Alternatives to Minecraft for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Minetest

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

    • Free and open source, modding is simple, Very fun, setting up a server is easy and simple, doesn't need a setup, portable, everything happens within the game files. Guest • Jul 2019 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • actively developed and by far the most popular open-source minecraft alternative. Guest • Mar 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • You can easily mod and expand this and it is open-source. There's a lot of good mods, like Mesecons or WorldEdit and, as i mentioned before, the modding is much easier (because this is meant to be modded). A really good alternative to MC. Guest • May 2019 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It feels like minecraft but it's open source NickFreemanApr 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. Guest • Dec 2017 • 9 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has most of the features of Minecraft. What it doesn't have can be added to the game easily and quickly through mods and texture packs. Because it is also open source, it is constantly being made better by the community. Guest • Jul 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minetest is open source block game, driven by community. It is easy and fun to write mods for Minetest using Lua. Because of mods, each of the 200+ publicly available servers are unique. Guest • Jul 2017 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's a free and open source game with a great gameplay Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Open source and easy to modify. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Very similar but better moddability and code performance. Thus in some respects better than Minecraft. Guest • Aug 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The MineClone 2 game/mod gives a gameplay very similar to Minecraft. tuxayoAug 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • like minecraft and more easy to use as i am a tech nub Guest • May 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I have to recommend something to a fellow teacher and this is the one being used by other teachers in my district. Guest • Feb 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very similar visual-wise. Contains modding (via Lua), custom texture packs and multiplayer mode with many public servers. Does its job quite well on weak CPUs and integrated graphics. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • its got the same texture which is beatiful Guest • Jan 2018 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its the only one I'm able to run Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Hardware friendly/Works well on low-end machines gabethepiggyJul 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD

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  • MineDroid

    MineDroid is a viewer / concept design for Minecraft that supports using your own 1.3 beta levels, temporarily building and destroying blocks, sensor steering, crouch...

    Free Open Source Android Minecraft

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  • ClassiCube

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

    • It has fun servers, and I found it when I was searching for a similar game for Chromebook. Guest • May 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Free "Creative Mode" (though outdated). Guest • Nov 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Windows Self-Hosted Roblox RBXLegacy

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  • Epic Inventor

    I have said a few times that Epic Inventor was inspired by Terraria. There are obvious similarities you can see right away in the various screenshots I’ve posted....

    • Discontinued
      In October 2013, development stopped the sourcecode is available on Github. In May 2016 developer is thinking about revisit the project

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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