Run a HTML5 games portal the quick and easy way with Best Arcade Script

If you want to make money with HTML5 games, actually making HTML5 games is not the only available option. You can create your own games portal and earn with in-site ads just like most websites do.

During the life of this blog I published some interesting success stories:

* From zero to a successful Flash arcade site

* 4 steps to turn your Flash Arcade site into a two million visitors/month portal

* Case history: creating a successful niche Flash arcade site

When it comes to run a game portal, the first question is “how should I design it?” followed by “where can I find the games?”.

While there are some WordPress solutions which provided a game portal theme ready to run, some people do not like WordPress because they don’t want to deal with themes and plugins, and prefer a “plug and play” solution with a simpler learning curve.

This is when Best Arcade Script comes into play.

Designed with ease of use in mind, while being full of options like most WordPress solutions, it only requires a server running PHP and a MySql database.

Everything is simple and fast when you configure Best Arcade Script, you don’t even have a real user management as you only have to protect your admin area with .htpasswd – if you don’t know what I am talking about, here’s a useful link.

During my test, I was able to import all GamePix games with a simple click. Everything is also ready to be monetized thanks to built-in ads space.

Let’s have a look at its core features:

* Cross Platform and Responsive Design
* Drag & Slide interface
* Pre Game Pages
* Dynamic Content
* Slidable Menu
* Dynamic Categories
* Lightweight (maximum 3MiB only)
* Resource-Saving
* Unique Smart Rating Widget
* Social Buttons and Widgets
* Search Engine width a Search Bar
* HTML5, Flash (swf, dcr), Unity 3D, Embedded Games
* More Than 1,700 Importable High Quality HTML5 Arcade Content
* More Than 57,000 Importable Games

You can also have a look at four demo sites, working perfectly both on desktop and mobile devices: HTML5 Games Arcade, Forever Alone Games, Colorful Neon Arcade and Pink Pony Arcade.

I am preparing a full review and an how-to guide, but meanwhile if you are looking for a quick, easy and lightweight way to run your own games portal, Best Arcade Script may be your solution.

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214 GAME PROTOTYPES EXPLAINED WITH SOURCE CODE
// 1+2=3
// 100 rounds
// 10000000
// 2 Cars
// 2048
// A Blocky Christmas
// A Jumping Block
// A Life of Logic
// Angry Birds
// Angry Birds Space
// Artillery
// Astro-PANIC!
// Avoider
// Back to Square One
// Ball Game
// Ball vs Ball
// Ball: Revamped
// Balloon Invasion
// BallPusher
// Ballz
// Bar Balance
// Bejeweled
// Biggification
// Block it
// Blockage
// Bloons
// Boids
// Bombuzal
// Boom Dots
// Bouncing Ball
// Bouncing Ball 2
// Bouncy Light
// BoxHead
// Breakout
// Bricks
// Bubble Chaos
// Bubbles 2
// Card Game
// Castle Ramble
// Chronotron
// Circle Chain
// Circle Path
// Circle Race
// Circular endless runner
// Cirplosion
// CLOCKS - The Game
// Color Hit
// Color Jump
// ColorFill
// Columns
// Concentration
// Crossy Road
// Crush the Castle
// Cube Jump
// CubesOut
// Dash N Blast
// Dashy Panda
// Deflection
// Diamond Digger Saga
// Don't touch the spikes
// Dots
// Down The Mountain
// Drag and Match
// Draw Game
// Drop Wizard
// DROP'd
// Dudeski
// Dungeon Raid
// Educational Game
// Elasticity
// Endless Runner
// Erase Box
// Eskiv
// Farm Heroes Saga
// Filler
// Flappy Bird
// Fling
// Flipping Legend
// Floaty Light
// Fuse Ballz
// GearTaker
// Gem Sweeper
// Globe
// Goat Rider
// Gold Miner
// Grindstone
// GuessNext
// Helicopter
// Hero Emblems
// Hero Slide
// Hexagonal Tiles
// HookPod
// Hop Hop Hop Underwater
// Horizontal Endless Runner
// Hundreds
// Hungry Hero
// Hurry it's Christmas
// InkTd
// Iromeku
// Jet Set Willy
// Jigsaw Game
// Knife Hit
// Knightfall
// Legends of Runeterra
// Lep's World
// Line Rider
// Lumines
// Magick
// MagOrMin
// Mass Attack
// Math Game
// Maze
// Meeblings
// Memdot
// Metro Siberia Underground
// Mike Dangers
// Mikey Hooks
// Nano War
// Nodes
// o:anquan
// One Button Game
// One Tap RPG
// Ononmin
// Pacco
// Perfect Square!
// Perfectionism
// Phyballs
// Pixel Purge
// PixelField
// Planet Revenge
// Plants Vs Zombies
// Platform
// Platform game
// Plus+Plus
// Pocket Snap
// Poker
// Pool
// Pop the Lock
// Pop to Save
// Poux
// Pudi
// Pumpkin Story
// Puppet Bird
// Pyramids of Ra
// qomp
// Quick Switch
// Racing
// Radical
// Rebuild Chile
// Renju
// Rise Above
// Risky Road
// Roguelike
// Roly Poly
// Run Around
// Rush Hour
// SameGame
// SamePhysics
// Save the Totem
// Security
// Serious Scramblers
// Shrink it
// Sling
// Slingy
// Snowflakes
// Sokoban
// Space Checkers
// Space is Key
// Spellfall
// Spinny Gun
// Splitter
// Spring Ninja
// Sproing
// Stabilize!
// Stack
// Stick Hero
// String Avoider
// Stringy
// Sudoku
// Super Mario Bros
// Surfingers
// Survival Horror
// Talesworth Adventure
// Tetris
// The Impossible Line
// The Moops - Combos of Joy
// The Next Arrow
// Threes
// Tic Tac Toe
// Timberman
// Tiny Wings
// Tipsy Tower
// Toony
// Totem Destroyer
// Tower Defense
// Trick Shot
// Tunnelball
// Turn
// Turnellio
// TwinSpin
// vvvvvv
// Warp Shift
// Way of an Idea
// Whack a Creep
// Wheel of Fortune
// Where's my Water
// Wish Upon a Star
// Word Game
// Wordle
// Worms
// Yanga
// Yeah Bunny
// Zhed
// zNumbers