2020 was a lot. It started badly, got worse and just kept going from then on. 2021
Okay, maybe not. But it can help a little bit to play out one of the worst forms of disaster in living memory in cute pixelated form. You can do exactly that in 2020 game, a minimalist, web-based platformer that literally lets you get through the biggest and worst events of the year. From the Australian bushfires to the spread of COVID-19 and financial collapses to the US presidential election, you can try to survive (figuratively) the obstacles reduced to two-dimensional barriers and dangers.
The game is free to play in any browser as long as you have a keyboard. It’s a labor of love from indie developer Max Garkavyy. It’s a low stress project and you can get through the whole thing with the most basic gaming experience. And yes, there is toilet paper. Was there ever any doubt?