Adventure Game Studio is described as '(AGS) - is the IDE and the engine meant for creating and running videogames of adventure (aka "quest") genre. It has potential, although limited, support for other genres as well' and is a Game Development Tool in the Games category. There are more than 50 games similar to Adventure Game Studio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other Adventure Game Studio like games are Unreal Engine (Freemium, Open Source), GDevelop (Free, Open Source), Wick Editor (Free, Open Source) and CRYENGINE (Free Personal).
Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.
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 elegantly to lower-end systems.
GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone. Any kind of 2D games can be created with it and no programming skills are required to get started. Logic of games are made using visual events.
GDevelop vs Adventure Game Studio opinions
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lounes-tb Gdevelop can do everything AGS can, and without having to write some lines of code or any other complications, it can also add other things to the mix if you want to make a multi-genre game.
And finally, Gdevelop is multi-platform and can export to multiple platforms, it can export to mobile devices and even to web sites
The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too.
RPG Paper Maker is a free game maker engine including a 3D universe with many 2D sprites and some simplified 3D objects. Pretty close to the RPG Maker series, RPG Paper Maker finally give a way to create RPGs in a totally 3D universe as easy as it is in 2D!