Can Bullet Hell Games Be Meditative? | PBS Idea Channel

Can Bullet Hell Games Be Meditative? | PBS Idea Channel
Can Bullet Hell Games Be Meditative? | PBS Idea Channel
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Bullet Hell games are crazy. Their onslaught of lasers and bullets (also known as "dakka") seems overwhelming or even impossible to the uninitiated. Is playing these games an elaborate and stressful mastery of patterns and strategy? Or could it instead be a form of meditation? Maybe the way to find your way through the dakka is to fall into a mental autopilot in the face of complexity, finding harmony within the haze. Is this wild overstimulation a form of modern meditation? Watch the episode and tell us what you think!

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