Games for concentration on other things

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Nov 12, 2006
  1. n84
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    Hey, I listen to a lot of audio lectures and things for university and I listen a lot better if I can satisfy my hands with games which require no thinking. Any ideas of good games for this purpose. Thanks
     
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    New Mario bros is good, very quick to play aswel, doesnt require much attention
     
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    Tetris... Racing games. Electroplankton.
     
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    For such situtations I usually like a mix of quick fire brainless games and games that can quite easily be left alone for a few seconds.
    In no order whatsoever:

    Warioware
    42 All time classics
    Tetris (vs mode is great)
    Advance Wars
    Mr Driller
    Bomberman
    Pretty much any puzzle or card game (unless you count cards then avoid card games)
    Side scroller like viewtiful joe
    Tony Hawks games are pretty good here too.

    Avoid intense platformers like Sonic, most racing games and RPG games though.
     
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    Meteos and Tetris hands-down. I would say Electroplankton too, but then you need to listen to them instead to actually feel satisfied I guess. Maybe Nanostray too.
     
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    Well for me any game because i developed my multi tasking skills for years by having 2 tv right next to each other and a computer right next to them (you know using the pc while playing a console and watching tv)

    but in my opinion sports games such as tony hawk, Ssx and Racing games because for some reason you just start to automaticly play while you do something else and you find your self playing not good but not really bad and sometimes repeating the same thing over and over again
     
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    I don't really recommend this....you may be listening and not bored but your mind is definitely not absorbing what is being said. Go to the actual lectures ffs.
     
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    Personally i'd say a rpg, now alot of people read this and went "WTF there's always huge plot lines and dialogues in rpg how can you concentrate on a lecture while dealing with that??!?!" Well what works for me is training my characters while listening to important stuff, makes those pointless level up battles flow like water and you're still doing what you gotta do.
     
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    Yeah I used to do that too! That way you kill 2 birds with 1 stone. You feel good that you got through a lec, and even better after destroying that damn "insert boss name" finally!
     
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    NSMB requires no brains whatsoever.
     

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