Alternatives to Minecraft for all platforms with any license

  • Minetest icon


    Minetest is an InfiniMiner/Minecraft(/Dwarf Fortress) inspired game, released as open source, with a goal of becoming one of the first...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet BSD

  • Terraria icon


    Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. The world is your canvas and the ground itself...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • Terasology icon


    Terasology (started under the name Blockmania) is an open source project started by Benjamin “begla” Glatzel to research procedural...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Voxelands icon


    The Fun-Focused Free Software Voxel World Game. Voxelands is a sandbox construction game based on Minetest , which was...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • SurvivalCraft icon


    You are marooned on the shores of an infinite blocky world. Explore, mine resources, craft tools and weapons, hunt and make traps....

    Freemium Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad ... Kindle Fire

  • Starbound icon


    Starbound is an indie game being produced by the UK-based independent game studio Chucklefish Ltd. Starbound takes place in a...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Creativerse icon


    Creativerse is a sandbox adventure game set in a beautiful yet treacherous world shrouded in mystery.

    Free Windows Linux

  • Manic Digger icon

    Manic Digger

    Manic Digger is an open-source implementation of block-building games, like the famous game Minecraft. Manic Digger aims to be a...

    Open Source Windows

  • LEGO® Worlds icon

    LEGO® Worlds

    In a galaxy of procedural worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks, will you... EXPLORE environments filled with adventure, then...

    Commercial Windows

  • Freeminer icon


    Freeminer is a Minecraft-inspired sandbox game. Freeminer is based on Minetest which is developed by a number of contributors from...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

  • Stranded (Series) icon

    Stranded (Series)

    Stranded is a 3D survival game. You are playing the role of a castaway and your goal is to "simply" survive on the...

    Free Windows Linux

  • Mythruna icon


    Mythruna is a game under construction combining extensive world building, crafting, and sandbox elements with just a touch of...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    Cube World

    Cube World is a 3D action RPG currently in development for PC. It features a huge procedurally generated world made up of cubes! It...

    Commercial Windows

    • Although their art style is similar, it stops shortly after that. Cube world is not as focused on building and mining as Minecraft and centered more around killing monsters and collecting items.
      Guest 12/4/2015
  • Block Story icon

    Block Story

    Block Story combines a mineable blocky world pioneered by Infiniminer and made popular by Minecraft with exciting and addictive role...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • TrueCraft icon


    A completely clean-room implementation of Minecraft beta 1.7.3 (circa September 2011). No decompiled code has been used in the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MineDroid icon


    MineDroid is a viewer / concept design for Minecraft that supports using your own 1.3 beta levels, temporarily building and destroying...

    Open Source Android

  • Blockland icon


    Blockland is a non-linear sandbox game with no set goals, giving players the freedom to design and construct elaborate structures....

    Commercial Mac Windows Steam

  • Stonehearth icon


    Stonehearth is a game of exploration and survival in an epic fantasy setting. Build your town, care for your hearthlings, and defend...

    Commercial Windows Linux Steam Amazon

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  • Brutal Nature icon

    Brutal Nature

    Brutal Nature is a multiplayer 3d survival PC game where everything in the game can be crafted and destroyed. Survive, crafting...

    Freemium Windows Steam

  • Explorium icon


    An upcoming infinite sandbox game about crafting, building, destroying, and more! And it's free! Imagine Terraria but infinite. It...

    Free Windows

  • Sky Nations icon

    Sky Nations

    Sky Nations is a multiplayer sandbox game where players can join together to build air ships(cannons and all!) and do battle across a...

    Commercial Windows

  • Roblox icon


    ROBLOX is an online virtual playground and workshop - where kids of all ages can safely interact, create, have fun, and learn. Each...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad ... Kindle Fire

  • Besiege icon


    Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Steam

  • Don't Starve icon

    Don't Starve

    AN UNCOMPROMISING WILDERNESS SURVIVAL GAME FULL OF SCIENCE AND MAGIC. Play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad Steam

    • Both in Minecraft and Don't Starve you have to craft and survive.
      Venom88 10/17/2016
    • Minecraft is about world building, creating, and surviving. Don't starve is only a survival game.
      Guest 6/15/2015
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    Epic Inventor Discontinued

    I have said a few times that Epic Inventor was inspired by Terraria. There are obvious similarities you can see right away in the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Eden - World Builder icon

    Eden - World Builder

    Eden brings the creative block building genre, pioneered by games like Minecraft, Infiniminer, and Blockland, to the iPhone and iPod...

    Commercial iPhone

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    The Blockheads

    Night is falling and your blockhead is freezing. You haven't yet made shelter and your campfire has gone out. All you have is...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Infiniminer icon


    Infiniminer is a multiplayer block mining game with several different player classes to choose from. The object of the game is to...

    Free Windows

  • FreeCraft icon


    FreeCraft is a free block building adventure game. Build and craft to survive. You are only limited by your imagination. Features: ...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • DroidCraft icon


    DroidCraft is an Android survival / crafting game inspired by Minecraft -- dig, build and fight! Explore randomly generated fields...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • CraftWorld icon


    You wake up in an infinite block world. Explore diverse biomes, mine for precious materials, craft powerful tools, build villages...

    Freemium Windows Phone

  • Blockade 3D icon

    Blockade 3D

    Use guns, tanks, and even shovels to kill your enemy in different game-modes. Use your bricks to build shelters, walls, and stairways...

    Free Windows

  • Pora Ora HQ icon

    Pora Ora HQ

    Desktop game world where kids can customise their home, explore worlds, collect and care for their Pora Pals, & play educational...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Kidblock icon


    Kidblock is: Building, exploring, world sharing, multiplayer, mobs, rocket launchers, lasers, TNT, swords, crafting, mining, farming...

    Freemium iPad

  • Voxel Turf icon

    Voxel Turf

    Voxel Turf is a free-roaming voxel-based city building (and destroying) game, inspired by Minecraft, Simcity and the Grand Theft Auto...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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Minecraft Comments

Locked into Survival Mode? Meh.

Negative Comment by SiliconeValley
about Minecraft Sep 2016

You can go to Creative Mode by going to Open on LAN - Game mode: Creative - Allow cheats: ON if you like


I dont know

Comment by JuniperBlooms
about Minecraft Jul 2016

I was just looking at websites and I found this XD


It's okay

Positive Comment by impossible
about Minecraft and Cube World, 7 Days to Die Aug 2013

Its fun with friends and building is a bit fun but its mostly hype.


Apple II era graphics

Comment by DiskCrasher
about Minecraft Aug 2013

OK, I've never played it but the graphics are a major turn-off.



Positive Comment by Satuim
about Minecraft Jun 2013

Very fun building up in survival from the early days using wooden stuff right up to a power player who is taking on every challenge possible.


old classic

Comment by Joseph864
about Minecraft Jun 2013

i love playing this game when i got nothing to do and im in front of the comp.


It's rumored that iPhone and Android versions of Minecraft ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Minecraft Jun 2011

It's rumored that iPhone and Android versions of Minecraft are going to be released this year.