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  • Godot Engine icon

    Godot Engine

    Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD

    • Cross-platform and great for programmers. The way objects are organized is fantastic. MIT License on everything! Guest • Oct 2016 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is free software, and the developers listen all suggestions. migueldediosmatiasDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its running on all major platforms, there is no installation (nor the Engine or the games) Its perfect, it is evolving everyday. MasteLrugariusJan 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's fully featured, open source, and very actively maintained. mhalkotobApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • A lot of its workflow is quite similar (or at least analogous) to Unity, so transitioning shouldn't take too long. Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's most unity like Game Engine with a unified editor, 3d and 2d support, and (coming soon) C# programming support , asset store and soon 3D overhaul inc PBR which should bring it even closer to Unity trollworkoutJun 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • dedicated 2d engine beside the 3d one voxel based ... node system Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It's available on all platforms and it's free software. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    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...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

    • Good UI and scratch no need coding optional Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Construct 2

    Scirra Construct is a 2D game development engine with a focus on building games visually. No programming is required though the software uses a visual method for event...

    Freemium Windows

    • Construct only does 2d whilst Unity mainly does 3d with a little 2d. Guest • Aug 2016 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • LÖVE icon

    LÖVE

    Hi there! LÖVE is an *awesome* framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It's free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone BSD iPad FreeBSD

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    Polycode

    Polycode is a C++ and Lua framework for building interactive applications. It is free, open source and cross-platform.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Latest commit 37a40fe on Sep 22, 2015. See https://github.com/ivansafrin/Polycode
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    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.

    Freemium Windows

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    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Superpowers

    Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Raspberry Pi

  • Cocos2d-x icon

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

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    Duality

    Duality is a modular 2D game engine / editor combo, written entirely in C# and built on top of an OpenGL backend. It's open source, features an open architecture...

    Free Open Source Windows

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