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Solarus Alternatives

Solarus is described as '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' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Solarus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Solarus are RPG Maker, Bevy Game Engine, RPG Paper Maker and Open RPG Maker.

Solarus alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Role-playing Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Solarus.
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Solarus is a free and open-source Action-RPG game engine, licensed under GPL v3, and written in C++. It runs quests in Lua,...

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  1. Godot Engine icon

    Godot Engine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    • FreeBSD
    161 alternatives to Godot Engine 

    Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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    1.  LightweightGodot Engine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableGodot Engine can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Godot Engine, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    4.  MultiplayerGodot Engine offers a game mode for more than one player.
    5.  Support for scriptingGodot Engine supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Fully-dedicated 2D engine
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    RPG Maker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    79 alternatives to RPG Maker 

    The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation. With an emphasis on JRPG gameplay mechanics, the suites typically include map, tile and sprite editors, character, encounter and dialog tools, among countless other...

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    RPG Maker VX Ace
    Game Creation (VX Ace)


  3. Bevy Game Engine icon

    Bevy Game Engine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    122 alternatives to Bevy Game Engine 

    A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust. Free and Open Source Forever!

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    RPG Paper Maker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    58 alternatives to RPG Paper Maker 

    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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    Open RPG Maker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to Open RPG Maker 

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    G3D Innovation Engine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    67 alternatives to G3D Innovation Engine 

    The G3D Innovation Engine is a commercial-grade C++ 3D engine available as Open Source (BSD License). It is used in commercial games, research papers, military simulators, and university courses. G3D supports hardware accelerated real-time rendering, off-line rendering like ray...

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    microStudio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Raspberry Pi
    158 alternatives to microStudio 

    microStudio is a free game engine online. Create games, learn programming, play, share, prototype and jam!.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in microStudio simultaneously.
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    EasyRPG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Mac
    23 alternatives to EasyRPG 

    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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    1.  PortableEasyRPG can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    EasyRPG Player for Android with custom on screen button mapping
    EasyRPG Player running a test game with plain map graphics
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    Upbge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    121 alternatives to Upbge 

    A extremely powerful application to make games in python as well as in visual programming.

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    RPGWizard

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    71 alternatives to RPGWizard 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    RPGWizard is archived on github.

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