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Awesome PlayCanvas

PlayCanvas is an open source platform for building interactive web content. It's written in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL.

This list is a curated collection of awesome resources, tools, tutorials and projects using the PlayCanvas engine to help developers make awesome games and visualizations.

Contributions very welcome but first see Contributing.



  • Editor - Browser-based, real-time collaborative WebGL Editor.
  • Engine - Full source to the PlayCanvas run-time licensed under MIT.
  • glTF Viewer - glTF 2.0 compliant model viewer.
  • NPM Package - Node.js packages of the PlayCanvas engine run-time.
  • PCUI - Open source front-end framework used by the PlayCanvas toolset.
  • Reference - API reference manual for the engine run-time.
  • User Manual - PlayCanvas user guide.



Extensions and Utilities

Technical Demos

  • After the Flood - Collaboration with Mozilla to promote WebGL 2.
  • Casino - Physically rendered 3D casino environment.
  • Global Illumination - GI approximation using interpolated lightmaps.
  • Seemore - Collaboration with ARM to promote mobile WebGL.
  • Sponza - Run-time lightmapped Sponza environment.
  • Star-Lord - First ever PBR demo from PlayCanvas.
  • Steampunk Slots - Physically rendered slots machine.

Interactive Experiences

Browser Games

IO Games

  • Bullet Bonanza - Fast paced, high fidelity, 3D Multiplayer FPS game from Kiloo.
  • Fields of Fury - Capture the flag set during WW2.
  • Ink Wars - Paint faster than your opponents to win the round.
  • Mini Royale: Nations - Battle Royale first person shooter.
  • Robostorm - Frenetic online multiplayer mech battle game.
  • Rollem - Guide your hamster to the end of the obstacle course in the fastest time.
  • Tank Royale - Cartoony fast-paced top-down multiplayer shooter.
  • TANX - Online multiplayer tank battle game.
  • Venge - 3D Multiplayer FPS shooter.

Messenger Games


Product Configurators


  • Orange Room - A highly realistic interior environment demonstrating room-scale VR.
  • Neon Bubblegum - Demo scene style WebXR-based homepage from Karsten Weil.
  • Raw: Paralympics XR - Webby 2022 nominated WebXR 360 video experience.
  • WebXR Lab - Sandbox for VR interaction experiments.


  • Aritelia - Open world social MMO with sandbox building and collectable NFTs.
  • Doge Temple - Online microverse devoted to Dogecoin.
  • The Crypt - Gallery for rare art and collectibles.
  • RareRooms - 3D virtual rooms for NFT collections.


Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.

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