When gold is discovered in the Northern California wilderness, speculators flock west in hopes of striking it rich in Westward 3: Gold Rush. Along the way the kind-hearted, but financially struggling, Baron family welcomes three weary travelers into their home and offers them a place to rest. Grateful for their hospitality, the pioneers make a promise to repay the family for their kindness and generosity when they are settled.
Steer the fortunes of three adventurous pioneers as they build and defend their ever-growing settlement from dangerous bandits determined to cheat or steal from anyone they cross. Explore uncharted terrain rich in natural resources, where gold is abundant and treachery hides behind every handshake, and gather the supplies needed to build your dusty tent settlement into a thriving boomtown. Customize your town with over 50 buildings, luxuries and upgrades, and hire lawmen and gunslingers to keep the peace in Westward 3.