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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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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.4.09
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger - Duel2013BrowserUbisoft Entertainment SA2.20
Call of Juarez2006Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.94
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software2.27
Wells & Fargo1988Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft4.39
Desperado 21991Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft1.90
Bang! Howdy2007Linux, Macintosh, WindowsThree Rings Design, Inc.4.80
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Forever Free2002WindowsTHQ Inc.1.50
The Oregon Trail: 3rd Edition1997Macintosh, WindowsThe Learning Company, Inc.3.47
West1984Commodore 64, Sinclair QLTalent Computer Systems2.00
Claim Jumper1982Atari 8-bitSynapse Software Corporation3.00
An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush2001Game Boy AdvanceSwing! Entertainment Media AG3.15
Tombstone 18822003WindowsSummitsoft Entertainment0.54
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Selected Covers

Claim Jumper Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Claim Jumper
Desperado 2 Amstrad CPC Front Cover
Front cover for Desperado 2
Gun Mute Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Gun Mute
Tombstone 1882 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Tombstone 1882

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Claim Jumper
Title screen
Screenshot from Desperado 2
Title Screen
Screenshot from West