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The Oregon Trail (DOS)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Effectiveness
How effective the educational game is when it comes to teaching (does the player actually learn anything, etc.)
3.9
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.7
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.5
Overall MobyScore (92 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 40 3.7
      Effectiveness 3.7
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.3
Apple II 17 3.9
      Effectiveness 4.1
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.5
Atari 8-bit 4 3.9
      Effectiveness 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.0
Macintosh 3 4.0
      Effectiveness 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
Windows 15 3.8
      Effectiveness 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 3.6
Windows 3.x 13 4.0
      Effectiveness 4.0
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.1


User Reviews

A fun game, but it doesn't feel like you're really traveling the trail OceansDaughter (106) unrated