Cabela's® Big Game Hunter™ Trophy Bucks
Your Trophy Buck is Waiting! Experience fast paced hunting action in pursuit of record trophy bucks across 24 state and provinces in North America. Gameplay starts at the most critical and exciting parts of each hunting mission where you are immediately presented with a challenge.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (46 reviews)
Release Date: 2 Oct, 2007
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Your Trophy Buck is Waiting!

Experience fast paced hunting action in pursuit of record trophy bucks across 24 state and provinces in North America. Gameplay starts at the most critical and exciting parts of each hunting mission where you are immediately presented with a challenge. Paired with incredibly realistic gameplay and North America's most popular deer, waterfowl, upland birds, small game and varmint species, you will be able to hunt for animals in places that most hunters could only dream of experiencing in a lifetime. Your well-honed hunting instinct, keen observation and quick decision making will be essential in your quest to become the ultimate North American hunter!

  • Hunt 11 species of trophy deer including Whitetail, Rocky Mountain Mule Deer, Sitka, Desert Mule Deer, Columbian Black Tail and more!
  • Travel to North America's top hunting regions across 24 states and provinces ranging from the Sonoran Desert in Mexico to Northern Canada.
  • Experience 96 fast-paced hunting missions in levels that are focused and defined and facilitate a specific hunting scenario.
  • All new hunts include calling in wild turkeys, scaring up upland birds with a hunting dog and long range varmint hunting.
  • Achieve 5 career hunting slams for deer, turkey, waterfowl and more!
  • You'll need all the help you can get, including skill upgrades and power-ups, to acomplish your mission.
  • Visit the Cabela's Gun Library to select one of sixteen different realistically modeled weapons.
  • Compete in 24 shooting competitions based on real-life tournaments.

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP
    • Processor: Intel Celeron or AMD Duron 1GHz Processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM or greater
    • Graphics: 64 MB video RAM (GeForce 2 MX 3D hardware accelerator)
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1.4GB Hard Drive Space
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: 2 November
If your looking for a quick game to kill time then this is the game for you.

If you enjoyed the traditional hunting games then stay away.

The worst part is that it feels like your a hunter on one of those staged hunts for rich people that the closest thing they got to a deer was when they setup their santa sleigh decorations. It feels like these animals were put there just to be shot. \it does not feel like a hunter game.

Try the African Hunts instead of this thing.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
31.5 hrs on record
Posted: 14 October
Pretty boring port of a pretty boring game.

Unlike the other Cabella games on steam which usually involve open world traveling, sneaking, tracking, etc, this game just consists of 96 ( why 96 and not 100? No Idea.) hunting galleries.

You drop in random maps, shoot a few things, and hopefully score enough for a medal. Every 4 maps you pop back to the menu screen, to admire your stats and items I guess.

It's sort of a crummy mix of arcade shooting and actual hunting. For some reason, you can get bonus powerups, such as x-ray vision and bullet time, as well as a free skill that basically highlights anything shootable in the area.

You CAN move around but you move so slow and the maps are so small that there's not really much point. Which probably explains why you can't rebind your controls.

Strangely enough, and this was never explained ANYWHERE, you can pull up the unlocks menu, and equip any items in the game at a moments notice, from scents to weapon sights to pistols to shotguns.

The game is around 8 hours or less, but I usually got bored and walked away to do something else and just forgot to come back.

If you want a quick arcadey shooting game to waste time on, then have fun with this. If you enjoy the style of the other Cabela games on Steam, you might want to just skip this.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: 6 July
this game sucks so bad. was looking for a hunting game where i could actually run around and hunt. but this throws you in a tiny space with sucky guns, you can move anywhere at all, and the gra[hics are terrible. DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. I WOULDNT PLAY IT EVEN IF IT WAS FREE
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: 2 November
Booo. Arcade hunter. Boo.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: 27 June
When i bought this game, i was expecting a bit more for my money, however i found myself completing the game in 6 hours!! i bought the other cabela games but i didn't like them as much as i did this one!

If you prefer open world hunting games, i wouldn't reccomend this to you, i'd recommend the other Cabela hunting games!

Pros:
+ Nice simple hunting game

Cons:
- Short gameplay, took me 6 hours to clear the entire game
- You can't go back and play old hunts, profile becomes "complete"
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49 of 61 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: 5 March
Horrible game. No open free hunt modes. All arcade and tell you what to hunt. Wish I could get my money back!!
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39 of 53 people (74%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: 22 December, 2013
This game sucks horribly, dont waste your money buying this. IT'S SO BORING!
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37 of 55 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: 26 December, 2013
unrealistic, but most importantly really damn boring. you're better off buying literally any of the other cabelas titles on steam, even hunting expeditions.
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14 of 23 people (61%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: 1 May
Not what i was expecting very boring game.
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13 of 22 people (59%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: 27 December, 2011
if you really hate animals
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: 6 May
game hunter is not a bad game its just boring its ok but nothing much to say about it i only played for like 18 min untill i got bored its pretty easy to say the least and its on a low priceu u can try it out if ya want its just dont expect anything
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: 28 October, 2013
suger kuk
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: 20 June
To be honest not the best game I've played. I know better. I don't really think this is worth buying. It can be quite boring when you are stuck on one level, I honestly don't think this is a great game at all...So don't get wasting your money on a boring game!
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: 3 May
Mmm pretty ordinary game. If you are looking for a game that replica's a REAL hunt. This is NOT it!!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: 28 December, 2010
Not really a good game.
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14 of 30 people (47%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: 1 May
Best redneck simulator ever! Perfect if you ever feel the need to be in the great outdoors in your own room.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: 21 May
this game so good to play
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3 of 10 people (30%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: 29 April
this game does not work it instals but does not want to give video,it only gives audio (sound0 of the game.
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3 of 10 people (30%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: 8 February, 2011
all what i can say to this... dont buy
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2 of 10 people (20%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: 2 May
Great game only played it for a short amount of time and love the game, I'm a fan of these old ones but what got me down was no free roam hunting.
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