Alternatives to Unity for all platforms with any license

  • 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 platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game...

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    • Cross-platform and great for programmers. The way objects are organized is fantastic. MIT License on everything! Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It is free software, and the developers listen all suggestions. migueldediosmatiasDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Its running on all major platforms, there is no installation (nor the Engine or the games) Its perfect, it is evolving everyday. MasteLrugariusJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Extremely active development team. Large and growing community. alxxlc15 days ago Disagree   Agree
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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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    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...

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    • Construct only does 2d whilst Unity mainly does 3d with a little 2d. Guest • Aug 2016 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 easy to use and powerful enough for advanced users. Game...

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    Polycode

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

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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.

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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...

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  • Cocos2d-x icon

    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

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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

  • GameMaker: Studio icon

    GameMaker: Studio

    Design your own computer games with a drag-and-drop event/action system, and introduce yourself to coding at your own pace.

    Freemium Windows

  • CryENGINE icon

    CryENGINE

    The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.

    Free Windows

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  • Torque 3D icon

    Torque 3D

    Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform. Architected from the ground up for maximum flexibility and performance across a wide range of hardware and built upon the Frontline award-winning Torque Game Engine Advanced, Torque...

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    Appcelerator Titanium

    Appcelerator Titanium, offered for free by Appcelerator, lets web developers use web technologies, open source and cloud computing to build native apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Urho3D icon

    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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    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...

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  • Construct Classic icon

    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...

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    • Discontinued Last version was released in February 2012
  • Xenko Game Engine icon

    Xenko Game Engine

    Xenko is an open-source C# game engine designed for the future of gaming. It comes with a full toolchain and is especially well suited to create realistic games but allows you much more!.

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    • It offers C# and better options for 3D artist. tvgoing1Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Playir icon

    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...

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  • QICI Engine icon

    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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  • Game Editor icon

    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...

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

    Buildbox is a breakthrough game creation experience. Creating games is as easy as dropping images into the software, making changes to their properties and hitting play. Every tool you need to complete your game is included inside...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Wick Editor icon

    Wick Editor

    The Wick Editor is a free online tool that facilitates the production of web-based, multimedia projects. Wick aims to make web technologies more accessible, letting individuals create everything from basic animations to complex video...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • 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.

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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....

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  • Atomic Game Engine icon

    Atomic Game Engine

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

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  • MonoGame icon

    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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  • 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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  • Blend4Web icon

    Blend4Web

    Blend4Web is an Open Source tool for interactive 3D visualization on the Internet. It provides Free and Commercial licenses.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • Orx icon

    Orx

    Orx is an open source, portable, lightweight, plugin-based, data-driven and extremely easy to use 2D-oriented game engine. Orx is mostly written in C, but allows you to develop with it with any language that can interface to C.

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  • Adventure Game Studio icon

    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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  • NeoAxis 3D Engine icon

    NeoAxis 3D Engine

    NeoAxis 3D Engine is positioned as a universal development framework for 3D projects. The framework can be applied when developing various types of 3D projects, such as the creation of video games, development of simulators, virtual...

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  • Wintermute Engine Development Kit icon

    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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    PlayN

    PlayN is a cross-platform game library that allows you to create a single Java codebase that runs in HTML5, Java, Android and Flash.

    Open Source Windows

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Unity Comments

not available on the Linux platform 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by radwanhallak
about Unity Apr 2015

unity player is not available on the Linux platform as you say

We are very needed on this platform

Many games we can not run on Linux

[Edited by radwanhallak, April 24]

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