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Thinking Worlds Alternatives

Thinking Worlds is described as 'globally unique 3D sims & games creation environment. It enables novice and advanced developers alike to create and publish highly immersive sims & games – rapidly' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Thinking Worlds for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Thinking Worlds are Unity, Unreal Engine, GDevelop and Scratch.

Thinking Worlds alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be IDEs or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Thinking Worlds.
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  1. Godot Engine icon

    Godot Engine

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    163 alternatives to Godot Engine 

    Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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    1.  LightweightGodot Engine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableGodot Engine can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Godot Engine, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    4.  MultiplayerGodot Engine offers a game mode for more than one player.
    5.  Support for scriptingGodot Engine supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Unity

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    124 alternatives to Unity 

    Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity offers the free Personal Edition with all features, a Plus subscription at 25$ a month and a Pro subscription at 125$ a month with extra...

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    Unreal Engine

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    98 alternatives to Unreal Engine 

    Unreal Engine is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale elegantly to lower-end systems.

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    1.  Node BasedUnreal Engine supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    2.  Support for scriptingUnreal Engine supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  No Coding RequiredUnreal Engine can be used without an coding or programming skills.
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    GDevelop

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    105 alternatives to GDevelop 

    GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone. Any kind of 2D games can be created with it and no programming skills are required to get started. Logic of games are made using visual events.

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    Events to build the logic of a game
    Editing a platformer game
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    Scratch

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    76 alternatives to Scratch 

    Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas...

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    CRYENGINE

    77 alternatives to CRYENGINE 

    The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.

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    RPG Maker

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    80 alternatives to RPG Maker 

    The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation. With an emphasis on JRPG gameplay mechanics, the suites typically include map, tile and sprite editors, character, encounter and dialog tools, among countless other...

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    RPG Maker VX Ace
    Game Creation (VX Ace)
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    Cocos2d-x

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    79 alternatives to Cocos2d-x 

    cocos2d-x is a cross platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile gamedev, that is fast and stable, easy to learn and use.

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    1.  LightweightCocos2d-x consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    ENIGMA - LateralGM

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    90 alternatives to ENIGMA - LateralGM 

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker.

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    Urho3D

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    72 alternatives to Urho3D 

    Urho3D is a lightweight, cross-platform rendering and game engine implemented in C++ and released under the MIT license. Greatly inspired by OGRE and Horde3D.

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    1.  LightweightUrho3D consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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