Best Moddable Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,221 Moddable 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. Moddable game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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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 Moddable game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 244,681 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 241,385 positive reviews and 3,296 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. Euro Truck Simulator 2

Travel across Europe as king of the road, a trucker who delivers important cargo across impressive distances! With dozens of cities to explore, your endurance, skill and speed will all be pushed to their limits.

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 726,093 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 708,883 positive reviews and 17,210 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 10/12/2012
Franchise SCS Software
Developer SCS Software
Publisher SCS Software
Steam App Id 227300

3. RimWorld

A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

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RimWorld has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 186,951 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 183,288 positive reviews and 3,663 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 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 $34.99
Release Date 10/17/2018
Developer Ludeon Studios
Publisher Ludeon Studios
Steam App Id 294100

4. Left 4 Dead 2

Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008. This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.

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Left 4 Dead 2 has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 855,917 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 834,749 positive reviews and 21,168 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 11/16/2009
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 550

5. Mount & Blade: Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

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Mount & Blade: Warband has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 160,309 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156,688 positive reviews and 3,621 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 Mount & Blade: Warband on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/31/2010
Developer TaleWorlds Entertainment
Publisher TaleWorlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 48700

6. Half-Life 2

1998. HALF-LIFE sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named "Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launches a franchise with more than eight million retail units sold worldwide.

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Half-Life 2 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 192,156 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 187,571 positive reviews and 4,585 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 11/16/2004
Franchise Half-Life
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 220

7. VPet-Simulator

Feeling like the computer desktop is too dull? Need something cute to heal oneself? Come and try this new completely free and open source V-Pet simulator. A cute and adorable pet that supports various feeding interactions to accompany you in game learning is definitely your best choice!

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VPet-Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 39,167 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 38,522 positive reviews and 645 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run VPet-Simulator on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 8/14/2023
Developer LB Game
Publisher LB Game
Steam App Id 1920960

8. BeamNG.drive

A dynamic soft-body physics vehicle simulator capable of doing just about anything.

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BeamNG.drive has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 249,371 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 242,608 positive reviews and 6,763 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play BeamNG.drive on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/29/2015
Developer BeamNG
Publisher BeamNG
Steam App Id 284160

9. 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 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 49,573 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 48,540 positive reviews and 1,033 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

10. Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod is a physics sandbox. There aren't any predefined aims or goals. We give you the tools and leave you to play.

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Garry's Mod has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Moddable games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,068,421 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,033,526 positive reviews and 34,895 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Garry's Mod on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/29/2006
Developer Facepunch Studios
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 4000

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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 25). Euro Truck Simulator 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). RimWorld on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Mount & Blade: Warband on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Half-Life 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). VPet-Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). BeamNG.drive on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). A Hat in Time on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Garry's Mod on Steam. Steam Store.

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