Alternatives to LÖVE for Linux with any license

  • Polycode

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

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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.
  • Twine

    Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. You don't need to write any code to create a simple story with Twine, but you can extend...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Ren'Py

    Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer. Its easy and efficient...

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  • Superpowers

    Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Pygame

    Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing games. Pygame adds functionality on top of the excellent SDL library.

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    • Pygame is an SDL wrapper library for Python. Definitely similar enough to LOVE to be on the alt list Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • LibGDX

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

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  • Orx

    Orx is an open source, portable, lightweight, plugin-based, data-driven and extremely easy to use 2D-oriented game engine. Orx is mostly written in C, but allows you to...

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  • MonoGame

    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....

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  • Atomic Game Engine

    The Atomic Game Engine features a cross-platform editor with deployment to Windows, OSX, Linux, WebGL, Android, and iOS.

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  • Phaser

    Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.

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