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Description

Gamers met the hilarious Fenimore Fillmore about six years ago when he was the main character in 3 Skulls of the Toltecs. The story and feel of the game is reminiscent of what a western version of Monkey Island could have been like.

In the wild west town, townsfolk and farmers are being threatened and intimidated by one rich bad guy, Starek. He wants to own the whole territory and fully intends to take the land by whatever means necessary. On Starek's side are several key figures in town including the Sheriff and the Banker. Needless to say, the people are worried and need help.

In rides "sweet and scatterbrained" Fenimore Fillmore fresh from the trail. He meets the lovely young schoolmarm, and it doesn't take long before he is completely smitten. But, as he soon discovers, her uncle is none other than Starek! Luckily she wants to help (going against her uncle's wishes). Fenimore resolves to free everyone from the fiend's clutches - and win her affections at the same time. Defending them will not be an easy task, though. These guys are rough and tough. Fenimore must be rougher & tougher!

Fenimore will have many amusing wild west situations and meet numerous crazy characters during his 3D adventure. Most of the "puzzles" involve talking to characters and using inventory objects. There are several "action" shooting segments requiring precision mouse movement and good reflexes.

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Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure Windows Livy, the maid, is a great help to infiltrate Starek's mansion.
Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure Windows Our hero, Fenimore Fillmore
Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure Windows The final shootout with Starek at the ranch.
Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure Windows Travelling with your horse on the overview map costs energy. You need a constant supply of food.

Alternate Titles

  • "狂野西部" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Фенимор Филлмор The Westerner. Приключения на Диком Западе" -- Russian spelling
  • "Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner" -- European title

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User Reviews

Wanted: This game in 2D! Windows Jeanne (75483)

Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Mar, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Feb 16, 2004 17 out of 20 85
4Players.de Windows Mar 16, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Game Chronicles Windows Nov 27, 2004 8.3 out of 10 83
Just Adventure Windows Nov 11, 2004 B+ 83
GamePlasma Windows Oct 31, 2004 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot Windows Oct 14, 2004 6.6 out of 10 66
IGN Windows Oct 18, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
1UP Windows Dec 06, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Nintendo Life Wii Sep 09, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 40

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Trivia

The system requirements printed on the cover of the German release are quite uncommon. Here they are along with an attempt at an English translation:
  • P3 mit 733 Pferdestärken (P3 with 733 horsepower)
  • DirectX 8.1 kompatible Blaskappelle für den Sound (DirectX 8.1 compatible brass band for sound)
  • 128 MB RAM zum Einchecken (128 MB RAM to check in)
  • 32 MB 3D-Grafikkarte mit Handkurbel (32 MB 3D graphics card with crank handle)
  • 1 GB große Satteltasche für die Installationsdaten (1 GB saddlebag for installation files)
  • Kleine graue Eminenz - "Maus" Dein Auftritt (Little grey eminence - "mouse", make your appearance)

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