Touch My Katamari
The Katamari Damacy video games star the Prince of All Cosmos, a small boy with a funny-shaped head who, at his father’s bidding, must roll up objects with a sticky ball called a Katamari.
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Story & Themes
Some levels challenge you to collect only certain kinds of items or have a goal of rolling up a particular person, animal, or thing. It’s a very satisfying game mechanic. Check out some Let’s Play videos on YouTube to see what I mean.
- Do you think that people are hurt when you roll them up? Why or why not?
- Do you know where the stars and the moon really come from?
- Why is the Prince so tiny compared to his parents?
- In these games, success often comes to those who are not perfectionists about their rolling; what can this game teach us about focusing on the bigger picture?
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