11 Games Like Dont Starve

Games Like Dont Starve
Our collection of games like Don’t Starve has other randomly generated adventures that will push your survival skills to the limits.

Don’t Starve launched in 2013 and combined several genres together to create a terrifying survival experience. With sandbox, roguelike and adventure components the game proved to be a hit. With minimal instructions on how to survive and permanent death for your character the difficultly bar is one of the highest in the genre.

Gameplay in Don’t Starve has you exploring random worlds which are presented in a 2.5D manner. Using a mixture of keyboard and mouse inputs you’ll have to explore the world, gather resources for your survival and fend off all sorts of strange creatures.

With day/night cycles, mental health and hunger you’ve got a realistic survival experience on your hands and with death in Don’t Starve coming so easily (in many different ways) you have to remain just as alert for your first day as your one hundredth.

These games like Don’t Starve offer other great sandbox survival games with an emphasis on harsh environments and roguelike elements. You’ll find plenty of fun and difficult adventures waiting for you in the games here.

Games Like Dont Starve

dead-frontier

Dead Frontier

Dead Frontier is one of the few zombie based games that you can access in your browser and for free. The game has been around since 2008 and lets players explore a post-apocalyptic environment while struggling to survive. The uniqueness of the game has attracted a large audience and boasts mill... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(25 votes)
goliath

Goliath

Goliath blends action adventure with sandbox crafting elements to create an interesting quest driven title that will have you stepping into your own robotic creations as you jump from fragment to fragment in the varied game world. In Goliath players find themselves crash landing in an unknown e... Read More »

User Score
5.1
(8 votes)
rust

Rust

Rust is a survival game that comes from the same brains that brought you Garry’s Mod. Drawing inspiration from a wide range of games and genres you’ll find plenty of depth to explore while struggling to survive. The game is best described as a mixture of Minecraft and DayZ. In Rust players will... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(67 votes)
3079

3079

3079 is a unique and challenging game that blends a number of genres together to create a sci-fi action role playing meets first person shooter experience. On the one hand you’ve got random generation and a voxel game world that feels like Minecraft but then you’ve got role playing and shooter ... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(15 votes)
binding-of-isaac

The Binding of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac was designed by Edmund McMillen and offers a bizarre action adventure game that is incredibly fun and addicting while also hitting many other check boxes. The game is available through Steam and was released in 2011. In The Binding of Isaac you take on the role of Isaac wit... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(10 votes)
salem

Salem

Salem is a free to play MMO with a focus on exploration and crafting mechanics. Seatribe is behind development of the game who also run the popular hardcore MMO, Haven and Hearth (to which Salem has many similarities). Just like in Haven and Hearth players can expect permanent death in Salem so... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(23 votes)
haven-and-hearth

Haven and Hearth

Haven and Hearth is a free to play survival based MMORPG that will have you fighting to survive in an unforgiving game world with permanent death. You will have to fight off animals, hunger and other players. The game is being developed by Jorb and Loftar and takes place on a persistent single ... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(34 votes)
krafteers

Krafteers: Tomb Defenders

Krafteers Tomb Defenders has you collecting resources in a strange world to craft weapons and eventually your own fortress in order to defend yourself. Krafteers Tomb Defenders was developed by Deonn Games and is available for free on your Android device. However, an in game purchase is require... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(34 votes)
vox

Vox

Vox combines the rising popularity of the voxel genre with role playing features to create a highly customisable experience. The game is being developed by AlwaysGeeky Games and has been under development since September 2012. Vox makes everything in the game world customisable, encouraging pla... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(15 votes)
delver

Delver

Delver is a dungeon crawler with randomised levels and is available for Windows, Mac and Android devices. The game has great appeal for fans of rougelike dungeon and action role playing games with its exploration and loot orientated gameplay. Delver has been in development since 2012 and has sl... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(29 votes)
infestation-survivor-stories

Infestation: Survivor Stories

Infestation: Survivor Stories (originally War Z) lets players experience what it would be like if the world was hit with a zombie apocalypse. The game allows players to either cooperate or fight against other players in a harsh zombie filled world. Players can get a taste of Infestation: Surviv... Read More »

User Score
5.2
(30 votes)