Relaxing games

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  1. chatshi
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    Right now I'm searching for some games that doesn't require me to think alot. The combination of a great paced gameplay in symbiosis with a soothing, slow soundtrack is god damn awesome.. I love it.
    I just want to sit back and enjoy and let the time fly by.

    I've already enjoyed games like Animal Crossing, Electroplankton, Ecco the Dolphin, Endless Ocean and.. well.. that's it..

    I want MOAR!

    So, what relaxing games would you suggest I should pick up (any console is fine by me)?
     


  2. Doomsday Forte

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    I've found success with Meteos on the Vubble stage. BGM is nothing but flowing water, and the launch sounds are birds chirping and all. I love it.
     
  3. Endogene

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    the harvest moon series has that anima crossing vibe
     
  4. Holaitsme

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    dementium the ward is relaxing
     
  5. Edgedancer

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    Soul Bubbles
     
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    LostWinds.
     
  7. berlinka

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    Soul Bubbles indeed
    Pop on Wiiware is quite relaxing too.
     
  8. layzieyez

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    Zookeeper is relaxing for me, but maybe not for others.
     
  9. TanookiSuit

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    Naw Zookeeper is relaxing...because when it gets fast enough to choke easily it's over too quick to get stressed, and you do get a few cheater binoculars.

    While lacking 2 of the modes or so of the DS game...have fun:
    http://www.arcadecabin.com/play/zoo_keeper.html (Has normal and quest still)
     
  10. layzieyez

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    Thanks for that. Good thing about being in the military is I can't get fired (at least not for playing a couple of games of zookeeper).
     
  11. Doomsday Forte

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    Oooh, Zoo Keeper's a Bejeweled clone. I'm going to try it out, and I heard about Trioncube somewhere else so I'll try that as well.
     
  12. Wabsta

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    Puzzle Quest...
    Is like.. a Bejeweld with a story and rpg elements...

    Is it me, or does that just sound hopeless?
    It's enjoyable though..
     
  13. Doomsday Forte

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    Enjoyable yes, but I wouldn't really call it relaxing.

    "The computer has gained 50 mana and ten free turns"
    "The computer has used INSTANT DEATH KILL"
    "YOU LOSE"

    Exaggeration, but PQ isn't necessarily too bad once you get a system going. I wouldn't really play it when I need lulling though.
     
  14. Eternal Myst

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    Chrono Trigger, and Earthbound.
     
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    *starts playing* ahhh, at the hospital... O HAY! someone graffitied in very big red letters... "save yourself"? [​IMG]. OSHI- ZOMBIE!
     
  16. Dio

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    Complete one lesson in Brain Training 2 a day, and you can play Dr. Mario :D The music is really relaxing and you get to use the touch screen.
     
  17. Beware

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    Electoplankton. One of my favorite DS games ever. I imported it way before it came out in the states (from Lik-Sang [​IMG]). Very relaxing and really a wonderful experience.
     
  18. darkangel5000

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    Same here.

    Whenever I'm feeling down or lazy I start a Hanenbow session and I feel like.... don't know... but I like it :3
    So theres nothing moar relaxing than electroplankton (or making Music with Nitrotracker xD).
     
  19. Forstride

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    Pop (WiiWare) relaxed me with it's awesome music and simple gameplay. Planet Puzzle League (DS) and Link's Crossbow Training (Strange, I know...) also calmed me and put me in a relaxed state.
     
  20. gaboumafou

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    Exactly. You NEED to try this game.