Mekanimo

 

Mekanimo is a 2D physics simulator that can be used for rapid game development. In minutes, you can create simulations, interactive games and puzzles, dazzling graphics and share them with others through internet. Please reload this page to see more animations.

Currently it runs on Windows XP or Vista. Mac and Linux version will be available in the near future.

It is intended to be a fun learning tool. It enables users to create games, puzzles, and simulations with ease. Although you can use it just for fun, it can also be used to teach physics, engineering, programming, math, robotics, artificial intelligence, computational geometry, and many other subjects.

If you are an educator interested in using Mekanimo with your curriculum, we would like to hear from you.

You can learn more about the program and download the free beta version of it on their website here:

Mekanimo.net

Or you can check out some youtube videos here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQPfvbbH4tQ (Pinball game part-1)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZjgsYU_5KM (Tangram game)

 

Note From Will: This looks like an interesting little program that can give you some great experience real fast and at no cost. It could be used to whip up some fun little games in no time at all. I will be downloading and giving this program a try so stay tuned. I already thought up a bunch of game making ideas.

 

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