I switch on some ASMR videos and play this to get myself back to reality when I'm feeling stressed or tense. It gives you something very specific to focus on without being overwhelming or in your face. The simple line work and inoffensive settings are really useful and it's...
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One of the most relaxing games I've ever played, simply beautiful. It feels so great diving in and out of the water particularly on the back of a dolphin! There is even a meditation mode...just so stunning.
It's no surprise that Journey got about a gazillion GOTY awards - it really pioneered this space of games being something *else*. You can communicate without words, explore a meditative world and become part of something bigger. The soundtrack is amazing!
This is a game where you create paintings and sell them to NPCs as they pass by your studio. It's relaxing, has great music, and offers complete creative freedom (paint what you want). I have used this game to deal with anxiety before.
Due to it's minimalism it's very relaxing, and there's not much going on to distract you. I've used this game to get myself in to a meditative state.
Players can only talk using predefined "symbols" and can either wander the meadows alone or team up to collect flowers, explore the map, unlock obelisks.
Shelter is a series of games about the circle of life, each depicting the view of a different animal.
The only game I can play before breakfast. The natural landscape is bucolic. You play as the wind, meaning your avatar is effectively invisible.
Exploring a randomly generated island transitioning through seasons, you have to walk around and take in the sights of this pastel coloured world, all the while listening to claming relaxing music. This is my go to game if I ever want to escape and go to a nice place...