Remaking Oregon Trail Video Game With An Eye Toward More Accurate Native American Depictions
A new spin on the wagon train game focuses on more accurately representing Native Americans.
The company Gameloft tackled the redesign of Oregon Trail for Apple Arcade just in time for the increase in worldwide play because of the pandemic. Its target audience: the now-40-year-olds and their kids. And more Native American players.
Gameloft Brisbane creative director Jarrad Trudgen had to root out historical inaccuracies and cliches about Native American culture.