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  • Summary: Organ Trail is a retro zombie survival game. Travel westward in a station wagon with 4 of your friends, scavenging for supplies and fending off the undead. Members of your party might die of dysentery or you might have to put them down yourself when they get bit. Faithfully recreated as ifOrgan Trail is a retro zombie survival game. Travel westward in a station wagon with 4 of your friends, scavenging for supplies and fending off the undead. Members of your party might die of dysentery or you might have to put them down yourself when they get bit. Faithfully recreated as if it were on the Apple 2, Organ Trail offers amazing 16 color art and retro beeps and boops. Packed full of zombie mechanics, themes and references, this is a must have for any zombie survival fans. Collapse
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  1. Apr 2, 2013
    80
    Through wit, ingenuity, and good old fashioned sadism, it manages to succeed against the odds and provide a truly rewarding spin on a number of classic ideas. For the price, you really couldn't ask for more.
  2. PC Gamer UK
    May 31, 2013
    71
    Occasionally repetitive, sometimes puerile but for the most part amusing. [June 2013, p.89]
  3. PC PowerPlay
    Nov 25, 2013
    70
    A lightweight survival lark, but one that proves itself worthy of the great pun in its title. [December 2013, p.85]
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  1. Jul 11, 2013
    10
    Organ Trail is like what another reviewer said, a spoof of Oregon Trail while using the zombie apocalypse genre which is becoming reallyOrgan Trail is like what another reviewer said, a spoof of Oregon Trail while using the zombie apocalypse genre which is becoming really repetitive. Organ Trail is not exactly going to win awards nor is it going to be touted as an influential game but it is however, fun. Fun, especially if you're a fan of zombie-related media like say Zombieland. Gameplaywise, its actually very straightforward, you and five friends travel in a station wagon across the United States from the east to the west. Along the way, you'll endure many hardships and situations like bandits and zombie hordes and the usual random scripted event. The game is merciless on the harder levels and certain achievements will require you to replay the game in order to achieve them. If there is one horrible aspect of the game, then that's the shooting mechanics. Shooting is NOT the fun part of Organ Trail despite it being a zombie game or a parody of a zombie game.

    Still, the game is fun from the indie aspect and it is quite cheap on Steam. It would probably be better off as a free game but I guess you have to support indie game designers for at least trying. And Organ Trail is indeed worth it if you're not expecting another Left 4 Dead or sumtin.
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  2. Mar 22, 2013
    9
    Organ Trail, a spoof of the educational Oregon Trail, takes place in a post-apocalyptic America with zombies. This game is fun, however theOrgan Trail, a spoof of the educational Oregon Trail, takes place in a post-apocalyptic America with zombies. This game is fun, however the shooting mechanic takes a while to get used to. Still, this game is great, you should be playing for hours and there is a lot of replay value. Expand
  3. Mar 24, 2013
    8
    Fun stuff. Needs a little tinkering here and there with certain elements, but otherwise you get good bang for your buck. Pick it up cheapFun stuff. Needs a little tinkering here and there with certain elements, but otherwise you get good bang for your buck. Pick it up cheap while you can Expand
  4. Sep 21, 2014
    6
    This game isn't going to win any awards in the graphics or sound department but you tend to get that when parodying a computer game from theThis game isn't going to win any awards in the graphics or sound department but you tend to get that when parodying a computer game from the 80s. If you're not put off by the retro feel to the game and always wanted to try a zombie version of The Oregon Trail, now is your chance! Expand
  5. Dec 29, 2013
    5
    Organ Trail just isn't that good, it has a good concept behind it but is let down by it's repetitive "zombie apocalypse" generalizations, withOrgan Trail just isn't that good, it has a good concept behind it but is let down by it's repetitive "zombie apocalypse" generalizations, with no unique twists. Yes, it's a spoof on the Oregon Trail we all played as a kid, but I believe the original was better (and more enjoyable!). Organ Trail falls short with it's graphics, it goes for an old school retro style feel, but the pixel art is not good, it's just too awkward, it doesn't settle right and it feels like somethings missing. Don't get me wrong, I'm actually a huge fan of pixel art and games that use those bitcrushed sounds that appeared on consoles like the NES or SNES. But Organ Trail just didn't put enough effort in, and they got what they deserved: A game that's more of a chore than entertainment, that will only capture your attention for about an hour, two if you're lucky, and that you probably won't return to too many times in the future. Expand
  6. Dec 14, 2015
    5
    i like the atari style graphics. nice game but i think is way to hard to de chill and relaxed while you playing this game. i dont know what ii like the atari style graphics. nice game but i think is way to hard to de chill and relaxed while you playing this game. i dont know what i like or hate on this game.i think its mediocre Expand
  7. Apr 27, 2013
    1
    Go play the free Facebook version. It's like that, except much worse. The simple yet effective shooting mechanism is replaced by a retardedGo play the free Facebook version. It's like that, except much worse. The simple yet effective shooting mechanism is replaced by a retarded click-and-drag one that is a a pain in the ass to use. This wouldn't be such a huge problem if playing constant shooting minigames wasn't required to advance in the game. If at any point you say to yourself "forced minigames aren't so bad.", you should not be a game developer. Expand

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