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Awesome Game Remakes

Actively maintained open-source game remakes.

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Last Update: Nov. 29, 2021, 3 p.m.

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Reimplementation of Grand Theft Auto 1 [GTA1]

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25
65d
MIT

Open source reimplementation of The Simpsons: Hit & Run

253
13
96d
GPL-3.0

๐Ÿ•น Open-source Mafia game framework

228
17
1y 5m
Apache-2.0

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

1.62K
523
28d
GPL-2.0

Classic Tomb Raider open-source engine

2.73K
233
29d
BSD-2-Clause

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

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11
39d
GPL-3.0

An open-source Tomb Raider 1-5 engine remake

1.11K
125
1y 6m
LGPL-3.0

GTA III, Vice City

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22
87d
n/a

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

65
6
5m
GPL-3.0

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

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33
26d
GPL-2.0

Open source reimplementation of GTA San Andreas game engine in Unity

1.02K
157
37d
MIT

Tomb Raider: Chronicles Disassembly translated to C source code.

421
38
8m
MIT

Adventure

Open source remake of Thimbleweed Park's engine

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12
7m
MIT

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

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23
5m
n/a

ResidualVM main repository

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113
1y 52d
n/a

ScummVM main repository

1.65K
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26d
n/a

Arcade

Classic overhead run-and-gun game

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85
35d
GPL-2.0

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

167
45
7m
MIT

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

248
47
5m
n/a

OpenJazz

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35
94d
GPL-2.0

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.

26
7
6m
MIT

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

165
30
5m
GPL-2.0

A free and open-source Touhou Project fangame

552
57
27d
n/a

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

70
7
40d
n/a

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

321
58
26d
GPL-3.0

FPS

Allegiance - RTS + FPS Space Combat game

59
24
1y 10m
MIT

BetterSpades, an Ace of Spades client targeted at low end systems (GL/ES 1.1). Runs on your grandmother's rig!

132
24
26d
GPL-3.0

Unofficial source port for Blake Stone series

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24
35d
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).

56
3
33d
GPL-3.0

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

1.23K
411
33d
GPL-2.0

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

424
60
26d
GPL-3.0

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

190
23
115d
n/a

main ezQuake source code base

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95
29d
GPL-2.0

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

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126
27d
n/a

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

1.22K
344
27d
GPL-3.0

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

1.86K
445
37d
GPL-2.0

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

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42
38d
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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30
27d
n/a

Compatible client of Ace of Spades 0.75

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189
68d
GPL-3.0

Doom 3 BFG Edition with modern engine features (2021) like PBR, Baked Global Illumination, Soft Shadows, Cleaned up source, Linux and 64 bit Support

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184
31d
n/a

The Eternity Engine

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26
27d
n/a

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

246
7
27d
GPL-2.0

Libretro port of Tyrquake (Quake 1 engine)

25
35
27d
n/a

The Yamagi Quake II client

587
158
29d
n/a

Vulkan Quake port based on QuakeSpasm

1.16K
158
32d
GPL-2.0

Online

A 2006 Runescape Emulation Server

8
4
11m
n/a

Re-implementation of The Sims Online.

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75
27d
MPL-2.0

The MMORPG Meridian 59

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201
44d
n/a

Open source Old School RuneScape client

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4.28K
26d
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.

207
67
32d
AGPL-3.0

A multiplayer game about paranoia and chaos on a space station. Remake of the cult-classic Space Station 13.

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451
26d
MIT

RPG

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

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100
31d
n/a

Barony Open Source Release

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79
27d
n/a

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

29
4
1y 117d
GPL-3.0

Open source recreation of Daggerfall in the Unity engine

1.17K
204
27d
MIT

Diablo devolved - magic behind the 1996 computer game

8.26K
945
36d
Unlicense

Diablo build for modern operating systems

4.88K
514
26d
Unlicense

An implementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

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22
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.

339
48
30d
GPL-2.0

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

703
79
4m
GPL-3.0

Modern reimplementation of the Diablo 1 game engine

2.1K
193
7m
GPL-3.0

Isometric action game engine

125
6
1y 10m
n/a

GemRB is a portable open-source implementation of Biowareโ€™s Infinity Engine.

670
153
29d
GPL-2.0

An open source re-implementation of Diablo 2

9.92K
705
40d
GPL-3.0

Reimplementation of Gothic 2 Notr

451
33
27d
MIT

OpenMW is an open-source open-world RPG game engine that supports playing Morrowind. Main repo and issue tracker can be found here: https://gitlab.com/OpenMW/openmw/

3.91K
821
26d
GPL-3.0

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

624
49
36d
MIT

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

505
53
4m
MIT

Reimplementation of Gothic I and II using modern technologies.

351
30
1y 6m
MIT

Diablo II remade using Java and LibGDX

498
55
26d
Apache-2.0

Engine modifications for Fallout 2

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21
27d
GPL-3.0

Shockolate - Same great System Shock, new great taste.

563
45
7m
GPL-3.0

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

69
8
38d
MIT

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

910
114
58d
GPL-3.0

A reimplementation of the original Zork game developed by Infocom

12
3
4m
Apache-2.0

Platformer

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

172
33
90d
n/a

๐ŸŽฎโ€‚ยทโ€‚Jazzยฒ Resurrection: An open-source reimplementation of Jazz Jackrabbit 2

291
9
113d
GPL-3.0

Java remake of Lionheart amiga game

39
5
28d
GPL-3.0

nxengine refactoring

336
66
28d
GPL-3.0

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

243
23
36d
GPL-2.0

Monogame implementation of Prince of Persia 2

26
3
1y 7m
GPL-2.0

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

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102
31d
n/a

An open source two-dimensional platform game.

169
51
56d
GPL-3.0

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

6.31K
509
29d
n/a

Racing

Death Rally engine reimplementation

55
9
81d
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.

365
16
1y 4d
MIT

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

450
67
30d
GPL-3.0

Simulator

Descent-Rebirth and Descent II-Rebirth

276
83
26d
n/a

Origin Repository for SCP FreeSpace 2 Open

269
119
26d
n/a

A re-implementation of Freelancer

341
28
29d
MIT

Strategy

A tactical space combat game

63
13
4m
LGPL-3.0

An open source implementation of Sid Meier's Civilization.

185
45
11m
n/a

Open source clone of Theme Hospital

2.46K
281
27d
n/a

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

115
25
33d
AGPL-3.0

Free Heroes of Might and Magic II (fheroes2) is a recreation of HoMM2 game engine.

1K
154
26d
GPL-2.0

The continuation of the venerable JA2-Stracciatella project.

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57
26d
n/a

An open source re-implementation of Caesar III

1.57K
194
35d
AGPL-3.0

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

292
76
7m
AGPL-3.0

Source code of KeeperRL

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85
33d
n/a

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

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1.04K
29d
n/a

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

374
84
34d
GPL-3.0

openblack is an open-source game engine that supports playing Black & White (2001).

487
27
28d
GPL-3.0

DUNE, REINVENTED

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122
26d
GPL-2.0

Open Fodder: An open source port of Cannon Fodder

341
34
4m
GPL-3.0

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

152
9
110d
GPL-3.0

An Open Source Pixelart Science-Fiction Real-Time-Strategy game

138
11
27d
GPL-3.0

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

672
87
32d
MIT

Javascript/HTML5 rewrite of Panzer General 2 game

107
32
9m
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.

10.07K
2.3K
27d
GPL-3.0

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

10.06K
1.18K
7d
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.

878
93
31d
LGPL-3.0

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

4.75K
66
1y 10m
GPL-3.0

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

3.68K
521
27d
GPL-2.0

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

1.39K
388
65d
GPL-3.0

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

47
12
29d
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.

111
43
30d
GPL-2.0

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

332
58
29d
GPL-2.0

Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries

182
56
27d
n/a

Open source re-implementation of Stronghold 1

189
18
4m
MIT

Open-source engine for Heroes of Might and Magic III

2.49K
310
27d
GPL-2.0

Java remake of Warcraft game

94
30
11m
GPL-3.0

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

213
35
36d
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+

2.03K
413
26d
n/a