The title sums it up. I have tried fording 4 foot deep rivers, thinking my wagon and oxen would be tall enough not to drown. I have never forded successfully. My party members always drown or I ...
Wikipedia gives the following (partial?) list: ...die from various causes, such as measles, snakebite, dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and exhaustion. People could also die from drowning or a ...
The last version of The Oregon Trail I played had the farmer as the biggest multiplier (pre-teacher) and had graphical hunting. This was on the Apple II. Except for the ability to trade (and ...
I am somewhat in awe of the nostalgic popularity of the game Oregon Trail. Why did this game become so embedded in the cultural psyche of several generations in the US?