Alternatives to LÖVE for Linux with any license

  • 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...

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  • Polycode

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

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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

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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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  • Pygame

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

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... HP webOS Android Tablet iPad AmigaOS

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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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  • LibGDX

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

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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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  • 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...

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  • HaxeFlixel

    HaxeFlixel is a 2D Game Engine that lets you create cross-platform games easier with free, open source technology!

    • Native cross-compilation to many platforms (Desktop, Mobile, Web) powered by OpenFL framework and Haxe language. Intuitive API and lots of tutorials. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree

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  • Game Editor

    Game Editor is the open source game design software that gives you the power to create the games of your dreams, and, unlike other game creation tools, gives you the...

    • Discontinued No updates since Jan 2013 : https://sourceforge.net/projects/game-editor/

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Gideros Studio

    Gideros Studio is a Lua-based, cross platform and open source game engine allowing easy creation of games.

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  • Defold Engine

    Defold lets you quickly build high performing, cross-platform games together with your team.

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  • FreeBASIC

    FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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