Best Roguelike Deckbuilder Games on Steam

Steam currently has 348 Roguelike Deckbuilder 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. Roguelike Deckbuilder game rankings were last updated on 5/16/2024.

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1. 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 holds the #1 spot for "best Roguelike Deckbuilder game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 155,844 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,495 positive reviews and 3,349 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

2. 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 #2 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 38,159 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37,127 positive reviews and 1,032 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
Publishers
Steam App Id 2379780

3. Monster Train

Monster Train is a strategic roguelike deck building game with a twist. Set on a train to hell, you’ll use tactical decision making to defend multiple vertical battlegrounds. With real time competitive multiplayer and endless replayability, Monster Train is always on time.

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Monster Train has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,790 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,027 positive reviews and 763 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Monster Train on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 5/21/2020
Franchise Good Shepherd Entertainment
Developer Shiny Shoe
Publisher Good Shepherd Entertainment
Steam App Id 1102190

4. Downfall - A Slay the Spire Fan Expansion

A FREE complete expansion for Slay the Spire, made by the modding community. Features one brand new normal character, plus a new game mode with SEVEN fully complete new characters starring in a twisted campaign, and so much more.

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Downfall - A Slay the Spire Fan Expansion has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,406 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,326 positive reviews and 80 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, it is possible to play Downfall - A Slay the Spire Fan Expansion on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 3/25/2022
Developer Table 9 Studio
Publisher Table 9 Studio
Steam App Id 1865780

5. ROUNDS

Rounds is a 1v1 rogue-lite shooter where each round gets more intense. The losing player of each round unlocks clever upgrades to create a better build to counter their opponent.

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ROUNDS has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 27,984 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,617 positive reviews and 1,367 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. At the moment, it is possible to play ROUNDS on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 4/1/2021
Franchise Landfall Games
Developer Landfall
Publisher Landfall
Steam App Id 1557740

6. Cobalt Core

A sci-fi roguelike deckbuilder with a deep new single-axis spin on tactics games! Dodge missiles, line up your cannons, and blast 'em out of the sky... Then get to the bottom of these time loops, before it's too late!

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Cobalt Core has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,316 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,237 positive reviews and 79 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 11/8/2023
Franchise Brace Yourself Games
Developer Rocket Rat Games
Publisher Brace Yourself Games
Steam App Id 2179850

7. Shogun Showdown

Shogun Showdown is a turn-based combat game with rogue-like and deck-building elements. Position yourself and attack at the right time, upgrade your tiles and combo them to get ready to face the Shogun!

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Shogun Showdown has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,110 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,037 positive reviews and 73 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 6/27/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
Developer Roboatino
Publishers
Steam App Id 2084000

8. Die in the Dungeon: Origins

Fight your way through a mysterious dungeon in this deck-building, turn-based roguelike game where you don't use cards, but DICE! Deal with enemies by combining dice on your board, boost their effects with magical relics, and discover the story behind Die in the Dungeon!

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Die in the Dungeon: Origins has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,084 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,991 positive reviews and 93 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 12/1/2023
Franchise HypeTrain Digital
Developer ATICO
Publisher HypeTrain Digital
Steam App Id 2428770

9. Shogun Showdown: Prologue

Fight the army of the Shogun in this free version of Shogun Showdown, a turn-based combat game with rogue-like and deck-building elements. Position yourself and attack at the right time, upgrade your tiles and combo them to get ready to face the Shogun!

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Shogun Showdown: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 628 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 614 positive reviews and 14 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Shogun Showdown: Prologue on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 4/4/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
Developer Roboatino
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Steam App Id 2316330

10. Luck be a Landlord

Luck be a Landlord is a roguelike deckbuilder about using a slot machine to earn rent money and defeat capitalism. This game does not contain any real-world currency gambling or microtransactions.

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Luck be a Landlord has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Roguelike Deckbuilder games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,413 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,816 positive reviews and 597 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 1/6/2023
Developer TrampolineTales
Publisher TrampolineTales
Steam App Id 1404850

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92
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6/27/2023
92
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91
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Balatro on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Monster Train on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 16). Downfall - A Slay the Spire Fan Expansion on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). ROUNDS on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). Cobalt Core on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Shogun Showdown on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Die in the Dungeon: Origins on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Shogun Showdown: Prologue on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 3). Luck be a Landlord on Steam. Steam Store.

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