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The Forge Alternatives

The Forge is described as 'cross-platform rendering framework PC, Linux, Ray Tracing, macOS / iOS, Android, XBOX, PS4, Switch and Stadia. Particularly, the graphics layer of The Forge supports cross-platform descriptor management, multi-threaded and asynchronous resource loading, shader' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Forge for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is Torque 3D, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Forge are OGRE, Pygame, CrossBrowdy and Intrinsic.

The Forge alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be 3D Modelers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Forge.
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  1. Torque 3D icon

    Torque 3D

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    65 alternatives to Torque 3D 

    Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform. Architected from the ground up for maximum flexibility and performance across a wide range of hardware and built upon the Frontline award-winning Torque Game Engine Advanced, Torque 3D comes equipped with a full suite of tools...

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    OGRE

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    24 alternatives to OGRE 

    OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce applications utilizing hardware-accelerated 3D graphics.

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    Pygame

    • FreeOpen Source
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    66 alternatives to Pygame 

    Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing video games. Pygame adds functionality on top of the excellent SDL library. This allows you to create fully featured games and multimedia programs in the python language.

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  4. CrossBrowdy icon

    CrossBrowdy

    474 alternatives to CrossBrowdy 

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    Intrinsic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    24 alternatives to Intrinsic 

    Intrinsic is a Vulkan based cross-platform graphics and game engine.

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    Grit Game Engine

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    22 alternatives to Grit Game Engine 

    The Grit Game Engine is an MIT-Licensed Open Source Game Engine that is highly scriptable via Lua. It supports huge open world maps and dynamically streams assets from disk. The Grit Game Engine is a community project to build a free game engine (and toolchain) for implementing...

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    Discontinued

    The last update is from May 2018.

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    Zmodeler

    67 alternatives to Zmodeler 

    ZModeler (or Zanoza Modeler) is a 3D modeling application. It is aimed at modelers who model for computer games such as 18 Wheels of Steel, Grand Theft Auto, Need for Speed, Midtown Madness or similar video games.

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    Awakening

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    60 alternatives to Awakening 

    Awakening is a powerful professional real-time 3D solution. With it, you can easily create eye-catching interactive 3D presentations, brief films, games...

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    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2011, and the official website is unavailable.

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    HGE

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to HGE 

    HGE is an easy to use yet powerful hardware accelerated 2D game engine. It is a full featured middleware for all who want to develop commercial quality 2D games rapidly and easily. It covers all imaginable 2D game genres: you could create everything from a simple puzzle to...

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    Arianne

    • FreeOpen Source
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    14 alternatives to Arianne 

    Arianne is a multiplayer online games framework and engine to develop turn based and real time games. It provides a simple way of creating games on a portable and robust server architecture. The server is coded in Java and you may use Python for your game description, provides a...

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    1.  MultiplayerArianne offers a game mode for more than one player.
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