Multiplayer Minecraft Alternatives

    Minecraft is described as 'sandbox game that revolves around using building blocks to create anything you want. At night, monsters come out; make sure to build a shelter before that happens. The game also has multiplayer capabilities'. There are more than 50 games similar to Minecraft for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Steam. The best alternative is Minetest, which is both free and Open Source. Other Minecraft like games are SurvivalCraft (Freemium), Creativerse (Freemium), LEGO Worlds (Paid) and Terasology (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like.
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      Minetest vs Minecraft opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Minetest is a great alternative to Minecraft.
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      While the vanilla game is pretty lackluster, with modding, the game can be just as engaging as Minecraft.
      Top positive comment  8 months ago

      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.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

      cocofifix Great performance and very easy to use in a local network.
      Positive comment 26 days ago

      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
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      MInetest is very very good game.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

      actively developed and by far the most popular open-source minecraft alternative.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Very similar but better moddability and code performance. Thus in some respects better than Minecraft.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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


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      Most users think Voxelands is a great alternative to Minecraft.

    3. 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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      tuxayo Experience very similar. Many Minecraft features are there.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    4. ClassiCube is a voxel-based sandbox game inspired by Minecraft Classic - Singleplayer Explore a randomly generated landscape, build all sorts of neat creations, and more.
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      It has fun servers, and I found it when I was searching for a similar game for Chromebook.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Free "Creative Mode" (though outdated).
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    5. Eco is an online game where players must collaborate to build a civilization in a world where everything they do affects the environment. All resources come from a simulated ecosystem, with thousands of plants and animals simulating 24/7.
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    6. 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.
    7. A multiplayer brick building game that gives you the tools to create and play, your way. Build and invent with your friends, or blow them to smithereens! The game is still in development, but you can try it for free during the Open Alpha.
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    8. PixARK is a vast, wild world filled with vicious dinosaurs, magical creatures and endless adventure! To survive in this mysterious land, you must tame creatures both ferocious and cuddly, craft high tech and magical tools, and build your own base out of cubes.
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    9. Unturned is a sandbox game in the emerging multiplayer apocalypse survival genre. Rather than focusing on being an MMO it provides players with easy systems to sit down and survive the zombie infestation with their friends.
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      Some users think Unturned is a great alternative to Minecraft, some don't.
      s20 Unturned is a cheap-looking kinda crap Zombie survival game. It's not even close to Minecraft, and I don't understand why anyone would think it was.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      OKTAYMERCAN With weapons and little bit hard. no more mod and no more server.Almost only single and last version have problem co-op.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      It s a first person shooter. The only thing it shares with Minecraft is that there are zombies and some trees.
      Negative comment 9 months ago

    10. CREY is a free, fast and playful way of making games and experiences. A creative platform. Using the editor, you can build games and publish them directly to the platform. You can play games made by others and set highscores with your friends.
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