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Plant Tycoon And Depression: Getting Better

In-between gaming

I spent part of the weekend with Plant Tycoon [official site] open. I was playing Destiny and checking back between rounds of a PvP event to see which plants had sold and which had bloomed.

The plants take a while to mature and in the meantime all you can do is watch them, maybe picking up the bug catching net a few times to swipe at the insects in order to add them to your collection. That's why I like having Plant Tycoon open while I work or while I play rounds of another game.

Sometimes I fall into the trap of watching and waiting, whiling away the time as I keep too much of a close eye on my plants. I hate those times because I walk away from them feeling like I've wasted part of my life.

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Philippa Warr: Pip wrote for Rock Paper Shotgun between 2014-2017, covering everything from MOBAs, hero brawlers and indie curios. She also had a keen interest in the artistry of video game creation, and was very partial to keeping us informed of the latest developments in British TV show Casualty.
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