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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 Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Back to the Future Part III1991Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, SEGA Master System, ZX SpectrumArena Entertainment2.61
Sunset Riders1991Arcade, Genesis, SNESKonami, Inc.3.67
The Lone Ranger1991NESKonami of America, Inc.3.62
Desperado 21991Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft1.90
Cowboy Kid1991NESRomstar Inc.3.00
Far West1991AmigaUnicorn Vertriebsgesellschaft...
Libros de Chilam Balam1992PC-98Right Stuff Corp....
Town With No Name1992CDTV, DOSPrism Leisure Corporation Plc1.80
Wild West Seymour1992Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumCodemasters3.11
Joker II1992MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Birdy Soft3.50
Lucky Luke: Gamblin' Cowboy1992Commodore 64...
Bang! Bank!1992Atari 8-bitMirage Software3.00
Mad Dog II: The Lost Gold19923DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.78
Billy the Kid Returns!1993DOSAmerican Software Laboratories...
Skunny: In The Wild West1993DOSCopysoft2.33
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist1993DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.96
Der Schatz im Silbersee1993DOSSoftware 20002.50
An American Tail: The Computer Adventures of Fievel and His Friends1993DOSCapstone Software3.13
Los Justicieros1993Arcade, DOSDinamic Multimedia, S.A.3.36
WinFight1993Windows 3.xArtematica2.62
The Last Bounty Hunter19943DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.4.40
Alone in the Dark 31994DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Iā€¢Motion, Inc.3.55
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West1994SNESHudson Soft Company, Ltd.2.80
Lethal Enforcers II: Gun Fighters1994Genesis, SEGA CDKonami (America), Inc.3.15
Tin Star1994SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.83
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Selected Covers

Wild West Seymour Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Wild West Seymour
Desperado 2 Amstrad CPC Front Cover
Front cover for Desperado 2
Bang! Bank! Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Bang! Bank!
The Lone Ranger NES Front Cover
Front cover for The Lone Ranger
Der Schatz im Silbersee DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Der Schatz im Silbersee

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Joker II
Main menu
Screenshot from Skunny: In The Wild West
Title screen
Screenshot from Wild West Seymour
Title screen
Screenshot from Desperado 2