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Awesome Game Remakes

Actively maintained open-source game remakes.

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Last Update: Dec. 3, 2020, 12:01 p.m.

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Action

Reimplementation of Grand Theft Auto 1 [GTA1]

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19
33d
MIT

Open source reimplementation of The Simpsons: Hit & Run

161
3
8m
GPL-3.0

๐Ÿ•น Open-source Mafia game framework

198
14
5m
Apache-2.0

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

1.5K
489
18d
GPL-2.0

Classic Tomb Raider open-source engine

2.45K
210
8d
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
12d
GPL-3.0

An open-source Tomb Raider 1-5 engine remake

1K
113
6m
LGPL-3.0

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

46
1
11m
GPL-3.0

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

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20
4d
GPL-2.0

Open source reimplementation of GTA San Andreas game engine in Unity

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97
32d
MIT

Tomb Raider: Chronicles Disassembly translated to C source code.

381
32
14d
MIT

Adventure

Open source remake of Thimbleweed Park's engine

82
10
52d
MIT

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

110
18
7m
n/a

ResidualVM main repository

366
116
55d
n/a

ScummVM main repository

1.41K
627
3d
n/a

Arcade

Classic overhead run-and-gun game

399
69
3d
GPL-2.0

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

155
41
7d
MIT

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

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45
54d
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.

23
6
5m
MIT

A free and open-source Touhou Project fangame

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43
5d
n/a

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

57
6
15d
n/a

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

285
47
15d
GPL-3.0

Open-source clone of Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior.

An open-source port of Tyrian from Turbo Pascal to C.

FPS

Allegiance - RTS + FPS Space Combat game

54
22
10m
MIT

Unofficial source port for Blake Stone series

161
24
18d
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
3d
GPL-3.0

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

968
346
3d
GPL-2.0

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

310
52
2d
GPL-3.0

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

162
18
7d
n/a

main ezQuake source code base

169
81
4d
GPL-2.0

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

518
112
41d
n/a

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

946
291
4d
GPL-3.0

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

1.67K
419
16d
GPL-2.0

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

240
29
3d
n/a

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

61
24
82d
GPL-2.0

Compatible client of Ace of Spades 0.75

732
169
73d
GPL-3.0

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

725
162
7d
GPL-3.0

The Eternity Engine

130
23
3d
n/a

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

129
1
5m
GPL-2.0

Libretro port of Tyrquake (Quake 1 engine)

20
31
6d
n/a

The Yamagi Quake II client

473
145
8d
n/a

Vulkan Quake port based on QuakeSpasm

880
114
8d
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

1
0
24d
n/a

Re-implementation of The Sims Online.

507
69
37d
MPL-2.0

The MMORPG Meridian 59

267
193
1y 7m
n/a

Open source Old School RuneScape client

3.05K
4.01K
3d
BSD-2-Clause

A continuation of the goon remake of the cult classic.

267
310
3d
MIT

Ryzom Core contains the whole code (client, server, tools) used to make the commercial MMORPG Ryzom.

RPG

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

578
90
35d
n/a

Barony Open Source Release

289
78
24d
n/a

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

25
4
4m
GPL-3.0

Open source recreation of Daggerfall in the Unity engine

879
169
3d
MIT

Diablo devolved - magic behind the 1996 computer game

8.07K
944
4d
Unlicense

Diablo build for modern operating systems

2.87K
347
5d
Unlicense

An implementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

195
21
6m
n/a

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

305
33
5d
GPL-2.0

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

646
72
4m
GPL-3.0

Modern reimplementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

2.07K
190
5m
GPL-3.0

Isometric action game engine

116
5
10m
n/a

Engine Made with preRendered Background

591
141
4d
GPL-2.0

An open source re-implementation of Diablo 2

8.79K
583
4d
GPL-3.0

Reimplementation of Gothic 2 Notr

240
22
3d
MIT

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

3.39K
798
3d
GPL-3.0

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

511
48
10d
MIT

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

395
41
78d
MIT

Reimplementation of Gothic I and II using modern technologies.

302
30
6m
MIT

Diablo II remade using Java and LibGDX

325
39
3d
Apache-2.0

Engine modifications for Fallout 2

138
14
38d
GPL-3.0

Shockolate - Same great System Shock, new great taste.

525
40
73d
GPL-3.0

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

48
6
3d
MIT

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

824
112
32d
GPL-3.0

A reimplementation of the original Zork game developed by Infocom

11
3
93d
Apache-2.0

Platformer

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

102
21
2d
n/a

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

234
7
4m
GPL-3.0

Java remake of Lionheart amiga game

12
4
3d
GPL-3.0

nxengine refactoring

245
52
16d
GPL-3.0

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

220
18
3d
GPL-2.0

Monogame implementation of Prince of Persia 2

23
2
7m
GPL-2.0

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

403
91
4d
n/a

An open source two-dimensional platform game.

153
46
69d
GPL-3.0

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

6.02K
483
10d
n/a

Modern Interpreter for the Commander Keen Games.

Racing

Death Rally engine reimplementation

45
10
61d
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.

304
12
7d
MIT

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

312
58
10d
GPL-3.0

Simulator

Descent-Rebirth and Descent II-Rebirth

201
68
3d
n/a

Origin Repository for SCP FreeSpace 2 Open

226
110
4d
n/a

A re-implementation of Freelancer

285
25
2d
MIT

Strategy

A tactical space combat game

51
12
23d
LGPL-3.0

An open source implementation of Sid Meier's Civilization.

172
42
8m
n/a

Open source clone of Theme Hospital

2.29K
272
9d
n/a

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

64
13
4d
AGPL-3.0

The continuation of the venerable JA2-Stracciatella project.

247
51
2d
n/a

An open source re-implementation of Caesar III

1.2K
140
3d
AGPL-3.0

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

273
68
8m
AGPL-3.0

Source code of KeeperRL

575
77
16d
n/a

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

10.04K
971
8d
n/a

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

337
77
10d
GPL-3.0

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

340
15
37d
GPL-3.0

DUNE, REINVENTED

1.32K
108
5d
GPL-2.0

Open Fodder: An open source port of Cannon Fodder

300
29
11m
GPL-3.0

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

138
9
10d
GPL-3.0

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

436
61
39d
MIT

Javascript/HTML5 rewrite of Panzer General 2 game

89
31
45d
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.

8.79K
2.16K
5d
GPL-3.0

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

8.9K
1.04K
1d
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.

651
73
17d
LGPL-3.0

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

4.67K
52
10m
GPL-3.0

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

2.69K
406
5d
GPL-2.0

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

1.24K
352
23d
GPL-3.0

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

37
9
4d
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.

104
38
2d
GPL-2.0

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

271
49
6d
GPL-3.0

Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries

162
51
88d
n/a

Open source re-implementation of Stronghold 1

139
15
11m
MIT

Open-source engine for Heroes of Might and Magic III

2.21K
280
9d
GPL-2.0

Java remake of Warcraft game

82
26
18d
GPL-3.0

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

176
23
4d
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+

1.48K
361
3d
n/a

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

Remake of the 1996 classic game Z.