GameMaker Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to GameMaker for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GameMaker and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GameMaker are Unity (Freemium), GDevelop (Free Personal, Open Source), Unreal Engine (Freemium) and Scratch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2020

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      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.
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      Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.
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      Most users think LibGDX is a great alternative to GameMaker.
      libgdx is a java library and GameMaker is not. GameMaker does not use java or it doesn't require coding like libGDX does
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      An open-source 3D/2D game engine for ObjectPascal. We support of lot of 3D and 2D formats (VRML / X3D, Collada, Wavefront OBJ, MD3, Spine...), we're portable to a lot of platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS...
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    1. One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. The spiritual successor to XNA with 1000's of titles shipped across desktop, mobile, and console platforms. MonoGame is a fully managed .NET open source game framework without any black boxes.
    2. 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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    3. The G3D Innovation Engine is a commercial-grade C++ 3D engine available as Open Source (BSD License). It is used in commercial games, research papers, military simulators, and university courses.
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      NeoAxis 3D Engine is positioned as a universal development framework for 3D projects.
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    4. Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing.
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    5. 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 fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system.
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      Tululoo Game Maker is a complex game creation environment that allows you to create browser based games. The program generates a Javascript code that can be played in web browsers using the next generation web standard HTML5.

      Discontinued

      This project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.3.0, was released in March 2013.

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