Ballad of The Masked Bandits is a puzzle-packed stealth game where you play as three raccoons in a trench coat pulling off wild west heists.
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Mostly Positive (54) - 75% of the 54 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 1, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Our team spent a year creating the mischievous world of the Ballad of The Masked Bandits. We would love to find any bugs or necessary polishes needed to make the game the best it can be at full release. Currently, since the game is free, we would love to get as many playtests as possible guaranteed from an early access release.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our team is lookin' to do a full release sometime by the end of Summer 2020.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The Ballad of The Masked Bandits at full-release will include four to five unique heist missions. These exciting tales vary from a daring bank robbery to an exciting train heist. We'd love to work with our player community to ensure you have rootin' tootin' good time.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Ballad of The Masked Bandits is currently at its alpha-to-beta stage. Currently, our game includes two heist mission and all its core mechanics. Our current state of development has our team polishing and implementing different art assets and features to improve the experience of our game.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“What in tarnation?!? No, the game is free-to-play and will stay free-to-play!”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Our team will be actively reaching out to the Steam community for feedback, suggestions, and critiques. Ballad of The Masked Bandits relies heavily upon the intuitive design of its heists and environments. If something is ruining your enjoyment of our game then the team would love for y'all to holler out to us!”
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About This Game


Ballad of The Masked Bandits is a puzzle-packed game where you play as three raccoons in a trench coat pulling off wacky wild west heists. Whether it be escaping jail or robbing a saloon, traverse wild west settings completing various different objectives and heists to guide these raccoons to infamy. Can you solve the challenges that await and guide these trash bandits to fame and fortune?


  • Split up or join together as a stack to surpass challenging puzzles that block your way.
  • Don the trusty duster disguise to bamboozle the humans that threaten your escapades.
  • Push, pull, and move objects to overcome obstacles and reveal solutions to puzzles.
  • Platform and boost off of the top of your raccoon stack to reach unexplored heights.
  • Become the most notorious bandit trio in the rootin' tootin' wild west.


Ballad of The Masked Bandits is by Big Boot Stoodts, a student collective of eager engineers, artists, and designers from the University of Utah Entertainment Arts & Engineering program. The team assembled in early Fall 2019 in order to create the mischievous world of the Ballad of The Masked Bandits.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) 1.50GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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