Open-source projects categorized as game-server Edit details

Top 23 game-server Open-Source Projects

  • nakama

    Distributed server for social and realtime games and apps.

    Project mention: Is Nakama Free? It's confusing, any other option? | | 2022-05-15

    You can see the license in their GitHub repo:

  • agones

    Dedicated Game Server Hosting and Scaling for Multiplayer Games on Kubernetes

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • Leaf

    A game server framework in Go (golang) (by name5566)

    Project mention: Leaf: A game server framework in Go | | 2021-10-25
  • colyseus

    ⚔ Multiplayer Framework for Node.js

    Project mention: What kind of tech stack would I use to make a game like this? | | 2022-04-18 (Authoritative server, that works with many engines JavaScript/Phaser/Unity/Haxe/Defold)

  • NoahGameFrame

    A fast, scalable, distributed game server engine/framework for C++, include the actor library, network library, can be used as a real time multiplayer game engine ( MMO RPG/MOBA ), which support C#/Lua script/ Unity3d, Cocos2dx and plan to support Unreal.

    Project mention: Hi everyone! Please pour one out for the maker of NoahGameFrame, who passed away in a car crash | | 2021-07-17

    He was the maker of NoahGameFrame – a game server framework he developed and shared online for free.

  • LinuxGSM

    The command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers.

    Project mention: Windows Server 2019 Crash on startup | | 2022-06-25

    I actually tried to set up my server on Windows first but I couldn’t get half of the sourcemods stuff to work so I switched to Linux. The website I used is and it was fun to do.

  • azerothcore-wotlk

    Complete Open Source and Modular solution for MMO

    Project mention: Why ffs? | | 2022-06-24

    ChromieCraft is hosted by the same people who put out AzerothCore. Their main goal is to improve their open source AzerothCore.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • goworld

    Scalable Distributed Game Server Engine with Hot Swapping in Golang

  • Pitaya

    Scalable game server framework with clustering support and client libraries for iOS, Android, Unity and others through the C SDK. (by topfreegames)

  • forgottenserver

    A free and open-source MMORPG server emulator written in C++

    Project mention: 2D in 3D | | 2021-12-24

    I recommend just checking out to get into the community

  • PufferPanel

    PufferPanel is an open source game server management panel, designed for both small networks and game server providers.

    Project mention: What docker containers make sense for a Minecraft Server that use a GUI? | | 2022-05-10
  • mcrcon

    Rcon client for Minecraft

    Project mention: How do I reconnect to a tmux screen? | | 2022-07-03

    Note that if you run MC this way, you need to connect via RCON, via something like mcrcon.

  • einx

    a framework in golang for game server or app server

  • Kaetram-Open

    Kaetram is an open-source 2D HTML5 MMORPG. It is an extended version of BrowserQuest (BQ).

    Project mention: Welcome to Kaetram | | 2022-03-24

    Website -

  • Game-Server-Configs

    A repo of game server configuration files used by LinuxGSM

    Project mention: I modified the dismemberment a bit in the console... Lovely results | | 2022-06-04
  • Valhalla

    A Golang MapleStory (v28) server (by Hucaru)

  • CSGO

    Dockerfile for automated build of a CS:GO gameserver:

  • elm-fullstack

    Guides and tools for building full-stack web apps using the Elm programming language.

    Project mention: Introducing Elm Editor - a web-based IDE for Elm programs | | 2022-05-28

    Elm Editor is an open-source project organized for easy customization and deployment of custom instances. The source code lives at

  • piqueserver

    An Ace of Spades 0.75 server based on PySnip.

  • mk48 Ship Combat Game

    Project mention: - Multiplayer Naval Combat Game made with SvelteKit. | | 2022-05-14
  • NovusCore

    A modern take on MMO Engine design and architecture. Using World of Warcraft as an inspiration to benchmark

    Project mention: Vanilla WoW needs its own RuneLite | | 2022-04-14

    What you're describing sounds a lot like NovusCore. You should join their discord and see some of the footage they post. These guys are making their own client for 3.3.5, and it looks pretty good so far.

  • valheim-k8s

    valheim game-server on kubernetes

  • rnl

    RNL - Realtime Network Library - The opensource reliable UDP network library

    Project mention: Realtime Network Library - RNL is an UDP-based network library for real-time applications and games | | 2022-06-26
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-07-03.

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What are some of the best open-source game-server projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 nakama 6,011
2 agones 4,642
3 Leaf 4,420
4 colyseus 4,238
5 NoahGameFrame 3,463
6 LinuxGSM 3,287
7 azerothcore-wotlk 2,193
8 goworld 2,118
9 Pitaya 1,455
10 forgottenserver 1,253
11 PufferPanel 823
12 mcrcon 547
13 einx 403
14 Kaetram-Open 307
15 Game-Server-Configs 218
16 Valhalla 170
17 CSGO 155
18 elm-fullstack 142
19 piqueserver 137
20 mk48 134
21 NovusCore 113
22 valheim-k8s 72
23 rnl 72
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