April 11, 2007

Prepare for Glory

by Nick Montfort · , 5:29 pm

Three Based on an original design by Toshihiro Nishikado, this is a ferocious simulation of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae in which three Spartans fight to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian enemy, drawing a line in the sand for democracy. The original graphics come to life when iconic, geometric images are combined with processing power. Find one in your local theater today, or try the online version now…

One Response to “Prepare for Glory”

  1. Dennis G. Jerz Says:

    Personally, I like these post-structuralist responses to the Sisyphus myth.

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