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16 of the Best Free Linux Game Engines (Part 2 of 2)

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"Developers who want to accelerate game development benefit enormously from tools known as game engines. This type of software application helps games to be coded efficiently and easily without compromising on its quality. Game engines employ state-of-the-art technology to ensure that developers can concentrate on generating new scenery, models, and sounds, or to put an alternative spin on existing game material.

"To be eligible for inclusion in this list each game engine needed to meet the following requirements:

"Free to use without restrictions

"Not in the early stages of development

"We have included OGRE and Irrlicht Engine in this feature even though they are technically graphics engines rather than game engines. However, they warrant inclusion because whilst they do not offer a complete solution, they represent first rate engines for creating games with first rate graphics."

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