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Our Study Shows that Playing RPG’s Expands Your Mind


Psychology / Psychological Benefits of RPGs in a nutshell:

-They develop mindfulness (a key psychological skill that is used in wide ranging fields from self help for depression to sports psychology)

-They develop creative thinking skills via puzzles (creative thinking is important to many jobs, from a career in teaching to Information Technology)

They train our minds to work progressively towards a goal

They are arguably the most relaxing form of game

- They teach our minds to spot how things will logically progress (important to both personal and professional life)


Psychological Benefits of RPGs

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1: Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core: The Price of Freedom

 1: Final Fantasy VII Crisis Corse: The Price of Freedom Life isn’t exactly fair for Zack in Final Fantasy 7 Crisis Core, having been experiment on for years and now being wanted dead for a cover-up.  The Price of Freedom perfectly suits the situation and the emotions of Zack. It begins with a lonely violin that is then met by an acoustic guitar in one of the most original pieces of music in any Final Fantasy game. There is a sense of exhaustion to the music that matches Zack’s character, but also a sense of fighting, of never giving up....

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Best Final Fantasy Music, with Final Fantasy X, 7 and XIII-2

 4: Final Fantasy X: Servants of the Mountain Final Fantasy X’s “Servants of the Mountain” evokes a sense of coming home after a long days work. There is a very physical sense to this piece of music, the bands of the drum sounding like hammer or pickaxe striking ground. The melody gradually rises to a forceful thump. This then softens as we relax after our vigorous work. This is one of the most visceral pieces in the Final Fantasy repertoire. As you would expect from the title, you get the sense of people labouring hard, being but servants in the...

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Best Final Fantasy Music, with Final Fantasy XIII, I and 2

  7: Final Fantasy 1 Opening The fact that the music in the original Final Fantasy, which was made decades ago, is still good enough to be in this top ten list today, says a great deal. The first piece of music we heard from Final Fantasy evokes a sense of a journey. It begins as a march that is certain to evoke nostalgia, then moves into a timeless, parade-style piece. Throughout, however, is the sense of a journey, which is most fitting given that Final Fantasy games are all about journeying through expansive fantasy lands. 6: Final Fantasy 2...

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Top 10 Final Fantasy Songs, with Dissidia, Tactics and XII

10: Final Fantasy Tactics Opening Final Fantasy Tactics has a truly beautiful opening cinematic, both visually and in its audio. The music is timeless and perfectly suits the images of the zodiac fading in and out. The theme is mysterious, giving the impression that something is amiss, which is certainly the case in the game’s plot. The chimes soon meet a rhythmic melody which is one of Final Fantasy’s most memorable pieces of music. 9: Final Fantasy XII: A Land of Memories As the name of this Final Fantasy XII piece would suggest, the music conjures feelings of reminiscence, which...

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Games Like Final Fantasy Tactics For PC and Consoles / The Best JRPGs

In this list of games like Final Fantasy Tactics for PC and consoles, we’ll be covering many of the best Japanese RPGs. Of course, FF games are the first port of call for JRPG fans, with some of the best JRPGs ever coming from Final Fantasy. We’ll also be looking at some of the best turn based combat games. Finally, we’ll be including games that have beautiful fantasy settings. Games Like Final Fantasy Tactics FOR PC #1 :  Kings Bounty RPGs on PC don’t come much better than Kings Bounty. The game has excellent combat and tons of different character...