Total Nerd The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam  

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From 2D puzzle platform games to full fledged 3D titles, these PC indie games on Steam are sure to tickle that indie gaming pickle. From small teams to single developers, indie games on PC have brought out everyone's creativity in the best way possible. There are a staggering amount of PC indie games on Steam right now, but hopefully this list can narrow it down to a select few for you to try.

There are programming puzzle indie games on Steam like Opus Magnum or Hexcells Infinite. If story-based and atmospheric indie video games are more your thing, then try out Finding Paradise or Bastion. Investigate your suspicious neighbor and find out what's really going on in the Steam indie game, Hello Neighbor. Or attempt to make it to the top of a mountain as a naked man in an iron cauldron, only to find your dreams and hard work are crushed to dust as you watch all your progress pass before your eyes, in Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy.

Take a look below to see which Steam indie video games have taken the top spots. It's up to you to vote on your favorite PC indie games to insure they climb higher on the list! 

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38 16
Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.

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36 16
Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hollow Knight Team Cherry

3
28 10
Undertale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
rigma added Toby Fox

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35 16
Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Stardew Valley ConcernedApe

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25 11
Papers, Please is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Papers, Please 3909

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29 15
The Binding of Isaac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Edmund McMillen, Florian Himsl

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21 13
Hotline Miami is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam

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15 8
Bastion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Supergiant Games

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20 13
Super Meat Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Team Meat

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20 16
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Re-Logic

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13 10
Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Klei Entertainment

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13 10
A Hat in Time is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
A Hat in Time Gears for Breakfast

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13 11
Salt and Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Salt and Sanctuary Ska Studios

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13 11
SUPERHOT is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
SUPERHOT SUPERHOT Team

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8 6
Doki Doki Literature Club! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
sodafizz321 added

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7 5
Bendy and the Ink Machine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
sodafizz321 added Bendy and the Ink Machine

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3 1
Inside is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
SubhamNeogi added

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9 8
OneShot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
OneShot Little Cat Feet

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7 6
Brawlhalla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Brawlhalla Blue Mammoth Games

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9 9
Human: Fall Flat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Human: Fall Flat No Brakes Games

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9 9
Axiom Verge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Axiom Verge Thomas Happ Games LLC

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10 11
Starbound is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Chucklefish Ltd

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9 10
BattleBlock Theater is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
The Behemoth

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9 10
Mark of the Ninja is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Klei Entertainment

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7 9
Thimbleweed Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Thimbleweed Park Terrible Toybox

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6 8
Keep Talking and Nobody Explod... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Steel Crate Games

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6 8
Gunpoint is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Gunpoint Suspicious Developments

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5 7
Hidden Folks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hidden Folks Adriaan de Jongh , Sylvain Tegroeg

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4 6
Detention is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Detention RedCandleGames

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4 6
One Finger Death Punch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
One Finger Death Punch Silver Dollar Games

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4 6
GORN is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
GORN Free Lives

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8 11
Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Kerbal Space Program Squad

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11 15
Hello Neighbor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hello Neighbor Dynamic Pixels

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4 7
Finding Paradise is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Finding Paradise Freebird Games

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3 6
Hexcells Infinite is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hexcells Infinite Matthew Brown

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9 13
Getting Over It with Bennett F... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy Bennett Foddy

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2 7
Opus Magnum is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Opus Magnum Zachtronics

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2 7
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
mwahahahaha added

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1 7
Hob is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hob Runic Games