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

    1. Lite-C is a programming language for multimedia applications and personal computer games, using a syntax subset of the C language with some elements of the C++ language.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2012.

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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Flax Engine is claimed the most agile game engine. It's open source, cross-platform and it lets you write scripts in C++ and C# seamlessly. Also focused on lightweight development. A true game changer.
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    2. Lunar Engine is a free, open source 2D Online RPG maker software suite that enables you to rapidly create spectaclor online worlds from your imagination to the computer screen.
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    3. Phaser Editor is a tool for HTML5 games creation. It provides several built-in editors for texture packing, JavaScript coding, Assets management, and 2D level building. The games are based on the popular framework Phaser.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      AresEd is a high-level and fully featured 3D game creation suite. It is Free and Open Source. When it is finished you will be able to make full 3D games without writing any code (although a fallback to the python scripting language will be provided).

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.0.2, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code.



    4. We wanted to create a new role playing game which would offer multi-player experiences and runs within the browser and we didn't found something which fit our needs we started to build it up ourselves and decided to open it up to others as well.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Build your Boards, share it, and let others interact and engage with it.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A game-engine fully integrated in Blender UPBGE is an open-source, 3D game engine forked from the old Blender Game Engine and deployed with Blender itself. This unified workflow is its main strength, as you can make your game from start to finish without leaving Blender.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Create an RPG or MMORPG in your browser.
    5. WOLF RPG Editor is a game construction tool that can create complex role playing games. It is often regarded as being aimed at advanced users, so keep this in mind if you intend to use it. It was developed by SmokingWOLF (SilverSecond) in Japan.
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