Best Choose Your Own Adventure Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,920 Choose Your Own Adventure 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. Choose Your Own Adventure game rankings were last updated on 5/18/2024.

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1. People Playground

Shoot, stab, burn, poison, tear, vaporise, or crush ragdolls in a large open space.

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People Playground holds the #1 spot for "best Choose Your Own Adventure game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 243,890 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 240,611 positive reviews and 3,279 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/23/2019
Developer mestiez
Publisher Studio Minus
Steam App Id 1118200

2. 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 #2 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,023 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,423 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

3. Our Life: Beginnings & Always

A twenty-dollar bill, four summers, fifteen years, and a one of a kind life. Create an experience that’s all your own in this near-fully customizable visual novel where you grow from childhood to adulthood with the lonely boy next door.

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Our Life: Beginnings & Always has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,016 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,896 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Our Life: Beginnings & Always on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2020
Franchise GB Patch Games
Developer GB Patch Games
Publisher GB Patch Games
Steam App Id 1129190

4. Volcano Princess

Prepare the next monarch by finding her hobbies, training her for battle, and befriending the citizens she'll one day protect. Dive into an all-new parenting-simulator-RPG adventure, where every decision you make will not only affect the future of your daughter but that of an entire empire!

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Volcano Princess has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 32,515 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,807 positive reviews and 708 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Volcano Princess on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $10.99
Release Date 4/21/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
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Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1669980

5. The Wolf Among Us

From the makers of the 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead, comes a thriller based on the award-winning Fables comic books. As Bigby Wolf you will discover that a brutal, bloody murder is just a taste of things to come in a game series where your every decision can have enormous consequences.

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The Wolf Among Us has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 33,018 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 32,291 positive reviews and 727 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Wolf Among Us on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 10/11/2013
Franchise Telltale Games
Developer Telltale
Publisher Telltale
Steam App Id 250320

6. The Walking Dead

A five-part adventure horror series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series.

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The Walking Dead has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 67,280 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 65,389 positive reviews and 1,891 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 4/24/2012
Developer Telltale Games
Publisher Skybound Games
Steam App Id 207610

7. Word Game: Episode 0

Word game is literally a game of words. Player controls "I" to find clues between lines, delete words to change the meaning of sentences, or shift words to rewrite facts. “I” must be wise and brave enough complete the mission of words. May the best "I” win!

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Word Game: Episode 0 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,447 positive reviews and 52 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, it is possible to play Word Game: Episode 0 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/14/2021
Developer Team9
Publisher Team9
Steam App Id 1507970

8. A Date with Death

Fight against & romance the one hunting for your soul in A Date with Death, a romance chat simulator where you date(?) the Grim Reaper himself. Create your own character, decorate your apartment, and chat away with the charming yet dangerous Grim Reaper through text and video calls.

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A Date with Death has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,520 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,436 positive reviews and 84 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 possible to play A Date with Death on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/7/2023
Franchise Two and a Half Studios
Developer Two and a Half Studios
Publisher Two and a Half Studios
Steam App Id 2415010

9. The Test

You will answer a series of questions that will reveal truths from deep within. These questions may make you uncomfortable, but with great knowledge comes great sacrifice. Can you make it all the way through The Test, and if you do, are you sure you want the answers you seek?

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The Test has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,256 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,691 positive reviews and 565 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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 $1.99
Release Date 2/24/2020
Developer Randumb Studios
Publisher Randumb Studios
Steam App Id 1241510

10. Mon Bazou

Build your crappy vehicle into a race car, install the parts yourself. Make money by cutting wood, racing at night or delivering pizza. Maybe you want to manage a sugar shack or build yourself a big garage?

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Mon Bazou has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Choose Your Own Adventure games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,017 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,709 positive reviews and 308 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.99 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 $15.99
Release Date 12/16/2021
Developer Santa Goat
Publisher Santa Goat
Steam App Id 1520370

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Henry Stickmin Collection on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 30). Our Life: Beginnings & Always on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Volcano Princess on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). The Wolf Among Us on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). The Walking Dead on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). A Date with Death on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 23). The Test on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Mon Bazou on Steam. Steam Store.

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