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PLAYNE: The Meditation Game

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Reviews"I never would have considered to practise meditation if it wasn't for this game. As someone struggling with anxiety disorder, I usually have a hard time controlling my thoughts and feelings, but this game actually helps me to come at ease whenever I need it and for that I am very grateful." - Senugia "the moment I started “playing” this game I changed my mind, and I will definitely use these methods to help myself not only in critical moments but also in everyday life, just to make myself feel better. I’d definitely recommend this game to everyone." - Aga I My, Steam Curator "Good choice for anyone that wants to start or re-start a daily meditation routine and feels the need for a little motivational aid" - 711 "before this app, I didn't meditate at all. Since I started meditating with Playne, I only missed one day over the last 60 days or so" - Drone-AhYou are the wanderer At your ripe old age of 417, you’ve forgotten what made the sun stop moving, how the trees stopped growing and why everyone became immortal. That is, until you met a little fox who wanted to help you remember, who wanted to show you how to bring balance back to the world. what Is Playne?Playne in an indie game which teaches you how to meditate and build a mindfulness practise. Your meditation practise will transforms the barren world to one that is lush and full of growth. As you progress through the evolution, you also discover the story of Playne by talking to Fox, the guardian of the Playne. All the while, helping you to find calmness and improve your overall well-being.Features of Playne Learn a super simple and effective meditation technique Helps you to build a consistent mindfulness practise Experience the many powerful benefits of mindfulness Game world which evolves as you progress Game world which responds to your meditation practice Explore the Story of Playne, written by a BAFTA nominated film-maker Our alpha testing feedback is as follows: Over 85% of players who played more than once said they "felt better" after playing Playne Over 80% of players found the meditation technique easy to understand and practise Over 90% of players said that Playne encouraged them to meditate everyday What is Meditation? In simple terms, meditation is like exercise for your consciousness. The more you do it, the better you get at it and the better you’ll be. Here are some of the proven benefits of meditation. Cultivate creativity Improve immunity Improve your mood and psychological well-being Increases feelings of compassion and decreases worry decreases feelings of loneliness Decrease depression Better regulate mood and anxiety disorders Prepares you to deal with stressful events Reduces stress and anxiety Reduces symptoms of panic disorder Reduce addictions Improves your focus, attention, and ability to work under stress Improves information processing and decision-making Improves mental resilience and emotional intelligence Relieves pain better than morphine Helps manage ADHD Increases the ability to keep focus in spite of distractions Improves learning, memory and self-awareness Decreases inflammatory disorders Decreases cellular-level inflammation Helps prevent asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease Reduces risk of Alzheimer’s and premature death Helps manage psoriasis Reduces emotional eating Details of scientific studies can be found here : https://liveanddare.com/benefits-of-meditation/A word from the developerI’m Krish, and I created Playne. I’ve had the support of some wonderful people, without whom Playne would not have been possible. I am eternally grateful to you early adopters, beta testers, friends and family. I would ideally make Playne free - because I would like the benefits of Playne to be freely available to everyone. But this is my first game and I need to generate revenue so that I can spend my entire time building and developing Playne further. I want to offer as much of my time and effort to bring about a happier world, even if its just a wee drop in the ocean. I hope this page tells you what my game can do for you, and I hope Playne can help you experience all the benefits of mindfulness.Why am I making Playne?I love meditation and I love playing video games. I think meditation is an extremely powerful tool that can help us live a better and more joyful life. You don’t need zufus, incense sticks or crystals to experience the astounding benefits of meditation. All you are doing is learning about yourself and learning how to cultivate awareness. But I also know that sitting down and doing nothing can seem a little strange and challenging. That's why I've made Playne, because it's more than a game, its meditation. Made with Love in Scotland!
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Release date
Jun 22, 2018
Developer
Vismaya
Publisher
Vismaya
Age rating
Not rated
Website
https://www.playne.co

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit, 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel core i3-2100T @ 2.5GHz/AMD FX 6100, or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650Ti 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7750 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit, 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K; AMD Ryzen 3 1300x or equivalent
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 960; AMD R9 290 or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
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PLAYNE: The Meditation Game reviews and comments

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Early Access Review I'm absolutely thrilled. In large Parts I can join Doomjazzer's Review, but I would also like to formulate a par own Words about it again: For me personally, the Game is just pretty perfect. It's not even the case that I'm fundamentally inexperienced about Meditation, but it's been rather a bit schluiry in the last Few months to Years. I suspect that the Previous Experience has nevertheless helped me to find my way around Playne very quickly, after all, the Technique itself is at least known in the Back Of my mind. The Meditation is embedded in a calm but Beautiful Environment – The World Playne has gone off the Rails and transforms piecemeal back to its original natural Beauty through daily meditation. You will be Accompanied by Fox, who answers Questions, explains Meditation, repeatedly tells of Playne, etc. The Meditation itself is kept very simple – there is a Breathing Instructions, pleasant Background Music and an Idea of how to imagine the Meditation. So It is very simple, but I think the Purpose is very well done. Grade by simplicity. If this Part were full Of Animations and ever new Stories, I Think it would have shot completely past the Finish. The longer you meditate, the more everything around you transforms. Nature Grows, Animals come back, you learn how Playne could do so, etc. You Interrupt the Streak for the most part you start all over again. On the one hand, this worms, on the other hand, you play the Game (even more than other Games) first And foremost for yourself or to do something Good for yourself. On this Point, too, I find Playne very successful – on the one hand, it creates enough Incentives and Curiosity that one wants to make progress. As a result, and by clearly Starting Meditation, it is personally easier for me to think of it every Day. But on the other hand, it is just so little that you don't somehow "gamble through" 3 ineffective Days, then know everything and have no Desire. From a later Level, the Evolve mode will be unlocked. I am very curious – maybe the Review can be supplemented again. Even though meditation always talks about long-term Consequences, I also find the short-term Consequences very pleasant. Be it in the Form of pleasant Rest after Meditation, the Ability to meditate relatively quickly even longer periods and Deepen the Peace or Internalization, in the case of stress-/chaotic Situations, to breathe deeply. It is also easier to simply switch off and relax in a full and noisy subway;-) Absolutely recommended.
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