The Shmup Creator is a tool that will help you create your own shoot'em up and easily build your levels without coding at all!

Everything is drag-and-drop

No script, no code: use your mouse and the menu to create complex games.
We are trying hard to make an easy, but powerful tool that anybody can use.

some features:

. create 2D or 3D games
. vertical or horizontal shmups
. state of the art 3D engine: shadows, shaders, particle effects, post processing…
. scoring systems
. bullets patterns editor
. game logic using triggers

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This is really emotional and exciting. We started this project years ago, slowly, part-time. And now, real people are using it. There are only a handful of beta testers for now because we want to have time to properly listen to everybody and address the (numerous) issues. But those people are already creating incredible things with the tool! It’s a really great feeling to be surprised by its own application. Thanks, people for your time and dedication, you give us the energy to make the SHMUP Creator even better.

You can follow the dev of one of our beta tester:
Nanoforce devlog

. the SHMUP Creator is on steam for beta testers
. the on-boarding is better
. use a new inputs library: better gamepads compatibility and hot plugging
. lots of crashes and bugs fixed
. better UI
. new small features added

Fixing the issues is taking a lot of time, but we really have to progress on the trailer if we want to open the store on steam, ideally at the end of August.
I’m going to add some new people to the beta and continue to listen to advice, critics, and bug reports: there are already some areas of the SHMUP Creator I want to modify to allow more creativity.
That’s quite exciting, and exhausting (doing this on top of our daily job), but also rewarding.

Stay tuned!
S. & Z.

SHMUP Creator: February update

SHMUP Creator: February update

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A new update about the dev of the SHMUP Creator. I spent a lot of time optimizing the bullets engine, and the result is 10.000 bullets at 60 fps on my...

SHMUP Creator: November dev update

SHMUP Creator: November dev update

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Dev log November update: a lot of technical issues are fixed, and now we are working hard on the Beta version of the SHMUP Creator. I'm currently working...

SHMUP Creator devblog: June 19 update

SHMUP Creator devblog: June 19 update


Small update, but we are going in the right direction. But to release a beta, we need some music, a complete documentation, and no bugs :)

April-May update

April-May update

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It's been two months, but I made a lot of progress on things related to a near release. I wrote half of the documentation, and it takes time for a game...


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Good to hear you're back on track. Things happen, understandably (Congratulations on the new job); just happy that this project isn't abandoned. Keep up the good work, and can't wait for the next update. I'm excited to make me some shmups. #hype

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Thanks a lot for your comment!
I'll post a new update next week.

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