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Minetest is described as 'near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like' and is a very popular Sandbox Game in the games category. There are more than 50 games similar to Minetest for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Steam. The best alternative is Minecraft. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Veloren or MineClone 2. Other Minetest like games are Terasology, Creativerse, LEGO Worlds and Voxelands.

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

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  1. Minecraft icon

    Minecraft

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    Minecraft is a 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.

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    Minecraft vs Minetest opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Minecraft is a great alternative to Minetest.

    Minecraft is awesome thanks a lot

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    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.

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

    Minetest looks almost exactly like Minecraft.
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    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.

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    Minetest mods and games are created using lua, while terasology uses Java, this is arguably an advantage because java is better for large scale software development (e.g. it has a better performing implementation).

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    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!

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    LEGO Worlds

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Galaxy of procedural worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks.

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  7. 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

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  8. Tired of the roblox tyranny and greed? The Novetus community game is the solution!

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    Infiniminer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Infiniminer is a multiplayer block mining game with several different player classes to choose from.

    Discontinued

    last updated in 2009

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    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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