In today's world, everyone can use a little stress reduction, and an excellent way to do that is by learning and practicing meditation. Vesper.5 for Mac tries to help relieve your stress by teaching users how to meditate in a different way using a video game format.
Vesper.5 for Mac is a free game focused on demonstrating the art of meditation with a unique method. The program focuses on specific elements of meditation including repetition, patience and consistency. To complete the game, the user needs to play every day for 100 consecutive days. Progress in the game is slow and measured; exactly one step per day is allowed. The idea of teaching meditation through practice is not new, but the game format is. The interface is pretty basic with no accessible features. The graphics are very grainy and the objects on the screen are difficult to decipher. To figure out what's going on, you need to access the read-me file. When you launch the game, you are immediately thrown into full-screen mode. To quit the game, you need to use your Escape key.
Vesper.5 for Mac tries to teach meditation in a nontraditional format. The basic interface and style might not appeal to most die-hard gamers, but anyone looking for a unique challenge may enjoy this game.