DescriptionGamers 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.
- "狂野西部" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Фенимор Филлмор The Westerner. Приключения на Диком Западе" -- Russian spelling
- "Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner" -- European title
Part of the Following Groups
|Wanted: This game in 2D!||Jeanne (76526)|
|GamesFire||Mar 19, 2004||89 out of 100||89|
|GameStar (Germany)||Mar, 2004||85 out of 100||85|
|GameZone||Oct 13, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Over Online||Oct 20, 2004||78 out of 100||78|
|GamersWanted||Nov 19, 2004||6.8 out of 10||68|
|Netjak||Jan 20, 2005||6.7 out of 10||67|
|IGN||Oct 18, 2004||6.5 out of 10||65|
|1UP||Dec 06, 2004||5 out of 10||50|
|GameSpy||Oct 22, 2004||2.5 out of 5||50|
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TriviaThe 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)
Related Web Sites
- Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure (official website)
- Hints for Wanted (UHS Hints give you just the amount of information you need before final solutions are revealed. (Authored by a MobyGames member))
- Quandary Walkthrough (by Rosemary and Gordon)
- Revisitronic's "The Westerner" page (Official Home Page)
- The Adventure Company's WANTED (Official North American web site)
- The Westerner (Official German site)
- The Westerner (French official site)
- Walkthrough by Gamehound (Full solution on Gameboomers.com)
- X-Ray Reardon's Walkthrough (French) (Posted on Planete Aventure)
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