Best Crafting Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,386 Crafting 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. Crafting 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 Crafting 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. Terraria

Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!

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Terraria has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,284,858 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,254,360 positive reviews and 30,498 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 5/16/2011
Developer Re-Logic
Publisher Re-Logic
Steam App Id 105600

3. Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a story-rich, party-based RPG set in the universe of Dungeons & Dragons, where your choices shape a tale of fellowship and betrayal, survival and sacrifice, and the lure of absolute power.

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Baldur's Gate 3 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 609,243 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 589,632 positive reviews and 19,611 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $50.99 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 $50.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

4. Factorio

Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

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Factorio has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 179,113 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 174,024 positive reviews and 5,089 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $35.00 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 $35.00
Release Date 8/14/2020
Developer Wube Software LTD.
Publisher Wube Software LTD.
Steam App Id 427520

5. DAVE THE DIVER

DAVE THE DIVER is a casual, singleplayer adventure RPG featuring deep-sea exploration and fishing during the day and sushi restaurant management at night. Join Dave and his quirky friends as they seek to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Blue Hole.

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DAVE THE DIVER has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 96,678 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 94,137 positive reviews and 2,541 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 6/28/2023
Developer MINTROCKET
Publisher MINTROCKET
Steam App Id 1868140

6. Subnautica

Descend into the depths of an alien underwater world filled with wonder and peril. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - all while trying to survive.

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Subnautica has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 269,387 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 260,848 positive reviews and 8,539 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 1/24/2018
Franchise Unknown Worlds
Developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 264710

7. Satisfactory

Satisfactory is a first-person open-world factory building game with a dash of exploration and combat. Play alone or with friends, explore an alien planet, create multi-story factories, and enter conveyor belt heaven!

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Satisfactory has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 159,793 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 154,963 positive reviews and 4,830 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Satisfactory on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 6/8/2020
Franchise Coffee Stain
Developer Coffee Stain Studios
Publisher Coffee Stain Publishing
Steam App Id 526870

8. Don't Starve

Don’t Starve is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. Enter a strange and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Gather resources to craft items and structures that match your survival style.

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Don't Starve has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 106,316 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 102,847 positive reviews and 3,469 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Don't Starve on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.49
Release Date 4/23/2013
Franchise Klei
Developer Klei Entertainment
Publisher Klei Entertainment
Steam App Id 219740

9. 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 #9 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57,562 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 55,640 positive reviews and 1,922 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

10. The Forest

As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.

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The Forest has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Crafting games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 539,735 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 515,466 positive reviews and 24,269 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Forest on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 4/30/2018
Developer Endnight Games Ltd
Publisher Endnight Games Ltd
Steam App Id 242760

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2/26/2016
97
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5/16/2011
97
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36,955
8/3/2023
96
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Factorio steam charts
7,251
8/14/2020
96
$35.00
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DAVE THE DIVER steam charts
2,252
6/28/2023
96
$19.99
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Subnautica steam charts
1,600
1/24/2018
96
$29.99
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Satisfactory steam charts
3,997
6/8/2020
96
$29.99
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Don't Starve steam charts
1,507
4/23/2013
95
$2.49
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Blender steam charts
6,948
4/24/2015
95
Free
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The Forest steam charts
1,551
4/30/2018
95
$19.99
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12/16/2021
95
$15.99
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4/10/2024
94
$23.99
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12/17/2022
94
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Valheim steam charts
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2/2/2021
94
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The Planet Crafter: Prologue steam charts
15
12/19/2021
94
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Kenshi steam charts
2,626
12/6/2018
94
$29.99
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Noita steam charts
1,842
10/15/2020
94
$19.99
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shapez steam charts
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6/7/2020
94
$3.49
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Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition steam charts
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8/18/2020
94
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5/2/2024
93
$24.99
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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 16). Terraria on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Baldur's Gate 3 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Factorio on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). DAVE THE DIVER on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Subnautica on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Satisfactory on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Don't Starve on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Blender on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 22). The Forest on Steam. Steam Store.

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