Best Kickstarter Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 223 Kickstarter 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. Kickstarter game rankings were last updated on 5/14/2024.

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1. A Hat in Time

A Hat in Time is a cute-as-heck 3D platformer featuring a little girl who stitches hats for wicked powers! Freely explore giant worlds and recover Time Pieces to travel to new heights!

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A Hat in Time holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS Kickstarter game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 49,490 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 48,460 positive reviews and 1,030 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 10/5/2017
Developer Gears for Breakfast
Publisher Gears for Breakfast
Steam App Id 253230

2. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the complete Shovel Knight collection, containing all 5 games in the epic saga! Dig, blast, slash, and bash your way through a fantastical, 8-bit inspired world of pixel-perfect platforming, memorable characters, and world-class action-adventure gameplay.

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,536 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,917 positive reviews and 619 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 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 $39.99
Release Date 6/26/2014
Franchise Shovel Knight
Developer Yacht Club Games
Publisher Yacht Club Games
Steam App Id 250760

3. Freedom Planet

Fight your way across the celestial world of Avalice where cats are green, motorcycles drive up walls and monster girls do most of the buttkicking! Freedom Planet is a cartoony, combat-based platform adventure that pits a spunky dragonoid and her friends against an alien attack force.

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Freedom Planet has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,605 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,385 positive reviews and 220 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. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 7/21/2014
Developer GalaxyTrail
Publisher GalaxyTrail
Steam App Id 248310

4. Darkest Dungeon®

Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?

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Darkest Dungeon® has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 135,953 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 124,537 positive reviews and 11,416 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.74 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 $3.74
Release Date 1/19/2016
Franchise Red Hook Studios
Developer Red Hook Studios
Publisher Red Hook Studios
Steam App Id 262060

5. A Tiny Sticker Tale

A Tiny Sticker Tale is a cozy miniature adventure about changing the world, using the power of stickers!

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A Tiny Sticker Tale has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 235 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 232 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 10/4/2023
Franchise Ogre Pixel
Developer Ogre Pixel
Publisher Ogre Pixel
Steam App Id 2322180

6. SUPERHOT

SUPERHOT is the smash-hit FPS where time moves only when you move. No regenerating health bars. No conveniently placed ammo drops. It's you, alone, outnumbered and outgunned. Snatch weapons from fallen enemies to shoot, slice and dodge through a truly cinematic hurricane of slow-motion bullets.

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SUPERHOT has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 36,699 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 33,380 positive reviews and 3,319 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 2/25/2016
Franchise SUPERHOT & Co.
Developer SUPERHOT Team
Publisher SUPERHOT Team
Steam App Id 322500

7. Divinity: Original Sin (Classic)

Gather your party and get ready for a new, back-to-the-roots RPG adventure! Discuss your decisions with companions; fight foes in turn-based combat; explore an open world and interact with everything and everyone you see. Join up with a friend to play online in co-op and make your own adventures with the powerful RPG toolkit.

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Divinity: Original Sin (Classic) has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,702 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,730 positive reviews and 972 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Divinity: Original Sin (Classic) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 6/30/2014
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 230230

8. fault - milestone one

fault is a series of Science Fantasy Cinematic Novels using a unique 3D Camera system for a visually immersive reading experience. Follow Selphine, the bubbly Princess and her sharp-witted Royal Guardian, Ritona, on their journey of a lifetime back to their homeland of Rughzenhaide.

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fault - milestone one has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,218 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,983 positive reviews and 235 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. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run fault - milestone one on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 12/15/2014
Franchise ALICE IN DISSONANCE
Developer ALICE IN DISSONANCE
Publisher ALICE IN DISSONANCE
Steam App Id 286260

9. A Light in the Dark

──We cannot choose in this unfair world.The rich boy stuck in his never changing daily life...The fierce girl struggling for survival...Two people in totally opposite positions in life.In the face of confusion and the choices before them, what will they find...?

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A Light in the Dark has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,681 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,567 positive reviews and 114 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Light in the Dark on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/15/2018
Franchise CreSpirit
Developers
Publisher Sekai Project
Steam App Id 766280

10. Fatal Twelve

Shishimai Rinka was a high schooler who ran a small café named Lion House in place of her grandmother. She lived her life much like any other person her age, but one day, she was caught up in an explosion while returning home on the train alongside her friend, Hitsuji Naomi.

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Fatal Twelve has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS Kickstarter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 872 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 818 positive reviews and 54 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Fatal Twelve on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/30/2018
Developer LYCORIS
Publisher Sekai Project
Steam App Id 620210

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10/5/2017
96
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6/26/2014
93
$39.99
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Freedom Planet steam charts
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7/21/2014
92
$14.99
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1/19/2016
90
$3.74
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10/4/2023
89
$9.99
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SUPERHOT steam charts
27
2/25/2016
89
$24.99
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Divinity: Original Sin (Classic) steam charts
17
6/30/2014
89
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fault - milestone one steam charts
3
12/15/2014
89
$14.99
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A Light in the Dark steam charts
1
6/15/2018
89
$14.99
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Fatal Twelve steam charts
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3/30/2018
88
$19.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 23). Freedom Planet on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Darkest Dungeon® on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 6). A Tiny Sticker Tale on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 26). SUPERHOT on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 13). Divinity: Original Sin (Classic) on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). fault - milestone one on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). A Light in the Dark on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Fatal Twelve on Steam. Steam Store.

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