Dart RPG Alternatives

    Dart RPG is described as 'open-source, browser-based 2D RPG and game editor. It's basically a game maker you use in your browser to make 2D tile-based RPGs, which are saved into and loaded from JSON files'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Dart RPG for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is RPG Maker. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Adventure Game Studio or Open RPG Maker. Other great apps like Dart RPG are RPG Paper Maker (Free Personal, Open Source), RPG Toolkit (Free, Open Source), RPG Playground (Free) and RPGWizard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 15, 2021

    1. The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation.
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    2. Adventure Game Studio (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.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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!
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    3. 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 any text editor.

      Discontinued

      The last update was released on February 12th, 2014.

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    4. The RPG Toolkit is a free, open source project delivering a simple, flexible and powerful tool for the creation of role-playing games on your personal computer. The homepage also hosts games created with rpgtoolkit.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed and latest news date back to February 2017. Last version, 3.2.1b, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      Make & play games, it’s easy and fun with RPG Playground. You have the story and game design, RPG Playground brings it to reality. No need for programming or making art, everything is provided. And the best part is that it's a FREE RPG Maker.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      RPGWizard is an open-source 2D game creation tool that specializes in making RPGs. It comes with a graphical editor and browser based game engine, both of which are completely free-to-use.
    5. EasyRPG is a project aimed at producing a free and open source role playing game interpreter and editor compatible with RPG Maker 2000 and 2003.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Python
      fgmk is a Python based editor for making retro, 2D RPG games. Games are composed of plain text files, images and a index.html file containing the engine.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      RPG 20XX is a redesign of RPG Maker 20XX... Which was an upgrade replacement for RPG Maker 2003's engine. This newer engine will have nothing to do with the RPG Maker series of engines apart from the familiarity of the editor and engine features.
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