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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 and 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 that's unsuccessful, you may have to use your quick draw skills and lay the law down.


Law of the West Commodore 64 Town screenshot 1
Law of the West Commodore 64 Saloon girl.
Law of the West Commodore 64 Stage coach robbery in progress.
Law of the West Commodore 64 law of the west title screen

Promo Images

Law of the West Magazine Advertisement
Law of the West Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "La ley del oeste" -- Spanish C64 official title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Entertaining, if short, social strategy game Commodore 64 Frecklefoot (201)
Sort of fun until you realize you can just cheat. Commodore 64 Tom White (50)
Not Quite 'Deadwood', But Not Quite Bad. Apple II Guy Chapman (1996)

Critic Reviews

RarityGuide.com Commodore 64 Nov 24, 2008 86 out of 100 86
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1986 78 out of 100 78
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Commodore 64 Mar 30, 2009 4 out of 6 67
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1986 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Happy Computer Apple II Mar, 1986 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Mar, 1986 Unscored Unscored


Topic # Posts Last Post
PC98? 5 Trypticon (11040)
Jan 26, 2020


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.
Contributed to by Frecklefoot (201), OlSkool_Gamer (102), Martin Smith (80321) and Terok Nor (33128)
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