Alternatives to GameMaker for Linux with any license

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  • Unity icon

    Unity

    Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity offers the free Personal Edition with all features, and a Pro subscription at 75$ a month...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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    Godot Engine

    Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD

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    GDevelop

    GDevelop is an open source game creation software, allowing to make games for the web (HTML5) or for Windows and Linux. No programming or coding skill is required! It is easy to use and powerful enough for advanced users. Game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPad

    • Similar to GameMaker: Studio and Construct 2, GDevelop allows you to develop software, particularly games, for Windows, Mac, Linux and HTML 5. It allows you to program your apps and games using an event-based system, just like Construct 2.
      Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Scratch

    Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Unreal Engine

    Unreal Engine is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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    Polycode

    Polycode is a C++ and Lua framework for building interactive applications. It is free, open source and cross-platform.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Stencyl

    Stencyl is the creator of StencylWorks, a tool that has enabled creators of all all skills levels create iOS and Flash games in no time. In 2012, Stencyl will expand into Android and HTML5 game publishing. Games can be published to...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

    • Stencyl is very, very similar in general to game maker. I currently have a linux computer and cant use gamemaker because of that, but stencyl works great!
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    LÖVE

    Hi there! LÖVE is an *awesome* framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It's free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

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    CocoStudio

    cocos2d-x is a cross platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile gamedev, that is fast and stable, easy to learn and use.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

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    Superpowers

    Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • ENIGMA - LateralGM icon

    ENIGMA - LateralGM

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker. Its intention is to provide you with a quality game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    LibGDX

    Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • libgdx is a java library and GameMaker is not. GameMaker does not use java or it doesn't require coding like libGDX does
      Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
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  • Open RPG Maker icon

    Open RPG Maker

    Open RPG Maker is a free and open source clone of features from the RPG Maker series (i.e. rpgmaker200, rpgmaker2003, rpgmakerxp), as well as many other features. All of the data files are in XML format and are easily editable with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Rpgboss

    Rpgboss is a RPG game creating software like RPG Maker, very easy to use and no-programming knowledge need.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Urho3D

    Urho3D is a lightweight, cross-platform rendering and game engine implemented in C++ and released under the MIT license. Greatly inspired by OGRE and Horde3D.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Raspberry Pi

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    Wintermute Engine Development Kit

    Wintermute Engine Development Kit is a set of tools for creating and running graphical “point&click” adventure games, both traditional 2D ones and modern 2.5D games (3D characters on 2D backgrounds). The kit includes the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.1 beta, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    MonoGame

    One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. The spiritual successor to XNA with 1000's of titles shipped across desktop, mobile, and console platforms. MonoGame is a fully managed .NET open source game framework...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud GitHub

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    Game Editor

    Game Editor is the open source game design software that gives you the power to create the games of your dreams, and, unlike other game creation tools, gives you the chance to get and change the source code of the game creator and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No updates since Jan 2013 : https://sourceforge.net/projects/game-editor/
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    JMonkeyEngine

    JMonkeyEngine3 it’s a free, open source game engine, made especially for Java game developers who want to create 3D games using modern technology. The software is programmed entirely in Java, intended for wide accessibility and quick...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Castle Game Engine icon

    Castle Game Engine

    An open-source 3D/2D game engine for ObjectPascal. We support of lot of 3D and 2D formats (VRML / X3D, Collada, Wavefront OBJ, MD3, Spine...), we're portable to a lot of platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS...), ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Platinum Arts Sandbox

    Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker is an open source free game maker, free RPG Maker, free sidescroller maker, free Machinima creator, and game design tool that makes it easy for kids and adults to create video games, maps and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Angel2D

    A cross-platform 2D game prototyping framework based on OpenGL and C++. Angel balances the speed and flexibility of native code with an eye towards rapid iteration and out-of-the-box functionality. In a world of web games and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux OpenGL

  • CraftStudio icon

    CraftStudio

    CraftStudio lets you craft games from scratch in real-time over the Internet. Come jam with your team or join others to make your dream games come true! CraftStudio has all the tools you need built right in, including modeling...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued CraftStudio got discontinued in favor of http://alternativeto.net/software/superpowers/
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    Mokoi Gaming

    Mokoi Gaming is a Game Creation Tool. Mokoi Games are platform neutral, if a compatible player is available for OS or Device, you can play games with no troubles. We're also have projects to help with creating and sharing platform...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Stellar icon

    Stellar

    Stellar is an open-source program inspired in GameMaker for Pygame/Python development. The goal is to have a program to design your own games using easy-to-learn drag-and-drop actions and different easy tools for beginners. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Alice icon

    Alice

    Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing. It uses...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    Reality Factory 2

    Reality Factory 2 is a next-generation game authoring suite. It combines a flexible, fully scripted game development environment powered by Python with the Ogre3D engine, and supports all major desktop operating systems. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Doesn't appear to have had any updates since 2010.
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    Leadwerks

    Low-cost video game development engine for Windows platforms.

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Lobster

    Lobster is a game programming language. It was developed to make it easier for people who are already programmers to prototype and make games.

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    AresEd

    AresEd is a high-level and fully featured 3D game creation suite. It is Free and Open Source. When it is finished you will be able to make full 3D games without writing any code (although a fallback to the python scripting language...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.0.2, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code.
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    Minko

    3D. Everywhere. Minko is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms. It provides a powerful editor on top of a robust, extensible and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Maratis

    Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can be used virtually on any platform. Maratis is Free and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

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    Ceilfire

    Ceilfire is a fully integrated platform that allows users to create, publish and play HTML5-Games directly in the browser without requiring any programming.

    Free Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Tululoo Game Maker icon

    Tululoo Game Maker

    Tululoo Game Maker is a complex game creation environment that allows you to create browser based games. The program generates a Javascript code that can be played in web browsers using the next generation web standard HTML5. With...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Spark Game Engine icon

    Spark Game Engine

    Revolutionizing game development, make any game you want without a line of code! 3D, 2D, even multiplayer games! CREATE YOUR GAME ONCE Develop your game once, and distribute it with a click everywhere. With one click your game...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux