8 Games Like GMod

Games Like GMod Our collection of games like GMod (Garry’s Mod) has other sandbox games that let your imagination run wild with all sorts of tools for a range of platforms.

Garry’s Mod has been available through Steam since 2006 and continues to be one of the most played games on the platform with a stable community and high peak player counts. It’s not uncommon to stumble upon users within the community that have hundreds, thousands and even tens of thousands of GMod hours played which serves as a testament to the sandbox experience that always offers something new where the only limit is your own imagination.

With a lack of objectives players are free to choose their own goals and objectives by using the tools that GMod provides. With a great physics engine at the core combined with the ability to spawn and combine a large variety of items together players can create all sorts of strange adventures, challenges and machines. This has resulted in an active mod community which regularly create new game experiences for players to dive into.

The games like Garry’s Mod on this page offer other sandbox orientated experiences that give you all the necessary tools to create anything you can imagine and share it with others.


Why limit yourself to one mobile game when you can have thousands in a single app? This is exactly what Fancade (the fanmade arcade) aims to achieve on iOS and Android with over 50 games included while also providing you with a significant toolset to design, create and code your own mobile games to share with the game community. Created by Martin Magni, creator of Odd Bot Out and Mekorama you’ll also find a familiar art style accompanying your varied adventure. The quest mode is where you ...[Read Review]

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Roblox is a free to play online game with a focus on building and user generated content that has exploded since its original release in 2005 to become the home of user created gaming. With thousands of worlds created by other players to experience alone, alongside friends and strangers the game targets primarily a teenager demographic with popular game modes such as battle royale, first person shooters, puzzles, mini games, role playing, survival games and tycoon games. Given the nature of the ...[Read Review]

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Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program has you leading your own space program in a realistic single player sandbox environment that offers a wealth of space themed challenges to overcome. Whether you are a fan of the sandbox genre or have a keen interest in space travel you’ll find an enjoyable adventure as you lead the space program of the humanoid like green aliens referred to as Kerbals. With realistic physics underpinning everything within Kerbal Space Program it’s highly likely the game will also...[Read Review]

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Kogama offers a social based building experience for your browser or Android device that encourages the player community to create their own virtual worlds to house adventures, games, chat, story and everything in between. Similar to Roblox, Kogama is built on this design your own level principle which are then made accessible to others in the community to experience. While not as popular as it’s popular rival of Roblox, Kogama has maintained a consistently strong audience of players and c...[Read Review]

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Minecraft is the ultimate sandbox adventure and has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the biggest and most loved games of all time culminating in the sale of the game by its independent developer to the behemoth Microsoft for a large sum. Not only has Minecraft itself had significant success but it also spawned a wave of copycat titles inspiring a whole new genre of blocky sandbox games that either adopted the Minecraft formula fully or offered their own spin on the Minecraft adventu...[Read Review]

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Second Life

Second Life is a free to play online life simulation game designed to appeal to fans of the virtual world genre that want to go a step deeper with enhanced customisation and a real world inspired economy. Developed by Linden Labs Second Life has been online since 2003 for Windows and Mac with regular core releases occurring on 6 monthly cycle. With the added possibility of turning your game time into real world dollars Second Life has been able to maintain a thriving community of nearly a millio...[Read Review]

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Algodoo is a physics and simulation tool intended to offer a sandbox experience that straddles the line between learning, gaming, animation and even engineering. Alogdoo is the second iteration of the software and built on the success of a previous similar software under the name Phun. Around since late 2009 the only limit in Algodoo is your own imagination and curiosity with the game encouraging you (and providing all the requires tools) to create all sorts of fun inventions using realistic phy...[Read Review]

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Blockland is a multiplayer focused experience that offers a large number of custom developed game worlds created by the community to be explored and interacted with. With a clearly Lego inspired feel to the gameplay and steadily growing community of over 50,000 users you’ll find all sorts of Blockland creations suitable to your own tastes. In Blockland you can choose to focus on creating your own worlds out of these toy Lego style blocks in single player or take to the multiplayer servers ...[Read Review]

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