Darfur is Dying

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Darfur is Dying is a browser game about the crisis in Darfur, western Sudan. The game won the Darfur Digital Activist Contest sponsored by mtvU. Released in April 2006, more than 800,000 people had played by September. It is classified as a serious game, specifically a newsgame. Note, the official site does not use the word "game", but refers to Darfur is Dying as a "narrative based simulation."

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darfur_is_Dying

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