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Classic History Game Oregon Trail Goes Mobile

Classic History Game Oregon Trail Goes Mobile

 The Oregon Trail

Strong pioneer simulation game with secondary emphasis on history. 

Pros: Kids actively participate in historical events and create meaningful connections by making choices that affect their pioneer family's fate.
Cons: Mini-games stray from learning objectives, even though some historical facts are layered on top.
Bottom Line: Classic westward expansion game just as fun as ever, but would benefit from some diverse updates.

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