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Install Stencyl 3.4 – Creating Games Without Coding on Linux

Stencyl 3.4 most recent release, is a game creation platform that allows users to create amazing and publish 2D video games for computers, mobile devices, and the web without coding. The software is available for free, with select publishing options available for purchase and it has extensive platform support, which includes iOS (iPhone/iPad), Android, Flash, Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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The app is more described as a logic building block for 2D games. It’s got a unique drag and drop interface with new functionality and hundreds of ready-to-use blocks that enables you to bring your game logic design to life. Power users can create and share their own blocks, extend the engine through code, import libraries and write their own custom classes that interact seamlessly with block-based Behaviors.

Stencyl 3.4 supports

  • iOS (iPhone/iPad)
  • Android
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Flash
  • HTML5 (experimental)

This release v3.4.0 Beta 5 is compatible with Xcode 8 / iOS10 and fixes many other issues. See Highlights below

  • Compatibility with iOS 10 / Xcode 8
  • Updated AdMob support
  • Many fixes to blocks / design mode
  • Let engine extensions set block context
  • Make preloaders more customizable (via code)
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How to Install Stencyl 3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04

  • Install Packages required by the Compiler
sudo apt-get install libgc-dev libxext-dev
  • Run the following command s ONLY on a 64bit OS
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
sudo apt-get update
  • Install Packages required by JRE
sudo apt-get install libxtst6:i386 libxi6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libxt6:i386 libxpm4:i386 libxmu6:i386
  • Install Packages required by Flash Player
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-0:i386 libxt6:i386 libxext6:i386 libatk1.0-0:i386 libc6:i386 libcairo2:i386 libexpat1:i386 libfontconfig1:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libglib2.0-0:i386 libice6:i386 libpango1.0-0:i386 libpng12-0:i386 libsm6:i386 libx11-6:i386 libxau6:i386 libxcursor1:i386 libxdmcp6:i386 libxfixes3:i386 libxi6:i386 libxinerama1:i386 libxrandr2:i386 libxrender1:i386 zlib1g:i386 libnss3-1d:i386 libnspr4-0d:i386 libcurl3:i386 libasound2:i386
  • Next download, extract, and install app with following commands

32bit OS

wget http://mario.stencyl.net/public/Stencyl-full.tar.gz

mkdir stencyl

tar -xvf Stencyl-full.tar.gz -C stencyl/

cd stencyl/

./Stencyl

64bit OS

wget http://mario.stencyl.net/public/Stencyl-64-full.tar.gz

mkdir stencyl

tar -xvf Stencyl-64-full.tar.gz -C stencyl/

cd stencyl/

./Stencyl

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