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Dust: A Tale of the Wired West

Windows 3.x - 1995

Also available on: Mac

Year 1995
Platform Windows 3.x
Released in United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Puzzle elements, Western
Publisher GTE Entertainment
Developer Cyberflix Incorporated
Perspective 1st-Person
4.16 / 5 - 31 votes

Description of Dust: A Tale of the Wired West

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Dust: A Tale of the Wired West is an excellent adventure that makes up for relatively lackluster puzzles with authentic Western atmosphere and memorable characters and dialogues.

Set in the 1880s in Diamond Back, you play a mysterious stranger who shows up in town one day. While exploring the town and meeting its people, you will cross a dangerous outlaw named The Kid, meet a distressed Indian tribe, hear rumors of the lost treasure, get involved in a murder and a scam, and more exciting adventures that characterized the Gold Rush days.

The game is played from a first-person perspective. The world is fully realized in 3D, with 3D actors moving around the town in real-time. Similar to The Last Express a few years later, the world of Dust moves around in real time: people go about their business, and day turns into night. Most traditional inventory-based puzzles are quite easy, but the more challenging (and more interesting) ones are “realistic” puzzles that require you to observe people’s actions and act at the right time.

One of the most memorable things about Dust is its memorable characters. In contrary to 3D models that walk around town, characters during close-up conversations are presented by 2D digitized photographs of real actors with appropriate facial expressions. Although there are some over-the-top acting, most acting in the game is surprisingly well done and well above average. You can talk with each character at great length, and many of them have a lot to say that are optional material – anecdotes that heighten the game’s believability.

The relatively easy puzzles in Dust are offset by a decent game length and multiple puzzle solutions and endings. If you love adventure games, chances are you will love this atmospheric underdog that deserves much more attention than its sales figures suggest.

Be sure to also check out Cyberflix’s superior second adventure game: Titanic: Adventure Out of Time (but stay away from their third and final adventure game – a real dog called Redjack: The Revenge of the Brethren).

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Sillygreenfairy 2022-02-22 -1 point

This was one of my first computer games
I'm currently playing Fallout New Vegas and noticing that it is just a newer updated extended version of this here. Dust was just the beginning
This is where it started
The haunted church is just where it always crashed for me
Maybe cd was scratched

germthrasher 2021-06-10 0 point

is this legit?

gg 2021-05-15 -4 points

This game is a shitpost from 95.

GTBIGBALLER 2020-09-08 1 point

BEST GAME ALL TIME! SAVAGE 4EVER! DUST BABY HOOOOWWWWEEEEEEEEE!!!

praguepride 2020-02-05 2 points

For those of you confused, this is a .img which is a "copy" of the original CD. You need another tool like Daemon tools (they have a free version to download) that creates a virtual CD-DRIVE on your computer that you then load (aka mount) the disc image to and then your computer thinks you just put a CD into the CD drive and you can install it from there.

calypso 2019-08-04 -1 point

nice choice

RooBoo 2019-06-24 0 point Mac version

how do I run this game on a 2019 Mac?

Andromeda 2019-05-07 -7 points

Can someone instruct me on what I'm doing wrong. I extracted the file using 7zip and tried to run it but it said it was not compatible with pc? Im on windows 10. Is the DOS emulator not already inside the game

GBeans 2018-06-06 0 point

"This app can't run on your PC. To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher.

admin 2017-08-09 2 points

Added the ISO for Win 3.x

lala 2017-08-08 -1 point

is there a PC version?

Woody 2016-12-03 0 point

Give me that game on my iPad?

Kio 2015-01-08 -2 points Mac version

The disk image “DUST.img” could not be opened.

The disk image file may be corrupted or incomplete.

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