Alternatives to Minecraft for Linux with any 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 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees 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 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very similar but better moddability and code performance. Thus in some respects better than Minecraft. Guest • Aug 2019 • 1 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
    • It feels like minecraft but it's open source NickFreemanApr 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
    • 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 • 8 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
    • It's a free and open source game with a great gameplay Guest • May 2018 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
    • 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
    • Open source and easy to modify. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Terraria

    Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. The world is your canvas and the ground itself is your paint. The very world...

    • It's easy to say they are similar in nature, but they are different games with different systems and gameplay. Guest • Apr 2019 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • TOTALLY different games. Terraria is 2D minecraft is 3D Guest • Mar 2019 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It actually force you to think, not mindlessly poke buttons. BrendanHartFeb 2019 • 3 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 2D alternative, allows modding, crafting system is a bit annoying. imh1kiko5 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • they are totally diferent games Guest • Oct 2016 • 13 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You don't need to mod to have fun Guest • Feb 2017 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Terraria is a 2D version of Minecraft and it's still being played today Guest • Sep 2017 • 2 agrees and 11 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Terasology

    Terasology (started under the name Blockmania) is an open source project started by Benjamin “begla” Glatzel to research procedural terrain generation and efficient...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Unturned

    You become a survivor in the zombie infested ruins of society, and team up with your friends to remain among the living.

    • With weapons and little bit hard. no more mod and no more server.Almost only single and last version have problem co-op. OKTAYMERCANApr 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • TrueCraft

    A completely clean-room implementation of Minecraft beta 1.7.3 (circa September 2011). No decompiled code has been used in the development of this software.

    • Discontinued No longer can access to the github domain. Error 404 it says.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Don't Starve

    Play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his...

    • Similar survival yes, but good alternative definitely no. Guest • Apr 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Don't Starve don't have building feature but same type survival. OKTAYMERCANApr 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Both in Minecraft and Don't Starve you have to craft and survive. Danilo_VenomOct 2016 • 2 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minecraft is about world building, creating, and surviving. Don't starve is only a survival game. Guest • Jun 2015 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Besiege

    Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and peaceful hamlets.

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  • 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.

    • Experience very similar. Many Minecraft features are there. tuxayoAug 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Minetest

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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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