Everything About Taijitu Is Relaxing — Even The Difficulty [Review]

Taijitu

Taijitu is a game about balance and serenity. It will level you out, calm you down, and relax you … up, I guess.

Taijitu by Particlemade
Category: iOS Games
Works With: iPhone, iPad
Price: $1.99

I’m not sure which direction relaxation goes.

Anyway, the game. It’s laid-back, and you’ll like it. It has all the colors, and the music just made me nod off for like 20 minutes. But that’s good, really. Kinda the point.

Taijitu

Here’s one of the solutions. Just go ahead and let the calm happen.

Taijitu gives you some colorful shapes and splits your screen with a white line down the middle, and your job is to establish balance on either side of that divide. Everything’s going to be symmetrical no matter what you do, so don’t even worry about that.

It’s more about the colors.

The pretty, pretty colors.

It takes a little while to figure out exactly what kind of balance the game wants from you, but I’ve done that legwork for you. You’re trying to make sure that the colors on each screen are even. It’s not about making sure that they appear on both sides of the line in equal amounts, but rather that the same-colored sections aren’t all on one side.

You get it once you’ve played it a little, and once you do, the game can seem kind of ridiculously easy. But this isn’t a game about challenge; it’s about listening to calming music and getting all zen and stuff. And in that way, it completely succeeds.

TaijituGame Name: : Taijitu
The Good: Calm, calm, and calm. And pretty.
The Bad: Kinda easy.
The Verdict: It’s a great-looking and fun winding-down game; just don’t expect to spend much time scratching your head. Unless it itches, I guess.
Buy from: App Store – Taijitu – particlemade

Cult of Mac rating: 4/5

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Evan KillhamEvan Killham lives in Nebraska and isn't interested in football, so he has plenty of time to play and think about video games. He has written for Bitmob and GamesBeat and sometimes, he even goes outside. But not too often because he's heard there are bees out there.

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