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Fun games for Steam Deck that won't break the bank

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Looking for some games to play on Steam Deck that are good, work well and don't cost too much? Here's a few choice picks from me to you.

While there's a number of game lists and videos from various websites and creators, a lot only seem to focus on the top "best" games. Usually, they're made up of the latest AA / AAA. As always, I like to be different. So going over my Steam library and picking out some absolute gems, here's some suggestions with a nice varied mix. All tested directly by me.

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I'll be repeatedly going over my own Steam library to pick out various games both new and old for you to check out. What games have you found to be reasonably cheap and perhaps a little unknown that work great?

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barab4 18 Aug, 2022
Star Renegades - Pick a team and fight through ~5 hour runs. I very much like the "turn-based" combat system in this one and finding team synergies.
Previous title from the developer - Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition is also great.
AciD 18 Aug, 2022
Olliolli World is 'gnarly' on the Deck ;)
Nomad survival too, and the recent Cult of the lamb is awesome, on deck and on desktop :D
CZiNTrPT 18 Aug, 2022
Quoting: Craggles086Lonely Mountain Downhill
is my two cents worth.
Might cost a bit more than two cents though.

If you like downhill bike riding through beautiful nature shots. And trying to run the fastest ride down the hill. Lots of tracks to unlock and new bikes and gear.

Sadly only one player..

Maybe if there is only one player, it isn't that good.. :-P
Craggles086 4 Sep, 2022
Lonely Mountain Downhill - Downhill Mountain Biking

Art of Rally - Rally Driving

Tunic - Zelda / Fez meets Isometric combat
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