A woman is cleaning the attic of her grandmother’s house when she finds a
trunk filled with wild west antiquities. After picking up a pocket watch, she
is transported through time to an old west town, where she must save her
great-great-grandfather from being assassinated by local criminals.
_Wild West Quest_ is a standard hidden object game with a wild west theme. As
usual, the objective is to retrieve from the screen all the objects that have
their names listed at the bottom. Sometimes this name list is replaced by
The game has two modes: timed and relaxed (without the time limit). The mini-
games that appear between chapters of the story include a spot-the-differences
game with two similar images, locations where several instances of one object
have to be found and some shooting sequences, where the screen spins around a
panorama and the cursor becomes an aiming reticule, and the player has to hit
Three hints are available at the start of each chapter. Extra hints can be
collected as ? icons hidden on the screen.