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    ScummVM Alternatives

    ScummVM is described as 'program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files'. There are nine games similar to ScummVM for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox and Android. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other ScummVM like games are Nostlan (Free, Open Source), RetriX (Free, Open Source), D-Fend Reloaded (Free, Open Source) and Boxer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 2021
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    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
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    ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • iPad
      • OpenPandora
      • Steam
      • Raspberry Pi
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      • Xbox
      RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.
      RetroArch vs ScummVM opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      lounes-tb RetroArch makes it possible to use ScummVM on some platforms that are not supported by the later, like the PS2, the 2001 Xbox, the Xbox One, the Wii U and more.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    1. A front-end or user interface (UI) is the presentation and interaction layer of an app or website. Most modern emulator apps have basic game list UIs that you can interact with using a mouse/keyboard but not a game controller.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      RetriX is an emulator front end for UWP, on all the hardware platforms it supports: it serves the same purpose as RetroArch but is built from the ground up to integrate as well as possible with Windows.
    2. D-Fend Reloaded is a graphical environment for DOSBox . DOSBox emulates a complete computer including the DOS commandline and allows to run nearly all old DOS based games on modern hardware with any of the newer Windows versions.

      Discontinued

      Seems to be no longer in development as the last version 1.4.4 was released in 2015-07-31.

      D-Fend Reloaded vs ScummVM opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      D-Fend supports almost ALL DOS games, while ScummVM only supports a handfull of specific games
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    3. Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4.0, released in February 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website



    4. ResidualVM is a cross-platform 3D game interpreter which allows you to play LucasArts' Lua-based 3D adventures: Grim Fandango and Escape from Monkey Island, provided you already have their data files.
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      • Android
      RetroX is an Android application that will help you organize and play your own Retro Games with the less possible effort. Put your collection in your device and RetroX will take care of the rest.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DBGL is a Java frontend for DOSBox, based largely upon the proven interface of D-Fend.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • AmigaOS
      D-Box is an easy to use front-end for DOSBox which enables you to run old MS-DOS games and other applications on a modern computer.
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