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As for System 8 Oregon Trail, it is a fine game, but the best part (hunting for food, of course) just isn’t challenging enough to be enjoyable after a few minutes. The Oregon Trail is a video game published in 1990 on DOS by MECC. It's an educational and simulation game, set in a geography, history, managerial, real-time and western themes, and was also released on Mac and Apple II.

GameThe Oregon Trail Deluxe
Size2.72 Mb
Runs OnWindows
Available PlatformDOS

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  1. The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

DOS - 1990

Also available on: Mac - Apple II

4.35 / 5 - 233 votes

Description of The Oregon Trail

There are few video games more fondly remembered than the Oregon Trail. It has inspired countless gamers and spawned countless memes. Still, it is hard to say how much of the fondness gamers feel towards this storied title is due to the fact that Oregon Trail was literally the first (and in some cases, the only) video game many children played. Much of its exposure came in classrooms, due to its educational nature.

By the standards of the time in which the 1990 “Classic Edition” was released, much less those of today, there's very little actual substance to Oregon Trail, and many will find it either tiresomely repetitive or only good for a brief jaunt down nostalgia lane.

Gameplay in the older versions of Oregon Trail consists mostly of hunting every day to make the most of your food supply (a minigame where you shoot at a variety of game) and waiting for your party to reach the next landmark.

Later versions, including the 1992 Oregon Trail Deluxe and the 1995 Oregon Trail II offer vast improvements on both graphics and gameplay. In fact, many adults in their 30s today are far more likely to have grown up on either of those than the variants of the Ur Oregon Trail.

Still, this remains an artifact for the curious. While this is a step up from the days of having to type “Bang” and “Pow” to shoot game in the earliest versions, a quick play of Oregon Trail: Classic Edition will show kids (and many adults) how lucky they've had it compared to Generation X, who had to walk to school through snow, uphill both ways, to get to their vidya.

Review By P. Alexander

Captures and Snapshots

    Screenshots from MobyGames.com / Platform: Apple II

    Screenshots from MobyGames.com

Comments and reviews

Ray2021-02-080 point

What? No screenshot of 'You have died from dysentery'?

HELLO2021-01-070 point DOS version

Responding to gerald.
Unzip the file and open OREGON.EXE with DOSBox

gerald2020-12-031 point

how tf do i run this on dos box idk how computers work

idontknowsomenerdiguess2020-09-17-1 point DOS version

i play it in school i play in house i play it in bathroom i play it in shower i play it in coffin

Kevin B2020-06-080 point DOS version

If your trying to run this game on a Windows 10 PC, you will need DOSbox to run it as it won't run normally in this version of Windows.

Morbid_Decay2020-05-140 point DOS version

This is my first time playing it. it's sooooooooo good!

vicsar2020-05-093 points DOS version

I had never played the original, only the deluxe version. This is fun :-)

moonbug2019-03-143 points

Bear Vs. Salmon, you can convert one of the mainframe versions, they're pretty small and entirely in BASIC. Otherwise this is almost identical: http://www.atariarchives.org/bca/Chapter02_WestwardHo.php

the only one still using win xp2019-02-23-2 points DOS version

why does it skip when on the trail unless something happens i'm playing on windows xp

Belreyne2019-02-041 point

I remember playing the Classic Oregon Trail on IBM Networking computers as a kid.... That and Primary Editor Plus, Where in the World/USA is Carmen Sandiego, and other 'Educational' classics... Talk about Nostalgia....

OTV12019-01-03-3 points Apple II version

I am looking for a copy of the original version of Oregon trail on 51/4 floppy disk for apple ll

Off topic2018-04-173 points

It's a shame. 'Pg' is using an online platform (likely with a decent device) to ban a generation about their access to technology.
I am a millennial. I remember playing in school. That's why I am on this page in the first place. Just kind of food for thought to those predisposed do decide others morals based on age. At least last millennials are discriminatory by a LARGE margin. But that's numbers not opinion.
I'm glad to see this on here so I can reminisce the days when nothing could go wrong.

Moon2018-03-310 point

this game is awesome even though i just finished it yesterday lol

dfortae2018-01-12-3 points DOS version

I review The Oregon Trail here: http://youtu.be/KHXThZGUWrw

Ted2017-10-271 point Mac version

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It works under SheepShaver running 9.04.

Retro Never Goes Out Of Style2017-07-230 point

Works just fine in M.E.S.S. on Ubuntu.

PG2017-06-27-11 points Apple II version

I remember playing this game back in 1990 while I was in the sixth grade. I used to love going to the computer lab with my class each week, just so we could play The Oregon Trail on those Old School Apple computers. Each of us were so enthralled by the game, it was the only time that an instructor didn't have to tell us to be quiet. Kids today (Millenials) will never understand how fun and educational The Oregon Trail was for our generation. Sadly, the main reasons they use computers is to connect on Social Media (which has led to Cyber Bullying),
Hacking/Stealing personal information, and other nonsense. Only Xennials can comprehend how Awesome this game is, was and always will be! We grew up during a time when life was simple, and technology had not overstepped it's boundaries by consuming the entire world, and turning everyone into illiterate zombies that can't function without an Iphone in their hand.

Bear Vs. Salmon2017-04-219 points Apple II version

It won't run on my TI-83! Halp.

Deegshardie2017-03-13-4 points

I can't play it on my iPad

Paperbrain2017-03-104 points

Every public school in America had a copy of this back in the day, even the tiny school in rural Idaho I grew up in. Many younger people might find it boring, and wonder what we see in it. In all honesty, with the nostalgia glasses off it might not seem like much, but dagnabit yunguns it was fun!

RandomStranger2017-01-131 point Mac version

I cant play it on my mac :(

Warrior_4_Christ2016-12-28-1 point DOS version

Best Game Ever!!!

Luna Moonrider2016-12-054 points

Need to make one for tablets! I hate the settler game. Want the real game on tablet! So does everybody else. Everybody's asking for it.

TC2016-10-31-2 points Mac version

Will it run on OS X 10.12?

frustrated2016-10-24-3 points Mac version

won't work on my Mac :(

Bubba2016-10-17-2 points DOS version

I can't play the game on my browser

cameron pendergraft2016-04-12-13 points

this game sucks its mostly history:O(

NLE2016-02-081 point

loving this game

blondiebear2015-09-13-7 points Mac version

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How do you set it up for macbook?

RetroGamer2015-07-102 points Mac version

wow. i love this game and havent played in years! i recently installed mini vmac-- here goes gaming:)

confused2015-05-30-3 points Mac version

Can you play this without downloading?

abi2015-04-221 point DOS version

amazing loved it

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Lord_Xarti2015-04-09-4 points DOS version

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Why are you all using JUST DOSbox? Use the far superior LaunchBox *(Which includes DOSbox and many more emulators) that does a lot of this behind the scenes work for you? I got the newest version *(4.6 as of this typing) and it works like a dream for me.

Chauncey2015-01-14-1 point Mac version

I wanna play this so badly but my PC is messed up.

Boat2014-11-150 point Mac version

This better have the peperony and chease epigraph...

Me, Myself, and I2014-11-040 point Mac version

If only they had had Viagra. :o(

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Simba72014-10-211 point DOS version

Windows 7? You'll need DOSBox to run any DOS-based games on Windows 7. That, or find an old 286/386.

paulo josé2014-09-10-2 points DOS version

this game relate the live the people to living in contry the oregon .
this good for learn the history the civilizacion.

James2014-08-300 point Mac version

nice screenshot!

Steven2014-08-180 point DOS version

does not run on windows 7

Kronick2014-07-271 point DOS version

WoW !!! I was in 6th/7th grade when this game came out been looking for a few yrs for a copy. Always loved coming upon a river and deciding how to handle it. A lot of times would forge the rivers but not always the wise way to go. Current would usually tip you over and cost you supplies. LOL Oh well....

rss2014-03-220 point DOS version

old time goodness

GoodOleDays2013-11-103 points DOS version

Long live the days of surviving and dying from dysentery...

Raminess2012-10-064 points DOS version

We've ALL died of dysentery! :(

rmn2011-12-163 points DOS version

how many died of dysentery? ^^

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  • Year:1993
  • Publisher:MECC
  • Developer:MECC

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