Platinum Arts Sandbox – 3D Game Maker
This is an open source application that is designed to help potential game designers create 3D games. This is based on the cube2 engine that is a famous 3D game engine. With this you can easily create your own games with custom worlds, levels, adventures, quests, and so on. Modifying an existing game in this is as easy as the click of a button. There are many games that have been created by people using Platinum Arts Sandbox. The sandbox itself has different game modes like sidescroller, machinama, kartmode, RPG (Role Playing Game), and many others.
This software is intended to help kids and adults who have dreamt of gaming application learn how easy it actually is to create games in real life. To make this a great experience for kids, the entire designing screen is made very easy to use and control. Apart from its ease of use, this has other features like power scripting language, height maps to create 3D landscapes, ability to import common object model formats, popular sound format support and support for major IDE.