We all wanted to build empires and kingdoms of our own during our childhood days. This wish was fulfilled by the classic games and their spin offs in later years.
The amalgamation of fantasy and strategy video games has literally brought our childhood fantasies into the digital world.
Today, in this article we are going to list the top 5 games that are open-source. This means source code of these games can be used by any developer to add new features or completely create an all new game experience from scratch.
5 Best Open Source Games For Android
Talking about open-source games for Android, most of titles are strategy and army based games. So, without further ado, let us take a look at the top 5 open-source games for Android.
1. SuperTuxKart (Beta)
It is on top of the list of the open source games. This is a 3D open-source, arcade, and a racing game. It is like Mario Kart on Nintendo.
So, players who want to play a game like Mario Kart, but does not have Nintendo, all they can do is play SuperTuxKart on their Android devices.
The game has a 3D designed tracks with various characters who races with the opponents by riding a kart. Graphics and animation in the game is good if high settings are enabled. You can also create your own characters, tracks, and arenas. Only the beta version of this game has been released, which is a must play.
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It is a free content game that is open source and has fast gameplay. It allows you to download and play many mods made by fans. So, this game can easily have mods and add-ons to explore the new world. Whereas, you can also design your own mods and post in on active community.
Freedoom is similar to Doom that came out in 1993, which was first person shooter game. Well, we could not wait till the next Doom game release. So, all we can do is play Freedoom till the time next Doom game gets launched.
It is a roguelike dungeon exploration and a single player game, which is based on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Game initiates from the small trading town Angband, where you can explore randomly generated caves and treasure. Text based interface can be annoying for some. But, it’s serious game with very high difficulty levels. In this game player must survive 100 levels in order to defeat the main villain of the game.
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4. Freeciv (Beta)
It is a strategy game in which you have to build your own empire and is based on the history of human civilization. The mission of the player is to lead the tribe from Stone Age to the Modern Age I.e. Space Age. With the intelligent AI and excellent depth, you have to build your own terrains and campaigns to combat and attack other empires.
5. OpenTTD (Beta)
It is a free & open source simulation game for Android. This game is based on the classic game Transport Tycoon Deluxe. It almost similar to the classic with some add-on features.
The add-on features include bigger maps, stable multiplayer mode, dedicated server mode, etc.
Though graphical interface on low resolution mode is not so good. But, there are many existing mods for the game that can greatly outspread the gameplay beyond that of the classic game.
So, this was the list of top 5 open source games for gamers and developers as well.
Stop wasting your time anymore, download these games and start building your own world.
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