Jed Lipinski writing for Mental Floss:
They had no clue that the game they were about to create would eventually sell more than 65 million copies and influence hundreds of millions of students. Not only would The Oregon Trail go on to become one of the nation’s most popular computer games, it would become a beacon in the emerging educational game industry. But before any of that could happen, the trio needed to find a computer.
I always died during those harrowing river crossings.
(Via The Verge)