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| [http://www.anki3d.org AnKi] || Everything || Windows, Mac, Linux  || Windows, Mac, Linux,  
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| [http://www.anki3d.org AnKi] || open source || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux  || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
 
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| [http://blender.org/ Blender Game Engine] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD || Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD
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| [http://blender.org/ Blender Game Engine] || open source || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD || Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD
 
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| [https://www.scirra.com/construct2 Construct 2 || 2D Games || Windows || HTML5
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| [https://www.scirra.com/construct2 Construct 2] || proprietary || 2D Games || Windows || HTML5
 
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| [http://www.terathon.com/ C4 Game Engine] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4, PS3
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| [http://www.terathon.com/ C4 Game Engine] || proprietary (source available) || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4, PS3
 
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| [http://www.crytek.com/cryengine CRYENGINE] || 3D Games || Windows, Linux?? || Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, Major Consoles
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| [http://www.crytek.com/cryengine CRYENGINE] || proprietary (source available) || 3D Games || Windows, Linux?? || Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, Major Consoles
 
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| [http://delta3d.org/ delta3d] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
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| [http://delta3d.org/ delta3d] || open source || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
 
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| [http://yoyogames.com/ Game Maker Studio] || 2D Games (Primarily) || Windows, Mac || Windows, Mac, Linux (Says Ubuntu but we know better), Android, iOS, Windows 8 Phone, HTML5
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| [http://yoyogames.com/ Game Maker Studio] || proprietary || 2D Games (Primarily) || Windows, Mac || Windows, Mac, Linux (Says Ubuntu but we know better), Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 8 Phone, HTML5
 
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| [http://www.godotengine.org/ Godot Game Engine] || Everything || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, NaCL
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| [http://www.godotengine.org/ Godot Game Engine] || open source || Everything || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, NaCL
 
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| [http://jmonkeyengine.com/ Jmonkey Engine] || Everything || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
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| [http://jmonkeyengine.com/ Jmonkey Engine] || open source || Everything || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
 
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| [http://leadwerks.com/ Leadwerks] || Everything || Windows, Mac, [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1937035674/leadwerks-build-linux-games-on-linux/posts/681396 Linux soon] || Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1937035674/leadwerks-build-linux-games-on-linux/posts/681396 Linux soon]
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| [http://leadwerks.com/ Leadwerks] || proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) || Everything || Windows, Mac, [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1937035674/leadwerks-build-linux-games-on-linux/posts/681396 Linux soon] || Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1937035674/leadwerks-build-linux-games-on-linux/posts/681396 Linux soon]
 
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| [http://maker3d.tk/ Maker3D] || RPG's || Windows, Linux || Windows, Linux
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| [http://maker3d.tk/ Maker3D] || proprietary || RPGs || Windows, Linux || Windows, Linux, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AROS_Research_Operating_System AROS (amiga-like)]
 
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| [http://getmoai.com/ Moai] || 2D Games (Primarily) || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, NaCL
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| [http://getmoai.com/ Moai] || open source || 2D Games (Primarily) || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, NaCL
 
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| [http://www.panda3d.org/ Panda3D] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
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| [http://www.panda3d.org/ Panda3D] || open source || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
 
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| [http://www.renpy.org/ Ren'Py] || Visual Novels || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android (via plugin)
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| [http://www.renpy.org/ Ren'Py] || open source || Visual Novels || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android (via plugin)
 
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| [http://www.stonetrip.com/ ShiVa3D] || Everything || Windows || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, other mobile (Webos, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone...), Wii, XBox 360, PS3, PSP, Vita
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| [http://www.stonetrip.com/ ShiVa3D] || proprietary || Everything || Windows || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, other mobile (Webos, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone...), Wii, XBox 360, PS3, PSP, Vita
 
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| [http://www.garagegames.com/products/torque-2d Torque 2D] || 2D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5
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| [http://www.garagegames.com/products/torque-2d Torque 2D] || open source || 2D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5
 
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| [http://www.garagegames.com/products/torque-3d Torque 3D] || 3D Games || Windows, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
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| [http://www.garagegames.com/products/torque-3d Torque 3D] || open source || 3D Games || Windows, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux
 
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| [http://unigine.com/ Unigine] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, PS3
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| [http://unigine.com/ Unigine] || proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, PS3
 
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| [http://unity3d.com/ Unity3D] || Everything || Windows, Mac  || Windows, Mac, Linux, Flash, Android, iOS, NaCL, Major Consoles
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| [http://unity3d.com/ Unity3D] || proprietary || Everything || Windows, Mac  || Windows, Mac, Linux, Flash, Android, iOS, NaCL, Major Consoles
 
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| [https://www.unrealengine.com/ Unreal Engine] || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One
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| [https://www.unrealengine.com/ Unreal Engine] || proprietary (source available) || 3D Games || Windows, Mac, Linux || Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One
  
 
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Revision as of 21:03, 27 April 2014

This is aimed at being a list of game engines and technology which supports you building Linux games within.

Engines

Name License Used For Editor Platform Support Executable Platforms Supported
AnKi open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
Blender Game Engine open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD
Construct 2 proprietary 2D Games Windows HTML5
C4 Game Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4, PS3
CRYENGINE proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Linux?? Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, Major Consoles
delta3d open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Game Maker Studio proprietary 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, Mac Windows, Mac, Linux (Says Ubuntu but we know better), Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 8 Phone, HTML5
Godot Game Engine open source Everything Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, NaCL
Jmonkey Engine open source Everything Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
Leadwerks proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) Everything Windows, Mac, Linux soon Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux soon
Maker3D proprietary RPGs Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, AROS (amiga-like)
Moai open source 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, NaCL
Panda3D open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Ren'Py open source Visual Novels Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android (via plugin)
ShiVa3D proprietary Everything Windows Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, other mobile (Webos, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone...), Wii, XBox 360, PS3, PSP, Vita
Torque 2D open source 2D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5
Torque 3D open source 3D Games Windows, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Unigine proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, PS3
Unity3D proprietary Everything Windows, Mac Windows, Mac, Linux, Flash, Android, iOS, NaCL, Major Consoles
Unreal Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One

Frameworks

Name Used For Platforms Available Platforms Supported
Allegro Multiple Things Windows, Mac OS X, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS Windows, Mac OS X, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS
Ogre3D Graphics Windows (all major versions), Linux and Mac OSX support Windows (all major versions), Linux and Mac OSX support
LÖVE 2D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Simple DirectMedia Layer Multiple Things Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, PSP, BSD, Solaris, Haiku, PSP, Pandora