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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.

Limitations
  • 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 TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
The Legend of Apache Gold1986Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumIncentive Software Ltd....
Tombstone 18822003WindowsSummitsoft Entertainment0.54
Dead or Alive1987Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumAlternative Software Ltd.0.64
Desperado 21991Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft1.90
Pojedynek1988Atari 8-bitArSoft Corporation1.00
Trail West1980Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, VIC-20Micro-Ed, Inc.1.00
Swedish Erotica: Custer's Revenge1983Atari 2600Mystique1.06
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software2.27
Crazy Chicken Wanted2004Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH1.25
1849 Gold Rush2003MophunCSP Mobile GmbH1.50
Wild West1985Commodore 64Ariolasoft UK1.50
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Forever Free2002WindowsTHQ Inc.1.50
Lost Dutchman Mine 3D2005WindowsAttic Games1.50
Express Raider1986Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumData East USA, Inc.1.58
Western Outlaw: Wanted Dead or Alive2003WindowsGroove Games1.65
America Double Barrel Collection2002WindowsData Becker GmbH & Co. KG1.70
Lost Dutchman's Gold1982DOSInternational PC Owners2.00
Iron Horse1986ArcadeKonami, Inc.2.00
Gun Fight1975ArcadeMidway Games, Inc.2.07
Outlaw1976Arcade, Atari 2600Atari, Inc.2.17
Lucky Luke: The Daltons2008Nintendo DSAtari Europe S.A.S.U.2.20
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger - Duel2013BrowserUbisoft Entertainment SA2.20
Skunny: In The Wild West1993DOSCopysoft2.33
Back to the Future Part III1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, SEGA Master System, ZX SpectrumArena Entertainment2.61
Wild West Quest2008Android, iPad, iPhone, WindowsAnarchy Enterprises2.40
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Selected Covers

Wild West Quest Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Wild West Quest
Lucky Luke: The Daltons Nintendo DS Front Cover
Front cover for Lucky Luke: The Daltons

Selected Screenshots

Copyright screen
Screenshot from Trail West
Main menu
Screenshot from Wild West Quest
Title screen
Screenshot from Lost Dutchman Mine 3D