Alternatives to XNA Game Studio Express for all platforms with any license

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  • 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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    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

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    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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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    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • 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...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version was released in February 2012
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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...

    Commercial Mac 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...

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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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...

    Open Source Windows

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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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    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...

    Open Source Windows

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    sdlBasic

    sdlBasic is a small, efficient and multiplatform basic interpreter aimed to game creation using the power of SDL library, it was inspired by the old and glorious AMOS. ...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued No updates since 2012.

XNA Game Studio Express Comments

One of the best frameworks for 3D/2D game programming on Wi ...

Comment by RVasco
about XNA Game Studio Express Jun 2011

One of the best frameworks for 3D/2D game programming on Windows and XBOX360.

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