This tiny Buddhist frog is haunting me

May 12, 2018 Georgina Ustik


Guess what: I’ve found the most stressful game ever. It’s called 旅かえる (Tabi Kaeru or Travel Frog), and I have no idea how to play it. In this game, I’m responsible for the life and happiness of a tiny frog. Based on Buddhist philosophical ideas about control and letting go, the frog comes and goes as it pleases. The player has no control over when it visits or how long it stays. Apparently, everyone loves it — it was downloaded almost four million times in the first two months after its launch in December. It’s been hailed as the latest obsession…

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