RPG Playground Alternatives

    RPG Playground is described as 'Make & play games, it’s easy and fun with RPG Playground'. There are more than 10 games similar to RPG Playground for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is RPG Maker. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GB Studio or Adventure Game Studio. Other RPG Playground like games are RPG Paper Maker (Free Personal, Open Source), Open RPG Maker (Free, Open Source), RPG Toolkit (Free, Open Source) and RPG in a Box (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021

    1. The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation.
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    2. A free and easy to use retro adventure game creator for your favourite handheld video game system. Create Real ROM files: Run your games on any compatible emulator, if you've got a flash cart you can play them on a real console!


    3. Adventure Game Studio (AGS) - is the IDE and the engine meant for creating and running videogames of adventure (aka "quest") genre. It has potential, although limited, support for other genres as well.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      RPG Paper Maker is a free game maker engine including a 3D universe with many 2D sprites and some simplified 3D objects. Pretty close to the RPG Maker series, RPG Paper Maker finally give a way to create RPGs in a totally 3D universe as easy as it is in 2D!
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    4. Open RPG Maker is a free and open source clone of features from the RPG Maker series (i.e. rpgmaker200, rpgmaker2003, rpgmakerxp), as well as many other features. All of the data files are in XML format and are easily editable with any text editor.

      Discontinued

      The last update was released on February 12th, 2014.

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    5. The RPG Toolkit is a free, open source project delivering a simple, flexible and powerful tool for the creation of role-playing games on your personal computer. The homepage also hosts games created with rpgtoolkit.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed and latest news date back to February 2017. Last version, 3.2.1b, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. RPG in a Box is designed to be a set of tools for easily creating 3D grid-based, voxel-style role-playing and adventure games—everything you will need for building and sharing your own game, all packaged together in a box, so to speak!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      RPGWizard is an open-source 2D game creation tool that specializes in making RPGs. It comes with a graphical editor and browser based game engine, both of which are completely free-to-use.
    7. SMILE GAME BUILDER is software to make RPGs for your PC.
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    8. EasyRPG is a project aimed at producing a free and open source role playing game interpreter and editor compatible with RPG Maker 2000 and 2003.
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