Derek Detweiler edited this page Sep 23, 2015 · 16 revisions

Platypus facilitates rapid creation and deployment of new 2D platformer games using HTML5. The engine allows fashioning a customized game via a series of settings files as well as additional extension and customization via a component-based development model. Check out the guides for walk-throughs on implementing aspects of the engine and the reference for detailed explanations of engine components.


  • The Tiled map editor for level creation.
  • SpringRoll for application management.
  • Pixi.js for rendering visuals.

Key Features

  • Deploy on any HTML5 platform supported by SpringRoll
  • Multi-platform support
  • Automatic scaling
  • Touch and keyboard input
  • Component-based development model