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  • Construct 2 icon

    Construct 2

    Construct 2 is a 2D game development engine, no programming required! All games made in Construct 2 export to HTML5. Construct 2 also has other export options such as PhoneGap, AppMobi, Kongregate and Scirra Arcade. Making...

    Freemium Windows

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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

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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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    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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    • It's very similar to RPG Maker, and is fairly easy to use. Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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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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    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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    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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    • Same interface, Same charset, Same maps, Same "programming" interface kaylOct 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • This app is the best altervative you can find: this is just like rpg maker and with so many built in resources Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
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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

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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

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

    Construct is a free, DirectX 9 game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games. It uses an event based system for defining how the game behaves, in a visual, human-readable way - you dont need to program or script anything at all. Its...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version was released in February 2012
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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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    Playir

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing. Drag and drop - Makes your own menus and levels by simply dragging...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    QICI Engine

    QICI Engine is a free and opensource JavaScript library, based on free and opensource game engine Phaser, with a web-based comprehensive suite of HTML5 game making editor. QICI Engine is made up of three parts: QICI Core, QICI...

    Open Source Mac Windows GitHub

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    ClickTeam Fusion

    [Multimedia Fusion 2 has been replaced by Clickteam Fusion 2.5.] Game and software creation has never been easier or quicker than with Clickteam Fusion 2.5! With Fusion 2.5’s amazing event editor system you are able to quickly...

    Commercial Windows

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    Adventure Game Studio

    Adventure Game Studio provides the tools to make your own adventure, for free! Bring your story and artwork and slot it in, and let AGS do the rest. AGS provides everything you need from within one easy-to-use application. Create...

    Free Windows

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    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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    Gamesalad

    GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system....

    Commercial Mac Windows

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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...

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    • 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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    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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    RPG Toolkit

    The RPG Toolkit is a free, open source project delivering a simple, flexible and powerful tool for the creation of role-playing games on your personal computer. The homepage also hosts games created with rpgtoolkit.

    Open Source Windows

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    001 Game Creator

    Bring your game ideas and concepts to life with 001 Game Creator, which gives you the power to create a variety of game genres. With simple point-and-click scripting, and high customisability of characters, monsters, items and magic...

    Free Personal Windows Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad

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    Blitz3D

    Create 2D and 3D Games for Windows. If you've been yearning to create games but have been frustrated by the complexity of programming languages such as C++ or Java, you've come to the right place! Blitz3D provides a...

    Open Source Windows

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    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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    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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    Lugdunon

    Lugdunon is an entirely moddable MMO in which YOU shape the world you want to play in! Run your own server and forge your own continent from the sea. Create creatures with the built in NPC editing tool. Define your own skills...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • Solarus Action-RPG game engine icon

    Solarus Action-RPG game engine

    Solarus is a free and open-source Action-RPG game engine, licensed under GPL, and written in C++. It runs quests in Lua, and can work on a great number of platforms. Solarus also features a game editor called Solarus Quest Editor...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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

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    OHRRPGCE

    The OHRRPGCE is a free open-source, cross-platform (Windows, Mac and GNU/Linux), and easy-to-use utility with which you can create your own 2D RPG game in a style similar to the classic Final Fantasy games on the NES, SNES and GBA...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Scroller Game Creator

    Scroller Game Creator is a tool that enables you to create scroller-type games without any programming knowledge. The program is a full game creator, it handles all game elements that are required, and it produces the final...

    Free Personal Windows

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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

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    • Discontinued Doesn't appear to have had any updates since 2010.
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    Lite-C

    Lite-C is a programming language for multimedia applications and personal computer games, using a syntax subset of the C language with some elements of the C++ language. Its main difference to C is the native implementation of...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued No updates since 2012.
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    ENIGMA

    ENIGMA Development Environment -- A very high level language, compiled into a less high level language.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • EasyRPG icon

    EasyRPG

    EasyRPG is a project aimed at producing a free and open source role playing game interpreter and editor compatible with RPG Maker 2000 and 2003. The game interpreter (EasyRPG Player) can play RPG Maker 2000/2003 game out of the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Leadwerks

    Low-cost video game development engine for Windows platforms.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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