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The Block is a creative city-building game where you place buildings and trees to make beautiful miniature scenes. Inspired by games like Dorfromantik, there are no time limits, objectives or enemies. The randomly generated pieces offer countless unique creations as you let your mind wander, making for a unique and meditative game.
Unfortunately, The Block is not available on Android, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 16/12/2022
Out Now: Mac and PC
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 3+ year-olds
Genres: World Building and Creative
Accessibility: 23 features
Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks and Grid
Developer: Paul Schnepf (@Paul_Schnepf)
Costs: Purchase cost
Here are our hand-picked short list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed The Block. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed The Block.
Release Date: Coming soon
Coming Soon: PC
Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person, Blocks, Cartoon, Day and Night and Grid
Monterona is a creative game where you build Italian-style towns, inspired by your grandma’s stories. Play focuses on imaginatively placing and detailing houses, walkways, green spaces and canals to create your own unique town. It stands out from...
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks, Day and Night and Grid
Tinytown is a creative puzzle game where you build and refine a miniature living-breathing city out of tiles. Play is simple yet strategic: you must place each tile to maximise your score and make efficient use of the limited space until you fill-up the...
Release Date: 13/09/2023
Out Now: PC
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead and Blocks
Land Above Sea Below is a calm landscape-building puzzle game where you raise an island out of the sea to keep the flora and fauna above water. You work to increase your island’s area and height by placing tiles one after one.
Coming Soon: Mac and PC
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead, Grid and Pixels
Lueur and the Dim Settlers is a simple-looking strategy game where you create a thriving town and reclaim the land from darkness. You expand your settlement by selecting different tiles to meet the resources and people you need. The simple tile-choosing...
Release Date: 05/08/2021, updated in 2023
Out Now: Android, PC, Switch and iOS
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks, Cartoon and Grid
My Little Universe is a world-building adventure game where you are stranded on a barren moon with a set of tools. You collect resources and build habitation to incrementally improve life on your lonely planet. It's a simplified exploration and strategy...
Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks and Hand-Made
Islands & Trains is a world building game where you place landscape, buildings, bridges, tracks and trains for no other purpose than to make satisfying vignettes. Inspired by games like Townscaper and Dorfromantik you play at your own pace, clicking to...
Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed The Block. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed The Block.
Release Date: 30/06/2020, updated in 2021
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch, Web, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Townscaper is a creative town-building game where you pick colours from the range available and click to put down a house in the sea. As you continue to add houses of different colours the game automatically orientates the architecture for you.
Release Date: 25/03/2021, updated in 2022
Out Now: PC and Switch
Components: 2D Overhead, Grid and Hand-Made
Dorfromantik is a peaceful village-building strategy puzzle game for one player, inspired by tile-based board games like Carcassonne. You have a stack of hexagonal tiles and work to match their edges while creating areas of towns, forests and fields to...
Release Date: 12/02/2009
Out Now: PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4 and iOS
Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person, Open World and Weather
Flower is a traversal collecting game where you control the breeze across fields of grass and blow petals into other flowers to make them bloom. Flower is simple and single-purpose in evoking the feeling of the wind. What starts as an awkward struggle...
Components: 2D Overhead
Tiny Glade is a simulation game that gets you doodling picturesque castles. More of a toy than a game, you play by placing and moving different elements of your construction. As you do the game magically connects everything together to create beautiful...
Release Date: 23/11/2017, updated in 2019
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 3D First-Person, 3D Third-Person, Blocks, Day and Night, Open World, Persistant World and Weather
Minecraft is an open-world adventure where you collect, craft and construct structures and items. Play involves exploring the world to find resources and good locations to build. Some of the best aspects of the game are less well known; along with the...
Release Date: 10/03/2015, updated in 2023
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night and Grid
Cities: Skylines is a city-building simulation. It rekindled the attention to detail and ambitious city planning of the Sim City games. You zone buildings, place roads, set taxation and provide public services and public...
Release Date: 26/10/2016, updated in 2017
Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Components: 3D Third-Person, Blocks, Cartoon, Day and Night and Open World
Lego Worlds takes virtual building back to the classic bricks with familiar figures, buildings and challenges from other Lego video games in an open world where your imagination can go wild in a bottomless bucket of bricks.
Release Date: 02/02/1989, updated in 2014
Out Now: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC and iOS
Sim City is a series of city-building games, created by Will Wright. Since their inception as educational experiences in 1989, the games have enabled players to design ambitious cities. The attraction is the openness of play, where you can let your...
Paralives is a simulation game where you build houses for people and then control how they live. It's inspired by games like the Sims, however, you have complete control over every aspect of the design of the house and its residents. Its balance of...
Release Date: 14/10/2010, updated in 2012
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC and iOS
Triple Town is a puzzle game where you expand an empire by building cities in a limited space. You combine lower value pieces into better ones to improve your city and make best use of available space. It's simple and quick to pick up but requires...
Release Date: 09/09/2020, updated in 2021
Out Now: Mac, PC, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Cloud Gardens is a puzzle game where you grow vegetation over a dilapidated post-apocalyptic world. It's a low-pressure puzzle, from the team behind Kingdom. It has the same pixel-art style, but here you are left to take your time...
Release Date: 08/09/2022
Components: 2D Side-On, Cards, Grid and Hand-Made
Isle of Arrows is a strategy game where you defend a magical crystal from waves of enemies. Using randomly assigned pieces and cards that grant you bonus abilities, you construct the invader's path and then fortify it to travel on with weapons, traps,...
Release Date: 08/05/2024
Coming Soon: PC, Switch and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made
Pocket Oasis is a gentle horticulture simulation where you care for plants and pets on your balcony. It's a meditative experience where the end goal, rather than being a defined objective, is simply to create a beautiful balcony with an array of...
Release Date: 22/01/2021, updated in 2021
Tiny Lands is a spot-the-different puzzle game where you search for discrepancies in tiny diorama scenes. To play you simply rotate and zoom the beautiful environments and then press to highlight the differences.
Release Date: 04/10/2021
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead and Grid
Karawan is a meditative puzzle game where you journey to escape a desolate, crumbling world. It requires significant route-planning strategy, as you work to find optimum path to gather resources without running out of food. The novelty is extended by...
Release Date: 24/10/2023
Out Now: PC, PS5 and Xbox X|S
Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Grid, Open World and Weather
Cities: Skylines II is a city-building simulation that extends the first game's revival of detailed and ambitious urban planning of the Sim City games. You zone buildings, place roads, set taxation and provide public services and...
Release Date: 29/02/2012, updated in 2022
Out Now: Android and iOS
The Simpsons: Tapped Out is a city-building game based on the popular and long-running cartoon. After Homer causes the destruction of Springfield, you complete quests to earn money, unlock buildings and characters, and rebuild the town. The free to...
Coming Soon: PC, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Components: 3D First-Person and Cartoon
Botany Manor is a peaceful puzzle game where you explore a 19th-century English home and gardens and care for the plants you find. By reading the newspapers, postcards and posters in the house, you discover how to look after each species, from pot size...
Release Date: 05/08/2022
Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World
Retreat to Enen is a peaceful survival game where you explore a tropical island and make your life there. With no hostile creatures, you craft a base that must exist alongside nature rather than treating it as an endless resource. The ecological premise...
Release Date: 03/08/2021, updated in 2022
The Ramp is a relaxed skating game where you perform stunts, jumps and flips with no timers, penalties scores or objectives. It's this simplicity that, along with its deep-yet-simple controls and laidback soundtrack, make it a uniquely calm and...
Release Date: 13/03/2022
Out Now: PC and Web
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
360 Degrees is a sports game where you play a skateboarding bunny. Using only the mouse, you perform tricks, grinds, and jumps as you knock over bins to cause havoc and score points in the streets of Melbourne. It combines these unique controls with...
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These are our hand-picked alternatives to The Block. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
If you like the sound of The Block but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
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