Best Dwarf Games on Steam

Steam currently has 157 Dwarf 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. Dwarf game rankings were last updated on 5/19/2024.

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1. Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic is a 1-4 player co-op FPS featuring badass space Dwarves, 100% destructible environments, procedurally-generated caves, and endless hordes of alien monsters.

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Deep Rock Galactic holds the #1 spot for "best Dwarf game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 288,460 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,219 positive reviews and 8,241 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 Deep Rock Galactic on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 5/13/2020
Franchise Coffee Stain
Developer Ghost Ship Games
Publisher Coffee Stain Publishing
Steam App Id 548430

2. Dwarf Fortress

The deepest, most intricate simulation of a world that's ever been created. The legendary Dwarf Fortress is now on Steam. Build a fortress and try to help your dwarves survive against a deeply generated world.

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Dwarf Fortress has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 25,675 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24,469 positive reviews and 1,206 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 Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Dwarf Fortress on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 12/6/2022
Franchise Kitfox Games
Developer Bay 12 Games
Publisher Kitfox Games
Steam App Id 975370

3. Total War: WARHAMMER II

Strategy gaming perfected. A breath-taking campaign of exploration, expansion and conquest across a fantasy world. Turn-based civilisation management and real-time epic strategy battles with thousands of troops and monsters at your command.

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Total War: WARHAMMER II has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 118,518 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 110,435 positive reviews and 8,083 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Total War: WARHAMMER II on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

4. DFHack - Dwarf Fortress Modding Engine

Extensions for Dwarf Fortress, including bugfixes, interface improvements, automation agents, design blueprints, modding building blocks, and other tools.

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DFHack - Dwarf Fortress Modding Engine has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 403 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 400 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 DFHack - Dwarf Fortress Modding Engine on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 4/14/2023
Developer The DFHack Team
Publisher The DFHack Team
Steam App Id 2346660

5. Battle for Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. Explore the four corners of Irdya in seventeen solo campaigns and dozens of multiplayer maps, taking part in countless adventures as you go.

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Battle for Wesnoth has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,768 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,491 positive reviews and 277 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Battle for Wesnoth on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 5/2/2018
Developer The Battle for Wesnoth Project
Publisher Wesnoth Inc.
Steam App Id 599390

6. Cave Crawlers

Cave Crawlers is a 1-10 player rogue lite set deep underground in a system of randomly generated caves. Players use weapons, spells, and talents to defeat the unique bosses and enemies found in each biome.

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Cave Crawlers has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,831 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,720 positive reviews and 111 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 possible to play Cave Crawlers on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 7/10/2023
Developer Heroic Pyxel LLC
Publisher Heroic Pyxel LLC
Steam App Id 2143030

7. Rampage Knights

Rampage Knights is a cooperative beat 'em up game mixed up with randomized dungeon crawling and exploration, which you can play alone or with a friend online.

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Rampage Knights has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,486 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,228 positive reviews and 258 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.19 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Rampage Knights on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $5.19
Release Date 9/4/2015
Developer Rake in Grass
Publisher Rake in Grass
Steam App Id 314410

8. LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™

Based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, LEGO® The Lord of the Rings follows the original story-lines of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, taking players through the epic story events re-imagined with the humor and endl

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LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™ has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,705 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,455 positive reviews and 1,250 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 not possible to play or run LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™ on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/27/2012
Developer Traveller's Tales
Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Steam App Id 214510

9. Bronzebeard's Tavern

Bronzebeard's Tavern is a goofy and playful restaurant manager sim where 1-8 players can work as a team with multiplayer co-op. Fulfill a number of different roles, serve a diverse range of customers and cook up delicious dwarven cuisine.

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Bronzebeard's Tavern has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,103 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,925 positive reviews and 178 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 possible to play Bronzebeard's Tavern on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/1/2023
Developer The Mermaid MenZ
Publisher The Mermaid MenZ
Steam App Id 2422870

10. Flamebreak

Flamebreak is a roguelite action RPG featuring a unique blend of twinstick meets MOBA arena combat. Each procedurally generated run presents new challenges while your randomized hero's race, weapon, and skills inspire new playstyles and character builds.

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Flamebreak has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Dwarf games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 518 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 487 positive reviews and 31 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Flamebreak on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.49
Release Date 10/16/2015
Developer Nimbly Games
Publisher Nimbly Games
Steam App Id 399640

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