In musical games players create music or do actions based on played music.
List of Musical games
This is a list of free/libre musical games:
Transcend is an abstract 2D shooter game created by Jason Rohrer. The game's source is licensed mostly under the GPL, but with some public domain code as well. The latest version is 0.3 released on August 30, 2005. Rohrer was motivated to create the game out of frustration with the game industry's lack of creativity.
Its dynamic graphical engine can smoothly morph from one complex shape to another.
|Frets on Fire||2008-11-04||Musical|
Frets on Fire is a musical game where you must play a guitar as accurately as possible. The latest version of the game is 1.3.110 released on November 4, 2008. It was created for the Assembly 2006 Game Development Competition; in which Frets on Fire won. It used the SDL library and was written in the Python programming language.
|Performous||2016-01-23||karaoke, guitar, bass, drums, dance|
The game is written in the C++ programming language and from version 0.3.0 onwards uses OpenGL for graphics.
The main game package does not include any songs, like a player does not include any music, but there are various liberally licensed songs available from the homepage.
Auralquiz is a music guessing game, which plays samples from the user’s sound file library, and lets the user guess (choose or type in) the artist or title from the file tags.
StepMania is a dancing game. They do not host any songs but you can find many in the forums.