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What are the games that you've played that are the most zen/chill/relaxing for you? Mine is in the comments!
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threadlock 13 months ago
I find Viticulture very relaxing.
JamesReid860 Supporter13 months ago
Skurvy5 Supporter13 months ago
Honestly any chance to game is relaxing and fun for me. I don’t need to play any specific sort of game. Although I probably would avoid XCOM or similar real time games. Lol.
sdirrane Supporter13 months ago
Any chance that's how I feel. But I do have to say Western Legends helps me relax in the sense that there is a lot of table talk in between turns. I think it's fairly simple and your strategy is always open but not too focused.
BenjaminK 13 months ago
I can agree with this. When I'm maxed out in stress or anxiety or something, I can play a game and it all dissipates. I find board games veery therapeutic. Perhaps not real-time games like FUSE or Flatline though. Those tend to get my heart pumping instead. haha
I'm going to have to try Western Legends
Western Legends is great. I love the open-world/sandbox aspect of it. Sure, you're still somewhat limited in what you can do (it is a board game, after all), but it doesn't feel like you're that limited :) Very fun, and I can see how it could be relaxing.
Me too. It gets mentioned a ton.
trentellingsen Owner13 months ago
I’ve really been enjoying Parks while playing nature sounds in the background. Very relaxing
Sounds wonderful! I'd love to play this game with that background. I'm sure a similar nature sounds could be used for Wingspan with good results too.
Tokaido! It's simple to play and everything you do is fun and gets you points! I mean, its all about having the most relaxing vacation so... that's got to count for something.
This is my answer too! I always tell people it's the game I go to when I need to relax haha I usually lose, but I don't even care! It's all about thee journey, and I definitely enjoy it.
Fun story: I brought this to work a few years back and played it with some coworkers during lunch. Well, one of them took a trip to Japan shortly thereafter (already planned before we played) and took a video of him dropping some coins in a temple donation box in tribute to the game haha
R0land1199 Supporter13 months ago
You read my mind with Tokaido.
I'm not always in the mood for it but I keep it on my shelf because sometimes you just want a nice little vacation. :)
Yep! my brother in law is always asking "what was that super chill and relaxing game we played?" haha
philryuh Owner13 months ago
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This one is on my want to play list!
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