36 Best Building games for Linux

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The best 36 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 #14, Bridge Constructor Portal incl. free Bridge Constructor released the 19 December 2017 and ranked #20, World of Castles released the 16 September 2017 and ranked #24.

1# Beholder - 2017

Review78Score

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

2# Angeldust - 2015

Review65Score

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

3# Poly Bridge - 2017

Review77Score

Poly Bridge, the hit indie bridge-building physics title with dozens of hours of gameplay. Success begins by getting cars to their destinations by any means; build suspensions, ramps and jumps, double-deckers, moving drawbridges, and much more.

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Price < $5

4# Software Inc. - 2015

Review83Score

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# Besiege - 2015

Review85Score

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

6# FortressCraft Evolved! - 2015

Review83Score

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

7# TerraTech - 2015

Review83Score

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# Stellar Overload - 2016

Review77Score

Early Access

Robots invaded the peaceful planet Merx. Go on an adventure to free your world from them. Stellar Overload is a 3D open-world, blocks-based, FPS, adventure game.

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Price: $15-$25

9# Colony Survival - 2017

Review93Score

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 horde of monsters that attack every night!

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Price: $15-$25

10# Parkitect - 2016

Review87Score

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

11# Castle Story - 2017

Review80Score

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

12# Valhalla Hills - 2015

Review61Score

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

13# Rising World - 2014

Review86Score

Early Access

Rising World is a voxel based open-world sandbox game, featuring a procedurally generated world, playable in single and multi-player.

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Price: $15-$25

14# Total Miner - 2017

Review93Score

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

15# Avorion - 2017

Review88Score

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

17# Vulture - 2017

ReviewNDScore

Vulture is a vertical shooter inspired by classic vertical scrolling arcade shoot em ups. It introduces a block-based construction mechanic, allowing player to collect blocks to build bigger and better ships, as well as a destruction mechanic that allows ships to have blocks blown off but keep flying.

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Price: $15-$25

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?

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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

21# The Last Leviathan - 2016

Review71Score

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

22# Startup Company - 2017

Review79Score

Early Access

Startup Company is a business simulation sandbox game. You play as the CEO of a newly formed software company. Your job is to either complete client contracts to make money, or build your very own products.

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Price: $5-$15

23# 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

24# World of Castles - 2017

Review68Score

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

25# Planet Nomads - 2017

Review50Score

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