Alternatives to Unity for Linux with Open Source License

  • JMonkeyEngine

    JMonkeyEngine3 it’s a free, open source game engine, made especially for Java game developers who want to create 3D games using modern technology. The software is...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Game Editor

    Game Editor is the open source game design software that gives you the power to create the games of your dreams, and, unlike other game creation tools, gives you the...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued No updates since Jan 2013 : https://sourceforge.net/projects/game-editor/
  • 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...

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  • RPG Toolkit

    The RPG Toolkit is a free, open source project delivering a simple, flexible and powerful tool for the creation of role-playing games on your personal computer. The...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed and latest news date back to February 2017. Last version, 3.2.1b, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • HaxeFlixel

    HaxeFlixel is a 2D Game Engine that lets you create cross-platform games easier with free, open source technology!

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Lobster

    Lobster is a game programming language. It was developed to make it easier for people who are already programmers to prototype and make games.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

  • Minko

    3D. Everywhere. Minko is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms. ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Babylon.js

    A complete JavaScript framework for building 3D games with HTML5, WebGL and Web Audio.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone iPad HTC Vive HTML5 Please Oculus Rift

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  • WorldForge

    The WorldForge project is the original open-source MMORPG project, dating back to 1997. The intent lies in creating a widely used development framework and set of...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.7.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/worldforge/
  • Maratis

    Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

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  • WaveEngine

    The definitive free cross-platform mobile engine to unleash your games using C#. We appreciate your feedback. Stay tuned. #iOS #Android #WindowsPhone #Windows8.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Angel2D

    A cross-platform 2D game prototyping framework based on OpenGL and C++. Angel balances the speed and flexibility of native code with an eye towards rapid iteration...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux OpenGL

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    • Discontinued This project seem no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from Github.
  • Amulet

    Amulet is a free Lua-based audio/visual toolkit suitable for small games and experimentation. It runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, HTML5 and iOS.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • LÖVR

    A simple framework for creating VR with Lua. LÖVR projects work on Windows, macOS, and Linux. You can run the same code on an HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift, and...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • HaxePunk

    HaxePunk is an open source framework, ported from FlashPunk, and designed to let you build your game on any platform.

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