Total Nerd The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam  

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There is something magical about watching your creation thrive in a video game. Steam is the best platform to find the PC building games you're looking for, but it can be daunting trying to find exactly what you want on the Steam store. Below is our ranked list of the best PC building games on Steam, which is heavily influenced by user votes from gamers like you.

You can use your aerospace engineering knowledge to help get three little astronauts, known as Kerbals, to the moon in Kerbal Space Program. Need to get from A to B? There are some great bridge-building games on Steam, like Poly Bridge and Bridge Constructor Portal. Start with simple materials and find the most creative way to construct medieval killing machines that destroy armies in Besiege. Craft and build bases to survive dangers of the environment in PC open-world building games like The Forest and Just Survive. 

From 2D builders on Steam like Prison Architect to FPS sandbox building games like RUST or ARK: Survival Evolved, building games on PC are a great way to show off your imagination. Vote below on which building game on Steam you think deserves the top spot.

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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Cities: Skylines Colossal Order Ltd.

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The Forest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
The Forest Endnight Games Ltd

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Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Kerbal Space Program Squad

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Planet Coaster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Planet Coaster Frontier Developments

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Prison Architect is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Introversion Software

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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Re-Logic

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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Studio Wildcard

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RimWorld is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
RimWorld Ludeon Studios

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Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Team Garry, Facepunch Studios LTD.

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Age of Empires III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Robot Entertainment, Ensemble Studios, Glu

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Rust is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Facepunch Studios LTD.

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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Stardew Valley ConcernedApe

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Anno 2070 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Blue Byte Software, Related Designs

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Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 Red Dot Games

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RollerCoaster Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
MicroProse, Frontier Developments, Chris Sawyer

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Frontier Developments

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ASTRONEER is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
ASTRONEER System Era Softworks

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Craft The World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Craft The World Dekovir Entertainment

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Scrap Mechanic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Scrap Mechanic Axolot Games

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Besiege is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Besiege Spiderling Studios

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From The Depths is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
From The Depths Brilliant Skies Ltd.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Chris Sawyer, Chris Sawyer Productions

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Airships: Conquer The Skies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Airships: Conquer The Skies David Stark

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Poly Bridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
Poly Bridge Dry Cactus

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RollerCoaster Tycoon Ultimate ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best PC Building Games On Steam
RollerCoaster Tycoon Ultimate Collection Chris Sawyer Productions, Frontier