Best Trading Card Game Games on Steam

Steam currently has 534 Trading Card Game 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. Trading Card Game game rankings were last updated on 3/30/2024.

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1. Grimm

The true meaning of the word fear... Once upon a time, fairy tales were valuable cautionary yarns filled with dire warnings and sage advice. However, over time, the stories have become so watered down with cute woodland creatures and happy endings that they have lost their true meaning and purpose. No more!

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Grimm holds the #1 spot for "best Trading Card Game game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 30,205 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 29,295 positive reviews and 910 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Grimm on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/6/2014
Developer Spicyhorse Games
Publisher Spicyhorse Games
Steam App Id 252150

2. Zup! S

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! S has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,716 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,334 positive reviews and 382 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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 $1.99
Release Date 11/15/2018
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 617670

3. Tabletop Simulator

Tabletop Simulator is the only simulator where you can let your aggression out by flipping the table! There are no rules to follow: just you, a physics sandbox, and your friends. Make your own online board games or play the thousands of community created mods. Unlimited gaming possibilities!

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Tabletop Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 61,959 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 59,591 positive reviews and 2,368 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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, it is not possible to play or run Tabletop Simulator on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 6/5/2015
Developer Berserk Games
Publisher Berserk Games
Steam App Id 286160

4. Zup! F

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! F has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,153 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,920 positive reviews and 233 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 12/11/2019
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 601220

5. Zup! Z

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! Z has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,073 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,950 positive reviews and 123 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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 $1.99
Release Date 12/21/2020
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 1218900

6. I Was a Teenage Exocolonist

Spend your teenage years on an alien planet in this narrative RPG with card-based battles. Explore, grow up, and fall in love. The choices you make and skills you master over ten years will determine the course of your life and the survival of your colony.

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I Was a Teenage Exocolonist has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,830 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,747 positive reviews and 83 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 8/25/2022
Franchise Northway Games
Developer Northway Games
Publisher Finji
Steam App Id 1148760

7. Zup! 2

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! 2 has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,615 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,314 positive reviews and 301 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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 $1.99
Release Date 12/5/2016
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 562220

8. Zup! 8

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! 8 has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,101 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,932 positive reviews and 169 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 2/22/2018
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 799070

9. Kingdom Rush Vengeance - Tower Defense

It's payback time! Lead your mighty dark army and make the Kingdom tremble with every step. Build powerful towers, choose your arsenal for destruction, and find the deadliest combination - train legendary heroes and lead them to victory!

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Kingdom Rush Vengeance - Tower Defense has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,050 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,642 positive reviews and 408 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 10/15/2020
Franchise Ironhide Game Studio
Developer Ironhide Game Studio
Publisher Ironhide Game Studio
Steam App Id 1367550

10. Zup! 5

Minimal physical puzzle with explosions

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Zup! 5 has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Trading Card Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,738 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,567 positive reviews and 171 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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 $1.99
Release Date 6/13/2017
Developer Quiet River
Publisher Quiet River
Steam App Id 645090

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