Alternatives to No Man's Sky for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    • The game concept is pretty alike. Concepts like space exploration and procedural universe ties these two games together. If you're into those stuff consider Starbound game a nice 2D alternative to No Man's Sky Guest • Feb 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • No Man's Sky, doesn't matter that it did that poorly, was also about spaceships and controlling them. Starbound is only about crafting and exploring, not to mention it's a 2D game. Guest • Apr 2017 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Spore

    Spore is a multi-genre single-player god game developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright. Covering many genres including action, real-time strategy, and RPG...

    • They are completely different genres, different gameplay mechanics, honestly they have almost nothing in common. Guest • Oct 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Both equally disappointing, but still a better game. Guest • Sep 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Star Citizen

    Star Citizen is an upcoming space sim video game for Microsoft Windows and Linux. Star Citizen is planned to consist of two main components: first-person space combat...

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  • Star Conflict

    Star Conflict is an action-packed, massively multiplayer space simulation game that puts players in the role of elite pilots engaging in a widespread interplanetary...

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  • Shores of Hazeron

    Unscripted, living and thriving universe. First person action from the ground to the stars and beyond. You is always yourself, scavenging your first fruit from the tree...

    • Contains all promised features and more. And they are actually there. All of them. Including Multi-Player Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Graphics aren't as pretty as No Man's Sky, but this is what No Man's Sky was supposed to have been. Guest • Sep 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Everspace

    Everspace is a single-player 3D space shooter with roguelike elements and non-linear storytelling created by ROCKFISH Games.

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