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Awesome Game Remakes

Actively maintained open-source game remakes.

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Last Update: Feb. 27, 2021, 9:03 p.m.

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Action

Reimplementation of Grand Theft Auto 1 [GTA1]

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29d
MIT

Open source reimplementation of The Simpsons: Hit & Run

174
6
20d
GPL-3.0

๐Ÿ•น Open-source Mafia game framework

208
14
8m
Apache-2.0

Community effort to maintain and improve Jedi Academy (SP & MP) + Jedi Outcast (SP only) released by Raven Software

1.55K
502
44d
GPL-2.0

Classic Tomb Raider open-source engine

2.5K
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12d
BSD-2-Clause

Open Source role-playing game engine for Taleworlds' Mount&Blade Series written in C# using Ogre3d Engine

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10
22d
GPL-3.0

An open-source Tomb Raider 1-5 engine remake

1.03K
117
9m
LGPL-3.0

Recode Binary code of game Magic Carpet2 to C/C++ language(remake MC2 for any platform)

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3
18d
GPL-3.0

A modern re-implementation of the classic DOS game Duke Nukem II

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24
8d
GPL-2.0

Open source reimplementation of GTA San Andreas game engine in Unity

768
108
14d
MIT

Tomb Raider: Chronicles Disassembly translated to C source code.

391
35
70d
MIT

Adventure

Open source remake of Thimbleweed Park's engine

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11
11d
MIT

Another World/Out of This World engine reimplementation (SDL, OpenGL)

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20
10m
n/a

ResidualVM main repository

367
111
4m
n/a

ScummVM main repository

1.46K
654
8d
n/a

Arcade

Classic overhead run-and-gun game

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75
11d
GPL-2.0

Mr.Boom is an 8 player Bomberman clone for RetroArch/Libretro

162
46
15d
MIT

A free multiplayer action game where you control small and nimble humanoids

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45
56d
n/a

Open Kick-Off is a fun rewriting attempt of the cult football game Kick Off 2 designed by Dino Dini and released in 1990 by Anco for the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga. It is written in Java with the help of libGDX.

22
6
8m
MIT

An open-source port of the DOS shoot-em-up Tyrian.

78
15
86d
GPL-2.0

A free and open-source Touhou Project fangame

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45
9d
n/a

Classic ZX Spectrum game "The Great Escape" rewritten in portable C

61
6
102d
n/a

Zelda Classic is a game and editing tool that let you create custom Legend of Zelda quests.

293
49
14d
GPL-3.0

Open-source clone of Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior.

FPS

Allegiance - RTS + FPS Space Combat game

54
22
1y 42d
MIT

Unofficial source port for Blake Stone series

167
24
8d
n/a

CatacombGL is a Windows source port with OpenGL graphics for Catacomb 3D (1991), The Catacomb Abyss (1992), The Catacomb Armageddon (1992) and The Catacomb Apocalypse (1993).

41
3
8d
GPL-3.0

Chocolate Doom is a Doom source port that is minimalist and historically accurate.

1.02K
365
11d
GPL-2.0

The classic, refined DOOM source port. For Windows PC.

342
51
8d
GPL-3.0

A portable, enhanced source port of Doom, Heretic and Hexen.

172
20
12d
n/a

main ezQuake source code base

172
86
9d
GPL-2.0

Freedoom is an entirely free software game based on the Doom engine.

551
114
4m
n/a

GZDoom is a feature centric port for all Doom engine games, based on ZDoom, adding an OpenGL renderer and powerful scripting capabilities

1.01K
310
8d
GPL-3.0

The ioquake3 community effort to continue supporting/developing id's Quake III Arena

1.72K
430
64d
GPL-2.0

Reverse-engineered ports of Build games using EDuke32 engine technology and development principles (NBlood/Rednukem/PCExhumed)

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34
8d
n/a

Odamex - Online Multiplayer Doom port with a strong focus on the original gameplay while providing a breadth of enhancements.

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26
70d
GPL-2.0

Compatible client of Ace of Spades 0.75

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173
19d
GPL-3.0

Doom 3 BFG Edition with soft shadows, cleaned up source, Linux and 64 bit Support

765
163
8d
GPL-3.0

The Eternity Engine

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23
9d
n/a

Modern "Jedi Engine" replacement supporting Dark Forces, Outlaws and the mods.

170
2
41d
GPL-2.0

Libretro port of Tyrquake (Quake 1 engine)

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32
14d
n/a

The Yamagi Quake II client

498
150
8d
n/a

Vulkan Quake port based on QuakeSpasm

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122
24d
GPL-2.0

One of the most popular DOOM source ports, which enhances it with things like TCP/IP networking, OpenGL renderer etc.

Port of Wolfenstein 3D based on Wolf4SDL.

A modern, cross-platform Quake game engine.

Online

A 2006 Runescape Emulation Server

3
0
73d
n/a

Re-implementation of The Sims Online.

523
72
15d
MPL-2.0

The MMORPG Meridian 59

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192
60d
n/a

Open source Old School RuneScape client

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4.09K
8d
BSD-2-Clause

Ryzom Core is the open-source project related to the Ryzom game. This community repository is synchronized with the Ryzom Forge repository, based on the Core branch.

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53
49d
AGPL-3.0

A continuation of the goon remake of the cult classic.

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348
8d
MIT

RPG

Cross-platform port of Arx Fatalis, a first-person role-playing game

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91
33d
n/a

Barony Open Source Release

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79
25d
n/a

Bt Builder is an open source implementation of the Bard's Tale Construction Set.

27
4
6m
GPL-3.0

Open source recreation of Daggerfall in the Unity engine

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179
9d
MIT

Diablo devolved - magic behind the 1996 computer game

8.11K
945
9d
Unlicense

Diablo build for modern operating systems

2.99K
369
8d
Unlicense

An implementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

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22
50d
n/a

Exult is a project to recreate Ultima 7 for modern operating systems, using the game's original plot, data, and graphics files.

315
40
10d
GPL-2.0

Opensource crossplatform Fallout 2โ„ข game engine writen in C++ and SDL.

665
74
7m
GPL-3.0

Modern reimplementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

2.09K
189
8m
GPL-3.0

Isometric action game engine

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5
1y 38d
n/a

Engine Made with preRendered Background

610
140
8d
GPL-2.0

An open source re-implementation of Diablo 2

9.28K
642
9d
GPL-3.0

Reimplementation of Gothic 2 Notr

293
26
8d
MIT

This is a read-only mirror of OpenMW. For latest releases, issue tracking and development, visit our Gitlab page below.

3.5K
801
9d
GPL-3.0

Open-source re-implementation of The Elder Scrolls: Arena.

539
49
15d
MIT

Open source Final Fantasy VIII engine implementation in C# working on Windows and Linux (Android and iOS planned too!) [Monogame]

412
41
65d
MIT

Reimplementation of Gothic I and II using modern technologies.

323
29
9m
MIT

Diablo II remade using Java and LibGDX

364
41
34d
Apache-2.0

Engine modifications for Fallout 2

143
15
24d
GPL-3.0

Shockolate - Same great System Shock, new great taste.

533
41
5m
GPL-3.0

A remake of the 1995 RPG Albion (requires data from an install of the original game)

54
7
11d
MIT

A reimplementation of BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives). Pre-pre-alpha :P

854
114
58d
GPL-3.0

A reimplementation of the original Zork game developed by Infocom

11
3
6m
Apache-2.0

Platformer

Re-implementation of Abe's Exoddus and Abe's Oddysee

119
23
9d
n/a

ยทโ€‚Jazzยฒ Resurrection: An open-source reimplementation of Jazz Jackrabbit 2

259
7
10d
GPL-3.0

Java remake of Lionheart amiga game

13
4
9d
GPL-3.0

nxengine refactoring

268
54
26d
GPL-3.0

An open-source re-implementation of "Commander Keen in Goodbye Galaxy"

225
18
76d
GPL-2.0

Monogame implementation of Prince of Persia 2

24
2
10m
GPL-2.0

An open-source port of Prince of Persia, based on the disassembly of the DOS version.

424
92
15d
n/a

An open source two-dimensional platform game.

156
48
11d
GPL-3.0

The source code to VVVVVV! http://thelettervsixtim.es/

6.09K
493
8d
n/a

Modern Interpreter for the Commander Keen Games.

Racing

Death Rally engine reimplementation

45
9
4m
n/a

An attempt to recreate the classic Need for Speed Games (1-6), unpacking their original data files into a modern, scratch built engine.

321
13
94d
MIT

The video game that combines elements of the racing and role-playing genres.

332
61
10d
GPL-3.0

Simulator

Descent-Rebirth and Descent II-Rebirth

221
76
20d
n/a

Origin Repository for SCP FreeSpace 2 Open

239
113
8d
n/a

A re-implementation of Freelancer

299
25
24d
MIT

Strategy

A tactical space combat game

54
13
110d
LGPL-3.0

An open source implementation of Sid Meier's Civilization.

176
41
11m
n/a

Open source clone of Theme Hospital

2.32K
272
37d
n/a

Cortex Command - Open Source under GNU AGPL v3 (no game data included)

74
16
8d
AGPL-3.0

The continuation of the venerable JA2-Stracciatella project.

252
52
15d
n/a

An open source re-implementation of Caesar III

1.32K
154
9d
AGPL-3.0

"KaM Remake" is an RTS game remake written in Delphi from scratch.

277
69
11m
AGPL-3.0

Source code of KeeperRL

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78
13d
n/a

Free (as in freedom) open source clone of the Age of Empires II engine

10.17K
983
14d
n/a

Opensource rebuild of the XCOM Apocalypse Engine that requires the original files to run.

342
78
8d
GPL-3.0

Open source reimplementation of the game Black & White (2001).

398
19
19d
GPL-3.0

DUNE, REINVENTED

1.34K
115
67d
GPL-2.0

Open Fodder: An open source port of Cannon Fodder

321
32
58d
GPL-3.0

Open-source reimplementation of Gremlin's Hogs of War (PC/PSX).

144
9
82d
GPL-3.0

An open source re-implementation of Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

464
64
8d
MIT

Javascript/HTML5 rewrite of Panzer General 2 game

94
33
4m
n/a

Open Source real-time strategy game engine for early Westwood games such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert written in C# using SDL and OpenGL. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD and Mac OS X.

8.98K
2.18K
54d
GPL-3.0

An open source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 ๐ŸŽข

9.15K
1.08K
3d
GPL-3.0

OpenSAGE is a free, open source re-implementation of SAGE, the 3D real time strategy (RTS) engine used in Command & Conquer: Generals and other RTS titles from EA Pacific. Written in C#. Not affiliated with EA.

708
79
39d
LGPL-3.0

OpenSC2K - An Open Source remake of Sim City 2000 by Maxis

4.69K
54
1y 33d
GPL-3.0

OpenTTD is an open source simulation game based upon Transport Tycoon Deluxe

2.85K
430
8d
GPL-2.0

Open-source clone of the original X-Com ๐Ÿ‘ฝ

1.28K
364
37d
GPL-3.0

OutpostHD - Open source remake of Sierra On-Line's Outpost

40
10
8d
BSD-3-Clause

This is the GitHub home of Race Into Space, the computer version of the Liftoff! board game by Fritz Bronner. It was developed by Strategic Visions and published by Interplay as a disk-based game in 1993 and a CD-ROM in 1994. It was open-sourced in 2005 and a number of improvements have been made over the original.

106
39
9d
GPL-2.0

Return To The Roots (Settlers II(R) Clone)

287
52
14d
GPL-3.0

Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries

167
53
59d
n/a

Open source re-implementation of Stronghold 1

145
16
8d
MIT

Open-source engine for Heroes of Might and Magic III

2.28K
284
12d
GPL-2.0

Java remake of Warcraft game

86
26
59d
GPL-3.0

Importer and scripts for Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, the expansion Beyond the Dark Portal, and Aleonas Tales

181
25
18d
n/a

Command the forces of The Project in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has been nearly destroyed by nuclear missiles. A 100% free and open source real-time strategy game for Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD+

1.56K
367
12d
n/a

Turn-based strategy game based on the old game Colonization.

Remake of the 1996 classic game Z.