Not an American user?


It's a stampede!! Your job is to round up as many of the calves as you can. The screen scrolls to the right as you chase the calves; if more than three calves get past you, the game is over. The calves all run at different speeds, and when you rope one you earn points based on how fast it was running. As the game progresses, more and more calves will be on the screen at one time, and other obstacles will begin appearing to trip your horse and slow you down.


Stampede Intellivision Title screen
Stampede Atari 2600 Plenty of calves to rope here...
Stampede Atari 2600 The game in black and white mode
Stampede Atari 2600 A game in progress

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

Alternate Titles

  • "Super-Cowboy beim Rodeo" -- German Quelle Title
  • "Lasso-Helden" -- German Ariola Title
  • "Cowboy" -- Pirate Title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Easy to learn, easy to play, not so easy to beat Atari 2600 Mullet of Death (653)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Sep 24, 2006 A- 91
The Video Game Critic Intellivision Sep 24, 2008 A- 91
Atari HQ Atari 2600 2000 8 out of 10 80
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 7.7 out of 10 77
neXGam Intellivision Jul 27, 2012 7.4 out of 10 74


There are currently no topics for this game.


High score rewards

Players who were able to rack up 3,000 points or higher were eligible to receive the "Trail Drive" patch from Activision if they sent in a screenshot to the company. Players who scored 10,000 points would see a small brand (that looked like a steer's head) at the bottom left of the screen before the score reset to zero.
Contributed to by Servo (57414)