Alternatives to GameMaker for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD

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    • It's open source and amazing in some ways. It's totally free. It has it's own features and downsides but overall for me it's an amazing tool. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • GDevelop

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ... iPad

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    • Similar to GameMaker: Studio and Construct 2, GDevelop allows you to develop software, particularly games, for Windows, Mac, Linux and HTML 5. It allows you to program your apps and games using an event-based system, just like Construct 2. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Scratch

    Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • it is a good name for beginners on game making Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • For starters, it is a web application, it is also not even coding, Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Polycode

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.4, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... BSD iPad FreeBSD

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

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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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    • Stencyl is very, very similar in general to game maker. I currently have a linux computer and cant use gamemaker because of that, but stencyl works great! Guest • Mar 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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 Personal Open Source Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Raspberry Pi

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  • LibGDX

    Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    • libgdx is a java library and GameMaker is not. GameMaker does not use java or it doesn't require coding like libGDX does Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree

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