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Best Indie Games To Stream On Twitch 2023

If you like streaming indie type games, then check out my list below of the best indie games to stream on Twitch. I listed the games in order from most to least average viewers.

1. Deadlight By Daylight

Deadlight By Daylight
  • Average Viewers: 21k
  • Average Channels: 1,491
  • Followers On Twitch: 12.6M

Dead by Daylight is an engaging asymmetric multiplayer game where one player assumes the role of a killer, while four others attempt to escape as survivors.

Audiences enjoy watching streamers outwit the killer, and the game offers an excellent opportunity for playing alongside viewers or collaborating with fellow streamers. It’s also one of the most popular indie games available today.

2. Project Zomboid

Project Zomboid
  • Average Viewers: 19k
  • Average Channels: 176
  • Followers On Twitch: 490k

Project Zomboid is a challenging, open-world survival game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies.

Developed by The Indie Stone, it features permadeath, complex crafting systems, and a realistic simulation of character needs. Players must scavenge, build, and defend against the undead while managing hunger, fatigue, and mental health to stay alive.

3. Rust

  • Average Viewers: 10k
  • Average Channels: 400
  • Followers On Twitch: 6.8M

Rust is a gritty, open-world survival game that emphasizes crafting, base-building, and player interaction. Developed by Facepunch Studios, it pits players against the elements, wildlife, and other players in a harsh, unforgiving environment.

With procedurally generated maps, deep crafting systems, and unpredictable interactions, Rust offers a thrilling and immersive experience for survival enthusiasts.

4. Crab Champions

Crab Champions
  • Average Viewers: 5k
  • Average Channels: 68
  • Followers On Twitch: 2.6k

Crab Champions, created by the maker of Crab Rave, offers three distinct playstyles. In Survival mode (1-4 player Co-Op PvE), players strategize, upgrade, and battle hostile enemies. Racing mode (1-4 players) emphasizes fluid movement, with players striving for personal records.

Duel mode (1-6 player PvP) features fast-paced combat and skilled use of movement, with custom game options available. This solo-developed game delivers diverse gameplay experiences across all modes and is great for streaming.

5. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Average Viewers: 4k
  • Average Channels: 224
  • Followers On Twitch: 7.2M

Fall Guys is a wildly entertaining game that is sure to captivate viewers with its hilarious mishaps and amusing trolls.

While its popularity has diminished somewhat, Fall Guys retains a loyal fanbase, making it an excellent choice for streaming. It’s also ideal for creating content on platforms beyond Twitch, expanding your reach.

6. Deceive Inc.

Deceive Inc.
  • Average Viewers: 3k
  • Average Channels: 45
  • Followers On Twitch: 5.3k

Deceive Inc. is a unique, stealth-based multiplayer game where players take on the roles of spies working for a mysterious corporation.

Players must use their wits and deceptive tactics to infiltrate locations, gather intel, and complete objectives, all while avoiding rival spies and security systems.

With its thrilling, tension-filled gameplay and emphasis on strategy, Deceive Inc. offers an immersive and exciting experience for fans of espionage and intrigue.

7. Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley
  • Average Viewers: 2k
  • Average Channels: 169
  • Followers On Twitch: 1.4M

Stardew Valley is a charming farming simulation game that blends elements of RPG, social simulation, and time management.

Developed by ConcernedApe, players inherit a run-down farm and work to restore it to prosperity. They cultivate crops, raise animals, mine resources, build relationships, and explore the surrounding world.

Its captivating gameplay and cozy atmosphere make Stardew Valley an enduring fan favorite. It also has a loyal fanbase who love to stream and watch streams of this game.

8. Valheim

  • Average Viewers: 2k
  • Average Channels: 246
  • Followers On Twitch: 400k

Valheim is a captivating open-world survival game set in a procedurally generated Norse-inspired landscape.

Developed by Iron Gate Studio, players explore, gather resources, build structures, and battle mythical creatures in a quest to reclaim the land.

With its beautiful art style, immersive gameplay, and cooperative multiplayer, Valheim has captured the hearts of survival and exploration enthusiasts alike. It’s a good game to play with viewers too.

9. The Binding Of Isaac: Repentance

The Binding Of Isaac: Repentance
  • Average Viewers: 2k
  • Average Channels: 53
  • Followers On Twitch: 15.5k

The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is an expansion to the popular roguelike game, adding new content and features.

Developed by Edmund McMillen and Nicalis, it introduces new characters, items, and enemies, along with updated graphics and mechanics.

This challenging dungeon-crawler captivates players with its dark themes, procedurally generated levels, and seemingly endless replayability.

10. Terraria

  • Average Viewers: 816
  • Average Channels: 144
  • Followers On Twitch: 1.9M

Terraria is a 2D sandbox adventure game that combines exploration, building, crafting, and combat elements.

Developed by Re-Logic, players journey through a procedurally generated world filled with diverse biomes, enemies, and resources.

With its extensive content, rich multiplayer experience, and regular updates, Terraria continues to captivate gamers with its endless possibilities and charm. I have played this game a few times on stream and I always managed to get viewers entering my stream wanting to play with me.

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