Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!

You know all of those “if you’re a certain age, you should get what this is?” images that float around Facebook? This Oregon Trail cake, spotted on Dorkly, could serve as one of those. I wasted…er… spent countless hours of my young life playing this game on an Apple II. And my, what a *lovely* sentiment for a birthday cake.


Snake Cake. Run for Your Lives!

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

6 Responses to Retro-Gaming Cake Brings Back Memories, Dysentery

Your Thoughts?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  1. Oh no, not Oregon Trail…

  2. Pingback: Retro-Gaming Cake Brings Back Memories, Dysentery | My Daily Feeds

  3. I read the Journals of Lewis and Clark. They reported abundant game, mainly peaceful and helpful natives, and not a single death on the expedition. Their guide was a teenage girl who brought along her baby. They not only went to Oregon, they came back too.

  4. Gillian BenAry on said:

    I used to get so upset when my relatives died, I had to stop naming them after my REAL relatives.

  5. Pingback: MAKE | Your Comments

  6. they STILL have Oregon Trail on the computers at my school :P lawl <— go 2

Related Supplies at Maker Shed