Best Time Travel Linux Games on Steam

Steam currently has 526 Time Travel 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. Time Travel game rankings were last updated on 2/28/2024.

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1. An Arcade Full of Cats

Journey through gaming history's time and space, while searching for adorable feline companions in 'An Arcade Full of Cats,' the ultimate pet'em up hidden object game.

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An Arcade Full of Cats holds the #1 spot for "best Linux Time Travel game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,267 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,205 positive reviews and 62 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 An Arcade Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2023
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2368470

2. Life is Strange - Episode 1

Episode 1 now FREE! Life is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.

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Life is Strange - Episode 1 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 164,194 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 157,914 positive reviews and 6,280 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 Life is Strange - Episode 1 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

3. Portal Reloaded

Portal Reloaded is a free, community made modification for Portal 2. The mod builds on the concepts of the main game by allowing you to place a third portal, which enables traveling between two different timelines. Thinking in four dimensions is vital to solving 25 brand new mind-bending puzzles.

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Portal Reloaded has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,690 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,969 positive reviews and 721 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 Portal Reloaded on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 4/19/2021
Developer PORTANIS
Publisher PORTANIS
Steam App Id 1255980

4. 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel

It's the first ever chess variant with spatial, temporal, and parallel dimensions. It's 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel! Move pieces back in time to create branching timelines. Send a rook to a parallel dimension. Protect your kings in the present and in the past!

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5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,143 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,923 positive reviews and 220 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 7/22/2020
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Steam App Id 1349230

5. Day of the Tentacle Remastered

Originally released by LucasArts in 1993 as a sequel to Ron Gilbert’s ground breaking Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle is back in a remastered edition that features all new hand-drawn, high resolution artwork, with remastered audio, music and sound effects.

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Day of the Tentacle Remastered has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,167 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,036 positive reviews and 131 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. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 3/22/2016
Franchise Double Fine Productions
Developers
Publisher Double Fine Productions
Steam App Id 388210

6. BioShock Infinite

Indebted to the wrong people, with his life on the line, veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now hired gun, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia.

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BioShock Infinite has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 136,311 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 127,919 positive reviews and 8,392 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 3/25/2013
Franchise BioShock Franchise
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Publisher 2K
Steam App Id 8870

7. her tears were my light

a love story between time and space

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her tears were my light has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 441 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 439 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 Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 9/28/2022
Franchise NomnomNami
Developer NomnomNami
Publisher NomnomNami
Steam App Id 2112520

8. Braid

Braid is a puzzle-platformer, drawn in a painterly style, where you can manipulate the flow of time in strange and unusual ways. From a house in the city, journey to a series of worlds and solve puzzles to rescue an abducted princess.

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Braid has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,513 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,922 positive reviews and 591 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 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.

Release Date 4/10/2009
Developer Number None
Publisher Number None
Steam App Id 26800

9. Critters for Sale

Experience death from the comfort of your seat.

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Critters for Sale has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,064 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,021 positive reviews and 43 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 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 $9.99
Release Date 6/3/2021
Developer Sonoshee
Publisher Sonoshee
Steam App Id 1078420

10. The Gardens Between

The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into a mysterious world of beautiful garden islands. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and discover the secrets of each island.

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The Gardens Between has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Linux Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,596 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,434 positive reviews and 162 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 9/19/2018
Developer The Voxel Agents
Publisher The Voxel Agents
Steam App Id 600990

More Time Travel Linux Games on Steam

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An Arcade Full of Cats steam charts
28
11/16/2023
95
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Life is Strange - Episode 1 steam charts
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1/29/2015
95
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Portal Reloaded steam charts
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4/19/2021
94
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5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel steam charts
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7/22/2020
94
$11.99
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Day of the Tentacle Remastered steam charts
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3/22/2016
93
$14.99
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BioShock Infinite steam charts
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3/25/2013
93
$29.99
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her tears were my light steam charts
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9/28/2022
92
$2.99
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Braid steam charts
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4/10/2009
91
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Critters for Sale steam charts
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6/3/2021
90
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9/19/2018
90
$19.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 20). Life is Strange - Episode 1 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Portal Reloaded on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Day of the Tentacle Remastered on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 24). BioShock Infinite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 1). her tears were my light on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 13). Braid on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 10). Critters for Sale on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 22). The Gardens Between on Steam. Steam Store.

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