Taking The Game to a new level

Finally, someone has taken the basic concept of The Game and added the one thing that was missing: brainwave scanning:

The gameboard—and premise—of Brainball is simple. The playing field sits on an orange table about the size of a typical card table. There’s a long, narrow strip of plastic running almost the length of the table with a small circular goal at either end. To play, you strap on a headband with three metal contacts and try to move the ball from the center of the table to your opponent’s goal.

Paradoxically, the key to winning a game of Brainball is trying not win. You control the ball by relaxing as much as possible; the contacts in your headband monitor your alpha and theta brainwaves. The lower the activity, the more the ball will move.

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