It’s often sad to hear of a person’s unexpected passing, life is short, no matter how long it lasts.
I was reminded of this yet again with the passing of Robin Williams yesterday. Now, I’ll admit, while I was not the biggest Robin Williams fan, I really did enjoy much of his work. Of course there are many areas where my views about the world differ, but I enjoyed many of his great performances, … Continue reading
Sometimes less is more, in this case less words and more life lessons from video games! I’ve put together 15 useful life lessons from video games that you can start using today!
Now it’s your turn! What life lessons from video games have you learned?
Download this guide, plus two more bonuses!
Just the other day I was having a conversation about the frustrations of being interrupted while online gaming. When you are playing a game off line, it is usually simple enough just to put things on pause. Really, that’s what the pause button is there for. I have left games on pause to grab lunch, take a walk, or I … Continue reading
The Wisdom of a Clueless Gamer: Conan O’Brien
For several decades, those of us who have considered video games to be a serious hobby, found ourselves at the mercy of the reviews from video game critics. Often resorting to the print medium, the 90’s were an era of the gaming magazine: Gamepro, Electronic Gaming Monthly, and Nintendo Power were big names. As time has passed, the digital revolution has served to displace print. … Continue reading
The following three allegamy lessons are from my panel at the 2014 Florida Supercon – enjoy!
Part 1 – Self Efficacy & Self Esteem
Part 2 – Avoiding Regret
Part 3 – Focus on What You Can Do
What is a lesson you have learned from video games?
I love multiplayer games. Being able to compete with your friends in a 4 player game of Goldeneye 007 or Bomberman on the N64 is amazing fun. Online connectivity has opened the doors to the world, and we can now test or skills against challengers from around the … Continue reading
The gaming community seems to have a bit of a respect issue. It seems that within the video game industry there is a lot of fighting for respect. Indie devs are fighting for the respect they deserve, musicians composing amazing scores are fighting for game soundtracks to be respected, and women are fighting for respectful depictions of their gender in games. Even gaming itself has been fighting for the right to be seen as … Continue reading
I’m really excited to share with you an allegamy that you can use today at work, school, or in your home. This is a subtle idea but it has the potential to share the entire direction that your life takes.
In fact, a large number of video game villains have found their defeat at the hands of a hero who embodied this very trait. I’d go as far as to say … Continue reading
“I wish I had your problems.”
Have you ever thought something like this?
Did you know that someone out there is probably thinking that very thought about YOU?
The more we “have” in life, it seems, the more trivial our problems can become.
1st World Gamer Problems
- I’ve got too many games, I don’t know which one to play.
- I master the offline mode, only to get slaughtered online.
- I memorize … Continue reading