Setting: Western / Old West

Group Description

A western, also known as dusters, is a style popularized in pulp novels and motion picture serials.

Westerns as a game style are generally associated with cowboys and take place in the Old West (the western half of the continental United States of America). Many common themes involve the European colonization of America (roughly the 16th to late 19th centuries) and the frontier towns established or simply a depiction of vastness out on the range away from civilization and urbanization.

  • For the purposes of this game group, there is an emphasis is on traditional, meaning that it must be a true western without any genre-blending. For example, Wild Wild West and Wild Guns do not qualify, because of their alternate-universe and sci-fi elements, respectively. These have a separate group: Non-traditional Westerns.
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Gun Fight1975ArcadeMidway Games, Inc....
Outlaw1976Arcade, Atari 2600Atari, Inc.2.36
Ghost Town1980Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Browser, Commodore 64, Electron, Exidy Sorcerer, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCoAdventure International3.73
Trail West1980Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, VIC-20Micro-Ed, Inc....
Stampede1981Atari 2600, IntellivisionActivision, Inc.3.40
Lost Dutchman's Gold1982DOSInternational PC Owners...
Claim Jumper1982Atari 8-bitSynapse Software Corporation...
The Oregon Trail1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xMECC3.84
Ghost Town1983ZX SpectrumVirgin Games, Ltd....
Swedish Erotica: Custer's Revenge1983Atari 2600Mystique1.06
Happy Trails1983IntellivisionActivision, Inc....
Wild Gunman1984Arcade, NES, Wii UNintendo of America Inc.3.21
Badlands1984Arcade, MSXKonami Industry Co. Ltd....
The Wild Bunch1984Amstrad CPC, ZX SpectrumFirebird Software...
West1984BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, Sinclair QLTalent Computer Systems...
Gunslinger1984Commodore 16, Plus/4Tynesoft Computer Software...
Highnoon1984Commodore 64Ocean Software Ltd....
Wild West1985Commodore 64Ariolasoft UK...
Law of the West1985Apple II, Commodore 64, NES, PC-88, PC-98Accolade, Inc.4.22
Kane1985Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd.3.26
Outlaws1985Commodore 64Ultimate - Play the Game...
Quick Draw1985Commodore 16, Plus/4Solar Software...
Gun.Smoke1985Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, NES, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.61
West Bank1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumDinamic Software3.43
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Selected Covers

Claim Jumper Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Claim Jumper
Law of the West Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Law of the West
Wild Gunman NES Front Cover
Front cover for Wild Gunman
Kane ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Kane
Outlaw Atari 2600 Front Cover
Front cover for Outlaw

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Claim Jumper
Title screen
Screenshot from Lost Dutchman's Gold
law of the west title screen
Screenshot from Law of the West
Title Screen
Screenshot from Wild Gunman
Guess the publisher is more important than the title.
Screenshot from Ghost Town
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