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.
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Very Positive (26 reviews) - 96% of the 26 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (2,066 reviews) - 89% of the 2,066 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 19, 2013

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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 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.

Key Features:

  • Name your party after your friends and watch them die slowly
  • Hours of gameplay!
  • Get dysentery and 9 other diseases
  • Scavenge for supplies while you fight back the undead
  • Manage your food, ammo, fuel, medkits and more in your struggle to survive
  • Put down infected party members who might turn on you
  • Stop at towns to trade, take jobs and fix your car
  • Car upgrades
  • Fight off bandits
  • Zombie boss fights
  • Choose-your-own-adventure style encounters on the road
  • A weather system and day night cycle
  • Huge soundtrack and delicious Apple 2 pixel art
  • 28 Achievements
  • Survivor leaderboards
  • 400 community written tombstones

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP SP2
    • Processor:1 GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:250 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:1 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:250 MB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:OSX 10.5 Leopard
    • Processor:1 GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive:250 MB HD space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 1 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB HD space
    • Sound: Sound card
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Man Who Lives in a Van
( 8.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Really fun game with interesting and simple art, lots of different scenarios with different outcomes. Overall a pretty enjoyable game you can just pick up and play when you have some spare time. Really fun to enter your friends names into the game and see who will drink sludge first and get sick from it. Or some how lose like 20 dollars worth of change between the car seats (wtf?), or forget they have 20 dollars worth of change in their pockets.




Quick tip:
If your friend is dicking around with your spare tire and some how manages to break/lose it, then just stop by the side of the road and put their ♥♥♥ down. Nothing says "thanks for playing" like a bullet to the head.
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Delta
( 10.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Alright. ThIs game is ♥♥♥♥ING AWESOME!
its a spin-off of the old classic Orgeon Trail, a game where you control a party of pioneers, and attempt to get them to orgeon.
Organ Trail has the same premise, you control a group of survivors, and attemtp to get them to a safe haven across the united states.
The Gameplay is great, gunplay's a bit strange (Inverted, but dont let that scare you off)
The characters are great, becuase you can name them yourself, expect for clements, he's to awesome to be named by you.
The Game is really fun, recommended by me, you should play it.
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injuredgaiden
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
If you like survival, pixel art and simple, text based strategy games, this game is for you.
If you prefer graphics heavy experiences, just play something else.
But for a person with a vivid imagination and love of strategic survival, this game is a treat.
The major problem I've heard people voice with this game is the aiming mechanic, but I actually don't have a problem with it. You may, but after a few minutes, I realised that it actually adds great tension and difficulty which brings a much appreciated realism to this survival experience.
The devs did alot with a very simple and beloved format. If there is a sequel in production, I will be there on day 1 with my wallet open.
I loved this game.
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Blueman8305
( 36.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
If your like me, you cant get DOS-box to work, so, this is your next best thing to playing the Oregon trail. Though, this isnt bad, ive had more than my fair share of sticking me and my buddies on that crappy car and the silly adventures that came forth. 7/10
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TeMpEsT
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
What a great game. Basic at it's core and reminiscent of the old DOS games. The mini games are challenging enough and the random event points keep the game interesting and fresh though each play. A big recommendation for this one.
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JShifflett
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
i type my friends names in just to see who dies of what....then go play something else.
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darb
( 18.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
First of all I love this game and highly recommend it.

But I'm still going to give it a negative review, because (without spoiling) all I really want is for them to fix the annoying glitch at the end of the game.

If at any time after I write this review they do finally fix it, then my negative review is null. Aside from this one stupid little annoyance at the end of the game, everything about it is worth the money.
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Thor, Hammer God
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
Product received for free
The only negative thing I can say about this game is certain achievements don't work. it's really fun.
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Lord exodus
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
only 1 place left then i win

im going and going and going

" bob broke a rib cage "


DEAD






I SURVIVED GETING SICK BITTIEN SHOT BEAR ATTAKED AND THIS IS HOW I DIE


BUNGIE PLEAS NURF RIB CAGE BREAK DEATH
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masterwriter42
( 17.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
Nostalgia wrapped in a deadly but all too familiar blanket. Organ Trail will bring back those memories of playing Oregon Trail games on a school computer in elementary school, but it's got it's own thing going on here. Very fun. Name your friends after your real friends and watch them die horribly or put them down when they start to turn. A game of hard choices and satisfying conclusions. Your choices really do matter. Play with the DLC for even more fun, like dying of radiation poisoning. Fully recommend this blast from the past.
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Grandpappy
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
Awesome game! At times I think this is even better than the original.
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KrillMaster
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Games hard af, but its a good challenge and very addicting

7/10 would reccomend (I suggest playing with friends)
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JokerSF
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Not bad for the price. $5 kept me entertained for a few hours when I was bored. More bang for my buck than going to the movie theater for an hour and a half and spending $20. Plus I can come back and play it again when I'm bored again.
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Sazo
( 44.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
What can I say...Simple strategy game that is interesting for a moment. The biggest disappointment is that I put time into this for the sake of completion, but the developers could not even get such a simple thing right, thus no matter what I do, I cannot trigger a few of the achievements!

My belief is that if you are going to do something, do it right! They are incapable of doing the simplest of things right.

Sadly, if I knew I could not 100% this game I would NEVER had put any amount of time into this game other than the first quick playthrough. It is actually very upsetting the amount of time they have wasted!
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Dr.Neko
( 104.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
As a person who's basically addicted to this game with over 100 hours of breaking limbs, getting Dysentry, and playing both Endless and beating the Campaign over. I can clearly say that I love this game. Naming your rag-tag group of survivors after friends, and soon letting yourself be more immersed in the atmosphere and looking past the retro pixel graphics, you got yourself a zombie survival game. It's really a huge part of my own personal fun of how I can imagine and experience my friends or certain people coming along to my ride, going through starvation, infection, bandits, zombies, and the like. With the chores of taking care of supplies, you can go at the game with your own pace, either it be conservative, going at a slow pace while trying to save as much food by starving your party, or much more aggressive/safe where you go as fast as possible, pushing your car to limits, as you give a huge buffet for all your party members to keep them healthy. There are two main modes to the game. There's the campaign mode;moving from Washington D.C all the way to the west coast to your final destination: Safe Haven. Then there's Endless mode, with you going as far as possible in the fastest pace for more points, trying to keep yourself, and (depending on your playstyle.) keeping your party alive. This is honestly a great simple game, with an amazing soundtrack along with lots of events occuring along with RNGesus to dicate a slow-death, or a plentiful gold mine of food, medkits, and other supplies. With the complete edition DLC, all your fun with the game only doubles, now adding extras! Such as even MORE RNGesus to give you more ways to death, a lot more choices in what you do. An amazing parody/redesign to the original Oregon Trail. Every dollar was worth it.
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Foxes
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Frankly, this is so much more fun than the original oregon trail. My only complaint is how aiming to shoot works. It's funky and cumbersome. It's hard with a mouse and almost imossible with the controller
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Esquilo
( 19.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
I love this game!
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Overwatch > life
( 10.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Although it's a bit simple, it's worth 5 bucks in my book for Taylor Swift, Kim Jong Un, Kayne West, Bill Nye, and Mia Khalifa in a post-apocolyptic organ trail.
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Salarn
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
https://youtu.be/oDeCI_aK8Xw

Nobody knows what cause the outbreak but we've all heard rumors of this so called 'Safe Haven' out on the west coast. Grab the gear and put our friends into the station wagon it's time to head west.

This zombified version of 'Oregon Trail' keeps enough of the classic game to trigger quality nostalgia while adding enough new mechanics to make it feel fresh and exciting. Some of the events and outcomes can feel overly random and unfair but the wasteland roads are not the safest.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
The best way to play Oregon Trail.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 26
I bought this game ages ago, i barely play it but it's still a fun game nontheless worth the price IMO
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
It's nice, classic adventure game in the style of the original Oregon Trail but with zombies and a modern day setting. There are some little extra goodies mixed in as well. It's short but replay ability and achievements will keep you coming back.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
I love this game way more than I could put into words. Simple design, easy access, addicting. I would call it a "retro survival sim": a zombie apocalypse ended the world as we know it. You and your friends try to cross what once was the USA from the East Coast to the West, chasing a rumor known as "Safe Haven", a stronghold where the zombie outbreak seems to have been controlled. Your job is to admin everything until you reach Safe Haven, that is gas, money, routes, including scavenging for food, at what hours you should best do so, keeping an eye out for your ammo, deciding if you should keep going to the West Coast with your bitten friend or if he is a potential menace to the whole group and should be rather put down, if you should risk breaking your car driving for another mile in the hopes of finding a better trading spot, etc., etc.

These tasks may appear mundane at first, but once you soak in the rather dark atmosphere and realize how close you have become to those pixels with the name of random friends, the game becomes a tragic story of a group just trying to survive and their everyday trying to do so. And you are the leader.

It's so much fun to experience and imagine the situation you go through. One moment you'll think you made a great deal buying that tire for so cheap, the next you'll curse yourself for not having rather invested in scraps. And while on the road, you'll sometimes encounter little "choose-your-own-adventure"-like events with fellow survivors, some friendly, others not so much, spicing up the experience.

Organ Trail is impressively immersive, given it's Atari graphics and lack of a deeper canon story. It's one of those video game experiences in which the game only makes the rules, while you make the story in your head, and I think this is the strongest point here.

But as good as it is, it has some very nasty bugs that can bring you serious frustration. For example, I just was at the end of the game, a comrade died and the game refused to advance until I fed all of them to the zombies. As if this wasn't enough, the game got stuck after defeating the final boss. After having spend my time carefully administrating my crew from coast to coast through hordes of zombies, this wasn't a rewarding pay off. I just wish such issues were patched already, since they happen relatively often with me, let's say, every 3rd or 4th playthrough.

Be it as it is, though, I can only recommend Organ Trail as a fantastic game for those who like just make up and imagine their own zombie stories while playing along.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
30.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
yeah its alright
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
26 of 27 people (96%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2015
It's The Oregon Trail, but with zombies. And Clements. And zombies. And shotguns. And scavenging for food and supplies. And zombies. And dysentery. And references. And zombies. And biker gangs. And... did I mention it has zombies?

In all seriousness, this is a really fun parody of The Oregon Trail. You lead a party of four other survivors in your quest to safe haven, all while fending off zombies, scavenging for food and supplies, dealing with dysentery, fending off biker gangs and undead fauna, and wondering how exactly one would break their leg inside a station wagon. Campaign Mode is your quest to Safe Haven, while Endless Mode lets you travel forever (so long as you maintain your supplies and pray that none of your party members survive) while completing challenges that unlock new presets and buffs that add replayability to the game. If you always thought The Oregon Trail was missing zombies, then this is the game for you.
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
I have probably used most of my hours just restarting the game over and over watching and listening to the intro!
Great game!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2015
Picked up this gem at the Winter Sale 2015. Definitely worth it, especially the director's cut.
This game is a tribute to the (ugh, educational) game The Oregon Trail, but the Organ Trail is similar in a fashion of going across the United States, scavenging/hunting for suplies, mainting your vehicle, and generally surviving. Definitely work a look.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
Well-done remake of an original classic. Lightweight tongue-in-cheek retro, a very good game by itself, and a very good opportunity to get to know this piece of game history if you, like me, haven't tasted it earlier.

Makes me wonder that, by modern naming conventions, roguelike-like was discovered before roguelike actually... :)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
One thing to note about this review: I've only played through with the expansion, so I'm not sure how the vanilla game holds up by comparison. I can tell you that with the expansion, this game is pretty fun. It's not particularly hard on the normal difficulty, so you might wanna ramp it up a bit if yer a veteran. Granted, it does take some play time to get used to the swing of things, but one or two playthroughs should do for that. What controls there are handle the way that they should, so minigame segments are easy enough to get the hang of. The core of the gameplay seems to come more from being good at managing yer little party's survival. There's plenty of that to be done and a decent amount of customisation to change things up. Different road events do well enough to keep things interesting. A couple different modes and plenty of unlockables and secrets make replays pretty worthwhile. There are some glitches that I've encountered that can stop the game from progressing but loading the save seems to remedy that. The soundtrack is equal parts retro, moody, and even epic. While not terribly exciting, the game can put you on the edge of yer seat. Content isn't huge but it's big enough to keep ya comin' back for a little while. For the price, it's a good game.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2015
Couldn't find the trail of organs. 8/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Nice game especially if you like retro-style graphics
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Nabbing this, especially while on sale, is most certainily worth your time and money. While a single play through without the Final Cut DLC is all you really need to get the entire package out of the game, multiple playthroughs allow for more of the funnier, if albeit random, events to occur. Playing the game with a friend adds for even more enjoyment, as you both can now experience the random hilarity of dysentary or hapless, seatbelt-less arm-breaks this game often provides.

Seriously, it's worth the two bucks. Invite friends over, make funny choices. It's a fun title.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2015
Gotts say, THIS GAME IS FUN!!!! Dont let the old retro grphics turn u away, this game is awesome! Buy it now!!! Support these great developers!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
A very cheeky game parody of Oregon Trail, one of the best retro games of all time imo. Fun, creative and definitely worth the money.

9 / 10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
You have died of dysentery.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
Beat it on easy mode. 17/10 would rek dis gam again
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
after naming my fellow companions after politicians i proceeded to accidentally inject penisilun into trump's genitalia.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 7
I remember dumping a lot of hours of my time into this game back when it was just a browser game, and I have to say that it's great to see way more content added to it since then and put up on Steam. There's just something really addicting about games where you can name the characters and see what kinds of crazy stuff ensues based partially on random chance while the other half depends on how well you've been managing the trip. Aside from the obvious of this being a parody of the Oregon Trail games, the game kind of has a sort of "The Walking Dead" RPG game vibe to it, which is pretty awesome. I highly recommend it for fans of the Oregon Trail games, zombie apocalypse survival scenario fans, and people just looking for a simple game that's easy to pick up and play either for a few minutes at a time or for hours on end.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2015
"Kaylee is dicking with 1 muffler and accidenally ruins it", " Mal makes a bad bet and loses some money" - one of my favourite games on steam and iPhone.
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