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Interactive video lesson plan for: The R-rated Oregon Trail

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The Oregon Trail was a great game — but there were some things they couldn't teach kids. This is the bloody, sexy, drunken trail.

For more about the sources, read the full article: http://www.vox.com/2016/3/3/11152436/r-rated-oregon-trail

We all loved The Oregon Trail as kids — and the gameplay was pretty accurate. But there were a few things about pioneer life that weren't fit for that precious hour in the computer room.

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You can play the game here: https://archive.org/details/msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990

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