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Blitz Research Ltd is a software development company dedicated to bringing you the ultimate in games programming tools.

MonkeyX targets iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, HTML5, Flash and 64bit Desktop using modern Blitz Research transpiler technology.

Monkey2 is currently in development. Using a community funding model, Blitz Research's next generation enhancements to the MonkeyX environment retains the human readable traits of it's ancestors while introducing powerful new programming concepts. Already there has been a proliferation of editors and tools created in monkey2 for monkey2 developers that demonstrate the versatile and elegant style of this exciting new language.

BlitzMax for desktop developers of all shapes and sizes is now free.

Blitz3D the legendary language of champions is now free to download.

Community News

Atari 2600 Adventure.
(submitted by skidracer on 2017-01-16 15:54:40)

I should pop in this forum more often, it was a treat seeing this, very nice - dynaman

Mark Sibly's latest news aka Happy new year everyone!
(submitted by skidracer on 2017-01-07 14:34:39)

Happy new year everyone!

[update] Mark's 2017 Patreon goal has been achieved!!! Monkey 3D here we come!!!

* Blitz3D-like API, but in a more modern form that takes advantages of monkey2's new language features.
* GLES2.0 based for wide hardware support.
* Native support for gltf file format and optional 'assimp' module for loading many file formats.
* 'Bullet' based physics features.
* Built-in VR support.

(submitted by skidracer on 2016-12-27 13:13:15)

Very fast 3d world

The programme i dreamed of having many years ago when i was programming in Quick Basic.

Polymaniacs announce beta testing!
(submitted by skidracer on 2016-12-16 15:35:34)

Stevie's official announcement

Good news everybody!
(submitted by skidracer on 2016-12-09 22:38:45)
Monkey2 users rejoice!

Playniax says Pyro2 is going to be be free - financed with a very fine looking collection of newly available game assets.

Questions and discussion here.

New Monkey2 Release
(submitted by skidracer on 2016-11-19 06:16:53)
A fresh new version (1.1.01) of Monkey2 is now available for download.


Version 1.1.02 is no available on github with

* 32 bananas (example demos)
* 23 built in modules including chipmunk physics
* module manager now hosting latest pyro2 beta
* Ted2Go integrated dev environment from nerobot and Mark Sibly

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Blitz BASIC Founders Fund