Best Procedural Generation Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,557 Procedural Generation 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. Procedural Generation game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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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 game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 186,560 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 182,909 positive reviews and 3,651 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 games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 155,723 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,382 positive reviews and 3,341 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
Developers
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Steam App Id 646570

3. Lethal Company

A co-op horror about scavenging at abandoned moons to sell scrap to the Company.

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Lethal Company has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 394,907 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 384,973 positive reviews and 9,934 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 Lethal Company on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/23/2023
Developer Zeekerss
Publisher Zeekerss
Steam App Id 1966720

4. 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 #4 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 287,244 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,164 positive reviews and 7,080 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

5. Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic is a 1-4 player co-op FPS featuring badass space Dwarves, 100% destructible environments, procedurally-generated caves, and endless hordes of alien monsters.

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Deep Rock Galactic has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 288,460 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,219 positive reviews and 8,241 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Deep Rock Galactic on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 5/13/2020
Franchise Coffee Stain
Developer Ghost Ship Games
Publisher Coffee Stain Publishing
Steam App Id 548430

6. Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, 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. Regular free content updates!

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Dead Cells has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 151,445 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 147,180 positive reviews and 4,265 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

7. 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 #7 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 75,103 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 73,053 positive reviews and 2,050 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

8. 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 #8 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,881 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 36,856 positive reviews and 1,025 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

9. Wobbledogs

A 3D pet simulation where you raise your own personal hive of mutating dogs, physically simulated all the way down to their guts! Wobbledogs is a casual and chill sandbox for players of all ages who want to care for their very own virtual pets in a surprising, unique, and stress-free environment.

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Wobbledogs has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,624 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,456 positive reviews and 168 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Wobbledogs on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/15/2022
Franchise Secret Mode
Developer Animal Uprising
Publisher Secret Mode
Steam App Id 1424330

10. 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 #10 spot for the best Procedural Generation games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,506 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,213 positive reviews and 293 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 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 $5.99
Release Date 10/8/2015
Developer Steel Crate Games
Publisher Steel Crate Games
Steam App Id 341800

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10/17/2018
97
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1/23/2019
97
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10/23/2023
97
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11/4/2014
96
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4,576
5/13/2020
96
$29.99
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Dead Cells steam charts
2,292
8/6/2018
96
$24.99
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2,749
6/23/2023
96
$3.74
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Balatro steam charts
8,777
2/20/2024
95
$14.99
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Wobbledogs steam charts
52
3/15/2022
95
$19.99
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153
10/8/2015
95
$5.99
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220
4/28/2022
94
$13.99
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4
8/6/2020
94
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7/12/2019
94
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263
5/21/2020
94
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Crypt of the NecroDancer steam charts
207
4/23/2015
94
$14.99
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6/7/2020
94
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Downwell steam charts
44
10/15/2015
94
$2.99
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31
11/8/2017
94
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Townscaper steam charts
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8/26/2021
94
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6/12/2020
94
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Slay the Spire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Lethal Company on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Deep Rock Galactic on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Dead Cells on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Brotato on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Balatro on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Wobbledogs on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes on Steam. Steam Store.

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