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Developer(s)8cell, Inc
Stable release
Operating systemWindows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9 and OS X 10.10
TypeGame creation system

Buildbox is No-code development platform focused on game creation without programming, coding or scripting.[1] The core audience for the software is entrepreneurs, designers and other gaming enthusiast without prior game development or coding knowledge.[2]

Buildbox was founded by Trey Smith in August 2014.[3] It is a cross platform development tool that can be run on both Windows Operating System and OSX.[4] Primarily used to create mobile apps,[5] Buildbox exports finalized games to iOS, Android, Amazon Mobile Devices, Amazon TV, Mac, PC and Steam.[6]

The main features of Buildbox are the image drop wheel, asset bar, option bar, collision editor, scene editor, monetization options and sliders that change the physics within the game.[7] While using Buildbox, users also get access to over 20,000 game assets, sound effects and animations.

In the latest version of the Buildbox, users can create completely original 3D games without coding. Buildbox team provides free courses for people about making games without coding. Buildbox supports many different software such as Android Studio, Eclipse, XCode, Visual Studio and many others for exporting your game.[8]

One of the main advantages of the app is the Creator Menu where person can create the skeleton of the game. Then the user can change or edit the character or multiple characters from the character settings , edit or change environmental settings (gravity, friction) create multiple worlds and levels, create a coin system, power ups, checkpoints, change the user interface and buttons with Node Editor Menu, animate objects, create banner and video ads, export for different platforms with one click, store the source code, edit character and object components and do many other things without coding.


  1. ^ "BuildBox: The nearly $3K drag-and-drop app game-making software launches to big fanfare". VentureBeat.
  2. ^ "Buildbox A Drag and Drop Game Creation Tool". SegmentNext.
  3. ^ "Trey Smith". Buildbox.
  4. ^ "Best Free Tools For Making Your Own Video Games". Lifehacker.
  5. ^ "Buildbox Game Showcase". Buildbox.
  6. ^ "Buildbox Export Options". Buildbox.
  7. ^ "Buildbox Review 30 Day Challenge Software".
  8. ^ "Buildbox | Game Maker | Video Game Software". Buildbox | Game Maker | Video Game Software. Retrieved 2018-09-28.

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