Free RPG Maker Alternatives

    The best free alternative to RPG Maker is Godot Engine, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to RPG Maker and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to RPG Maker are Open RPG Maker (Free, Open Source), GDevelop (Free Personal, Open Source), Scratch (Free, Open Source) and Cocos2d-x (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

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      Your project’s smart 3D digital twin as a Service. SmartShape (formerly Minko) is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms.
    1. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
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    2. The OHRRPGCE is a free open-source, cross-platform (Windows, Mac and GNU/Linux), and easy-to-use utility with which you can create your own 2D RPG game in a style similar to the classic Final Fantasy games on the NES, SNES and GBA which have so shaped the RPG genre.
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      Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can be used virtually on any platform. Maratis is Free and Open-source.
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    3. Framework for developing 3D web apps with physics.
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    4. QICI Engine is a free and opensource JavaScript library, based on free and opensource game engine Phaser, with a web-based comprehensive suite of HTML5 game making editor. QICI Engine is made up of three parts: QICI Core, QICI Widget and QICI Editor.

      Discontinued

      The GitHub repository hasn't been updated since mid-2016.

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    5. A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust. Free and Open Source Forever! Data Driven All engine and game logic uses Bevy ECS, a custom Entity Component System - Fast: Massively Parallel and Cache-Friendly.
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    6. Orx is an open source, portable, lightweight, plugin-based, data-driven and extremely easy to use 2D-oriented game engine. Orx is mostly written in C, but allows you to develop with it with any language that can interface to C.
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    7. Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker is an open source free game maker, free RPG Maker, free sidescroller maker, free Machinima creator, and game design tool that makes it easy for kids and adults to create video games, maps and worlds.

      Discontinued

      https://forum.sandboxgamemaker.com/viewtopic.php?t=5957
      PAS Game Maker seems to be discontinued, and the developer is working on another project called D's Sandbox or MAGE, a Minecraft clone based on Minetest.

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      Limon is a multi platform 3D game engine mainly focusing on first person games. Focus of its development is ease of use and ease of study. It has builtin editor for maps, animations and GUIs.
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