It has been more than month since the Extended Community Quarantine has hit the nation. How are we holding up? Many of us resorted to work-out routines, Dalgona coffee mixes, TikTok dance moves, and video games. But sometimes, these things tend to stress us out rather than ease the tension. Sometimes we just want to sit still and chill.
So when your energy is down, and all the work-from-home tasks and house chores are done, it’s time to just relax. Grab your phone, check your notifications, and play a few minutes of these super-chill mobile games to help you relax and pass the time.
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
Yes, we know. Everyone’s playing Animal Crossing, but on the Nintendo Switch. But if you don’t have a Switch, its happily relatable second-cousin is free on mobile! Here, you’re a local happy camper who explores the community around you, making new animal friends in the process. There is no shortage of stuff to collect such as bugs, wood, and steel. Make improvements on your camp site and build your dream outdoor getaway with Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp!
You heard it right. A pottery mobile game. Achieve your dreams of being your very own pottery guru in this simple yet fun game about making well…pots! Turn the wheel and shape the clay into many different shapes and sizes. Add colors and designs for your satisfaction. Create your own Ming Dynasty vase! Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore with matching background music sold-separately.
Did you know that Bejeweled has over 10 million downloads to date? And did you know that people still actually play it till now? The classic puzzle game is the absolute favorite of moms and titas the world over. Waiting for your turn at the grocery aisle or waiting on the washing machine to finish? Bejeweled has been and always will be the answer.
Welcome to every couple’s dream; their very own adorable home. At the start of the game, you choose the appearance of the characters (don’t we wish we could do that in real life?) as you settle into your brand new home. You also get a cat and some basic furniture too. your goal? To fill up the house with stuff and odds and ends according to your liking. Explore, equip, and enjoy! At the end of the day, a couple with a large TV is a happy couple.
Despite being a paid game, Stardew Valley is a hit among mobile gamers. With 500,000 plus downloads, Stardew Valley is a Harvest Moon-esque farming game that lets you take control of your very own farmstead. Water the plants, feed the sheep, and create fences, you’ll never run out of things to as you expand your property from the comfort of your own couch. Oh, and you can go around dating too.
If characters, and farms, and furniture aren’t your thing. How about we move blocks of wood around to solve a puzzle? This game has been around for a while. But this no-nonsense puzzle game just might be the quick escape you need from the monotonous drone of the TV or your online meeting.
Plants vs Zombies 3
Wait, zombies are actually stressful. But not if you can defeat them with corn kernels or chili pepper. The latest iteration of PvZ still puts sunflowers in harm’s way. But this fun and simple game can be just what the doctor ordered when you need a few minutes to get away from it all and lob cold watermelons on zombies with traffic cones on their heads.
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
This may not be totally stress-free, but for people who would like to spice up their downtime a bit and mix it with some famous Witcher lore, this game is for you. Gwent is the card-game played by the characters in the Witcher games. This mobile app brings that to another level by creating new features and mechanics. It’s not as tense as fighting monsters in swamps as Geralt of Rivia, but it’s challenging and fun enough to pass the time.
What are your other stress-free game recommendations? We got a lot of time on our hands during this quarantine period so help us out in finding what games are best to play! Share on your page to get more ideas and comment if you have some favorite games of your own.