GameQuery a game engine for jQuery

08/04/2019
game , game query

GameQuery a game engine for jQuery

gameQuery is an easy to use jQuery plug-in to help make javascript game development easier by adding some simple game-related classes. If you know how to use jQuery you almost know how to use gameQuery! To learn more go to the documentation page. The project is hosted on GitHub and you can follow it on a twitter page for the daily progress of the development.

Since it is based on DOM manipulation instead of Canvas gameQuery is compatible with a large number of browsers even the older ones including FirefoxChrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Safari for iOS, mobile versions of Webkit and Opera.

If you have any comments or suggestions you’re welcome to send an email to: info(at)gamequeryjs(dot)com. If you need help use Stack Overflow. For any bugs to report you can use the issue tracker of GitHub.

Goals and Features

gameQuery tries to:

  • be easy to learn and use

  • stick closely to jQuery philosophy

  • be fast enough on most modern browsers

  • allow a beginner to write a rich 2D game

gameQuery has the following features:

  • multi layer-sprite animations

  • sprite hierarchies (grouping)

  • orthogonal tile-maps

  • collision detection

  • swappable sound support

  • periodic callbacks

  • keyboard state polling

  • free and open source license


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