37 Best Building games for Linux

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The best 37 Building games for Linux daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 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.

The latest addition in this selection are Total Miner released the 23 December 2017 and ranked #10, World of Castles released the 16 September 2017 and ranked #16, Castle Story released the 17 August 2017 and ranked #23.

1# Besiege - 2015

Review86Score

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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Price: $5-$15
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2# Poly Bridge - 2016

Review75Score

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. Challenge friends and the rest of the Steam Workshop community to solve your puzzles and download more levels submitted by other players.

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Price < $5

3# Beholder - 2017

Review81Score

As the manager of a government-run apartment building, you must keep your residents comfortable and well-fed while fulfilling the directives of your superiors, who insist on knowing everything that's going on between your dilapidated walls. Set up surveillance equipment, spy on your tenants, and conduct clandestine searches that reveal who your neighbors are and what they're doing. Featuring beautifully bleak visuals and rich strategic gameplay, Beholder will hold you in its grip until you have mastered its many challenges.

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Price: $5-$15

4# Software Inc. - 2015

Review85Score

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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Price: $5-$15

5# Valhalla Hills - 2015

Review63Score

Lead your people. Survive the wilderness. Fight for honor. Reclaim your eternal reward. A brand new strategy game from the developers of Cultures and The Settlers II.

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Price: $15-$25

6# Parkitect - 2016

Review90Score

Early Access

Parkitect is a business simulation game that charges you with the construction and management of theme parks!

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Price: $15-$25

7# TerraTech - 2015

Review77Score

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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Price: $15-$25

8# Blockstorm - 2015

Review76Score

Blockstorm is a FPS game set in a world made of destructible blocks. All maps and characters included in the game are made with the same tools that are available to the public. You can build everything in Blockstorm, and you can destroy it.

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Price < $5

9# The Spatials - 2015

Review74Score

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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Price < $5

10# Total Miner - 2017

Review98Score

Early Access

Total Miner is an open world voxel sandbox game. It is primarily designed for creative RPG game builders, but also has two action/adventure style game modes where you can just jump in and play.

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Price: $5-$15

11# Angeldust - 2016

Review67Score

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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Price: Free

12# Avorion - 2017

Review84Score

Early Access

A procedural co-op space sandbox where players can build their own space ships out of dynamically scalable blocks. Fight epic space battles, explore, mine, trade, wage wars and build your own empire to save your galaxy from being torn apart by an unknown enemy.

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Price: $15-$25

13# The Last Leviathan - 2016

Review72Score

Early Access

The Last Leviathan is a physics-based, ship building and destruction adventure. On your voyage to uncover where The Last Leviathan lies you will discover a world full of rival ships, mythical monsters, wrecked flotsam, physics-puzzles and hidden treasures.

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Price: $5-$15

14# Planet Nomads - 2017

Review68Score

Early Access

A sci-fi sandbox game of constructing your own planetary fate. Become a scientist astronaut determined to beat the odds and build great things. The particle-manipulating multitool and enviro-protec suit are your best friends on this journey.

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Price: $25-$40

15# Colony Survival - 2017

Review80Score
Screenshot of the video game Colony Survival
Screenshot of the video game Colony Survival
Screenshot of the video game Colony Survival

Early Access

Colony Survival is a unique first-person voxel RTS developed by a two-man team. Build your own colony in a voxel world. Command guards, farmers, miners and other colonists. Defend your colony against the monsters that attack every night.

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Price: $15-$25

16# World of Castles - 2017

Review74Score
Screenshot of the video game World of Castles
Screenshot of the video game World of Castles
Screenshot of the video game World of Castles

Early Access

World of Castles is a medieval themed online action-strategy game, featuring unique combinations of modular castle construction, taking siege to other player castles, and commanding marshals who themselves lead armies that number in the hundreds.

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Price: $25-$40

17# Doodle God: 8-bit Mania - 2016

ReviewNDScore

Doodle God Has Gone Old School! All NEW Pixel Graphics & NEW 8-bit Soundtrack. Every Element & Reaction Have Been Beautifully Redrawn! If You Loved 80’s Retro Games You Will Love Doodle God: 8-bit Mania!

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Price < $5

18# 5089: The Action RPG - 2016

ReviewNDScore

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?

Tags for 5089: The Action RPG

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Price: $5-$15

19# Robocraft - 2014

Review69Score

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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Price: Free

20# SimAirport - 2017

Review84Score
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport

Early Access

A modern tycoon-style sim where you design, build, and manage every aspect of an airport. Build your terminal, hire your staff, choose airlines to work with, customize flight schedules, build out infrastructure, and manage your airport -- from the ground up.

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Price: $15-$25

21# The Kindred - 2016

Review72Score

Early Access

Welcome to the The Kindred - a creative sandbox game set in a vibrant voxel world. Build, craft and farm your way towards civilization as you help the Kin to survive and thrive.

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Price: $15-$25

22# Bomb Defense - 2017

ReviewNDScore
Screenshot of the video game Bomb Defense
Screenshot of the video game Bomb Defense
Screenshot of the video game Bomb Defense

A completely different take on the tower defense genre. Combining it with the Puzzle genre, making for a difficult game. Buy traps, bombs, turrets and walls and place them in optimal positions to defend against enemies.

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Price: $5-$15

23# Castle Story - 2017

Review66Score
Screenshot of the video game Castle Story
Screenshot of the video game Castle Story
Screenshot of the video game Castle Story

Castle Story is a creative voxel-based strategy game in which you can build castles one brick at a time using an army of little creatures called Bricktrons. Design and build your own castles, expand your territory in a vast landscape and defend your Bricktrons against onslaughts of hostile creatures.

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Price: $25-$40

24# Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat - 2015

Review70Score

Early Access

Scraps is a vehicle combat game where you can build your vehicle from functional parts, with design as your ally and physics as your accomplice. Compete against human or AI opponents in a combat arena, and scavenge from their wreckage to repair and upgrade your own creation.

Tags for Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat

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Price: $15-$25

25# FortressCraft Evolved! - 2015

Review65Score

The original FortressCraft was one of the best-selling Indie games of all time. A unique blend of Voxel Landscapes, Tower Defense, Crafting, Logistics, Exploration, Combat and Assembly Lines.

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Price: $5-$15