Webgame Wednesday

Today I Die

Today I Die is, initially anyway, bewildering. It features a short poem and some simple 8-bit graphics. What the hell is going on here? That's the point actually. By dragging elements around the screen, you've got to figure out what your goal is and how to accomplish it. It takes a few minutes, but once you start moving through the "story," the sense of relief is quite thrilling. This one's a quick introduction to today's popular blend of primitive videogame technology and cutting-edge art.