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Can Video Games Be A Spiritual Experience? | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios

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Published on May 22, 2014

Have you ever had an experience while gaming that was so transcendent, so powerful, that it could almost be described as spiritual? Whether you consider yourself a religious person or not, the feeling of cosmic connectedness can strike anyone. But is there something about videogames that lends to this elevated experience? Can they be more than merely a game? Watch the episode and find out!

ASSETS:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/14...

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MUSIC:

"Oh Damn!" by CJVSO
https://soundcloud.com/downpitched/cj...

"Digital Sonar" by Brink

"Mindphuck" by Known To Be Lethal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-cyr...

"After Hours"

"Lakes" by Chooga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8hns...

"Beautiful Days" by Extan
https://soundcloud.com/extandnb/beaut...

"Spectrum Subdiffusion Mix" by Foniqz
https://soundcloud.com/subdiffusion/f...

"Good Way Song" by Electronic Rescue

"Alice y Bob" by Javier Rubio and Parsec
https://archive.org/details/escala19_...

"Sleet" by Kubbi
https://soundcloud.com/kubbi/kubbi-sleet

"Toaster" by Kubbi
https://soundcloud.com/kubbi/toaster

"Patriotic Songs of America" by New York Military Band and the American Quartet
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/New...

"Lets Go Back To The Rock" by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440...

"Run" by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440...

"Fame" by Statue of Diveo
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/352...

"Freedom Weekends" by Statue of Diveo
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/352...

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And thanks to Iain Andrews for the use of his photos in the background: http://enwandrews.tumblr.com/

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And regarding my glasses:
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