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Planetbase Alternatives

Planetbase is described as 'Guide a group of space settlers trying to establish an outpost on a remote planet. Grow food, collect energy, mine resources, manufacture bots, and build a fully self-sufficient colony' and is a Survival Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Planetbase for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Wine. The best alternative is RimWorld. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Dwarf Fortress. Other Planetbase like games are Banished, Frostpunk, Oxygen Not Included and Dungeon Keeper 2.

Planetbase alternatives are mainly City Building Games but may also be RTS Games or Survival Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Planetbase.
This page was last updated Aug 18, 2021
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  • Steam
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  1. RimWorld

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    RimWorld follows three survivors from a crashed space liner as they build a colony on a frontier world at the rim of known space. Inspired by the space western vibe of Firefly, the deep simulation of Dwarf Fortress, and the epic scale of Dune and Warhammer 40,000.

  2. Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy simulator. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world.



  3. Banished

    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland.

  4. Frostpunk

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • GOG.com
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    As the ruler of the last city on Earth, it is your duty to manage both its citizens and its infrastructure. What decisions will you make to ensure survival? What will you do when pushed to breaking point? Who will you become in the process?.

  5. Oxygen Not Included

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Oxygen Not Included is a space-colony simulation game. Manage your colonists and help them dig, build and maintain a subterranean asteroid base. You'll need water, warmth, food, and oxygen to keep them alive, and even more than that to keep them happy.



  6. Dungeon Keeper 2

    • Windows

    Discover your evil side as you build your own underground kingdom. Carve out a living, breathing world and attract a host of devilish creatures to swell the ranks of your dark hoards.

    Discontinued

    Discontinued but available at GoG: https://www.gog.com/game/dungeon_keeper_2

  7. Prison Architect

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Steam

    Build and manage a Maximum Security Prison. As the sun casts it’s early morning rays on a beautiful patch of countryside the clock starts ticking.

  8. Kingdoms and Castles (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Kingdoms and Castles is a game about growing a kingdom from a tiny hamlet to a sprawling city and imposing castle.

    Represent entire series of Kingdoms and Castles games.
  9. Castle Story

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    • Steam

    Castle Story is a creative voxel-based strategy game in which you can build castles one brick at a time using an army of little characters called "Bricktrons".

  10. Gnomoria is a sandbox village management game where you help lead a small group of gnomes, who have set out on their own, to thrive into a bustling kingdom!.

    Discontinued

    No updates since release, also see Steam reviews: http://store.steampowered.com/app/224500/

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