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Oregon Trail series

Group Description

A series of educational games. Most games in the series involve players taking on the role of pioneers traveling a trail (from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette valley in the Oregon territory in the original game) by way of covered wagons in the 1800s. The games were intended to teach children about American history, geography, and the hardships the pioneers faced on such an arduous journey.

Trivia
Oregon Trail appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Selected Covers

The Oregon Trail DOS Front Cover
Front cover for The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail Nintendo DSi Front Cover
Front cover for The Oregon Trail

Selected Screenshots

The opening menu screen
Screenshot from The Oregon Trail
Introduction
Screenshot from Oregon Trail II