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Hero Engine Alternatives

Hero Engine is described as 'The only true complete development platform for online games. HeroEngine seamlessly integrates the entire client and server architecture required to operate an online game directly into the development process' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hero Engine for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hero Engine are Unity, Unreal Engine, Wick Editor and CRYENGINE.

Hero Engine alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Animation Makers or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hero Engine.
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  1. 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.

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  2. Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation.

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  3. 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.

    A screenshot of the new Unreal Engine 5. Source: https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/blog/unreal-engine-5-is-now-available-in-early-access
  4. 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.

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    The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.

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    Stride Game Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPad
    • iPhone

    Stride (formerly Xenko) is an open-source C# game engine designed for the future of gaming. It comes with a full toolchain and is especially well suited to create realistic games but allows you much more!.

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    ENIGMA - LateralGM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker.

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    Torque 3D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform.

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    Urho3D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    Open 3D Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open 3D Engine (O3DE) is an Apache 2.0-licensed multi-platform 3D engine that enables developers and content creators to build AAA games, cinema-quality 3D worlds, and high-fidelity simulations without any fees or commercial obligations.

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