Best Mystery Dungeon Linux Games on Steam

Steam currently has 819 Mystery Dungeon games, but not all of them are able to be played on Linux builds. 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. Mystery Dungeon game rankings were last updated on 5/13/2024.

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1. Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat! Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection!

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Crypt of the NecroDancer holds the #1 spot for "best Linux Mystery Dungeon game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23,983 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,003 positive reviews and 980 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 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 $2.99
Release Date 4/23/2015
Franchise Klei
Developer Brace Yourself Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 247080

2. Shattered Pixel Dungeon

Shattered Pixel Dungeon is a traditional roguelike dungeon crawler that's simple to start but hard to master! Every game is a unique challenge, with five different heroes, randomized levels and enemies, and hundreds of items to collect and use.

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Shattered Pixel Dungeon has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,175 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,118 positive reviews and 57 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $6.69 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 $6.69
Release Date 3/23/2022
Developer Shattered Pixel
Publisher Shattered Pixel
Steam App Id 1769170

3. Mondealy: Day One

Mondealy: Day One is a prologue for the 2D adventure game Mondealy. You can see how adventures in the magical kingdom of Dargratt begin.

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Mondealy: Day One has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 666 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 640 positive reviews and 26 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 9/13/2021
Franchise Valkyrie Initiative
Developer uglycoal
Publisher Valkyrie Initiative
Steam App Id 1591570

4. The Doors of Trithius

The Doors of Trithius is a RPG roguelike set in a randomly generated fantasy world. Fight monsters, avoid traps, collect loot, manage your wounds and more as you traverse the mysterious world of Enalia.

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The Doors of Trithius has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 309 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 297 positive reviews and 12 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.74 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Doors of Trithius on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $12.74
Release Date 8/16/2021
Developer Jake Donkersgoed
Publisher Jake Donkersgoed
Steam App Id 1519490

5. Backpack Hero

The inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your backpack, and vanquish your foes!

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Backpack Hero has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,633 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,885 positive reviews and 748 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 11/14/2023
Franchise IndieArk
Developer Jaspel
Publishers
Steam App Id 1970580

6. Summoner's Mess

You've made a mistake trying to summon a beast from the depths. Explore a huge manor to solve your mess. Can you find the sacred grimoires before being consumed by the darkness?

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Summoner's Mess has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 81 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 79 positive reviews and 2 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 10/29/2021
Developer Elendow
Publisher Elendow
Steam App Id 1727220

7. Dead Dungeon

Challenging 2D platformer in the best traditions of classic games, with an excellent chiptune soundtrack. The game will check your nerves for strength and bring a lot of emotions.

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Dead Dungeon has achieved a Player Score of 84, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 263 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 241 positive reviews and 22 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.69 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 $0.69
Release Date 11/12/2018
Franchise Roenko Games
Developer Roenko Games
Publisher Roenko Games
Steam App Id 751640

8. Cursed Gem

Help Oliver in this retro-pixel and challenging platformer. Explore a cursed cave, full of traps, secrets and diamonds. Complete all levels, get the biggest diamond for your girlfriend and break the curse that is dooming you.

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Cursed Gem has achieved a Player Score of 82, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54 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 Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 8/3/2020
Developer AikonCWD
Publisher Vega Games
Steam App Id 1194480

9. Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory

A mind-bendingly challenging puzzle game that mixes homage to retro classics with funny dialogue and innovative puzzle mechanics. Over a hundred ultra-challenging pixelated puzzles will have you avoiding killer robots as you engage with memorable characters.

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Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory has achieved a Player Score of 80, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 58 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54 positive reviews and 4 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. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/14/2022
Developer Symbolic Software
Publisher Symbolic Software
Steam App Id 1829450

10. Tangledeep

Enter the magical world of Tangledeep, a beautifully polished dungeon crawler inspired by classic 16-bit RPGs! Colorful characters, a unique job system, tons of skills, items, and diverse environments with deep, turn-based roguelike gameplay. A different adventure every time you play!

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Tangledeep has achieved a Player Score of 80, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Linux Mystery Dungeon games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,376 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,150 positive reviews and 226 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Tangledeep on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 2/1/2018
Developer Impact Gameworks
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Steam App Id 628770

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Crypt of the NecroDancer steam charts
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4/23/2015
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90
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8/16/2021
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11/14/2023
86
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10/29/2021
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$2.99
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11/12/2018
84
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8/3/2020
82
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2/1/2018
80
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Shattered Pixel Dungeon on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 27). Mondealy: Day One on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Doors of Trithius on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Backpack Hero on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 19). Summoner's Mess on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 13). Dead Dungeon on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 25). Cursed Gem on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 29). Dr. Kobushi's Labyrinthine Laboratory on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 13). Tangledeep on Steam. Steam Store.

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