Best Turn-Based Tactics Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,498 Turn-Based Tactics 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. Turn-Based Tactics game rankings were last updated on 5/14/2024.

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1. 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 holds the #1 spot for "best Turn-Based Tactics game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 25,690 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24,825 positive reviews and 865 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

2. Your Only Move Is HUSTLE

Master your technique, execute flashy combos, and outsmart opponents across the world, frame-by-frame. Slow down the clock to fine-tune your fighting style in this innovative, turn-based combat simulator. Pulverize your friends and choreograph spectacular fight scenes. No training mode required.

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Your Only Move Is HUSTLE has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,324 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,551 positive reviews and 773 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Your Only Move Is HUSTLE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 2/2/2023
Developer Ivy Sly
Publisher Ivy Sly
Steam App Id 2212330

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 Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,789 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,025 positive reviews and 764 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 5/21/2020
Franchise Good Shepherd Entertainment
Developer Shiny Shoe
Publisher Good Shepherd Entertainment
Steam App Id 1102190

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 Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,149 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,929 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. Cassette Beasts

Collect awesome monsters to use during turn-based battles in this open-world RPG, now with online multiplayer mode. Combine any two monster forms using Cassette Beasts’ Fusion System to create unique and powerful new ones!

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Cassette Beasts has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,601 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,361 positive reviews and 240 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $13.99
Release Date 4/26/2023
Franchise Raw Fury Games
Developer Bytten Studio
Publisher Raw Fury
Steam App Id 1321440

6. XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 53,927 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 50,880 positive reviews and 3,047 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 10/9/2012
Franchise XCOM Franchise
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Steam App Id 200510

7. The Arrogant Kaiju Princess and The Detective Servant

Living as a slave to the Kaiju Princess in a colorful cohabitation lifestyle! An enriching and exciting time management love development game.

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The Arrogant Kaiju Princess and The Detective Servant has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,820 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,776 positive reviews and 44 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Arrogant Kaiju Princess and The Detective Servant on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 12/21/2023
Developers
Publisher Mango Party
Steam App Id 2291680

8. Cureocity

“People think battles need powerful weapons, but strategy at hand is key."The story follows a rookie adventurer and a new healer in a dungeon quest, with the core gameplay involving hand-picked methods using weapons and items. Fight or purify? Heal or alter? The choice is in your hands.

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Cureocity has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,265 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,242 positive reviews and 23 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 3/21/2024
Developer Bread On Board
Publisher GCORES PUBLISHING
Steam App Id 2612680

9. Wildermyth

Wildermyth follows heroes over their whole careers, from their pitchfork days to their powerful primes, and on into old age and memory. It’s a party-based procedural storytelling RPG where tactical combat and story decisions will alter your world and reshape your cast of characters.

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Wildermyth has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,404 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,581 positive reviews and 823 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.49 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 $17.49
Release Date 6/15/2021
Developer Worldwalker Games LLC
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Steam App Id 763890

10. Brutal Orchestra

Brutal Orchestra is a Turn-Based Roguelike Strategy Game. You died, someone killed you. You are in Purgatory and you will never escape. Make a deal with the "demon" Bosch and set off into Purgatory finding ​all manner of demented friends and foes on your quest to get petty revenge.

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Brutal Orchestra has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Turn-Based Tactics games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,404 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,374 positive reviews and 30 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Brutal Orchestra on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $15.99
Release Date 12/17/2021
Developers
Publisher Hellbent Games
Steam App Id 1734320

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