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Space Engineers Alternatives

Space Engineers is described as 'sandbox game about engineering, construction and maintenance of space works. Players build space ships and space stations of various sizes and utilization (civil and military), pilot ships and perform asteroid mining' and is a Sandbox Game in the games category. There are eight games similar to Space Engineers for Windows, Steam, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Empyrion. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try StarMade. Other Space Engineers like games are Avorion, Shores of Hazeron, Starbase and Masterspace.

Space Engineers alternatives are mainly Sandbox Games but may also be Exploration Games or Open World Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Space Engineers.
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    Empyrion

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    9 alternatives to Empyrion 

    Empyrion is a 3D open world, space survival adventure in which you can fly across space and land on planets. Build, explore, fight and survive in a hostile galaxy full of hidden dangers.

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    Almost everyone thinks Empyrion is a great alternative to Space Engineers.
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    StarMade

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    10 alternatives to StarMade 

    StarMade is a Minecraft inspired 3D space shooter.

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    1.  MultiplayerStarMade offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Most users think StarMade is a great alternative to Space Engineers.


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    Avorion

    • Windows
    • Steam
    11 alternatives to Avorion 

    Avorion is a procedural co-op space sandbox where players can build their own space ships out of dynamically scalable blocks. Fight epic space battles, explore, mine, trade, wage wars and build your own empire to save your galaxy from being torn apart by an unknown enemy.

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    Shores of Hazeron

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    15 alternatives to Shores of Hazeron 

    Unscripted, living and thriving universe. First person action from the ground to the stars and beyond. You is always yourself, scavenging your first fruit from the tree or standing on the bridge of your flagship.

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    1.  MultiplayerShores of Hazeron offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Starbase

    • Windows
    • Steam
    4 alternatives to Starbase 

    Starbase is a hybrid voxel/vertex-based space MMO with a fully destructible and infinitely expanding universe, with a focus on building and designing spaceships and stations, exploration, resource gathering, crafting, trading, and combat.

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    Creative possibilities in the construction of spaceships.

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    Masterspace

    • Windows
    • Steam
    63 alternatives to Masterspace 

    Masterspace is a game about mining, creating and exploring, featuring fully destructible smooth terrain and spaceships that allow you to travel between different planets.

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    1.  MultiplayerMasterspace offers a game mode for more than one player.
    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available and the game is no longer updated since June 2015. Last version, 4.0, can be still bought by Steam.

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    Evochron Mercenary

    21 alternatives to Evochron Mercenary 

    In Evochron, you are free to seek your fortune as an independent mercenary in an adventure directed by your choices, abilities, and accomplishments. Each player can bring their unique skills and interests to the game, forming clans for cooperative goals or remaining solo to...

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    StarForge

    16 alternatives to StarForge 

    StarForge is a game about gathering resources, building bases, crafting anything you want, and surviving on an alien planet. Earth's star is dying and humanity transferred as much technology and resources as possible and left on a one way mission to populate another planet.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.9, released in August 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.

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