has opened alpha testing for its , a do-it-yourself game construction set that lets players create their own games.
The Core platform is a free platform for game development and a community for player-creators, or people who are fans of games and always wanted to try their hand at creating their own titles.
It’s the brain child of Manticore Games CEO Frederic Descamps and creative director Jordan Maynard, who previously created game startups such as A Bit Lucky, which Zynga acquired in 2012.
In an interview with GamesBeat, Descamps and Maynard said that Core makes game design radically accessible, allowing people to collaborate and remix shared content. Core also allows creators to publish their games in a matter of seconds. I saw this happen