If you just want
to play: no need to download anything! just go to play
now! This page is for wanna-be game developers only!
Installation instructions? Watch
Quick start here:
inexperienced users we recommend the detailed
Essential Software for Game Developers
Documentation for developing games on
DimensioneX, a PDF document.
Seamlessly transforms any DimensioneX game into a fully-featured
Facebook Game App such as
Includes the super-easy DimensioneX Ajax package (usable also on other
projects of yours!).
Requirements: Needs to be installed on a PHP+mySQL webspace
and read the tutorial
||Journal to RSS converter PHP
Converts on-the-fly any DimensioneX game's journal (plain text
format, proprietary) into a standard RSS feed.
The resulting RSS feed can then be piped via twitterfeed.com or
hootsuite.com for great Web 2.0 reuse (Facebook pages, Twitter, you name
Requirements: Needs to be installed on a PHP website
read the tutorial
It's a very good and light text editor. Avoid using
Windows Notepad (which can't save UTF-8 text format). Use this one to produce
games in local language. Great ease of use in only
2.5 MB and colored syntax helper extension available.
this syntax file
will allow you to develop DimensioneX - DXW files with helper colors.
How to install the helper:
- or - alternative to TextPad
Free text editor, this one also can write files in
Download it from
Another text editor, this one also can write files in
Download it from http://www.editplus.com/download.html
this plugin written by Tom Maaswinkel
will allow you to develop DXW code with helper colors.
Essentials and Utilities
Other recommended software
|FoxIt Free PDF
You need it in order to read the PDF documentation. Stop
using that slow and sluggish Adobe Reader! This is really FAST and
free. About 1MB in size only! A
Download installer from here:
|Paint Shop Pro
and Animation Shop
Open, convert, edit, manipulate, optimize for the web.
This great image manipulation software will let you prepare images for
great games on your DimensioneX platform, and it's much cheaper than
other packages. Includes Animation Shop (for making animated GIFs).
Download version 7.02 (30 days evaluation) from
our members section or another, newer version from
You will use it to unpack the files as explained in the
Download it from http://www.winzip.com
More Third-Party Utilities
Provided by DimensioneX users, you might find them useful too.