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Awesome Game Remakes
Actively maintained open-source game remakes.
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Reimplementation of Grand Theft Auto 1 [GTA1]
Open source reimplementation of The Simpsons: Hit & Run
🕹 Open-source Mafia game framework
Community effort to maintain and improve Jedi Academy (SP & MP) + Jedi Outcast (SP only) released by Raven Software
Classic Tomb Raider open-source engine
Open Source role-playing game engine for Taleworlds' Mount&Blade Series written in C# using Ogre3d Engine
An open-source Tomb Raider 1-5 engine remake
Recode Binary code of game Magic Carpet2 to C/C++ language(remake MC2 for any platform)
A modern re-implementation of the classic DOS game Duke Nukem II
Open source reimplementation of GTA San Andreas game engine in Unity
Tomb Raider: Chronicles Disassembly translated to C source code.
Open source remake of Thimbleweed Park's engine
Another World/Out of This World engine reimplementation (SDL, OpenGL)
ResidualVM main repository
ScummVM main repository
Classic overhead run-and-gun game
Mr.Boom is an 8 player Bomberman clone for RetroArch/Libretro
A free multiplayer action game where you control small and nimble humanoids
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.
An open-source port of the DOS shoot-em-up Tyrian.
A free and open-source Touhou Project fangame
Classic ZX Spectrum game "The Great Escape" rewritten in portable C
Zelda Classic is a game and editing tool that let you create custom Legend of Zelda quests.
Allegiance - RTS + FPS Space Combat game
Unofficial source port for Blake Stone series
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).
Chocolate Doom is a Doom source port that is minimalist and historically accurate.
The classic, refined DOOM source port. For Windows PC.
A portable, enhanced source port of Doom, Heretic and Hexen.
main ezQuake source code base
Freedoom is an entirely free software game based on the Doom engine.
GZDoom is a feature centric port for all Doom engine games, based on ZDoom, adding an OpenGL renderer and powerful scripting capabilities
The ioquake3 community effort to continue supporting/developing id's Quake III Arena
Reverse-engineered ports of Build games using EDuke32 engine technology and development principles (NBlood/Rednukem/PCExhumed)
Odamex - Online Multiplayer Doom port with a strong focus on the original gameplay while providing a breadth of enhancements.
Compatible client of Ace of Spades 0.75
Doom 3 BFG Edition with soft shadows, cleaned up source, Linux and 64 bit Support
The Eternity Engine
Modern "Jedi Engine" replacement supporting Dark Forces, Outlaws and the mods.
Libretro port of Tyrquake (Quake 1 engine)
The Yamagi Quake II client
Vulkan Quake port based on QuakeSpasm
One of the most popular DOOM source ports, which enhances it with things like TCP/IP networking, OpenGL renderer etc.
Cross-platform port of the Hexen II game.
A 2006 Runescape Emulation Server
Re-implementation of The Sims Online.
The MMORPG Meridian 59
Open source Old School RuneScape client
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.
A continuation of the goon remake of the cult classic.
Cross-platform port of Arx Fatalis, a first-person role-playing game
Barony Open Source Release
Bt Builder is an open source implementation of the Bard's Tale Construction Set.
Open source recreation of Daggerfall in the Unity engine
Diablo devolved - magic behind the 1996 computer game
Diablo build for modern operating systems
An implementation of the Diablo 1 game engine
Exult is a project to recreate Ultima 7 for modern operating systems, using the game's original plot, data, and graphics files.
Opensource crossplatform Fallout 2™ game engine writen in C++ and SDL.
Modern reimplementation of the Diablo 1 game engine
Isometric action game engine
Engine Made with preRendered Background
An open source re-implementation of Diablo 2
Reimplementation of Gothic 2 Notr
This is a read-only mirror of OpenMW. For latest releases, issue tracking and development, visit our Gitlab page below.
Open-source re-implementation of The Elder Scrolls: Arena.
Open source Final Fantasy VIII engine implementation in C# working on Windows and Linux (Android and iOS planned too!) [Monogame]
Reimplementation of Gothic I and II using modern technologies.
Diablo II remade using Java and LibGDX
Engine modifications for Fallout 2
Shockolate - Same great System Shock, new great taste.
A remake of the 1995 RPG Albion (requires data from an install of the original game)
A reimplementation of BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives). Pre-pre-alpha :P
A reimplementation of the original Zork game developed by Infocom
Re-implementation of Abe's Exoddus and Abe's Oddysee
· Jazz² Resurrection: An open-source reimplementation of Jazz Jackrabbit 2
Java remake of Lionheart amiga game
An open-source re-implementation of "Commander Keen in Goodbye Galaxy"
Monogame implementation of Prince of Persia 2
An open-source port of Prince of Persia, based on the disassembly of the DOS version.
An open source two-dimensional platform game.
The source code to VVVVVV! http://thelettervsixtim.es/
Death Rally engine reimplementation
An attempt to recreate the classic Need for Speed Games (1-6), unpacking their original data files into a modern, scratch built engine.
The video game that combines elements of the racing and role-playing genres.
Descent-Rebirth and Descent II-Rebirth
Origin Repository for SCP FreeSpace 2 Open
A re-implementation of Freelancer
A tactical space combat game
An open source implementation of Sid Meier's Civilization.
Open source clone of Theme Hospital
Cortex Command - Open Source under GNU AGPL v3 (no game data included)
The continuation of the venerable JA2-Stracciatella project.
An open source re-implementation of Caesar III
"KaM Remake" is an RTS game remake written in Delphi from scratch.
Source code of KeeperRL
Free (as in freedom) open source clone of the Age of Empires II engine
Opensource rebuild of the XCOM Apocalypse Engine that requires the original files to run.
Open source reimplementation of the game Black & White (2001).
Open Fodder: An open source port of Cannon Fodder
Open-source reimplementation of Gremlin's Hogs of War (PC/PSX).
An open source re-implementation of Chris Sawyer's Locomotion
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.
An open source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 🎢
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.
OpenSC2K - An Open Source remake of Sim City 2000 by Maxis
OpenTTD is an open source simulation game based upon Transport Tycoon Deluxe
Open-source clone of the original X-Com 👽
OutpostHD - Open source remake of Sierra On-Line's Outpost
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.
Return To The Roots (Settlers II(R) Clone)
Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries
Open source re-implementation of Stronghold 1
Open-source engine for Heroes of Might and Magic III
Java remake of Warcraft game
Importer and scripts for Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, the expansion Beyond the Dark Portal, and Aleonas Tales
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+
Turn-based strategy game based on the old game Colonization.