Alternatives to GameMaker for Linux with any license

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  • Godot Engine icon

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD

    • It's open source and amazing in some ways. It's totally free. It has it's own features and downsides but overall for me it's an amazing tool. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ... 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
  • Scratch icon

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Polycode icon

    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

    • Discontinued Latest commit 37a40fe on Sep 22, 2015. See https://github.com/ivansafrin/Polycode
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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 ... BSD iPad FreeBSD

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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...

    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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    Cocos2d-x

    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

  • Superpowers icon

    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

  • LibGDX icon

    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 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
  • RPG Maker icon

    RPG Maker

    The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

    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

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The last update was released on February 12th, 2014.