Game Description and Comments
Bang! Howdy is a free tactical strategy game set in the wild west from the same company as Puzzle Pirates. Like pirates the wild west is a fun theme for a MMO or any online game. Unlike the pirate or even martial arts sub-genre however the wild west theme in a MMORPG or an online game has not been fully explored yet. There was a wild west MMO in development in the past called Rush Online but it was never released in English. Thus Bang! Howdy is essentially the only major (not in flash or text) wild west game in town right now. Players can experience the wild west by tracking down outlaws for bounties shooting it out with other players or forming gang and getting a hideout. Of course the game is more of a MMORTS than a MMORPG but it is still a fun approach to a basically unexplored genre.
- Free to play.
- Can be downloaded or played in your browser.
- Real-time and turn-based elements.
- One of the few MMOs/online games with a wild west theme.
- Players can form gangs and chat in their own Hangouts.
- Two major towns (a third is in development) with different themes: Frontier Town and Indian Trading Post.
- Seven different game modes.
- Bounties are a single player mode where player serve as deputies hunting down outlaws for currency badges and clothing.
- Colorful graphics.
- Up to 4 players per match.
- Players earn the game’s currency at the end of matches.
Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)
Comment: Bang! Howdy is sort of fun for a while. It stays that way until you figure out that its like a kiddie Fire Emblem but without the cool characters and the sweet satisfying feeling when you pummel an enemy of the cool characters. In my opinion these companies are running out of good ideas! Oh well at least its mildly entertaining unlike RuneScape.
Comment: Like Puzzle Pirates I love the setting. Pirates and the Wild West are both great for games. I think there should be more wild west games because pirate games seem to finally be getting popular. However the game is a little too cutey-pie for my taste to make it great. Not bad though.
Comment: I have tested this game and it was really fun. Try it folks!
Bang! Howdy is free to play. The download is also free if you choose that option over playing in your browser.
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