list of educational games

  • Eco

    Commercial Windows Steam Website

    Eco is an online game where players must collaborate to build a civilization in a world where everything they do affects the environment. All resources come from a simulated ecosystem, with thousands of plants and animals simulating 24/7. Work together through the player-run government and economy to build the technology to stop a meteor on a collision course with the planet, without polluting the world and killing it off in the process before that even happens.


    Online Multiplayer - Collaborate online with a community of players.
    Local Singleplayer - Build your own world, with the option to invite friends.
    Dedicated Server Included - Host your own Eco worlds.
    Over 30 different craft tables, with hundreds of recipes.
    Hundreds of items, skills, craft tables, and building blocks.
    A simulated ecosystem with dozens of unique species.
    With limited carrying capacity, players must create vehicles and networks of roads to transport materials.
    Create your own backed or fiat currencies, using them as a means of exchange in the economy.
    Build stores where you can sell your excess items for a profit.
    Eat varied and nutritious food and build ever larger homes to increase your skills.
    Create contracts for jobs that you would like players with different skill-specialties to accomplish for you. Take on contracts from other players that need the skills you possess.
    Design laws using programmable template system to protect your world or increase your profits, enforced by the game if ratified by the population.
    Run for election and make decisions that affect the globe.
    View and compile rich data from the simulation and use it to argue for group decisions.
    Claim land as your own property, and share access rights.
    Give and remove reputation from other players.
    Find a balance between progress and protection, between individual needs and those of the group, succeeding or failing together.


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  • SurvivalCraft

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone Windows S Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire Website

    You are marooned on the shores of an infinite blocky world. Explore, mine resources, craft tools and weapons, hunt and make traps. Build a shelter to survive nights and share your worlds online. Possibilities are infinite in this sandbox survival and construction game.


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  • Roblox

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Chrome OS ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad HTC Vive Kindle Fire Gear VR Xbox Website

    Roblox allows you to create games, build whatever you want with lego-like bricks, play other games made by users of the community, and even participate in the economy by trading, selling, buying, and collecting items.


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  • Kerbal Space Program

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Playstation Xbox Website

    KSP is a game where the players create and manage their own space program. Build spacecraft, fly them, and try to help the Kerbals to fulfill their ultimate mission of conquering space.


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  • LEGO® Worlds

    Commercial Windows Steam Playstation Xbox Website

    In a galaxy of procedural worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks, will you...

    EXPLORE environments filled with adventure, then alter them?
    DISCOVER secrets and treasures, then play with them?
    CREATE your own models, then make a world your own? In LEGO® Worlds, it’s up to you...


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  • Terasology

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Terasology (started under the name Blockmania) is an open source project started by Benjamin “begla” Glatzel to research procedural terrain generation and efficient rendering techniques in Java using the LWJGL. The engine uses a block-based voxel-like approach as seen in Minecraft. After proving itself as a solid tech demo begla was joined at first by Anton “small-jeeper” Kireev and Rasmus “Cervator” Praestholm and a full-fledged game concept was born.


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  • Minetest

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Website

    Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like.


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  • Blockland

    Commercial Mac Windows Steam Website

    Blockland is a non-linear sandbox game with no set goals, giving players the freedom to design and construct elaborate structures. Styled as a tiny minifigure, players build inside of the virtual world using bricks reminiscent of toy blocks. These structures can be built in either a single-player or multiplayer (either online or through a local area network) setting.


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  • Schematica - Minecraft MOD

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Minecraft Forge ... Minecraft Server Minecraft Website

    With this mod you're able to display a ghost image of a schematic file inside Minecraft to rebuild a structure or export any part of your world (or a server's world) into a schematic file. You're able to export parts of your world, too!.


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  • Minecraft

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Oculus Experiences Kindle Fire FreeBSD Playstation Nintendo Switch Xbox NetBSD OpenBSD Website

    Minecraft is a sandbox game that revolves around using building blocks to create anything you want. At night, monsters come out; make sure to build a shelter before that happens. The game also has multiplayer capabilities.
    Minecraft is also written for Wii U & 3DS (3DS build is known as "New Nintendo 3DS edition (only for New 3DS, New 3DS XL, & New 2DS XL))".


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