Alternatives to Stencyl for Linux with any license

  • 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

    • Unity has a very different UI and requires code to use
      Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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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

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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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    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

    • Scratch is too limited and focused on hobbyists/learners while stencyl is capable of making more complicated games and commercially publishing them
      Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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

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    Ren'Py

    Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer. Its easy and efficient script language makes it possible for non-programmers to make visual...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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

  • CocoStudio icon

    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

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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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    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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    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/
  • Phaser icon

    Phaser

    Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Platinum Arts Sandbox icon

    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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    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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    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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    Atomic Game Engine

    The Atomic Game Engine features a cross-platform editor with deployment to Windows, OSX, Linux, WebGL, Android, and iOS.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Defold Engine icon

    Defold Engine

    Defold lets you quickly build high performing, cross-platform games together with your team.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Build a Game Universe icon

    Build a Game Universe

    The Build a Game Universe is your spot for building, playing, sharing and selling your game and content creations. It’s intuitive design allows you to create games with ease and bring your imagination to life.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Steam

  • Minko icon

    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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    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

  • 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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    ENIGMA

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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    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

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    Maker3D

    Maker3D is a cross-platform tool to create your game with ultimate 3D graphics, without ANY programming experience.

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Novashell

    Novashell is a high-level 2D game maker that tries to handle all the hard work behind the scenes allowing you to whip up sweet games using path finding, dialog, persistent dynamically sized maps with construction/deconstruction, save...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Loom SDK

    The Loom SDK is a great mobile game and application framework. This is the "Loom Native SDK" - our term for the C, C++, Java, and Objective C source code for the Loom runtime, compilers, etc. It is for power users and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux