List of games using SDL
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This is a list of notable games, gaming engines, and arcade or game-console emulators that make use of Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL), a cross-platform software library that abstracts platforms' graphics, sound, and input APIs, allowing a developer to write a computer game or other multimedia application once and run it on many operating systems.
Games using SDL
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- Gilbert and the doors
- 0 A.D.
- Dwarf Fortress
- Cube 2: Sauerbraten
- Grand Mountain Adventure
- FTL: Faster Than Light
- Secret Maryo Chronicles
- Amnesia: The dark descent
- Urban Terror
- They Bleed Pixels
- Zod Engine
- BEEP (video game)
- Freespace 2 Open (as of release 3.8.0)
- Isometric TicTacToe 
- Treasure Fleet 
Games which use SDL for the Linux version only
- Unreal Tournament (SDL 1.1)
- Unreal Tournament 2004 (SDL 1.2)
- Civilization: Call To Power
Game engines and level editors which use SDL for Linux and Mac versions
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Game engines and level editors which use SDL
- ZSNES (on Unix-like OSes)
- Gens/GS and Gens/GS II
Game remakes which use SDL (open source)
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- "Overview". 0 A.D. Game Info. Wildfire Games. Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
- "Description of the roles of rendering engines". Retrieved November 16, 2012.
- "SMC:Development - Secret Maryo Chronicles Wiki". 30 August 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- "Compiling Wesnoth; Prerequisites". Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- "Friday Facts #235 - 0.16 stable". Factorio. Retrieved 2019-07-18.
- "OpenTTD". Retrieved 29 September 2014.
sdl to be able to draw on the screen (not needed on Windows and Mac OS X).
- "Simple DirectMedia Layer". web.archive.org. 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2019-11-14.
- "Porting the Source Engine to Linux: Valve's Lessons Learned" (PDF). Nvidia. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
- SDL2.0 can be found among the libraries in the Steam version of the game
- Larabel, Michael (21 March 2014). "Details On Crytek's CRYENGINE Linux Engine Port". Phoronix. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- GitHub - MonoGame/MonoGame.Dependencies: The MonoGame binary dependencies submodule., MonoGame, 2019-11-07, retrieved 2019-11-14
- "DOSBox, an x86 emulator with DOS". DOSBox. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms.
- "Hatari". Retrieved 29 September 2014.
Hatari is an Atari ST/STE/TT/Falcon emulator for GNU/Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, Windows and other systems which are supported by the SDL library.
- "Mednafen - Multi-system Emulator". Retrieved 29 September 2014.
Mednafen is a portable, utilizing OpenGL and SDL, argument(command-line)-driven multi-system emulator.
- "Getting Support - ZSNES Documentation". ZSNES. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) is an API required for running ZSNES on UNIX-like operating systems.
- "Gens/GS II - Sega Retro". segaretro.org. Retrieved 2019-07-20.
- "DGen/SDL". dgen.sourceforge.net. Retrieved 2019-11-14.
- OpenRA on GitHub
- OpenRCT2 on GitHub
- OpenXCom on GitHub