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StepMania is described as 'cross-platform rhythm video game and engine. It was originally developed as a simulator of Konami's arcade game series Dance Dance Revolution, and has since evolved into an extensible rhythm game engine capable of supporting a variety of rhythm-based game' and is a Music Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to StepMania for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is osu!, which is both free and Open Source. Other StepMania like games are Frets on Fire, Etterna, Bemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence and Clone Hero.

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StepMania is a cross-platform rhythm video game and engine. It was originally developed as a simulator of Konami's...

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  1. osu! icon

    osu!

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    23 alternatives to osu! 

    osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic gameplay and scoring, osu! increases the epic factor through online rankings, multiplayer, replay exchange, and a huge community following.

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    1.  Ad-freeosu! doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Moddableosu! can be modified through the installation of external mods.
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    Most users think osu! is a great alternative to StepMania.
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    It has a mode called "osu!mania" and has an option to make the scroll upsidedown AND have skins!

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    Because it keeps updating and it's also easier to add your favourite soundtracks

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    Frets on Fire

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    24 alternatives to Frets on Fire 

    Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.

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    The last version (1.3.110) was released in November 2008.

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    Etterna

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    4 alternatives to Etterna 

    "StepMania is software that was originally created in 2001 to serve as a Dance Dance Revolution simulator, during its many years of development the software grew to support even more game modes such as Pump It Up and Beatmania.

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    Feature rich Stepmania build tailored to high-level 4k spread play. Notable QOL improvements include: Better percent scoring, chart difficulty calculator, replays, etternaonline integration, menu navigation, score statistics. Notable gameplay changes include: The removal of chord cohesion, Too many miscellaneous changes to include.

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    They ripped out all the components that allowed you to play DANCE songs, it is just for keyboard players in their gaming chairs.

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    Bemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence

    • FreeProprietary
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    14 alternatives to Bemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence 

    Bemuse is a Japanese guitar hero/DJ hero like game. It is an online web-based rhythm game that has controller support. This game also supports BMS's.

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    1.  Controller SupportBemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
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    Clone Hero

    • FreeProprietary
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    28 alternatives to Clone Hero 

    Clone Hero is a free rhythm game, which can be played with any 5 or 6 button guitar controller, Game Controllers, or just your standard computer keyboard. Download the game, copy your song charts into the song folder and enjoy hours of fun!.

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    1.  Endless gameplayClone Hero offers at least one game mode that allows you to play indefinitely.
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    Muse Dash

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    14 alternatives to Muse Dash 

    Dance to the music and beat enemies from above and ahead with simple left-and-right operations. Although it’s not difficult to operate, but it’s definitely an interesting game! There are abundant songs to select and meticulously designed beats!.

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    Flash Flash Revolution

    18 alternatives to Flash Flash Revolution 

    Flash Flash Revolution (or FFR) is a music-based rhythm game that runs through Adobe Flash and an Internet browser, making it a full-fledged online music title that requires no downloads or fees to play.

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    1.  Support for MIDIFlash Flash Revolution includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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      BeatX

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      BeatX is a clone of popular music game Stepmania and DDR. Hit the arrows in the rhythm of the music to achieve the best score!

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      Awesome.. plays all my sm files

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      Performous

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      8 alternatives to Performous 

      An open-source karaoke, band and dancing game where one or more players perform a song and the game scores their performances. Supports songs in UltraStar, Frets on Fire and StepMania formats. Microphones and instruments from SingStar, Guitar Hero and Rock Band as well as some...

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      Dynamix (by C4Cat)

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
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      13 alternatives to Dynamix (by C4Cat) 

      Dynamix is a mobile music game that integrates arcade gaming experience into mobile device. C4Cat brings you the fruit of creativity of worldwide composers within this pocket size mobile game.

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