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Buffalo Bill presents a collection of six Wild West themed mini-games, which hang together around humour-lead presentation and backdrops.You can play as many or as few of these as you like, and can always have another go at them if you fail.

First task is to throw knives at a spinning board upon which a surely-terrified and fortunately-skinny lady is locked - make sure to adjust for the rotation that will occur in the time your shot takes to hit. You get points for missing as many times as possible before hitting. Event 2 is based on shooting ability and is in two stages. First you must shoot the targets of criminals (but not innocents) as they emerge from the ground, next you must shoot the bottles they throw at you from over the horizon.

Event 3 is Calf Roping, in which you must position yourself so as to be able to throw your rope around the poor cow's neck. This is followed by Bronco Riding, in which you must adjust your balance to compensate for the Bronco trying to throw you off, by pushing the joystick out to balance two bars. Level 5 starts off like the Cow Roping, as you jump onto a Steer, before a joystick-waggling section starts. Last of all is a side-scrolling game in which you jump onto a stagecoach which has been invaded by Indians, and beat up the hijacker.


Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show DOS Bronco Riding
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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Rodeo Games" -- DOS release
  • "Buffalo Bill's Rodeo Games" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1989 10.6 out of 12 88
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Aug, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Zzap! Amiga Oct, 1989 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Oct, 1989 8.8 out of 12 73
Top Secret Commodore 64 Jul, 1995 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Sep, 1989 8.2 out of 12 68
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 54 out of 100 54
Power Play Atari ST Sep, 1989 52 out of 100 52
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Amiga Mar 01, 2009 3 out of 6 50
Australian Commodore and Amiga Review Amiga Nov, 1989 Unscored Unscored


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  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

Contributed to by GTramp (80504), Kabushi (257791) and Martin Smith (81067)
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