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Minecraft Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Minecraft for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative 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 available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Minecraft are SurvivalCraft, Creativerse, LEGO Worlds and Terasology.

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.
This page was last updated Jun 24, 2022
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  1. Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like.

    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.

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    MInetest is very very good game.

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    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.

    Positive comment 10 months ago
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    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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    actively developed and by far the most popular open-source minecraft alternative.

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

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  2. SurvivalCraft

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    You are marooned on the shores of an infinite blocky world. Explore, mine resources, craft tools and weapons, hunt and make traps. Build a shelter to survive nights and share your worlds online. Possibilities are infinite in this sandbox survival and construction game.

    SurvivalCraft vs Minecraft opinions
    Most users think SurvivalCraft is a great alternative to Minecraft.
    maxwellted14

    I like survival craft because it has a lot of templates and world to make anything you want

    Positive comment 5 months ago
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    i think it is because it is free

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    SurvivalCraft has a unique feature where you can download and upload adventure maps with ease without needing to pay or use an external application. in general, it's pretty fun to play. However, minecraft is a bit more fun!

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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  3. Creativerse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    Creativerse is a sandbox adventure game set in a beautiful yet treacherous world shrouded in mystery. Adventure solo or bring your friends, unearth secrets, and tame the land together!

    Creativerse vs Minecraft opinions
    Most users think Creativerse is a great alternative to Minecraft.

    The graphics are better than minecraft, the paint feature gives more options when building. There's blocks that aren't just cubes, and the blueprint functionality makes it easy to build towns or cities using community made builds.

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    really fun and beautiful graphics

    Top positive comment  about 2 years ago
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    It is good and very similar to monecraft

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    It almost looks like the same feature in Minecraft

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    Easy to start, brilliant graphics (very kiddish) and excellent performance

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  4. LEGO Worlds

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Galaxy of procedural worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks.

    LEGO Worlds vs Minecraft opinions
    Most users think LEGO Worlds is a great alternative to Minecraft.

    A great alternative which uses lego bricks instead of traditional blocks.

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    tiquel

    it is like crazycraft but lego

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  5. Terasology

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    Terasology vs Minecraft opinions
    Most users think Terasology is a great alternative to Minecraft.

    It has the BEST graphics EVER

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    I want to play terasology and i think it is the best alternative

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

    Discontinued

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

    Most users think Voxelands is a great alternative to Minecraft.
  7. Veloren

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  8. MineClone 2 is a survival sandbox game. Survive, gather, hunt, build, explore, and do much more.

    MineClone 2 vs Minecraft opinions
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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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  9. ClassiCube

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

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

    ClassiCube vs Minecraft opinions
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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.

    Positive comment 3 months ago
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    It has fun servers, and I found it when I was searching for a similar game for Chromebook.

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    Free "Creative Mode" (though outdated).

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  10. Manic Digger

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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