Best Procedural Generation Steam Deck Games

Steam currently has 3,569 Procedural Generation 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. Procedural Generation game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. 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 holds the #1 spot for "best Procedural Generation Steam Deck game" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 186,772 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 183,115 positive reviews and 3,657 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

2. Slay the Spire

We fused card games and roguelikes together to make the best single player deckbuilder we could. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and Slay the Spire!

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Slay the Spire has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 156,133 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,782 positive reviews and 3,351 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.49 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 $8.49
Release Date 1/23/2019
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Steam App Id 646570

3. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 287,647 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,551 positive reviews and 7,096 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/4/2014
Developers
Publisher Nicalis, Inc.
Steam App Id 250900

4. Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a roguelite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.

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Dead Cells has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 151,718 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 147,450 positive reviews and 4,268 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 8/6/2018
Developer Motion Twin
Publisher Motion Twin
Steam App Id 588650

5. Brotato

Brotato is a top-down arena shooter roguelite where you play a potato wielding up to 6 weapons at a time to fight off hordes of aliens. Choose from a variety of traits and items to create unique builds and survive until help arrives.

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Brotato has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 75,265 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 73,206 positive reviews and 2,059 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.74 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 $3.74
Release Date 6/23/2023
Franchise Blobfish Games
Developer Blobfish
Publisher Blobfish
Steam App Id 1942280

6. Balatro

The poker roguelike. Balatro is a hypnotically satisfying deckbuilder where you play illegal poker hands, discover game-changing jokers, and trigger adrenaline-pumping, outrageous combos.

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Balatro has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 38,520 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37,478 positive reviews and 1,042 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 2/20/2024
Franchise Playstack
Developer LocalThunk
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Steam App Id 2379780

7. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,524 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,231 positive reviews and 293 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/8/2015
Developer Steel Crate Games
Publisher Steel Crate Games
Steam App Id 341800

8. Dorfromantik

Dorfromantik is a peaceful building strategy and puzzle game where you create a beautiful and ever-growing village landscape by placing tiles. Explore a variety of colorful biomes, discover and unlock new tiles and complete quests to fill your world with life!

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Dorfromantik has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 25,710 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24,844 positive reviews and 866 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 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 $13.99
Release Date 4/28/2022
Developer Toukana Interactive
Publisher Toukana Interactive
Steam App Id 1455840

9. Post Void

Post Void is a hypnotic scramble of early first-person shooter design that values speed above all else. Keep your head full and reach the end; Kill what you can to see it mend; Get the high score or try again.

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Post Void has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,782 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,521 positive reviews and 261 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 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 $2.99
Release Date 8/6/2020
Developer YCJY Games
Publisher YCJY Games
Steam App Id 1285670

10. 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 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Procedural Generation Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23,988 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,009 positive reviews and 979 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 4/23/2015
Franchise Klei
Developer Brace Yourself Games
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Steam App Id 247080

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RimWorld steam charts
25,140
10/17/2018
97
$34.99
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Slay the Spire steam charts
9,585
1/23/2019
97
$8.49
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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth steam charts
11,476
11/4/2014
96
$14.99
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Dead Cells steam charts
1,856
8/6/2018
96
$24.99
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Brotato steam charts
2,211
6/23/2023
96
$3.74
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Balatro steam charts
10,867
2/20/2024
95
$14.99
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes steam charts
225
10/8/2015
95
$14.99
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Dorfromantik steam charts
324
4/28/2022
94
$13.99
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Post Void steam charts
10
8/6/2020
94
$2.99
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Crypt of the NecroDancer steam charts
172
4/23/2015
94
$14.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Slay the Spire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Dead Cells on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Brotato on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Balatro on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Dorfromantik on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Post Void on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Crypt of the NecroDancer on Steam. Steam Store.

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