Neverball – tilt the floor to roll a ball through an obstacle course before time runs out.

In the grand tradition of Marble Madness and Super Monkey Ball, Neverball has you guide a rolling ball through dangerous territory. Balance on narrow bridges, navigate mazes, ride moving platforms, and dodge pushers and shovers to get to the goal.

Race against the clock to collect coins to earn extra balls. Red coins are worth 5. Blue coins are worth 10. A free ball is awarded for 100 coins.

Neverputt is a hot-seat multi-player miniature golf game for 1 to 4 players. The 18-hole course takes advantage of all the elements that challenge Neverball players, including moving platforms and barriers, teleporters, ramps, and drop-offs. A simple putting interface and golf scoring system have been added.

Neverball comes with an additional miniature golf companion game using the same physics, called Neverputt, which comes with 3 course packs ranging from Easy to Hard. The current release of Neverball has removed the ability to play Neverputt levels inside Neverball.

Features include:

  • 3 level sets, each set containing 25 levels.
  • Challenges such as collecting as many coins as possible within the time limit.
  • 3 camera modes.
  • Replay recording system – a mechanism for recording and replaying levels.
  • Allows the creation of levels with GtkRadiant.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X operating systems.

Support: Forums, GitHub code repository
Developer: Robert Kooima, Mehdi Yousfi-Monod, Pasi Kallinen
License: GNU GPL v2 or any later version

Hardware accelerated OpenGL is required. A modern processor is also recommended.


Neverputt is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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