Starbound Alternatives for iPad

    Starbound is not available for iPad but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Terraria. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try The Blockheads or TerraGenesis. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Starbound and seven of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Starbound are SwordCraft (Free), Junk Jack (Paid), Growtopia (Freemium) and Minecraft Earth (Free).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. The world is your canvas and the ground itself is your paint.
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      Terraria vs Starbound opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Terraria is a great alternative to Starbound.
      Because it is 2d sandbox game
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      leNoahOfArk It is almost the same just without spaceships
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      Its just having to much stuff :)
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Night is falling and your blockhead is freezing. You haven't yet made shelter and your campfire has gone out. All you have is a spade, some wood and a few sticks. You have only minutes before exhaustion hits. Do you create a bed, dig a cave or refuel your fire?
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    2. Engage in space exploration and terraform new worlds in this fun and exciting planet building simulator rooted in real science. TerraGenesis dynamically animates entire planets with changing biospheres, all based on real data from NASA.
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    3. Building, Crafting, RETRO Sandbox RPG! SwordCraft is a 2D building game in the style of Minecraft, Junk Jack, Blockheads or Terraria. The game is currently in early Alpha testing. Content is continuously being added.

      Discontinued

      Official website down, store entry dead (no reviews), last update almost a year ago

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    4. Make the world truly yours in Junk Jack, a relaxing sandbox experience focused on building and improving your home. Discover new planets, tame and breed creatures, cook foods, collect animal companions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers, play with your friends!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Wine
      Growtopia is a multiplayer sandbox platformer with crafting. There are an infinite number of worlds where you can create with friends. Everything in the world can be grown from trees. Discover new items by mixing the seeds of trees you already have.
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    5. Minecraft Earth (Series)

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Experience Minecraft in AR!. Represent entire series of Minecraft Earth games.

      Discontinued

      The game will be shut down on June 30th, 2021 due to the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. More information: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-earth-coming-end.

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