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 • 12 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very similar but better moddability and code performance. Thus in some respects better than Minecraft. Guest • Aug 2019 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • actively developed and by far the most popular open-source minecraft alternative. Guest • Mar 2020 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The MineClone 2 game/mod gives a gameplay very similar to Minecraft. tuxayoAug 2019 • 1 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 • 6 agrees and 2 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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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 • 20 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • amazing game, has nothing to do with minecraft Guest • 2 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • Looks and is totally different tahn Minecraft. A incredible game, who no one will regret playing it, but not a different option looking games like Minecraft Guest • Jul 2020 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Gid and fight - perfect 2d game for me. (After Minecraft ofc) davidparv1Apr 2020 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • it has way more items, it is 2D, and it has more health Guest • Dec 2019 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • TOTALLY different games. Terraria is 2D minecraft is 3D Guest • Mar 2019 • 7 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 2D alternative, allows modding, crafting system is a bit annoying. imh1kikoOct 2019 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It actually force you to think, not mindlessly poke buttons. BrendanHartFeb 2019 • 6 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • they are totally diferent games Guest • Oct 2016 • 14 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You don't need to mod to have fun Guest • Feb 2017 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Terraria is a 2D version of Minecraft and it's still being played today Guest • Sep 2017 • 3 agrees and 12 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Starbound

    Starbound is an indie game being produced by the UK-based independent game studio Chucklefish Ltd. Starbound takes place in a two-dimensional, procedurally generated...

    • Beyond being 2-D and firmly in the realm of Science Fiction rather than... whichever genre Minecraft is, the play experience couldn't be more different. Sure, it's a creative sandbox, but that's literally all they have in common. s20Jun 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's more of an alternative to terraria. And terraria is far from minecraft Guest • Oct 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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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.

    • 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. s20Jun 2020 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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 3 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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  • 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 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free "Creative Mode" (though outdated). Guest • Nov 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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