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 Cities: Skylines released the 15 August 2017

1# Besiege - 2015

Review87Score

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...
Besiege is a physics game.

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2# Poly Bridge - 2017

Review77Score

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!
Poly Bridge is a simulation game that offers Building mechanism.

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3# Valhalla Hills - 2017

Review68Score

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.
Valhalla Hills is a strategy city-building game that offers Building mechanism.

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4# Infinifactory - 2015

Review92Score

Infinifactory is a sandbox puzzle game by Zachtronics, the creators of SpaceChem and Infiniminer. Build factories that assemble products for your alien overlords, and try not to die in the process.
Infinifactory is a sandbox puzzle game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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5# The Spatials - 2015

Review76Score

It's the year 5781 -- and you have been chosen to build and lead a space station in a wild corner of the galaxy! Attract visitors and explore hundreds of planets to fund your station.
The Spatials is a real-time city-building simulation game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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6# Junk Jack - 2016

Review83Score

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!
Junk Jack is a 2D sandbox game where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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7# TerraTech - 2015

Review73Score

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.
TerraTech is a sandbox game where Building is an important part of the gameplay in a science fiction world.

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8# Kerbal Space Program - 2015

Review83Score

Kerbal Space Program 1.3: "Away with words" is now available.Version 1.3 includes the total localization of Kerbal Space Program in four more languages: Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Russian and Spanish. Additionally, the official mod Asteroid Day is now fully integrated together with the new Ambient Light Adjustment feature.
Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox simulation game in space where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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9# Prison Architect - 2016

Review81Score

Build and Manage A Maximum Security Prison.
Prison Architect is a sandbox simulation game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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10# Reassembly - 2015

Review80Score

A spaceship building and universe-exploration game. Collect resources, expand and grow your fleet, and conquer your personal galaxy. Stellar ambience by Peaks.
Reassembly is a sandbox game in space where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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11# Blockstorm - 2015

Review74Score

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.
Blockstorm is a first-person game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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12# Airships: Conquer the Skies - 2015

Review87Score

Early Access

Design steampunk pixel airships out of functional modules and conquer the skies!
Airships: Conquer the Skies is a real-time strategy game that offers Building mechanism.

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13# Psycho Starship Rampage - 2015

Review89Score

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!
Psycho Starship Rampage is a survival rogue-like shoot-em-up game where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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14# Cities: Skylines - 2017

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Cities: Skylines is a modern take on the classic city simulation. The game introduces new game play elements to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city whilst expanding on some well-established tropes of the city building experience.
Cities: Skylines is a city-building simulation game where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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15# Don't Starve Together - 2016

Review89Score

Don't Starve Together is the standalone multiplayer expansion of the uncompromising survival game Don't Starve.
Don't Starve Together is a survival game that offers Building mechanism.

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16# Parkitect - 2016

Review87Score

Early Access

Parkitect is a business simulation game that charges you with the construction and management of theme parks!
Parkitect is a simulation game where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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17# Tricky Towers - 2014

Review74Score

With your brilliant robe and magic powers, it’s time to build some Tricky Towers! Stack your bricks in this land of fable, whose marvelous tower will be the most stable? Battle your friends and rise to fame, in this frantic physics game.
Tricky Towers is a local multiplayer multiplayer puzzle game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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18# Wyrmsun - 2015

Review84Score
Screenshot of the video game Wyrmsun
Screenshot of the video game Wyrmsun
Screenshot of the video game Wyrmsun

Wyrmsun is a real-time strategy game which features elements of mythology, history and fiction.
Wyrmsun is a real-time grand strategy game that offers Building mechanism.

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19# ARK: Survival Evolved - 2015

Review81Score

Early Access

As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing & starving on a mysterious island, you must hunt, harvest, craft items, grow crops, & build shelters to survive. Use skill & cunning to kill, tame, breed, & ride Dinosaurs & primeval creatures living on ARK, and team up with hundreds of players or play locally!
ARK: Survival Evolved is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Building.

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20# Dungeon Warfare - 2015

Review92Score

As you successfully purify your dungeons throughout the world from the pesky invaders, you will gain access to more powerful traps and devious utilities. Unlock more than 30 achievements designed for everyone - ranging from casual gamers to hardcore gosus.
Dungeon Warfare is a strategy game that offers Building mechanism.

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21# 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?
5089: The Action RPG is a first-person RPG game that offers Building mechanism.

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22# Robocraft - 2014

Review71Score

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!
Robocraft is a free to play. Robocraft is a game that offers Building mechanism.

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23# Age of Wonders III - 2014

Review81Score

Age of Wonders III is the long anticipated sequel to the award-winning strategy series. Delivering a unique mix of Empire Building, Role Playing and Warfare, Age of Wonders III offers the ultimate in turn-based fantasy strategy for veterans of the series and new players alike!
Age of Wonders III is a turn-based strategy game that offers Building mechanism in a fantasy world.

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24# Stellar Overload - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Stellar Overload
Screenshot of the video game Stellar Overload
Screenshot of the video game Stellar Overload

Early Access

Robots of the Imperium Machina 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.
Stellar Overload is a open-world FPS (First Person Shooter) game where Building is an important part of the gameplay in a science fiction world.

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25# Bridge Constructor Medieval - 2014

Review73Score

Bridge Constructor Medieval turns back the clock a few centuries to the time of knights and castles. Throughout the exciting background story, you will familiarize yourself with the various materials on a step-by-step basis, and learn everything you need to know so that your bridges meet the requirements of the different levels.
Bridge Constructor Medieval is a simulation game where Building is an important part of the gameplay.

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