Best Casual Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 54,226 Casual games, but not all of them are able to be played on Mac. 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. Casual game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Stardew Valley

You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?

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Stardew Valley holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS Casual game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 707,234 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 695,010 positive reviews and 12,224 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 2/26/2016
Developer ConcernedApe
Publisher ConcernedApe
Steam App Id 413150

2. Vampire Survivors

Mow down thousands of night creatures and survive until dawn! Vampire Survivors is a gothic horror casual game with rogue-lite elements, where your choices can allow you to quickly snowball against the hundreds of monsters that get thrown at you.

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Vampire Survivors has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 229,867 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 226,535 positive reviews and 3,332 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/20/2022
Developer poncle
Publisher poncle
Steam App Id 1794680

3. Euro Truck Simulator 2

Travel across Europe as king of the road, a trucker who delivers important cargo across impressive distances! With dozens of cities to explore, your endurance, skill and speed will all be pushed to their limits.

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 724,807 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 707,665 positive reviews and 17,142 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/12/2012
Franchise SCS Software
Developer SCS Software
Publisher SCS Software
Steam App Id 227300

4. The Henry Stickmin Collection

A choose-your-own-path where failing is more fun than succeeding.

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The Henry Stickmin Collection has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,024 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,424 positive reviews and 600 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 8/7/2020
Franchise Innersloth
Developer PuffballsUnited
Publisher Innersloth
Steam App Id 1089980

5. A Short Hike

Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.

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A Short Hike has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,167 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,047 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $7.99
Release Date 7/30/2019
Developer adamgryu
Publisher adamgryu
Steam App Id 1055540

6. Slay the Spire

We fused card games and roguelikes together to make the best single player deckbuilder we could. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and Slay the Spire!

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Slay the Spire has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 155,809 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,460 positive reviews and 3,349 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $8.49
Release Date 1/23/2019
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Steam App Id 646570

7. Slime Rancher

Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes.

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Slime Rancher has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 119,897 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 117,401 positive reviews and 2,496 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 possible to play Slime Rancher on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 8/1/2017
Franchise Monomi Park
Developer Monomi Park
Publisher Monomi Park
Steam App Id 433340

8. OneShot

OneShot is a surreal top down Puzzle/Adventure game with unique gameplay capabilities. You are to guide a child through a mysterious world on a mission to restore its long-dead sun. The world knows you exist.

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OneShot has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,369 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,610 positive reviews and 759 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 OneShot on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/9/2016
Developer Future Cat LLC
Publisher KOMODO
Steam App Id 420530

9. Bloons TD 6

The Bloons are back and better than ever! Get ready for a massive 3D tower defense game designed to give you hours and hours of the best strategy gaming available.

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Bloons TD 6 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 307,757 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 299,626 positive reviews and 8,131 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.89 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Bloons TD 6 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.89
Release Date 12/18/2018
Franchise Ninja Kiwi Games
Developer Ninja Kiwi
Publisher Ninja Kiwi
Steam App Id 960090

10. Touhou Mystia's Izakaya

A brand new pixel art restaurant simulator based on the Touhou Project! Play as Mystia, the owner of a small izakaya. Collect ingredients by day, cater to the customers by night, learn recipes from familiar characters, and become the best izakaya owner in all of Gensokyo!

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Touhou Mystia's Izakaya has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS Casual games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,598 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,325 positive reviews and 273 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 10/1/2021
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Steam App Id 1584090

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Stardew Valley steam charts
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2/26/2016
97
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4,207
10/20/2022
97
$4.99
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10,226
10/12/2012
97
$4.99
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The Henry Stickmin Collection steam charts
81
8/7/2020
97
$14.99
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A Short Hike steam charts
20
7/30/2019
97
$7.99
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Slay the Spire steam charts
13,170
1/23/2019
97
$8.49
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Slime Rancher steam charts
484
8/1/2017
97
$19.99
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OneShot steam charts
52
12/9/2016
96
$9.99
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Bloons TD 6 steam charts
9,044
12/18/2018
96
$4.89
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Touhou Mystia's Izakaya steam charts
358
10/1/2021
96
$5.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Vampire Survivors on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Euro Truck Simulator 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Henry Stickmin Collection on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). A Short Hike on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Slay the Spire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 4). Slime Rancher on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). OneShot on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Bloons TD 6 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Touhou Mystia's Izakaya on Steam. Steam Store.

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