The best games set in the American Wild West 2021

Looking for a really good game set in the American Wild West? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games set in the American Wild West 2021.

What are games set in the American Wild West?

Western games often have themes or storylines set in the western United States in the latter half of the 19th century. Some of the themes and imagery found in the most popular American Wild West games include cowboys, sheriffs, outlaws, prospecting, colonization, and railroads.

For more information, see the Wikipedia entry on the Wild West.

Other historical games

Most games set during the Wild West are also considered a wargame - but need not necessarily be the case.

In addition to Wild West games, we have created a general list of games based on historical events - and further divided them below into several, more detailed historical categories.

List of the best games set in the American Wild West 2021:

This list was last updated on March 3, 2021. We compared 272 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  2. Great Western Trail

    All details for the board game Great Western Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    😕 Questionable price37€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Flick 'em Up!

    All details for the board game Flick 'em Up! and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 2.

    More details for Flick 'em Up!
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Flick 'em Up!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flick 'em Up!" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flick 'em Up!" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. Colt Express

    All details for the board game Colt Express and similar games

    Nominated for 18 awards and won 8.

    Spiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Colt Express
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de
  5. Western Legends

    All details for the board game Western Legends and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Western Legends
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    😕 Questionable price71€ atAmazon.de
  6. Texas Showdown

    All details for the board game Texas Showdown and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!21€ atAmazon.de
  7. Dice Town

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dice Town
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price36€ atAmazon.de
  8. Colt Super Express

    All details for the board game Colt Super Express and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!13€ atAmazon.de
  9. BANG! The Bullet!

    All details for the board game BANG! The Bullet! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for BANG! The Bullet!
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!32€ atAmazon.de
  10. Carson City: Big Box

    All details for the board game Carson City: Big Box and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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