List of freeware games with LAN multiplayer

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This is a list of freeware games believed to support LAN multiplayer between multiple computers on a local network.

As of the 17th of February 2022, this list does not include free-to-play games with microtransactions.

Native support[edit]

Total number of games: 86

Game Series Developer Publisher First release Available on
0 A.D. Wildfire Games
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
6 Seasons and a Game The Human Beings Moto Studios January 9, 2021
Windows
Ace of Spades Ben Aksoy April 4, 2011
Windows
Age of Chivalry Team Chivalry September 10, 2007
Windows
Alien Swarm Valve Corporation July 19, 2010
Windows
Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop Reactive Drop Team April 20, 2017
Windows
America's Army U.S. Army July 4, 2002
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
America's Army 3 U.S. Army June 17, 2009
Windows
America's Army: Proving Grounds U.S. Army October 1, 2015
Windows
AssaultCube Rabid Viper Productions November 21, 2008
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
AX:EL - Air XenoDawn Alex Piola KISS ltd December 4, 2015
Windows
BMW M3 Challenge Blimey! Games 10tacle Studios, BMW AG September 11, 2007
Windows
BrainBread 2 Reperio Studios March 9, 2022
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Capsular Gunschlinger July 25, 2019
Windows
Cellfactor: Revolution Artificial Studios, Inc., Timeline Interactive, Immersion Software & Graphics Ltda. AGEIA Technologies, Inc. May 8, 2007
Windows
Championship Manager: Season 01/02 Sports Interactive Eidos Interactive October 12, 2001
Windows
Mac OS
Clone Hero Clone Hero Team Clone Hero Team April 4, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Codename CURE Hoobalugalar_X October 31, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Command & Conquer Westwood Studios Electronic Arts, Virgin Interactive September 26, 1995
DOS
Mac OS
Windows
Command & Conquer: Red Alert Westwood Studios, Intelligent Games Electronic Arts, Virgin Interactive November 22, 1996
DOS
Windows
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Westwood Studios Electronic Arts August 27, 1999
Windows
Cry of Fear Team Psykskallar April 23, 2013
Windows
CS2D Unreal Software December 24, 2004
Windows
Linux
Cube Wouter van Oortmerssen December 1, 2001
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
Cube 2: Sauerbraten Wouter van Oortmerssen, Lee Salzman, Mike Dysart, Robert Pointon, Quinton Reeves, Dot3 Labs May 6, 2004
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Death Rally Remedy Entertainment Apogee Software September 6, 1996
DOS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Empires Empires March 4, 2006
Windows
Linux
Fistful of Frags Fistful of Frags Team May 9, 2014
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Fortress Forever Fortress Forever Development Team September 13, 2007
Windows
Freeciv January 5, 1996
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
Fury Strike Fury Strike Team Incendiary Entertainment Division August 17, 2018
Windows
Gang Garrison 2 Faucet Software January 1, 2008
Windows
GoldenEye: Source GESHL2 Team February 7, 2009
Windows
Hedgewars Hedgewars Team October 9, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Jabroni Brawl: Episode 3 Team Jabroni
Kreedz Climbing ObsessionSoft June 15, 2017
Windows
Legions: Overdrive GarageGames InstantAction June 24, 2008
Windows
Max Gentlemen The Men Who Wear Many Hats August 21, 2014
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Meteor JBPlay March 6, 1999
Windows
Meteor 2 JBPlay September 6, 2004
Windows
Minecraft: Pi Edition Mojang February 11, 2013
Linux
Minetest Perttu "celeron55" Ahola and contributors December 6, 2012
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Moonbase Alpha Army Game Studio, Virtual Heroes NASA July 6, 2010
Windows
Natural Selection Unknown Worlds Entertainment October 31, 2002
Windows
NeoTokyo STUDIO RADI-8 July 3, 2009
Windows
Nitronic Rush Team Nitronic DigiPen Institute of Technology November 11, 2011
Windows
No More Room in Hell No More Room in Hell Team Lever Games October 31, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Nocturne in Yellow The Laughing Chamber August 7, 2015
Windows
One Must Fall 2097 Diversions Entertainment Epic MegaGames, B&N Companies January 1, 1994
DOS
Open Spades OpenSpades Team
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
OpenArena OpenArena Team August 19, 2005
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
OpenRA OpenRA developers January 1, 2010
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
OpenRCT2 OpenRCT2 Team June 21, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
OpenTTD OpenTTD Team March 6, 2004
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Phase Shift DWSK January 1, 2010
Windows
Pirates, Vikings, and Knights II Octoshark Studios February 12, 2010
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
Prism: Guard Shield Rebellion Developments, Rival Entertainment, Semilogic Entertainments US Army Guard November 21, 2006
Windows
Quetoo Quetoo Team April 1, 2012
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Red Eclipse Quinton Reeves, Lee Salzman Quinton Reeves March 25, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
RetroArch Libretro May 26, 2010
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Retrocycles Manuel Moos, Armagetron Advanced Development Team, Manuel Moos September 23, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Return of the Triad Leon Zawada, Simon Rance September 16, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
S40 Racing DICE October 1, 1997
Windows
SCP: Containment Breach Multiplayer Fusion Creators Studio Fusion Creators Studio October 25, 2021
Windows
Shadow Warrior (1997) 3D Realms, Sunstorm Interactive, Wylde Productions, Level Infinity GT Interactive, Devolver Digital, MacSoft May 13, 1997
DOS
Mac OS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Sonic Robo Blast 2 Sonic Team Junior Sonic Team Junior December 7, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Sonic Robo Blast 2 Kart Kart Krew November 17, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
StarCraft Blizzard Entertainment, Saffire, Lemon Sky Studios Blizzard Entertainment, Capcom March 31, 1998
Windows
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)
SuperTuxKart SuperTuxKart Team January 1, 2006
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Sven Co-op Sven Co-op Team January 19, 1999
Windows
Linux
Team Fortress Team Fortress Software August 24, 1996
Windows
Linux
The Battle for Wesnoth BfW project team October 2, 2005
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Hidden: Source Hidden Team June 13, 2005
Windows
TrackMania Nations Nadeo Focus Home Interactive, Deep Silver January 27, 2006
Windows
TrackMania Nations Forever Nadeo Focus Home Interactive, Ubisoft April 16, 2008
Windows
Tremulous Dark Legion Development August 11, 2006
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
TripleA Sean Bridges October 1, 2001
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Uebergame Duion December 24, 2014
Windows
Linux
Unreal Tournament 4 Epic Games
Urban Terror Silicon Ice Development, Frozen Sand April 1, 2007
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
War Wind DreamForge Intertainment Strategic Simulations Inc., GOG.com, SNEG October 23, 1996
Windows
Warsow Warsow Team July 28, 2012
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Splash Damage, id Software Activision, Bethesda Softworks May 29, 2003
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
World of Padman Padworld Entertainment April 1, 2007
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Xonotic Team Xonotic September 8, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Zombie Panic! Source Zombie Panic! Team December 28, 2007
Windows