Massively multiplayer online role-playing games

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Massive multiplayer online role-playing games are games where a huge amount of player assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

List of Massively multiplayer online role-playing games[edit]

This is a list of free/libre massively multiplayer online role-playing games:

Game Screenshot Last Release Genres Description
Children of Ur Chidren-of-ur-prealpha.png 2016-09-05 MMORPG
Children of Ur
Children of Ur
Latest releaseAlpha 1.4.5  (Announcement)
Release dateSeptember 5th, 2016
Code licenseMIT[1][2]
Media licenseMIT[1][2]
P. languageDart

Children of Ur is an MMORPG that is based on the public domain source release of Glitch. However, the source code was ported from ActionScript to Dart. The game is still in pre-alpha state.

One of the notable aspects of Glitch was an intentional focus away from combat, and Children of Ur follows the same path.

There are two parts of the software: coUclient and coUserver.

Crossfire Crossfire.png 2014-04-05 MMORPG

Latest release1.71.0
Release dateApril 5th, 2014
DevelopersFrank Tore Johansen, Mark Wedel, and the rest of the Crossfire team
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseGPL

Crossfire is a Massively multiplayer online role-playing game created by Frank Tore Johansen. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License.[3] Mark Wedel is the current maintainer of the project.

Deliantra Deliantra - sc oldscorn.jpg 2012-02-06 (client), 2010-03-31 (server) MMORPG, RPG
Deliantra MMORPG
Deliantra - sc oldscorn.jpg
Latest releaseclient: 2.11, server: 3.0 [4]  (Announcement)
Release dateclient: February 06th 2012, server: May 31st 2010
DeveloperMarc Lehmannn,Robin Redeker
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseGPL
P. languageC++, Perl

Deliantra is a Crossfire derivative MMORPG written by Marc Lehmann and Robin Redeker. It is written in the Perl and C++ programming languages. [5][6]

Iris2 3D Client - for Ultima Online Iris-3D.png 2011-05-06 RPG

Iris2 3D Client - for Ultima Online
Latest release3395
Release date2011-05-06
DevelopersSiENcE, Ghoulsblade, Hagish[7]
Code licenseGPL v3[8]
Media licenseGPL v3
2D mode

Iris 2.0 is a highly customizable cross-platform open-source 2D/3D client for playing the MMORPG "Ultima Online" (tm) on Freeshards. Iris2 uses the Ogre3D engine and Lugre, a middleware to use the Lua scripting language.

Iris2 has reached a playable state, but development continues.


  • Windows (binaries)
  • Linux (source)
  • MacOSX (source)
Peragro Tempus Peragrotempuscastle.jpg RPG

Peragro Tempus will be a free multiplayer online role-playing game with a persistent world, which evolves according to nature and its inhabitants (players and NPCs). It has been in development since 2005, and is being built by a dedicated group of volunteers. Peragro Tempus is written in C++.

Ryzom Ryzom.jpg 2014-11-10 Online multiplayer
GenreOnline multiplayer
Latest release0.11.0  (Announcement)
Release dateNovember 10th, 2014
DeveloperNevrax (2000 - 2006)
Gameforge (2006 - 2009)
Winch Gate (2009 - present)
Code licenseAGPLv3[9]
Media licenseCC BY-SA 3.0.[9]
P. languageC++
Librarieslua, curl

Ryzom is MMORPG game.

The Mana World Tmw 0.0.20.png 2016-05-12 MMORPG

The Mana World
Tmw 0.0.20.png
The Mana World version 0.0.20
Latest release2016.05.12  (Announcement)
Release dateMay 12th, 2016
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseGPL

The Mana World is a 2D MMORPG in development, licensed entirely under the GPL, including the server software[10], the server data[11], and the client data[12]. The server uses a fork of eAthena called tmwAthena.

There are currently plans to switch to the Hercules server which is widely used, and has more features than the current server.

The Mana World developers currently recommend using the ManaPlus client,[13] which is developed separately from the server. The latest client release is ManaPlus version[14] Manaplus is also licensed GPL[15].