Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of computers (in which case, I have several questions for you), your early digital distractions are probably years, if not…
A while back, we told you about Organ Trail, a zombie-filled webgame inspired by that classic work of morbid edutainment, Oregon Trail. Now the Organ Trail producers are expanding the original game and making it available on your computer and phone.
In a small apartment Crystal, Minnesota, a history teacher spent his nights dreaming up ways to bring his subjects to life. It wasn't until his two math teacher roommates helped turn his ideas into code that Oregon Trail was born.
The pioneers had it rough traveling the Oregon Trail, but they didn't have to contend with flesh-eating zombies. Can you survive the hazards of the Organ Trail, make it to Portland, and escape the zombie apocalypse?
If someone told me in 1987 that Oregon Trail would be played on a three-inch touchscreen device with better graphics and improved music, I'd have slapped them in the face. It's here.