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 July 13, 2021. We compared 202 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. BANG! The Dice Game

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    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Colt Express

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    Nominated for 18 awards and won 8.

    Spiel des Jahres 2015

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    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!19€ atAmazon.de
  3. Texas Showdown

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    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Colt Super Express

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    More details for Colt Super Express
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!8€ atAmazon.de
  5. Dice Town

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. BANG! The Bullet!

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!32€ atAmazon.de
  7. Great Western Trail

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    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

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  8. Western Legends

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!89€ atAmazon.de
  9. Wyatt Earp

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wyatt Earp
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. BANG!

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for BANG!
    • Players4 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de

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