Oregon Trail Deluxe
DOS - 1992
Description of Oregon Trail Deluxe
Offering adventure, educational, role-playing (rpg), strategy, simulation in a world of history, managerial, real-time, Oregon Trail Deluxe is an abandonware developed by MECC and published by MECC. Released in 1992, you wander around in a perspective.
The Oregon Trail, well known road crossing the Rocky Mountains used by the settlers in the 19th century.
MECC made an educational game based on this memorable part on the USA story. The player must cross the oregon trail and fight against the difficulties the settlers had. Hunting for food, trading supplies, survive LOTS of possible deaths (snakes, typhoid, dysentry...).
Should you succeed in your journey, your points will be based on your profession, the number of settlers still alive, your remaining cash and much more.
Oregon Trail was played by a lot of American people born in the eighties and the game stay into memory as one hard, unforgiving and unbeatable game. Some family would eventually play the game together and children in school would even make competition over who got the farthest before dying in the game!
Gwane commented :Who remembers games they played as a kid? I for one remember the only one we played in elementary school, Oregon Trail. It was choppy and by today's standards is something an elementary school student could create, but when I was playing it, it was the most entertaining game available. Now today 40 years after the game was created, kids are still playing it. It was actually created to be an educational experience of how people migrated to the west to settle. Me being on the west myself, found this very significant. I personally would recommend this game to any child as a fun way to get education.
ridley-the-dragon commented :This is an awesome game I just wish they would make a remake. This game is still pretty popular so a remake would probably do pretty well ! I'm imagining the hunting only with mechanics more like a cabelas game only with muskets and with next gen graphics and complex colony building systems, allowing Sim City style colony building, all with next gen graphics on a pc, think about it...
And with a free modding tool it would become classic, like ratchet and clank, with mods allowing you to make so that you just farm for food and the hunting mechanics are used for combat with the british or it could be totally remoded to make it a halo colonizing game on different planets instead of to America with the combat i mentioned earlier
Comments and reviews
Oblivious Entertainment added this comment on 2014-09-02 :
While the game is quite short, it does give lots of educational and entertainment valve
James added this comment on 2014-08-30 :
Aside from the classic (the one that most have played in school) , this version is also great.
Braden added this comment on 2014-08-23 :
This game works just fine in Dosbox on Windows 7. I can even run it on my BlackBerry Playbook in Dosbox.
elizabeth added this comment on 2014-08-18 :
there is many game but its very nice game
stupid added this comment on 2014-08-17 :
try to play with dosbox, i was playing various games like this using dosbox and win7
SP added this comment on 2014-08-13 :
Not compatible with Windows 7. Too bad. I really loved this game as an elementary student. Would love to play it again.
Unmei added this comment on 2014-08-11 :
Beat first try, all skill, no luck.
DeathFromAbove added this comment on 2014-08-05 :
Why this game is the most downloaded escapes my mind ...
Spider-Fury added this comment on 2014-07-31 :
So I can't seem to run it as I am told it is incompatible with 64bit Windows OS. Is there any way around this? Or am I sadly unable to run this file
Ro$3 added this comment on 2014-07-18 :
Wow, I have been looking for this game for a long time, looking in my Play store for it, and it is no where to be found. I'm really glad i found this. Hoping this is the real deal. I'll be back is its not. Wish Me Luck!!
slafochmed added this comment on 2014-05-25 :
This statement is totally ignorant and arrogant:
"It was choppy and by today's standards is something an elementary school student could create, but when I was playing it, it was the most entertaining game available."
phil fish added this comment on 2014-05-23 :
this is fucking awesome ...
cat added this comment on 2014-05-21 :
i want to play.
elsarah added this comment on 2014-04-27 :
why isnt there a version to download for mac?!?!
Crap is my favorite subject added this comment on 2014-04-23 :
I think this is awesome
jean added this comment on 2014-04-22 :
i want to played the game
Liz added this comment on 2014-04-07 :
I don't know what I'm doing here
A few hints added this comment on 2014-03-25 :
How high of a score do you want? The message 'Game will be scarce is a lie..." and you can trade 1 clothing for 1 ox, making $5, until you are full, and sell all the oxes, and start again... Limitless points. :)
toot added this comment on 2014-03-18 :
Hyrneson added this comment on 2014-02-27 :
I played this game in 4th grade WAYYY too much.
sandy added this comment on 2014-02-11 :
dont look like the oregon trail delux is any different than the first oregan trail by the screenshots, they look the same..i had oregon trailII and thoght the deluxe version could be about the same but doesnt look like it at all.. so guess i will just end up ordering another oregon trail II, it is more life like and real . i think the oregan trail II is the best out of the whole series..no offense to anyone just thought the deluxe version would be similar or maybe even better than the second one...thanks n good work to you all......sandy
humbleroller added this comment on 2014-01-25 :
i never got to play this so im playing it now. Thanks AW.
lakawak added this comment on 2014-01-19 :
I don't think ridley-the-dragon understand the concept of Oregon Trail. You are ONE family trying to get to land you can homestead. Not a bunch of people trying to colonize a country. You don't stay in an area long enough to farm, or to colonize other areas. You want it to be more like an updated Civilization...but that is nothing like the concept behind Oregon Trail.
raven added this comment on 2014-01-11 :
Nyet Diem added this comment on 2014-01-09 :
Please ignore the user "This is". It is apparent that they do not understand that most (if not all) of these games require a dos shell such as the greatly esteemed DOSbox.
This is added this comment on 2014-01-06 :
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Storris added this comment on 2013-12-29 :
Saw this game featured on the brilliant TV show (available on Netflix) 'Person of Interest'.
Licurg added this comment on 2013-12-14 :
For those of you who don't know, there's a similar spin-off called "Organ Trail" that you can get from Desura pretty cheap. Not quite like this (it's a zombie game...) but the closest thing I ever found .
David added this comment on 2013-12-10 :
Its one of my fav game admin! anyways try this King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame free game
michael smith added this comment on 2013-12-09 :
good work dear ones....... thankls for sharing, i have a game try this The Bureau XCOM Declassified free game
KomradeSims added this comment on 2013-12-02 :
what is this I don't even
Albert L Lavallee added this comment on 2013-11-29 :
great to be able to play
GamePlayer added this comment on 2013-11-28 :
Holy shit a kindergartner can make this. DAMN
Nick added this comment on 2013-10-15 :
Man, I was the best at this when I was little! I remember in 3rd grade, we had this system in our classroom called "duck dollars" where you got these little fake dollar bills with a duck on them for good behavior and stuff so you could buy computer time or candy or whatever from the teacher. I'd always horde mine and every Friday I'd buy like an hour of computer time and fucking root beer float, and then I'd play Oregon Trail and beat the shit out of it. I was so good at it, my name was at every spot on the high scores list.
10.4.13 added this comment on 2013-10-06 :
Hope this is good.
Its me added this comment on 2013-08-28 :
igetit added this comment on 2013-08-22 :
Unbeatable? It was unforgiving but not impossible to beat, I did it several times as a kid. The key was to be a good hunter, then you'd always have food and you could sell their pelts i think for more money. But it always came down to the crapshoot of crossing the snake river! Good luck, you're gonna need it!
GnomenKlayture added this comment on 2013-08-11 :
I hope this works, my wife will just go nuts! She's pined for it ever since I put the Apple IIe in the attic!
Daniel5477 added this comment on 2013-07-04 :
that make me
Beedoo added this comment on 2013-06-24 :
A well-meaning person gave me the Wii remake of Oregon Trail (created as some anniversary project, apparently) and all I can say is that it doesn't hold a candle to the good old Deluxe release I played as a kid.
So happy I can play this again.
... Did anyone else take the game a step further and play-pretend? (lol) My sister and I used to cram playroom furniture around a Little Tikes wagon and "hitch" the handle to imaginary oxen. I think that ended in an argument with a friend over whether she could put the oxen on "autodrive".
*sigh* Good times.
me added this comment on 2013-06-16 :
Run in compatibility mode for Windows 95.
ToBeAdvised added this comment on 2013-05-20 :
Looks interesting. Guess i'll download it!
Lyn added this comment on 2013-05-11 :
Not compatible with 64 bit.
noahgs added this comment on 2013-05-08 :
best game NA try the dirrectors cut to :) its a classic.
Fegelein added this comment on 2013-05-07 :
Too much trail not enough me.
Anonymous added this comment on 2013-04-01 :
It worked beautifully! Thank you for the tip rigourous_thruster!
Scottifer added this comment on 2013-03-25 :
It didn't work for me, every time i try to download it it wouldn't work. I don't know why can anyone help me?
Derpy added this comment on 2013-03-17 :
Sorry Kurt but you're in the minority there. This is one of the most popular classic games of all time. Maybe it's just over your head.
Kurt added this comment on 2013-03-16 :
played it for 5 seconds
waste of memory
rigorous_thruster added this comment on 2013-03-07 :
running thru d fend reloaded! windows 7 os.
i get past the title screen to where you choose your sound option, and no matter what i choose, the game crashes. pls help!!
Boss7 added this comment on 2013-02-03 :
Loki added this comment on 2013-02-01 :
LOL @Merp I did the same thing!
Firefight added this comment on 2013-01-22 :
Is there a 64bit version?
TheHollieLlama added this comment on 2013-01-22 :
I downloaded it and it works fine but there's no sound even after messing with the settings :(
Merp added this comment on 2013-01-20 :
The day we got to play Oregon Trail in computer lab in elementary school was the best day ever!
Smithy1976 added this comment on 2013-01-10 :
When I try and run the game an error message says it does not support full screen mode then I have to click to close the application, why?
Oph added this comment on 2012-12-31 :
I used to play this in school on Apples. Ahaha.. This and one game with a paper plane that everyone else was playing. I liked Oregon Trail though.
justanotheranon added this comment on 2012-12-27 :
When I play this game the graphics overlap each other is there any way to change that?
bella added this comment on 2012-12-20 :
I love this game so much its awsome
OldGamer added this comment on 2012-10-20 :
I remember playing the old Oregon Trial on the Apple II's we had at school... Tiny green screen monitors and watching your pioneers die of dysentery. Good times.
atropos added this comment on 2012-10-18 :
boricua50%gamer added this comment on 2012-10-11 :
Never played this game, since I wasn't in the USA during my childhood. Will try it now. XD
Aswomereach added this comment on 2012-09-01 :
where is the older version?
James added this comment on 2012-08-27 :
Classic, but still a great game !!!
Someone added this comment on 2012-08-15 :
Anyone having problems, make sure to run "setup.bat" and choose soundblaster.
Yayaya added this comment on 2012-08-06 :
Notshane added this comment on 2012-06-19 :
I can't hear any sound when I run it, even on DOSbox too.
Juliee added this comment on 2012-06-07 :
:) I love this game. Played in US History class
but sniff added this comment on 2012-05-18 :
wow great game for being older than me
Daphne added this comment on 2012-04-15 :
Playing Oregon trail take me back to my childhood, to a time when learning games were fun.
Tsume added this comment on 2012-04-13 :
Girl who needs comment
At the top of your Browser window, Press "Tools" and then "Internet tools" and you will run into a tab that lets you set a path for your Downloads. The location where your files save now will be displayed, but you can change it anytime. Hope this helps even though I am sure that this post is old. :)
girl who needs help added this comment on 2012-04-04 :
It says it is done downloading but I can not find it. HELP!!!!!!!!!
anna added this comment on 2012-04-01 :
played this game with my sister all the time when i was in elementary school. loved it!
matt added this comment on 2012-03-31 :
monkyhump added this comment on 2012-02-09 :
I love this game
chesster added this comment on 2012-02-02 :
whoa ridley, don't get your hopes up. that would be awsome though
Man Who needs help added this comment on 2012-01-26 :
I downloaded it but im haveing trouble isntalling it, help?
bison slayer added this comment on 2012-01-24 :
had this game in high school on some shitty old apple system. it was always a contest as to who could murdered the most animals.
rellier9 added this comment on 2012-01-20 :
Can you not love
Annamarie added this comment on 2012-01-17 :
Looken for this game forever
KRASTA added this comment on 2012-01-16 :
Just thought I'd mention it for anyone who might be interested (and using DosBox to run) that you can quickly jump into full-screen mode by pressing (alt+enter).
Aiming this at 'db' mainly... hopeit helps someone ! : )
bob added this comment on 2012-01-14 :
db added this comment on 2012-01-12 :
this system does not support fullscreen... well thats dumb
omgiluvthissite added this comment on 2012-01-05 :
i have died of dyssentry
BK added this comment on 2012-01-01 :
Jezabel added this comment on 2011-12-09 :
Jezabel added this comment on 2011-12-09 :
Is there anyone to make this window size on my computer? Instead of it being full screen?
Ajezzie added this comment on 2011-12-01 :
This is my most fav game
urgenfur added this comment on 2011-11-29 :
lola added this comment on 2011-11-26 :
loved the first game and want to try the second one.
yoyo added this comment on 2011-11-19 :
drJab added this comment on 2011-11-15 :
I hope it works on my phone
chaconjc added this comment on 2011-11-05 :
LALALA added this comment on 2011-10-07 :
Hey folks, if you are thinking there is something wrong with the game, I mean that it looks slightly different, like how the things don't pop up with the dun-duh-dunnn sound, it's because that is the Oregon Trail Version 1.2 from 93-96. It is very difficult to find and I am disappointed...
grams added this comment on 2011-09-16 :
been looking for this game forever
Ceristimo added this comment on 2011-07-28 :
Ever heard of the (totally free), awesome and all round butt kicking program DosBox? No? Google it, please. Because DosBox will allow your modern computer to play these old games, by emulating DOS, and even emulating old hardware, like an old soundblaster soundcard! So with DosBox, you can enjoy this game, and all the others you can find on this website.
yeaahhh added this comment on 2011-07-18 :
well no sound...even with messing with the settings and stuff for audio and its not the same, like it doesnt pop up and say, you have dysentery! which is half the fun
Flic Montana added this comment on 2011-06-24 :
Could be fun, but this is just the original game and it isn't compatible with modern Windows. Someone should rework it so that it can.
Actually, this should replace 1 of the 20 crappy card games that come free with Windows. I'd MUCH rather spend an hour playing Oregon Trail at lunch than Hearts.
Derelicht added this comment on 2011-06-21 :
WOW! Does this bring back great memories! First pc game I ever played! :D
LIKEABOSS added this comment on 2011-05-25 :
does this work for the mac
ass wipe added this comment on 2011-04-05 :
shit in the cows eye
fightspice added this comment on 2011-03-22 :
hayhay added this comment on 2011-03-22 :
omg i play dis in my 3rds cute
fireguy331 added this comment on 2011-03-13 :
my windows xp computer tells me the parameters are incorrect and i was so bummed i used to play this all the time with my mom
agogo added this comment on 2011-03-10 :
admin added this comment on 2011-03-02 :
poppy bros jr. added this comment on 2011-03-02 :
all my friends said this game was the best
Zabka added this comment on 2011-02-20 :
So funny to run it on an actual computer ...
Rafa added this comment on 2011-01-29 :
epic fail! I was excited to reminisce but, alas it did not work on my pc!
GD OUT added this comment on 2011-01-23 :
great game reminds me of the good old days,ha ha
Gamer43 added this comment on 2010-12-21 :
how do i play? i unzipped and double clicked the oregon box and it didnt work
Alicia added this comment on 2010-11-19 :
garbarble added this comment on 2010-11-05 :
No, Gwane. The average elementary school student could not create a game like this. You fail at understanding what is involved.
Lafcat added this comment on 2010-10-17 :
This is the second version with better graphics great history game I like all versions of the Oregan trail. You must unzip/ extract the files in the oregan-trail-deluxe.zip folder then double click the Oregon titled blue retangle exe.file icon Enjoy!
Bob added this comment on 2010-10-03 :
Is this the version with voice acting? Because I remember the Mac of deluxe version did.
machinistb added this comment on 2010-07-29 :
Look up DOSBOX. Little bit of playing around (use the tutorial) but it got me back in touch with my childhood.
charlosco added this comment on 2010-06-29 :
how do i install this game
TheDUDE added this comment on 2010-06-28 :
unzip the files then double click on the file OREGON.exe
Tracidb added this comment on 2010-06-27 :
Can anyone tell me how to get this game to work on xp?
ridley-the-dragon added this comment on 2010-06-18 :
@albjz99 YES there is a way around it just get a 32 bit emulator OR pick up a really old computer for like $20 for the easy not have to sit there installing this crap way
albjzz99 added this comment on 2010-06-11 :
I love this game...too bad it's not compatible with a 64 bit operating system..anyone know a way around that...or am i just stuck ; (
royaltyguy added this comment on 2010-05-10 :
thanks so much for uploading this. i give this game 10/10 love it to death :)
Suziecue added this comment on 2010-04-15 :
This site is way to hard to understand all I wanted was to play it
ShahalisMaximus added this comment on 2010-03-07 :
I love this game! I haven't played it since elementary school!
died of dysentery added this comment on 2009-12-15 :
Mak-D added this comment on 2009-12-12 :
Still havent played
Fat Joe added this comment on 2009-10-31 :
It was so fun and i really recommend it to elementary kids its really fun. But some other parts in this is shallow and padantic.
admin added this comment on 2009-10-29 :
@GasMoney Works perfectly on mac, use Boxer
GasMoney added this comment on 2009-10-25 :
this wont work on mac
Dan added this comment on 2009-10-24 :
great game that brings back a lot of good memories, Oregon trail has lost it's way but I'm glad to see the older version still stand out.
jimbob101 added this comment on 2009-10-23 :
awsome gme :)
Ascendeaus added this comment on 2009-09-26 :
Cool! I Also Wanuh New Missile Command!
mshea added this comment on 2009-09-11 :
The best game ever! it is so fun, strategical and not bad for you!
g 45 added this comment on 2009-09-09 :
brebre added this comment on 2009-09-01 :
this game was sooo cool when I was little, It's kind of lost it's luster now though.
Alexp added this comment on 2009-08-31 :
this game was awesome back in 3rd grade!
Holda added this comment on 2009-08-17 :
Holy cow. I remember this game from school of all places! We played this when we were learning about, how conveniently, the Oregon Trail. Ah, what memories lay in this game.
Kilo1045 added this comment on 2009-08-16 :
so many good times with this game
ben added this comment on 2009-08-15 :
love this game
brie added this comment on 2009-08-04 :
do i download it first or not to play it???
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Ragnarok added this comment on 2009-07-26 :
YOU HAVE DIED OF DYSENTERY.
(:hi added this comment on 2009-07-25 :
this is awsome
Cyanide added this comment on 2009-07-23 :
Is this for Mac, too?
sahn added this comment on 2009-07-17 :
Weinis added this comment on 2009-07-14 :
Wickeed game occupied many of my days in my younger yeasrs cant wait to play it again.
me added this comment on 2009-07-09 :
good game love it
MDH added this comment on 2009-07-04 :
love this game
dward added this comment on 2009-07-02 :
how do u start the game
funtime added this comment on 2009-06-30 :
this game is original and fun, yay
Ranito added this comment on 2009-06-19 :
Hehe, nice one... I finished it on my first attempt, but what the hell :) And no, no viruses :)
CAMERON HOTTMAN added this comment on 2009-06-14 :
i love this game
Jacoby added this comment on 2009-06-03 :
I like this game
lopieloo added this comment on 2009-05-29 :
I almost always died of dysentery! ...Good times.
mog493 added this comment on 2009-05-16 :
i used to play this game in school
matt added this comment on 2009-05-11 :
is this legit or will it just download a bunch of viruses onto my computer?
pixeyhaley added this comment on 2009-04-21 :
I've always loved this game growing up glad i was able to find it!
Dibbzz added this comment on 2009-04-12 :
Anyone else not getting any sound?
어ㅗㅇ눈이 added this comment on 2009-04-11 :
ㅊㄴㄱ디ㅏ ㅅ혁파9ㅊ ㅑ ㅗㅁㅅ i hate it the worst game ever
Lady Wolf added this comment on 2009-04-10 :
but awesome game ;)
Lady Wolf added this comment on 2009-04-09 :
why thank god? he didn't put this game on earth .
SADIESUE99 added this comment on 2009-03-10 :
the best game ever
kozmonot added this comment on 2009-02-26 :
thank the lord
astra added this comment on 2009-01-23 :
ya thank the lord... finally found the game without having to register or surveys. yippie!!!
collin added this comment on 2009-01-19 :
this better work
Moizeus added this comment on 2009-01-18 :
Thank the lord in heaven I have found the game for free without registering.
be11 added this comment on 2009-01-15 :
glady added this comment on 2008-12-20 :
jason added this comment on 2008-12-19 :
Joeboo added this comment on 2008-12-16 :
Cool, if it works.
mc added this comment on 2008-12-15 :
love oregone trail
yeeeaaaaaaa added this comment on 2008-12-09 :
i cant get it to work...
Aij added this comment on 2008-12-04 :
Whats the keypassword to play??
Philip Garcia added this comment on 2008-12-03 :
can't wait to play the greatest game ever
bear added this comment on 2008-12-01 :
hopefully this works
mikes bum added this comment on 2008-11-29 :
uhmmm added this comment on 2008-11-17 :
I have the D-fend reloaded and it still won't runt his game- it says there's no executeable file...
Gopher added this comment on 2008-11-12 :
sadly, it won't work with my Windows 7 version... is there a 64-bit version?
canchaser363 added this comment on 2008-11-11 :
I cant get it to work! UGH! I love this game, we had it and my brother took it and i never saw it again!
yjjjh added this comment on 2008-10-12 :
it wont work
jack added this comment on 2008-10-02 :
i love this game!hope it works!!
tkdmaster11 added this comment on 2008-09-15 :
this is great
Matt added this comment on 2008-09-14 :
What a cool game!
jeezus added this comment on 2008-09-12 :
what do i do after clicking download? can someone please help me?!
KAREN added this comment on 2008-09-08 :
HOLY SHIZNITS YOU DONT EVEN KNOW I'M GONNA PLAY RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!1
BoxervsEible added this comment on 2008-08-24 :
HOLY TOMATOS!!!!! words can not describe!
Secret Agent Sami added this comment on 2008-06-05 :
OMG! Totally Playing It ASAP! WOOT WOOT!
pen0r added this comment on 2008-06-04 :
I R LOVE THIS GAME!
Albany added this comment on 2008-05-23 :
I am so excited in this moment
Sarah added this comment on 2008-05-17 :
Oh my gosh! I played this game all the time when I was little, I lost the CD and now I can play it again. Thank you!
fudder added this comment on 2008-04-10 :
ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOOOBBSSSS
Gremz added this comment on 2008-02-14 :
OMG can't wait to play.
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