For over 40 years now, millions of gamers around the world have experienced the joy of dying of dysentery thanks to the wonders of The Oregon Trail. What started as a simple history teaching program in 1971 evolved into one of the most iconic games of all time. If you’ve got a craving to return to this classic pioneer adventure (or to make the journey for the first time), you’ll be happy to know it’s now available as a dedicated handheld device.
Sold exclusively at Target,
The Oregon Trail as a portable device will cost you $25. It comes with the complete game, including the original sound effects, and the device is styled after the old Apple II in a nice throwback touch. The device is battery powered and includes three AAs to get you started. Unfortunately, it’s not available online, but you can check for availability at your local Target online by using Brickseek.