Open Source RPG Maker Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to RPG Maker is Godot Engine. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to RPG Maker and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source 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. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      Mokoi Gaming is a Game Creation Tool. Mokoi Games are platform neutral, if a compatible player is available for OS or Device, you can play games with no troubles. We're also have projects to help with creating and sharing platform neutral games.

      Discontinued

      Official website is unavailable.

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    2. Solarus is a free and open-source Action-RPG game engine, licensed under GPL v3, and written in C++. It runs quests in Lua, and can work on a great number of platforms. Solarus also features a game editor and a game launcher.
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    3. MAGE stands for MAKE A GAME EXPERIENCE The goal for MAGE is to make it as easy as possible for people to create their own 3D universes, adventures and stories. PLAY WHILE YOU CREATE!.

      Discontinued

      No updates, no downloads since 2016

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Pixelbox is an HTML5/JavaScript, 2D game engine inspired by fantasy consoles like PICO-8. Besides a framework geared toward fast prototyping, Pixelbox also includes tile, level, music and sound editors.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Dart RPG is an open-source, browser-based 2D RPG and game editor. It's basically a game maker you use in your browser to make 2D tile-based RPGs, which are saved into and loaded from JSON files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Python
      fgmk is a Python based editor for making retro, 2D RPG games. Games are composed of plain text files, images and a index.html file containing the engine.
      • 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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    4. 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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