What happens when you put XCOM combat into the Weird West with a Heroes of Might and Magic world map? You get Hard West, a new tactical game peppered with exploration and RPG elements and developed by CreativeForge Games (who just announced Ancient Space too) whose members previously worked on Call of Juarez and Dead Island. It's on Kickstarter and has almost reached its goal already, even Brian Fargo backed it. Head there for all the details about short bloody shootouts, nightmares, deadly sun, myths and more. Trailer and images inside.