Best Idler Steam Deck Games

Steam currently has 1,647 Idler games, but not all of them can be played on the Steam Deck. Explore our list with 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. Idler game rankings were last updated on 5/15/2024.

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1. WorldBox - God Simulator

WorldBox is the ULTIMATE god simulator and sandbox game. A petri dish for your fantasy civilizations. Create your own world or destroy it using many powers. Watch civilizations grow, form kingdoms, colonize new lands, sail to far continents, wars to ignite, empires to fall and towns to burn!

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WorldBox - God Simulator holds the #1 spot for "best Idler Steam Deck game" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 33,231 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,504 positive reviews and 1,727 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 12/2/2021
Developer Maxim Karpenko
Publisher Maxim Karpenko
Steam App Id 1206560

2. Farmer Against Potatoes Idle

Pick up your sword and fight off waves of Potatoes by upgrading your stats constantly, use Equipment, choose between different Classes, put your many Talents to good use, and so much more designed to keep you entertained for a long time.

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Farmer Against Potatoes Idle has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,229 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,024 positive reviews and 205 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 8/25/2022
Developer Oni Gaming
Publisher Oni Gaming
Steam App Id 1535560

3. URBO: Dream One

URBO: Dream One is a meditative puzzle game where you build houses around the mysterious Tower. Let your mind wander through visions of an enchanted city on an island in the middle of the crystal clear waters of a vibrant lake.

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URBO: Dream One has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,063 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,029 positive reviews and 34 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 8/31/2023
Franchise Door 407
Developer Door 407
Publisher Door 407
Steam App Id 2529130

4. Nothing

A game about doing Nothing

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Nothing has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,690 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,363 positive reviews and 327 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 1/10/2024
Developer Pixelatto
Publisher Pixelatto
Steam App Id 2696480

5. Luna's Fishing Garden

Luna's Fishing Garden is a short, cozy fishing and building game. Catch fish, trade it in and create the garden of your dreams by planting new trees, placing water objects and bringing animals to the archipelago.

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Luna's Fishing Garden has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,853 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,761 positive reviews and 92 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 6/16/2021
Franchise Coldwild Games
Developers
Publisher Coldwild Games
Steam App Id 1477790

6. Gachi Heroes

Gachi Heroes is a game about the dark fantasies. That's amazing an endlass journey in which you will know yourself with your favorite gachimuchi characters. How deep would you go?

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Gachi Heroes has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,189 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,071 positive reviews and 118 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.49 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 $0.49
Release Date 10/26/2018
Franchise Lohsoft
Developer Lohsoft
Publisher Lohsoft
Steam App Id 944220

7. 100 hidden rams

100 hidden rams is a hidden object game in a village setting. Black and white hand-drawn graphics in a cartoon style. Interesting and difficult! The clouds are flying by!

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100 hidden rams has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 291 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 288 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.99 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 $0.99
Release Date 8/20/2021
Developers
Publisher Anatoliy Loginovskikh
Steam App Id 1708190

8. Plantera 2: Golden Acorn

The round blue Mellows return to tend to the Garden once more. Grow plants, bushes, trees, animals, water features and the great magical oak tree that has been rumored to have placed its seed there. Tend to the oak tree and grow it to the sky to harvest its Golden Acorns.

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Plantera 2: Golden Acorn has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 961 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 921 positive reviews and 40 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 4/12/2023
Franchise VaragtP
Developer VaragtP
Publisher VaragtP
Steam App Id 1091920

9. Touch Some Grass

Someone told me to go touch some grass. I'm pretty sure this is what they meant.

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Touch Some Grass has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 819 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 786 positive reviews and 33 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.19 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 $1.19
Release Date 4/11/2022
Developer jpm_games
Publisher jpm_games
Steam App Id 1944240

10. THE LONGING

An unusual mix of adventure and idle game. In utter loneliness deep below the surface, it's your task to wait for the awakening of your king... for 400 days.

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THE LONGING has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Idler Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,932 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,470 positive reviews and 462 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 3/5/2020
Franchise Application Systems
Developer Studio Seufz
Publisher Application Systems Heidelberg
Steam App Id 893850

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WorldBox - God Simulator steam charts
1,309
12/2/2021
93
$19.99
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Farmer Against Potatoes Idle steam charts
2,268
8/25/2022
93
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URBO: Dream One steam charts
5
8/31/2023
91
Free
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Nothing steam charts
128
1/10/2024
91
Free
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Luna's Fishing Garden steam charts
1
6/16/2021
90
$7.99
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Gachi Heroes steam charts
1
10/26/2018
90
$0.49
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100 hidden rams steam charts
1
8/20/2021
90
$0.99
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Plantera 2: Golden Acorn steam charts
12
4/12/2023
90
$4.99
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Touch Some Grass steam charts
3
4/11/2022
90
$1.19
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THE LONGING steam charts
63
3/5/2020
89
$14.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Farmer Against Potatoes Idle on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). URBO: Dream One on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Nothing on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Luna's Fishing Garden on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Gachi Heroes on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). 100 hidden rams on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Plantera 2: Golden Acorn on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). Touch Some Grass on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). THE LONGING on Steam. Steam Store.

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