Continue? Y/N: Cigarettes that Gamify Smoking (Photos)

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Image: German Ljutaev

If you needed more reassurance that smoking cigarettes is an unhealthy lifestyle choice, take a look at these conceptual cigarettes.

Inspired by video games, Ukraine designer German Ljutaev came up with a clever idea that prints a game life meter, a visual reminder of life slowly depleting, on cigarette papers. The ciggies include five hearts that disappear as they’re smoked.

Image: German Ljutaev

In this game, there aren’t any winners. Near the end of the cigarette, the smoker is prompted with “Continue? Y/N.” Is that enough to get people to reconsider their bad habits?

Image: German Ljutaev
Image: German Ljutaev
Image: German Ljutaev
Image: German Ljutaev

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