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 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How effective the educational game is when it comes to teaching (does the player actually learn anything, etc.)
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Overall User Score (90 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Apple II 18 3.9
      Effectiveness 4.1
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.5
Atari 8-bit Awaiting 5 votes...
DOS 42 3.7
      Effectiveness 3.8
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.3
Macintosh Awaiting 5 votes...
Windows 16 3.9
      Effectiveness 4.0
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.6
Windows 3.x 14 4.1
      Effectiveness 4.1
      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 DOS OceansDaughter (106)
A classic of its period and genre. Apple II PCGamer77 (3001)