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The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam  

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Looking for good PC city building games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam city building games that you'll definitely find worth your time. The Steam Store can be frustrating to browse, as they often are too gratuitous with their tagging system. To ensure that you find exactly what you're looking for, browse this list of the best city building PC games on Steam.

Plan and build a city, town, or municipality from scratch with a city building game like Zeus + Poseidon, where everything starts with a plot of land. With it, players build a city-state of their own design, setting everything from laws to defense. In Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, players also engage in city building by gathering resources to create a town. In this city building game, players have a choice of five historically-based campaigns.

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Banished is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
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Prison Architect is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
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Kingdoms and Castles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
BigDog05 added Kingdoms and Castles
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Northgard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Northgard
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Age Of Empires II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Age Of Empires II
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Stronghold is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Oct 21 2001
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Zeus + Poseidon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Zeus + Poseidon
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Pharoah + Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Pharoah + Cleopatra
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Rise of Nations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
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Kenshi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Kenshi
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Caesar 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Caesar 3
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Tropico 3: Absolute Power is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Tropico 3: Absolute Power
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Tropico 4 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Tropico 4
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Hearthlands is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Hearthlands
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Dawn Of Discovery is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Dawn Of Discovery
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Startopia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Jan 01 2001
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Train Simulator is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Train Simulator
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Kingdom: Classic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Kingdom: Classic
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Stronghold: Crusader is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
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Stonehearth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Stonehearth
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Tropico is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
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Craft The World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Craft The World
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Judgement: Apocalypse Survival is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Judgement: Apocalypse Survival
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Rise To Ruins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Rise To Ruins
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Dawn Of Discovery: Venice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PC City Building Games on Steam
Dawn Of Discovery: Venice