Law of the West (Commodore 64)

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The West is out of control and a new sheriff is in town. As you wander through the dusty streets of this cowboy town keeping law in order, you are encountered by many characters ranging from gunslingers to the ladies.

You must use your conversation skills to get through each character and if thats unsuccessful, you may have to use your quick draw skills and lay the law down.


Law of the West Commodore 64 Mexican assassin.
Law of the West Commodore 64 Learned about a bank robbery.
Law of the West Commodore 64 Hired gun.
Law of the West Commodore 64 Your dimwitted deputy

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Alternate Titles

  • "La ley del oeste" -- Spanish C64 official title
  • "ロウ・オブ・ザ・ウエスト" -- Japanese spelling

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Entertaining, if short, social strategy game Frecklefoot (203) unrated
Sort of fun until you realize you can just cheat. Tom White (48) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews Nov 24, 2008 86 out of 100 86
Zzap! Apr, 1986 78 out of 100 78
Happy Computer Mar, 1986 Unscored Unscored


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Cancelled Spectrum port

The game appeared in adverts from 1986 by U.S. Gold, highlighting the company's efforts to bring American software to the Spectrum customers of the UK. Unlike Psi -5 Trading Company, another Accolade title mentioned in these adverts, a Law of the West conversion was however never released.
OlSkool_Gamer (102) added Law of the West (Commodore 64) on Jan 05, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Frecklefoot (203), Martin Smith (66869) and Terok Nor (27026)