50 Best Base-building games

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The best 50 Base-building games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Queen's Wish: The Conqueror released the 11 September 2019 and ranked #17, Forager released the 18 April 2019 and ranked #28, Stack Gun Heroes released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #26.

1# RimWorld - 2016

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A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Inspired by Dwarf Fortress and Firefly. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

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2# Kingdom: New Lands - 2017

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Rulers will need all the strength of their subjects to sail away and find new kingdoms in these New Lands. Travel to the New Lands and welcome the deluge of new mounts, merchants, and vagrants that call these isles home, but be wary of the new obstacles that threaten your arrival -- for not just the greedy creatures block your way but even the environment itself can defeat you.

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3# Volcanoids - 2018

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Early Access

Volcanoids is a first-person, base building survival game set in the steampunk era where humans and technology meet. Explore a volcanic island, operating giant drills and enduring eruptions triggered by mechanical beings.

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7# After the Collapse - 2018

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Early Access

After The Collapse is a 2D base building game set in a post-apocalyptic world featuring urban environments. Your task is to manage a band of survivors and protect them against raiders, mutants and other environmental threats while keeping them fed.

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8# Judgment - 2018

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From the team that brought you the critically acclaimed Yakuza series comes Judgment, a gritty tale of disgraced attorney Takayuki Yagami in his quest for redemption. Haunted by his past, he takes up arms as a private detective, clawing his way through Kamurochos underground crime network to investigate a string of grisly murders. Track suspects, discover clues, and bring evidence to court - but be careful, there are dark characters at every turn.

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9# Rise of Industry - 2018

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Put your entrepreneurial skills to the test as you create & optimise intricate production lines whilst keeping an eye on the all-important bottom line. As an early 20th Century industrialist, grow your empire & adapt to an ever-changing business landscape with unexpected events that could lead to boom…or bust.

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11# MachiaVillain - 2018

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Machiavillain is an evil mansion management and strategy game, inspired by Dungeon Keeper, Prison Architect and all the horror movie clichés! Build your own manor, raise your monsters, set up your traps, and exterminate your victims. But to gain reputation you'll have to slay by the horror movie rules!

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13# StellarHub - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game StellarHub
Screenshot of the video game StellarHub
Screenshot of the video game StellarHub

StellarHub is a starbase management game where your job is to build a safe and functional space station. Deal with the challenges of managing a station crew while taking care of everyone’s needs. Your tasks include construction, extraction of resources, defense, trade, and more.

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14# Landless - 2017

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Early Access

Survive, Craft, Build, Discover, Hunt, Salvage, Farm, and fight off pirates on the open ocean. Conquer the high seas in this post-apocalyptic water world where settlements are built and raided. Experience it all in Landless!

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15# The Spatials - 2014

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It's the year 5781 -- and you have been chosen to build and lead a space station in a wild corner of the galaxy! Design its rooms and corridors to make your crew feel at home. Receive hundreds of visitors who are hungry for the most amazing products in the galaxy. Explore 30 star systems and more than a hundred planets -- all randomly generated for every game. Complete missions and discover new allies . . . and enemies! Fight for survival with a unique real-time combat system. Collect loot for your factories and equip your officers with the most advanced technology in the universe.

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17# Queen's Wish: The Conqueror - 2019

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At last, the Queen has given you power and freedom! The cost? You must rebuild her Empire. Will you? In this epic, indie fantasy adventure, you are free to explore, fight for fame and power, and shape the world as you choose. Escape into an unpredictable open-ended story and cunning tactical combat.

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18# Band of Defenders - 2018

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A Co-Op FPS game with base building in a post-apocalyptic world. Craft weapons, build barricades and automated turrets, unlock new gear and items for visual customization and kill all savages and mutants trying to destroy the remnants of human civilization.

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20# Hope of humanity - 2018

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Early Access

Build your station! Raise the defense! Head up your fleet! Protect your station from alien invasion and save humanity from total destruction because you are the hero of the galactic empire!

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21# Factorio - 2016

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Early Access

Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

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22# The Walking Dead No Man's Land - 2015

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Only the strongest will survive so choose your team wisely: bring Michonne and dominate in close-quarter combat or send Rick to dispatch enemies from afar. - Mashable Imagine your favorite mobile base-building strategy game, mix in a dash of XCOM, and then paint on a fresh coat of AMCs The Walking Dead.

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23# Starship Theory - 2017

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Early Access

Starship Theory is a ship building survival game. Mine and trade to gather resources. Plan and construct new upgrades. Train and manage crew. Fight to survive.

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24# All Contact Lost - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game All Contact Lost
Screenshot of the video game All Contact Lost

Early Access

All Contact Lost is a Sci-Fi survival FPS where you are put in charge of building an outpost on the moon, backed by a team of four, you must build powerful defences, strategise your team and fight to endure the horror below the surface known as the Acari.

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