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Multiplayer Minecraft Alternatives

The best alternative to Minecraft is Minetest, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Minecraft and loads of them are so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting alternatives to Minecraft are Veloren, Voxelands, MineClone 2 and ClassiCube.

Minecraft alternatives are mainly Sandbox Games but may also be Crafting Games or Survival Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Minecraft.
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  1. Minetest icon

    Minetest

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    54 alternatives to Minetest 

    Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like.

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    1.  MultiplayerMinetest offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  ModdableMinetest can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    3.  Works OfflineMinetest can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  PortableMinetest can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Support for scriptingMinetest supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Online co-opYou can team-up with two or more players over the internet in Minetest to play cooperatively.
    7.  Ad-freeMinetest doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in Minetest.
    9.  Endless gameplayMinetest offers at least one game mode that allows you to play indefinitely.
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    Minetest vs Minecraft opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Minetest is a great alternative to Minecraft.
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    MInetest is very very good game.

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    Guest

    Free and open source software with no ads. Easy setup and customizing your own world. Designed to work well even in low-end machine. Available in more than 20 languages. Constantly developed by community.

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    Guest

    Minetest is an amazing open-source game with built-in modding support

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    cocofifix

    Great performance and very easy to use in a local network.

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    Guest

    It is a better clone than the others. It is kinda bad, but it has enough blocks to be kinda good. The shading looks meh

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    Guest

    actively developed and by far the most popular open-source minecraft alternative.

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    Guest

    Very similar but better moddability and code performance. Thus in some respects better than Minecraft.

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    Veloren

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    14 alternatives to Veloren 

    Veloren is a multiplayer voxel RPG written in Rust. It is inspired by games such as Cube World, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Dwarf Fortress and Minecraft.

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    1.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    2.  MultiplayerVeloren offers a game mode for more than one player.
    3.  Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in Veloren.
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    Voxelands

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    66 alternatives to Voxelands 

    The Fun-Focused Free Software Voxel World Game. Voxelands is a sandbox construction game based on Minetest.

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    1.  Single playerVoxelands has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  MultiplayerVoxelands offers a game mode for more than one player.
    Discontinued

    Official website no longer exists and last commit is from a March 2018. See https://gitlab.com/voxelands/voxelands/commits/next

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    Most users think Voxelands is a great alternative to Minecraft.
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    MineClone 2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minetest
    51 alternatives to MineClone 2 

    MineClone 2 is a survival sandbox game. Survive, gather, hunt, build, explore, and do much more. This goal of this project is to create a free clone of Minecraft.

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    1.  Single playerMineClone 2 has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  ModdableMineClone 2 can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    3.  MultiplayerMineClone 2 offers a game mode for more than one player.
    Minetest looks almost exactly like Minecraft.
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    maurosoft391

    is buggy and the world is too small

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    tuxayo

    Experience very similar. Many Minecraft features are there.

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    ClassiCube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    8 alternatives to ClassiCube 

    An alternative to the Java web game "Minecraft Classic" that was listed on the official Minecraft site but taken down in 2016-2017.

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    1.  Single playerClassiCube has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  MultiplayerClassiCube offers a game mode for more than one player.
    3.  ModdableClassiCube can be modified through the installation of external mods.
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    Eirelav911

    Based on the style of classic Minecraft, this game is really neat, has a lot of potential, is fun, and hits close to home for those who have played classic Minecraft. I definitely recommend ClassiCube, even as it's own game overall.

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    Guest

    It has fun servers, and I found it when I was searching for a similar game for Chromebook.

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    Guest

    Free "Creative Mode" (though outdated).

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    Manic Digger

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    36 alternatives to Manic Digger 

    Manic Digger is an open-source implementation of block-building games, like the famous game Minecraft.

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    1.  MultiplayerManic Digger offers a game mode for more than one player.
    Discontinued

    latest version in 2015, still downloadble in the official site

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    Infiniminer

    42 alternatives to Infiniminer 

    Infiniminer is a multiplayer block mining game with several different player classes to choose from.

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    1.  MultiplayerInfiniminer offers a game mode for more than one player.
    Discontinued

    last updated in 2009

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    NodeCore

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Minetest
    15 alternatives to NodeCore 

    Original voxel game about emergent mechanics and exploration.

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    1.  MultiplayerNodeCore offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Novetus

    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    • Roblox
    • RBXLegacy
    47 alternatives to Novetus 

    Tired of the roblox tyranny and greed? The Novetus community game is the solution! Novetus was made to improve on RBXLegacy, with the addition of new features that enhance the launcher for mod development, player customization, and overall usability.

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    1.  MultiplayerNovetus offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  ModdableNovetus can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    3.  Support for scriptingNovetus supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    4.  Local multiplayerNovetus allows two or more players to play from the same device and/or via LAN/System Link againts each other or against players in another location.
    5.  Multiple Account supportNovetus support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    6.  Single playerNovetus has one or more single player game modes.
    Character Body Customization
    Host a Server Menu
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    Core Games

    • Windows
    • Online
    10 alternatives to Core Games 

    Core is an endless universe of games and worlds designed by a global community of creators. It's a radically accessible game construction kit, content exchange, and game-playing platform, all in one.

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    1.  MultiplayerCore Games offers a game mode for more than one player.
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