What are the best games similar to Minecraft?

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Brave Browser

Joe Hawkins
Written on March 19, 2019
"When I want to play games directly in my browser, I always use brave! To me, it definitely loads everything faster, plus, it's anti-tracking so no spies or corporations get info about what I do online"
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    Roblox is a user-generated online gaming platform aimed specially for kids and teens. You can create adventures, play games, role play...

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Xbox One


    Enrique Vega
    Written on February 8, 2017
    "The characters in this game somewhat resembles LEGO. The graphic is a bit smoother than Minecraft, and it doesn't look as "pixelated". I personally like Minecraft better because of the blockiness though, because it really feels like you're building something out of blocks."
    David Hayes
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "This game is popular with my colleagues so I gave it a try. And they were right! It was like the game Minecraft in building a community. "
    Michael Munoz
    Written on January 18, 2017
    "Roblox is great! My family has a variety of devices and we can all access and play Roblox together. In my opinion, the graphics are better than Minecraft and it is listed kid safe!"
    Walter Stevens
    Written on January 26, 2017
    "Roblox is AWESOME! My kids love it and I love it, too! Family friendly and can be used on many different platforms! Super entertaining for all!"
    Peter Zhang
    Written on January 12, 2017
    "What I liked the most is that this is for all ages. I can play on my own or with my kids, its very family friendly. Also the games are full of adventure and very fun."
    Willie Brewer
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "Lots of options. I enjoyed playing around for hours."
    987 Tails Productions
    Written on June 16, 2018
    "this game is great! i love it! roblox is amazing! everything about it is amazing! :D ...pssst.... do not believe a word these people say... roblox is not as it used to be... the devs are greedy... the kids are ruining the community... buying is bad... they want to lure the kids in... they betrayed their own game devs... they are censoring everyone that opposes them... roblox isnt roblox... its a site that takes control of everything you make, everything you say, everything you do... i recommend it slightly... but do not listen to them... they are lying to you for their benefits. "
    fortnite gamer mustafa
    Written on February 17, 2019
    Andrew Hernandez
    Written on September 8, 2018
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    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire


    Johnny Allen
    Written on January 31, 2017
    "If you're like me then you are hard up to find a game like minecraft in this 1st person shooter world. Terraria delivers on the promise to be a great game similar to minecraft. I have never had so much fun in a game and can't wait to play it with more people."
    Marilyn Gilbert
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "Reminds me of Minecraft with the graphics. I'm already close to building my own city ever since I played this. "
    Bobby Moreno
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "Terraria is an engrossing adventure game in which you are on a quest for fortune and glory, and to avoid getting killed. Collect gear and weapons on your path through this Minecraft-style game."
    Vincent Hamilton
    Written on February 11, 2017
    "2d version of minecraft"
    Samuel Meza
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "too hard"
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    #3ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved is an open world action-adventure survival game set on an island full of dinosaurs and primitive creatures. You can create tribes with other players and even start faction wars. It was published by Studio Wildcard.


    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, eBay


    Eduardo Caballero
    Written on January 18, 2017
    "I feel like ARK: Survival Evolved is pretty similar to Minecraft but less with an importance placed on building and creating but more based on survival. ARK is a great game if you are looking for a Minecraft like survival experience filled with other players who are like minded in their need to survive."
    Brandon Garcia
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "Riding a dinosaur is what makes this game cool!"
    Sean Hopkins
    Written on February 18, 2017
    "I liked this as an alternative to Minecraft. It required a good amount of imagination and I enjoyed the ability to play with other players. I do wish there was more building involved like in Minecraft, as I enjoy that part of Minecraft. "
    Ajay Dasgupta
    Written on January 9, 2017
    "A non-voxel based survival game with a PvP focus and dinosaurs. This game doesn't have a full voxel system so It is not exactly like minecraft. It has a fleshed out crafting system however and its always online. "
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    #4Don't Starve

    Don't Starve

    Don't Starve is a survival game developed by Klei Entertainment. It is full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. You'll need to gather resources, craft items, structures and, of course, don't starve. It also offers a multiplayer mode for users to enjoy playing with their friends.


    PlayStation4, Xbox One, Linux, Windows, Mac, eBay


    Eugene Gardner
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "I love to play Minecraft so I thought I would find something similar and I was not disappointed! This game has been so much fun and I'll continue to play it for a long time to come."
    Amber Reynolds
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "As a fan of horror, I tries this game. And it didn't disappoint me. It's like Minecraft with a few scary stuff. "
    Brandon Daniels
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "Don't Starve is an addictive survival game similar to Minecraft. I was hooked for hours on this game."
    Christian Jones
    Written on January 16, 2017
    "a cool twist on gaming"
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    #5The Forest

    The Forest

    The Forest is a terrifying first-person survival horror simulator in which you can be a lone survivor of a passenger jet crash. You will have to survive in a forest full of dangerous cannibals. It also features a co-op mode.


    Windows, PlayStation 4


    Jack Gonzales
    Written on January 11, 2017
    "I picked up The Forest because i was bored and it looked interesting. To my surprise it reminds me a lot of minecraft in survival, creating and building items. I would say it's a survival game that is very under the radar and a gem in a mine. I would suggest this to anyone of my friends."
    James Walters
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "I recommend this game for people who have strong hearts. Overall, I'm really impressed with the challenges. "
    Russell Simpson
    Written on January 19, 2017
    "The graphics are far better than what Minecraft currently has to offer. I also feel that there is more survival in this game than in Minecraft. The creativity seems limited, however, in that I don't feel there are likely to be as many "building blocks""
    Anthony Weber
    Written on January 11, 2017
    "Such a fun game. I highly recommend. It involves you as the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash and you battle to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. "
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    Starbound is a multiplayer sandbox action-adventure video game which is set in a two-dimensional universe. This features story-based missions, and players must explore to obtain new weapons and visit towns. 


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Roy Young
    Written on February 1, 2017
    "I have been looking for another game like Minecraft for quite awhile. I was instantly drawn into the sandbox style of Starbound. I like the game play because it is mission based. I can forage and create but I also have goals to meet."
    Kelly Cunningham
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "I'm amazed with the graphics. Compared to Minecraft, there are similarities with the graphics but the challenge in this game is more intense. "
    Alan Marshall
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "This is a game I can get lost in for hours. There are different places to explore and I like that I can create my own story that makes this game even more interesting and engaging and most of all fun."
    Billy Cooper
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "Starbound is a decent substitute for Minecraft. There are a lot of similarities in tasks and game play. The space theme is a welcome change from the usual Minecraft scenarios."
    Terry Bryant
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "Would you like sci-fi or space themed version of minecraft? Well this is as close as you will get and it's rather awesome and unique in its own way. You get to explore build and build your characters."
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    Rust is a survival game created by Facepunch Studios. Inspired by games like Minecraft, and other wilderness survival games. Rust aims to create a hostile environment in which emergent gameplay can flourish.


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Christopher Kelley
    Written on September 26, 2017
    "I got tired of Minecraft after playing it for so long so I tried to find a similar game. Eventually I landed on Rust. Rust does have many similarities and feels like it's something from the same universe. So it's very easy to get used to. I enjoyed it tremendously right from the beginning and hoped to get as much play as possible out of it. I will continue playing it long into the future!"
    Juan Edwards
    Written on September 22, 2017
    "Survival of the fittest! If you like Minecraft, chances are that you will love Rust. Start off in the stone age and survive however you can, it's a game at it's addictive best!"
    Nicholas Estrada
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "this game is not similar to minecraft and the game is still unfinished "
    Brandon Scott
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "a bit similar but i think there are better ones"
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    #8Junk Jack

    Junk Jack
    Junk Jack is a multiplayer 2D sandbox exploration, mining, and crafting game. You can build and improve your home, tame and breed creatures, cook foods, collect animal companions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers and play with your friends.

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS


    Jerry Huang
    Written on June 20, 2017
    "If you're looking for a game that reminds you of Minecraft, then this less than a year old offering looks very promising. Not a ton of Steam reviews, but they're very positive and there's enough to pass that bar for me. It's not cheap like lots of phone Apps, but not a bad price for what looks like lots of diverse kinds of action, meaning that if you're not excited about one part, then there will be plenty of others that are likely to keep you interested. Count me in."
    Justin Keller
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Junk Jack is a 2D game that is built off the Minecraft idea. It is a sandbox game that lets you explore, mine and craft. It has been out since November 2016 and is very positively reviewed on Steam. If you like Minecraft then this might be worth a try. "
    Hannah Evans
    Written on April 19, 2017
    "I really like this game. It gives me the option to play online with my friends. It also offers thousands of different crafts."
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    #9Survivalcraft 2

    Survivalcraft 2

    In Survivalcraft 2, a game developed by Igor Kalicinski for Android and iOS devices, you'll try to survive on a huge deserted island. You'll need to find resources, build houses or fight against perils.


    Android, iOS


    Bruce Johnston
    Written on January 13, 2017
    "Survivalcraft2 was the answer to my prayers! After I had played hours and hours and hours of Minecraft, I wanted something similar but still different enough to give me a new challenge. Survivalcraft2 was perfect, and it has given me many more hours of unique playtime!"
    Daniel Ruiz
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "Survivalcraft 2 is a fun game. I spent a few hours on it so for, and it's definitely an improvement over the original game."
    Juan Snyder
    Written on January 10, 2017
    "Similar game, but also makes itself it's own thing. It doesn't try too hard to be a minecraft clone as it also has its own originality."
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    #10Block Story

    Block Story
    Build a world of vast landscapes where you have ultimate control. You decide where to go and what to build. Fly on dragons and other creatures as you embark on an epic quest to save the world

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Zachary Martinez
    Written on March 7, 2017
    "This is somewhat similar to Minecraft. I think they look like the same thing but with different characters and the layouts are a little different. I like Minecraft and I like this game as well. The differences aren't that big so i enjoy playing myself.."
    Eduardo Rosas
    Written on February 4, 2017
    "When looking for an alternative to Minecraft, Block Story was a perfect solution to the query. It meets the needs and is a great second option for those bored with the Minecraft game and want to try something different."
    Roger Meyer
    Written on March 21, 2017
    "I don't like the graphics of the game but I guess it pretty plain."
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    Delver is a first person action roguelike dungeon crawl with crunchy pixels. Their graphics are based on pixels that reminds us the games from the 80s but in a 3D environment that recreates a fantasy world.

    Android, Windows


    Ralph Powell
    Written on January 8, 2017
    "I love Minecraft but I needed a bit of change, but wanted something that was similar to Minecraft too, because I like that type of game. Delver is a great choice! I get surprised level ups and never playing the same thing over and over, it's really fun and interesting game if you are a Minecraft addict that needs to have a new (similar) game! "
    Frank Cook
    Written on March 24, 2017
    "Awesome action game! Delver is similar to Minecraft but with its own special features. The music is also great! Highly recommended, give it a try!"
    Gregory Medina
    Written on February 1, 2017
    "Delver is an addictive game! I enjoy playing it because it is always changing. No two times are alike."
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    #12The Sims 4

    The Sims 4

    The Sims 4 is a life simulator game. You control the Sims, smarter and complex characters, that try to fulfill their dreams and ambitions. It was created by the Sims Studio and was released on May 6, 2013.


    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Xbox One


    Johnny Johnson
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "I love games that are about building. Building cities, homes, parks, etc. etc. I have been a Minecraft player for years now and I haven't tried many other games. A friend of mine mentioned the Sims, so I thought I would check it out. This game is highly addicting! I love being able to build my own little world and watch my sims go about their lives. I would definitely recommend this game!"
    Alan Rios
    Written on January 11, 2017
    "Although both games are simulation driven, The Sims focuses on building and creation, where as Minecraft focuses on survival. Both games are a lot of fun and require thought and skill to play well."
    Adam Hamilton
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "I wouldn't really say this game is that similar to minecraft. It is a great game though."
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    #13WorldCraft: 3D Build & Craft

    WorldCraft: 3D Build & Craft
    Explore worlds created by others. Create your own worlds and upload to Multiplayer mode for exploration by others.

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jack Green
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "Minecraft started to become a little dull to me so I started looking for an alternative game to play. I stumbled on WorldCraft and fell in love! It is so much fun! I definitely recommend WorldCraft to gamers of all ages. "
    Vishal Rangan
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "This is a great way to spend time with kids WITHOUT electronics."
    Olga Lysytska
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "Minecraft is cool, but Worldcraft is my big love! "
    Amit Patel
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "This game is a little more clear cut and precise. I really liked the graphics, and could be on the same level if not better than Minecraft. Plus I believe this to be more challenging and fun."
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    #14Pixel Gun 3D

    Pixel Gun 3D

    Pixel Gun 3D is a free-to-play action survival game for Android and iOS mobile devices. It features different modes such as Battle Royale, Cooperative, and Survival. Players can also create their own skin and use in the multiplayer game.


    Android, iOS


    Joseph Perry
    Written on March 27, 2017
    "My son loves Minecraft, so I was looking for more games like it for him to try. I discovered Pixel Gun 3D in the google play store and gave it a shot. He loved it - the graphics, the gameplay, everything."
    Craig Cole
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "I've never played Minecraft, but it appears to have the look(don't remember it being a shooter game, but what do I know?) Has pretty good reviews, I'd certainly give it a try out. "
    Daniel May
    Written on January 29, 2017
    "I gave it a try and was really impressed. Pixel Gun 3D is a blast and has kept me involved far longer than many more well-known games. "
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    #15Garry's Mod

    Garry's Mod

    Garry's Mod is a cross-platform multiplayer sandbox video game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed by Facepunch Studios and published by Valve. The game was released on November 29, 2006.


    Windows, Mac


    Pranav Chauhan
    Written on February 6, 2017
    "This game is definitely something different, and I love it. It took me a little while to get used to the free-form structure of the game. Then I grew to love that I could let my imagination wander and create things how I wanted them to be. It helps me relax and build my creativity at the same time. I would highly recommend!*"
    Richard Gonzalez
    Written on February 17, 2017
    "Garry's Mod is the perfect game for those looking to build and live in their own world. I enjoyed playing it because it gives the player the freedom to do pretty much anything they want. I liked the graphics and even considered it to be a bit better than Minecraft. "
    Jesse Walker
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "Garry's Mod takes fun to a whole new level . It is easy to get started and a little addictive with single and multi-player options I challenged my friends and work mates to play (even at work). Yeah, it's that much fun."
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    GunCrafter is a multiplayer block game developed by Naquatic LLC for iOS and Android devices. Craft your own gun and compete against your friends, your enemies, or anyone in the world in a virtual reality shooting competition.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Benjamin Kelly
    Written on April 5, 2017
    "It's like minecraft, with guns! This genre is getting crowded by a lot of me-too games and this is one of them. The concept is interesting, but I'm not sure I really want to play yet another pixel crafting game, you know? It was fun for a little while but it didn't hold my interest at all."
    Frank Banks
    Written on March 29, 2017
    "Super fun crafting shoot-em-up in the style of Minecraft. Build your gun then show off your sharp shooting skills! Take on your friends or other gamers that you know. Test your accuracy with the virtual reality controls in order to climb the leader board and unlock upgrades."
    Gary Fisher
    Written on March 9, 2017
    "I enjoyed building weapons and taking those weapons to new extremes in all kinds of environments. Loved the user interface and how easy it was to play against other players from around the world."
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    Growtopia is a sandbox platformer MMO where you get to build all sorts of things, such as houses, dungeons, songs, artworks, and puzzles.

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Hao Duan
    Written on January 9, 2017
    "Growtopia is just another Minecraft wannabe, cashing in on the basic structure and visual depth of the similar games that came before. After a week of having the game installed on my Android, I uninstalled it and moved on with my life, as should everyone else. Leave this one on the shelf and walk away."
    Kyle Perry
    Written on January 10, 2017
    "I love this game, it allows me to build and create. The interaction element is brilliant even if it does mean things are stollen from me."
    Henry Jenkins
    Written on March 25, 2017
    "Growtopia is a great game if you are looking for a substitute to Minecraft. You can easily get addicted playing this game!"
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    #18Hide and Seek

    Hide and Seek
    Hide and seek treasures is a free to play game with pixel art graphics. Go on an exciting adventure seeking for the lost friends: mine ancient tombs, hide from the ancient evil, craft tools to deal with it, seek and get all the treasures.

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jacob Flores
    Written on April 19, 2017
    "Even though this game is very "Minecraft" like, it has its own personality. I like the puzzle solving worlds that makes you think hard to get them complete. I would love to see more features on the game, but I guess eventually they will be added on future updates."
    Phillip Carroll
    Written on September 22, 2017
    "It's cute, and is pixel-like, looking a little like Minecraft. But the gameplay loop is fairly defined, and some of the open world part of the game is left behind. I like the structure of having clear end-goals myself, so I enjoyed this more than Minecraft itself."
    Judy Phillips
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "This game has a very "minecraft" feel to it. It looks the same at least. It is not an open world game where you create the scene, there are maps to play. So if you like the building aspect of minecraft, this is not for you. "
    Jordan Sullivan
    Written on March 10, 2017
    "Hide and Seek is a fun game that uses the same type of graphics as minecraft. It's filled with different options to play and has the ability to explore new worlds."
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    Minetest is a sandbox game where you have to explore, dig and build in a beautiful procedurally-generated world, and craft stuff from raw materials. It's a good alternative to Minecraft or Roblox.

    Windows, Mac, Android


    Brian Bradley
    Written on July 18, 2017
    "I wanted to play Minecraft but I didn't have money to buy it. I tried out a free version of pretty much the same thing, called Minetest. This was really fun and really great, especially for free!"
    Linda Hopkins
    Written on October 7, 2017
    "This is the poorest rip off I have seen to date. Cheap and cheesy. Might as well just go play Pac-Man for Pete's sake."
    Kimberly Morales
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "I am not such a fun of minecraft but I'd like to have my child try this one out. She loves this types of games. "
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    #20Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox science and space simulation video game developed by Squad and published by Private Division. It can be played on Microsoft Windows and macOS computers, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac


    Frank Jones
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "Kerbal Space Program is great for people who love building or finding solutions to problems through creative thinking. The visual effects are similar to the Minecraft world but you are given clear goals to achieve which makes the game more enjoyable to me."
    Mario Cordero
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "So addicting! It has worldbuilding gameplay a lot like Minecraft, but in a totally different setting. I'm really into space stuff, so this is perfect."
    Wayne Rice
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "This is good for anyone who may be a little burned out on Minecraft. It's based on physics and space, so anyone interested in those areas will enjoy it."
    Johnny Weber
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "too buggy"
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    #21Winter Craft 3: Mine Build

    Winter Craft 3: Mine Build
    A new game in the series: Winter Craft 3 - give players updated sandbox in "create and build" style. The new craft system of game resources, armor, items, single player mode is a Classic and Survival



    Juan Rios
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "If you're looking for a game similar to Minecraft - you've got it. Winter Craft 3 is virtually the same thing, with an updates sandbox and a "create and build" style with new resources, armor, items, and player modes. It's a simple game and mobile friendly - just what you're looking for."
    Jeffrey Morris
    Written on March 30, 2017
    "I was getting tired of playing Minecraft, so I decided to check out a similar game called Winter Craft 3: Mine build. The aesthetics of the game are very similar, but Winter Craft has a wider variety of environments to explore and enemies to vanquish. "
    Benjamin Hart
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "This is definitely a game similar to Minecraft. I personally liked this game but not all Minecraft fans would agree. Whether you like it or not, Winter Craft 3: Mine Build most certain has that Minecraft feel and look."
    Yousef Y0SEF
    Written on February 22, 2018
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    #2212 Best Minecraft Alternatives

    12 Best Minecraft Alternatives

    In the website Lynnconf, you can find this list of 12 different games that are quite similar to Minecraft. You will find a quick review of all of them: Manic Digger, Terraria, Roblox, etc.  



    sam khan
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "In the same time, this great game popularized sandbox survival genre and has shown us that there are lots of games developed and based on the similar idea. We decided to present you 12 Minecraft like games that you will enjoy playing wherever you are."
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    Astroneer is an open world and survival game where players can create and shape their own worlds by exploring imaginary planets. This game is was developed by System Era Softworks and it was first released in December 2016.


    Xbox One, Windows


    Astro Masque
    Written on August 17, 2018
    "Perfect for those who are bored with Minecraft, getting an upgrade in the graphics with sci-fi features like living on planets in space while being cute astronauts!"
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    Boundless is a multiplayer sandbox game developed by Wonderstruck Games in 2018. This game is available on different platforms such as Windows and Mac OS. 


    Windows, Mac


    Questing Knight
    Written on December 29, 2018
    "It's a block building game like Minecraft, but its MMOrpg, unlike Minecraft its based on a universe of planets to explore. it has great graphics and beautiful vistas. Systems - Skill & 50+ levels, plots, Player Towns, building, chisel, combat events, player Economy, Forge tools and weapons, Guilds and mutch more you could say its Minecraft with a lot of mods. the devs release an update every other week and every other update contains some new feature and after a few months a bigger content update."

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Best games similar to Minecraft
1RobloxGames 165 Free
2TerrariaGames 79 Paid
3ARK: Survival EvolvedGames 66 Free
4Don't StarveGames 65 Paid
5The ForestGames 64 Paid
6StarboundGames 53 Paid
7RustGames 51 Paid
8Junk JackGames 49 Paid
9Survivalcraft 2Games 46 Paid
10Block StoryGames 42 Free

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