JavaScript game development

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Why would anyone do that? Because on two recent cool devices, JavaScript is the ONLY option for open, unrestricted application development. Because making games in JS is a hack and a challenge. Because few people have pushed the technology to its performance limits yet. And because we can.

[This page is in English because its subject is not limited to the Metalab]

Platforms

  • Wii!
  • iPhone!
  • Regular old boring computers

Technologies

What to do

  • Start a wiki?
  • Build a library? Input handling, collision detection, etc etc. Needs more research.
  • Organize a competition like PyWeek

Projects & Ideas

  • JS Spryjinx (c3o)
Prototype exists

Interested parties

References

Notable games

Multiplayer

Single player

iPhone

Experimental

Lists/indexes