Ebitengine in 2022
It's been 9 years since I started to develop Ebitengine. This article is a retrospective of Ebitengine in 2022.
sponsored me in between December 2021 and November 2022. I can't thank you enough!
(In the order of total sponsoring amounts)
These people contributed to Ebitengine and its related projects in between December 2021 and November 2022. I appreciate all the contributions!
(In the order of total commits)
Purego, Oto, and Hitsumabushi
Ebitengine v2.3.0 was released. The main features are DirectX for Windows, native compiling for Nintendo Switch, and so on. May
Copyright 2022 Odencat
Copyright 2022 Siôn le Roux
I registered the trademark "Ebitengine" and its logo mark in Japan.
Ebitengine v2.4.0 was released. The main features are truly pure Go for Windows, and so on. September
Copyright 2022 Symbolic Software
Works made with Ebitengine
The copyright of these screenshots and the other images belong to their authors.
Games for Nintendo Switch
Website / Publisher: Odencat Inc.
Embark on a relaxing tropical adventure in this cozy fishing RPG! Explore wondrous locations and befriend a charming cast of characters on your quest to become a master angler and discover the true meaning of paradise! VIDEO
Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory
Website / Publisher: Symbolic Software
Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory® is a puzzle game that has been described as “a combination between Pac-Man and chess”. Guide the adventurous Ayla as she attempts to rescue her dog, Falafel, from the confines of a mysterious towering laboratory deep within a solitary forest. Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory combines puzzle and strategy elements with an engaging storyline full of memorable characters and biting humor. VIDEO
Games from the Ebitengine Game Jam
We held the
Ebitengine Game Jame this June. I picked the top 4 games from the final results here. For more games, see the entries of this jam.
Magnetic Robot EBITENGER
Other Games and Applications
I picked some representative ones from games and applications made with Ebitengine and relased this year. We're afraid not all works this year could be listed since many works were released. I appreciate all the works!
crten - Cathode-Ray Tube ENgine
Author: Elias Daler
Author: Elias Daler
Fish Fight Back
Author: Trevor Slocum
Flash Element TD
Go little Bat
Author: Kacper Drobny
Author: Samuel Yuan
Mine Sweeper Ready Set Duck
Old Maid 3D
Author: Ichiban Kunio
Author: Sean O'Neill
Author: Andrew Albers
Author: Jules Graybill
Author: Vernon Miller
Author: Anıl Konaç
Donburi by Yota Hamada - Donburi is just another Entity Component System library for Ebitengine inspired by legion.
etxt by tinne26 - etxt is a package for font management and text rendering in Golang designed to be used with the Ebitengine game engine.
ganim8 by Yota Hamada - Sprite Animation library for Ebitengine inspired by anim8.
Mizu by Artem Sedykh - Mizu is Entity Component System framework for Ebitengine.
MPG-Go by Crazyinfin8 - Mpg-go is a pure Go (no CGo) MPG decoder and player.
pi by Jacek Olszak - The retro game development engine for Go, inspired by Pico-8 and powered by Ebitengine. Videos
Let's make a WORDLE clone! Go and Ebiten / Ebitengine Tutorial
Extreme mandelbrot zoom
Author: Carl Otto
Ebitengine in 2023 and after
The next version v2.5 will have a better vector graphics APIs. Ebitengine has become quite matured as a 2D game engine. The next items are for non-game applications like GUI, or for more platforms.
Inputting with IME (
#1029) Handling input events (
#1704) Supporting more consoles
I am very happy to keep maintaining Ebitengine. See you next year!