Best Animation & Modeling Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,227 Animation & Modeling games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Animation & Modeling game rankings were last updated on 5/25/2024.

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1. Wallpaper Engine

Use stunning live wallpapers on your desktop. Animate your own images to create new wallpapers or import videos/websites and share them on the Steam Workshop!

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Wallpaper Engine holds the #1 spot for "best Animation & Modeling game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 779,667 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 764,470 positive reviews and 15,197 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Wallpaper Engine on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 11/16/2018
Developer Wallpaper Engine Team
Publisher Wallpaper Engine Team
Steam App Id 431960

2. Aseprite

Aseprite is a pixel-art tool to create 2D animations, sprites, and any kind of graphics for games.

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Aseprite has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,596 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,442 positive reviews and 154 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Aseprite on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/22/2016
Developer David Capello
Publisher Igara Studio
Steam App Id 431730

3. Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod is a physics sandbox. There aren't any predefined aims or goals. We give you the tools and leave you to play.

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Garry's Mod has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,068,421 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,033,526 positive reviews and 34,895 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Garry's Mod on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/29/2006
Developer Facepunch Studios
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 4000

4. Blender

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. Free to use for everyone, for any purpose.

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Blender has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57,810 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 55,875 positive reviews and 1,935 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blender on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/24/2015
Developer Blender Foundation
Publisher Blender Foundation
Steam App Id 365670

5. FAITH: The Unholy Trinity

What you are about to do has not been approved by the Vatican. As a young priest, struggle against demons, insane cultists, and your own weakening faith in this pixel horror game inspired by the era of classic 8-bit gaming and the "Satanic Scare" of the 1980s.

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FAITH: The Unholy Trinity has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,698 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,453 positive reviews and 245 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/21/2022
Franchise New Blood Interactive
Developer Airdorf Games
Publisher New Blood Interactive
Steam App Id 1179080

6. Pixel Studio - pixel art editor

Best pixel art editor. Simple. Fast. Portable.

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Pixel Studio - pixel art editor has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,370 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,227 positive reviews and 143 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 12/25/2019
Developer Hippo Games
Publisher Hippo Games
Steam App Id 1204050

7. Krita

Krita is a powerful, open source and community-driven digital art tool for illustrators, concept designers, animators, comic book artists, game developers, and anyone who wants to express themselves through the creation of visual art.

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Krita has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,551 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,389 positive reviews and 162 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Krita on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 6/10/2014
Developers
Publisher Krita Team
Steam App Id 280680

8. Source Filmmaker

The Source Filmmaker (SFM) is the movie-making tool built and used by us here at Valve to make movies inside the Source game engine. Because the SFM uses the same assets as the game, anything that exists in the game can be used in the movie, and vice versa.

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Source Filmmaker has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,487 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 34,910 positive reviews and 2,577 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Source Filmmaker on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 7/10/2012
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 1840

9. Stream Avatars

Stream Avatars is a content creation tool for live video broadcasting that adds flair to your video to promote viewer engagement and channel growth! Viewers can also spend their hard-earned stream currency on avatar customizations.

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Stream Avatars has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,965 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,880 positive reviews and 85 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Stream Avatars on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 7/26/2017
Developer Travis Miller
Publisher Travis Miller
Steam App Id 665300

10. VRoid Studio v1.28.1

VRoid Studio is a 3D character creation software developed for you to freely express yourself, even without 3D modeling expertise. The software is easy-to-use. Even first-time users can fully enjoy the software by picking preset items and playing around with the parameters’ sliders.

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VRoid Studio v1.28.1 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Animation & Modeling games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,735 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,534 positive reviews and 201 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run VRoid Studio v1.28.1 on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 12/23/2020
Developer pixiv Inc.
Publisher pixiv Inc.
Steam App Id 1486350

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Wallpaper Engine steam charts
35,955
11/16/2018
97
$3.99
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Aseprite steam charts
4,411
2/22/2016
97
$19.99
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Garry's Mod steam charts
21,084
11/29/2006
96
$9.99
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Blender steam charts
6,769
4/24/2015
95
Free
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FAITH: The Unholy Trinity steam charts
48
10/21/2022
92
$14.99
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Pixel Studio - pixel art editor steam charts
153
12/25/2019
92
Free
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Krita steam charts
402
6/10/2014
92
$9.99
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Source Filmmaker steam charts
1,268
7/10/2012
91
Free
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Stream Avatars steam charts
1,199
7/26/2017
91
$14.99
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VRoid Studio v1.28.1 steam charts
424
12/23/2020
91
Free
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Five Nights at Freddy's 4 steam charts
13
7/23/2015
90
$7.99
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Crosshair X steam charts
21,053
8/17/2020
90
$7.99
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1
12/21/2023
90
$0.69
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CatTuber steam charts
33
9/9/2022
89
$4.99
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YoloMouse - Game Cursor Changer steam charts
4,821
5/1/2020
89
$3.99
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Live2DViewerEX steam charts
145
1/1/2022
89
$4.99
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Placid Plastic Desktop steam charts
7
4/1/2024
88
$0.79
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projectM Music Visualizer steam charts
11
7/26/2020
87
Free
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Polda 3 steam charts
2
12/11/2022
86
$3.99
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21
5/10/2022
86
$29.99
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Soures & References

Steambase has best-in-class data powered directly by Steam, our data partners, and in-house experts. Reviews and rankings are enriched, analyzed, and updated in real-time to ensure we surface the most up-to-date insights. Learn more about the Steambase approach to data collection and our review methodology.

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Wallpaper Engine on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Aseprite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Garry's Mod on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Blender on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). FAITH: The Unholy Trinity on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 12). Pixel Studio - pixel art editor on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Krita on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Source Filmmaker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 16). Stream Avatars on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). VRoid Studio v1.28.1 on Steam. Steam Store.

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