Total Nerd The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam  

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Looking for good PC classic games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam classic 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 classic PC games on Steam.

For those nostalgic for classic games, remember Clannad? The 2004 best-selling Japanese visual novel was added to Steam in November 2015, complete with an upgrade to visuals and achievement integration for its branching plot. Another classic game you may remember is Impossible Creatures, which made its debut in 2003. Developed by Relic Entertainment, this classic game was notable for its customizing feature that allowed players to create their own armies of nine creatures, each creature a combination of two (of 71) animals.

Vote up the classic games on Steam that you would recommend to other gamers, and downvote anything you played but didn't enjoy.

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Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Day of the Tentacle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
2000

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Freedom Planet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
Freedom Planet

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Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Postal 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
2003

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Serious Sam Classic: The Secon... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter

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Portal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
2007

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Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails i... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Impossible Creatures is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Serious Sam Classic: The First... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter

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The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Medieval II: Total War is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Clannad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Higurashi When They Cry Hou is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
Higurashi When They Cry Hou

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Cave Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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Neighbors From Hell Compilatio... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
Neighbors From Hell Compilation

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Stronghold: Crusader is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam

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The Secret of Monkey Island: S... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition 2009

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Turok is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam
2007

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Half-Life: Opposing Force is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PC Classic Games on Steam