The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail is a computer game that was released in 1990. It was developed by Don Rawitsch, Bill Healey, and Paul Dillenberger. The game is set in the year 1848, and players must choose their own trail to follow. They can choose to start from Independence, Missouri, or St. Louis, Missouri. From there, they must select a wagon party and supplies, and then set out on their journey westward.
Players must use strategy and resourcefulness to ensure that their party makes it safely to Oregon City. Along the way, they will face many challenges such as river crossings, sicknesses, and attacks from Native Americans. The game has been praised for its historical accuracy and for giving players a taste of what life was like on the Oregon Trail.
The game is available to play below thanks to Archive.org.
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