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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 Plant the World. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Starbound and eight of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Starbound are TerraGenesis, Minecraft Earth, SwordCraft and Junk Jack.

Starbound alternatives are mainly Exploration Games but may also be Crafting Games or Sandbox Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Starbound.
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    Terraria

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Steam
    • GOG.com

    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.
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    It is almost the same just without spaceships

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    Its just having to much stuff :)

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    Because it is 2d sandbox game

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    The Blockheads

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Night is falling and your blockhead is freezing.

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    Plant the World

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Plant The world is a new multiplayer location based game for IOS and Android. All players share the same virtual world map. Team up and conquer your city!.

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    TerraGenesis

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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    Minecraft Earth (Series)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Experience Minecraft in AR!.

    Represent entire series of Minecraft Earth games.

    Discontinued

    discontinued online-only game

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    SwordCraft

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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  7. 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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    Growtopia

    • 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.

    Discontinued

    Growtopia servers have been shut down.

    Make friends and make them build things for you!
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