Alternatives to XNA Game Studio Express for all platforms with any license

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  • Polycode icon

    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
  • Torque 3D icon

    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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    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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    Platinum Arts Sandbox

    Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker is an open source free game maker, free RPG Maker, free sidescroller maker, free Machinima creator, and game design tool that...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Adventure Game Studio icon

    Adventure Game Studio

    Adventure Game Studio provides the tools to make your own adventure, for free! Bring your story and artwork and slot it in, and let AGS do the rest. AGS provides...

    Free Windows

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    Construct Classic

    Construct Classic is a free, DirectX 9 game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games. It uses an event based system for defining how the game behaves, in a visual...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Construct Classic was retired in order to focus on https://alternativeto.net/software/construct-2/ 2. Last version, r2, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Gamesalad

    GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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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/
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    Blitz3D

    Create 2D and 3D Games for Windows. If you've been yearning to create games but have been frustrated by the complexity of programming languages such as C++ or...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Seems discontinued, the official website is no longer available.
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    PlayN

    PlayN is a cross-platform game library that allows you to create a single Java codebase that runs in HTML5, Java, Android and Flash.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Panda3D

    Panda3D is a game engine, a framework for 3D rendering and game development for Python and C++ programs. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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XNA Game Studio Express Comments

Comment by RVasco
about XNA Game Studio Express · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

One of the best frameworks for 3D/2D game programming on Windows and XBOX360.

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