Darfur is Dying -- a game that is not a game


"Darfur is Dying" is a slogan and a website and an accusation. The "game" (free and playable right from your home computer) consists of using adults and children from a Darfur family to try to stay alive. Family members must obtain water and rebuild villages while "Janjaweed" militia roam the desert. The difficulty of the game highlights the perils that is faced by those in this troubled region. The site also includes informatio on the region and ways to help.
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Image from the video game section of www.darfurisdying.com. 12-year old "Abok", foraging for water, hides from Janjaweed militia.