, Sliders, Progress bars, Scrollbox ( and more coming soon! )
  • Object merging ( groups )
  • Screen rotation, zoom and scrolling with mouse helpers
  • Dynamic lights and shadow casting ( coming soon )

And of course Pyro 2 has a rich set of source code files, templates, documentation and examples!

Pyro 2 in action demo1, demo2, demo3

But what is Monkey 2?

Monkey 2 is a new, crowd funded, open source, user friendly, multi target programming language by Mark Sibly.

Monkey 2 apps run on Desktop, Browser, Android and soon iOS

Monkey 2 is powerful on its own but Pyro 2 may just give it the edge that you need!

More Playniax Assets & Tools HERE!

More information

Published203 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Licensezlib License
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution v4.0 International
Average sessionA few minutes


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Monkey2_Pyro2_Binaries_for_Windows.zip 222 MB
Monkey2_Pyro2_Binaries_for_Macos.zip 84 MB