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 descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Joker1991MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Birdy Soft3.33
Far West1991AmigaUnicorn Vertriebsgesellschaft...
The Lone Ranger1991NESKonami of America, Inc.3.40
Fort Apache 1991Amiga, Atari STImpressions3.00
Back to the Future Part III1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, SEGA Master System, ZX SpectrumArena Entertainment2.29
Sunset Riders1991Arcade, Genesis, SNESKonami, Inc.3.83
Mad Dog McCree19913DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, iPhone, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.49
Desperado 21991Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft1.90
Cowboy Kid1991NESRomstar Inc.3.22
Bounty Hunter1990Atari STBudgie UK3.00
Wild West World1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSSoftware 20004.50
Badlands Pete1990Amiga, Atari STARC4.00
Colorado1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSPalace Software, Ltd.3.08
Gunslinger1990Commodore 64Virgin Mastertronic Ltd.4.00
Billy the Kid1990Amiga, DOSOcean Software Ltd....
West Phaser1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOSLoriciel SA3.12
Lost Dutchman Mine1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMagnetic Images3.73
Wanted1989SEGA Master SystemSEGA of America, Inc.3.60
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, ZX SpectrumTynesoft Computer Software2.27
Spaghetti Western Simulator1989Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX SpectrumZeppelin Games Limited3.31
Great Western Shootout1989Apple IIgsFanFare...
Wells & Fargo1988Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft4.39
Wanted1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Europe SA3.94
Pojedynek1988Atari 8-bitArSoft Corporation1.00
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Selected Covers

Mad Dog McCree DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Mad Dog McCree
The Lone Ranger NES Front Cover
Front cover for The Lone Ranger
Desperado 2 Amstrad CPC Front Cover
Front cover for Desperado 2
Colorado DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Colorado

Selected Screenshots

Title Sequence
Screenshot from Mad Dog McCree
Intro cutscene
Screenshot from The Lone Ranger
Loading screen
Screenshot from Wanted
Title screen
Screenshot from Great Western Shootout
Title screen
Screenshot from Joker