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...And then you die of dysentery : lessons in adulting from The Oregon Trail / Lauren Reeves ; illustrated by Jude Buffum.

By: Reeves, Lauren, 1983- [author.]Contributor(s): Buffum, Jude [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9781328624390; 1328624390Other title: And then you die of dysentery | Lessons in adulting from The Oregon TrailSubject(s): Adulthood -- Humor | Conduct of life -- Humor | Computer gamesDDC classification: 818/.602 Summary: "A quirky, nostalgic send-up to the Oregon Trail computer game, featuring snarky and hard-earned life lessons from the trail. Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash - it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style! And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as: Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.); If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification!); and Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...). With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane, all the way to the Willamette Valley."--
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"A quirky, nostalgic send-up to the Oregon Trail computer game, featuring snarky and hard-earned life lessons from the trail. Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash - it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style! And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as: Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.); If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification!); and Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...). With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane, all the way to the Willamette Valley."--

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