What Gamespot Users have to say about The Oregon Trail (1985)

  • Rating:8.1

    Not a bad game

    Gameplay: In Oregon Trail you are on this journey to go out west and you have to go an survive and all. Along the way you have to trade with people and hunt for food to survive. Personally I found the hunting part quite ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    This is is so fun and addictive.

    Gameplay: I remember when I was in elementary school just a wee boy playing this game in the computer lab during computer period. Then my dad bought this game several years later for me to play at home. *sigh* I have gre... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    CLASSIC a must have, great fun as well asgetting you ticked off at points

    Oregon trail was a classic adventure game. It was much fun at some points keeping your people in good shape. the game also had parts that just ticked you off. It was a classic for kids to adults and the game lasted forev... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Dying from diahrea never was so much fun.

    I was born in 1981 and played this game constantly in elementary school. Most don't recall this version unless you are 23 or older. Im 25 and I would still play this game. I hate RPG games, but this in itse;lf IS an RPG ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Who doesn't remember this game from their youth?

    Who doesn't remember this game from their youth? The objective was to move a pioneer family from St. Louis, Missouri across the United States to Oregon. During the entire trek, the player had to make the best use of ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.8

    Mechanically it's garbage but it could've been fun.

    This game is a great idea and if it worked it could have added to the education of many a student of American history. The problem is the thing just doesn’t work. It skips, drags, locks-up and crashes. If there’s a co... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    I remember this. God how old am I?!?!?

    Go to the library and play this some ... then into a corner and read a nice book... an Elfquest book! Cutter where have you gone?!?! Nerd all the way baby! And smarter than half the people on the planet!! Wait that ... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Old school fun

    Even though it's an old game that most of us haven't played since back on the apple when we were in Elementary school, I just thought I'd speak on it. I can't complain, this game had me from "enter your name". The fi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3

    A simple, fun game.

    A very simple yet completely fun game. Check deep in the corners of your basement to dig up this oldy. You probably have a faint memory of playing this one back in Junior High. It may not have top notch graphics or a sna... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    An all time great!

    This is one of the classic games that everybody has played. Remember back in your high school computers class? Well, this is what you were playing. This game is legendary. It is a game with everything, life simulation... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful