Factsheet

Developer:
Gray Lake Studios
Based in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Release date:
February 1st, 2014

Platforms:
MAC
PC
Neurosky Neurofeedback Headset

Website:
gemhlab.com/games/mindlight

Regular Price:
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Description

MindLight is a 3D game that uses the mind as the game controller. Through neurofeedback mechanics, the game incorporates evidence-based relaxation techniques and attention bias modification methods to produce an immersive, “haunted” game world through which children learn to face and overcome their anxiety and fears. In MindLight you explore a dark and old mansion, adventuring and puzzling your way to turn the lights back on with Teru, a magical hat that shines whenever you feel relaxed. Using the neurofeedback headset to play the game, the environment, threats and puzzles all respond to how a player is allocating his/her attention and, thus, how he/she is feeling. Relaxation allows for a light bubble to shine on the surroundings and focused concentration unlocks hiding spaces and allows the player to solve attention bias modification puzzles.

History

Features

  • Relaxation and mindfulness techniques.
  • Exposure therapy.
  • Attentional bias modification methods
  • Neurofeedback with Mindwave headset

Videos

Trailer YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Games For Change Nomination" MindLight was nominated as a Top 3 finalist for the Games for Change 2015 Most Significant Impact award.

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Radboud University
Currently used for research at Radboud University's Behavioural Science Institute. gemhlab.com.


About Gray Lake Studios

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Gray Lake Studios is a Netherlands based independent game development studio.

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Mind Light Credits

Gain Play Studios: Jan Jonk, Remi Newton
Gain Play Studio - Concept Development, Game Design, Level Design, Code

Gray Lake Studios: Erhan Turel, Tunc Turel
2D-3D Design, Code, Project Management

Hence Games: Antonio Hoogervorst, Ies Wierdsma
2D-3D Design, Code


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