50 Best Building games for Linux

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The best 50 Building games for Linux daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Building games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is ARK: Survival Evolved released the 29 August 2017, ranked #13

2# The Spatials - 2015

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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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3# Junk Jack - 2016

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Discover and explore exotic planets full of hand crafted content, gather hundreds of treasures, cook foods, brew potions, collect and breed animal companions, build electronic contraptions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers, fight monsters, build your humble shelter or the universe of your dreams. - intuitive controls: swipe to move and tap to interact with everything - liquids to enhance or impede your explorations: avoid dangerous lava or go for a swim in a surface lake!

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4# TerraTech - 2015

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Early Access

TerraTech is the multi-award winning sandbox construction and combat game, where you design, build and command your very own fleet of unique land and airborne vehicles, as you explore alien worlds and gather precious resources on a quest for glory and profit.

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5# Poly Bridge - 2017

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Unleash your engineering creativity with an engaging and fresh bridge-building simulator with all the bells and whistles. Enjoy hours of physics-based puzzle solving in the Campaign and then jump in the Sandbox to create your own bridge designs and puzzles!

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6# Besiege - 2015

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Early Access

Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and peaceful hamlets. Build a machine which can crush windmills, wipe out battalions of brave soldiers and transport valuable resources, defending your creation against cannons, archers and whatever else the...

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7# Prison Architect - 2016

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Will you build and manage a prison to create social order where its failed in the past, offering rehabilitation and peaceful coexistence amongst inmates? Will your prison disregard human rights, impose intentional harshness and be devoid of any notions of wellbeing and freedom? Acting as both architect and governor, you control every detail of your Prison - from building new cells and facilities to hiring staff and creating reform programs - all while dealing with informants, contraband smuggling, gang warfare, full scale riots and more!

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8# King Arthur's Gold - 2013

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If you like total freedom in the way you conquer the enemy this is the ultimate war game for you. Build freeform constructions as a medieval Builder, fight in sword duels as a Knight or snipe with your bow as an Archer.

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12# Majesty: The Northern Expansion - 2017

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The High Definition edition of Majesty Gold contains main game, the Northern Expansion Pack as well as 2 new quests and several other graphics and gameplay updates. Majesty is a Real-time strategy game with indirect control – your heroes have a will of their own!

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13# ARK: Survival Evolved - 2017

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Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate... and escape! Bring rare items to special Summon locations to awaken the ARKs mythical creatures, who arrive ready for battle. Level-Up your survivor by gaining experience through in-game actions to learn new crafting Engrams, or find higher level item Blueprints in the most dangerous parts of the ARK.

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15# Cities: Skylines - 2015

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Design, build, and manage the city of your dreams, from public services to civic policies, and challenge yourself to grow from a simple town to a bustling metropolitan hub. The Windows 10 Edition includes the base game and the popular After Dark expansion, allowing players to plan and design for their cities nightlife and tourist attractions. Bring on a smog-filled industrial revolution or create a quiet beach town ideal for tourists powered by renewable energy.

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16# Angeldust - 2016

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Early Access

ADVENTURE. ANYWHERE! Explore endless magical worlds and battle fearsome creatures alongside millions of friends. Unleash your imagination by crafting beautiful buildings.

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19# Starbound - 2016

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Starbound is an extraterrestrial sandbox adventure game! You’ve fled your home, only to find yourself lost in space with a damaged ship. Your only option is to beam down to the planet below and gather the resources you need to repair your ship and set off to explore the vast, infinite...

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20# Software Inc. - 2015

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Early Access

Construct and design buildings for optimal working conditions. Hire people to design and release software, so you can defeat the simulated competition and take over their businesses. Manage and educate your employees to make sure they are skilled and satisfied with their job.

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21# Transport Fever - 2016

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Transport Fever is a railroad-focused tycoon game. Players start in 1850 and build up a thriving transport company. As an emerging transport tycoon, the player constructs stations, airports, harbors and makes money by connecting areas requiring transport services. Build up your own Empire!

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22# Robocraft - 2014

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Early Access

Build insane, fully customisable robot battle vehicles that drive, hover, walk and fly in the free-to-play action game Robocraft. Add weapons from the future and jump in the driving seat as you take your creation into battle against other players online!

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23# Constructor - 2017

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From dodgy deals to shifty tricks, do what you gotta do to go from small-time slumlord to filthy rich tycoon. In Constructor, you take on the role of a budding property tycoon who must do battle with your competitors to create a thriving and profitable city...in ANY way you see fit! Build houses and factories; cope with the incessant demands of your tenants as well as keeping a whole bunch of UNDESIRABLE characters under control!

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24# Psycho Starship Rampage - 2015

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You play the psychotic A.I. of a warship lost in space which tries to come back to Earth. Build your spaceship from scratch. Load it with weapons. And use your creation to destroy waves of innocent aliens throughout numerous levels. Loot their carcasses, extend your ship and jump to the next sector for more action!

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25# 5089: The Action RPG - 2016

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5089 is a deep & complex action RPG featuring strong sandbox roots. VR is supported, but not required. Watch the tutorial & VR videos next to the trailer! Everything is procedurally generated, like terrain, enemies, weapons, items & quests. Planet Xax's war rages on... how is that possible?

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