As the other users have said, lack of docs or support are a big minus. Typescript and JS is a big plus. A lot of people out there love Typescript.
I also know a few people that will never use any js engine unless it runs on linux, so CC is out, and Phaser 2-3 is in for them. And these are a few of the best devs I know.
I tested and really liked the CC editor, it can improve I’m sure, but has everything going in the right direction I think.
Personally if CC had active support, a linux port and other html5 exports like cordova, nw.js. I wouldn’t mind paying a small monthly fee or similar. You guys need the money to do a better job. Open source is good, free maybe isn’t the right choice for success.
I actually think if you guys focused 100% on being the best web engine out there, it would be a better use of your resources, and it would leave room for proper cross-platform support. Construct, for instance, sucks because it limits you so much. Phaser is great, but no editor like CC.
Generally in the web you wanna download assets when you want them to be downloaded, and load it when you think it’s the right time, memory management can be a thing. Control is everything(scripting required), but a visual input saves time.
An example of the docs problem: as I was testing the engine I noticed there was no auto-tiler and brushes for the tilemap, I figured i might make an addon for that later on, but it’s kinda of a chore figuring out how. Unity on the other hand, great docs, it’s very easy to figure anything out. People underestimate that unity got where they got because of high end learning materials.
One good developer I know told me once, about CC: ‘this project seems like a bunch of college kids…’ you get the idea. And that’s one of the nicest comments I’ve seen.
I think they are wrong but this is the image you guys send, I don’t know if you notice it.
Look at the homepage: it says click here to download CC 1.5.1, BUT the latest version is 1.5.2, you can find it in the download section, but who knew. And I believe there is also a loose link in the website, with a page that has a CC 1.0 download. I found it once through google.
These types of inconsistencies turn a lot of people away from the product.
I wish the project best of luck and will keep an eye on it, hope that you keep improving, web games are the future.