29 Life Lessons From Animal Crossing: New Leaf

 29 life lessons from Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing is such a great game. I have fond memories of the original Animal Crossing on the Game Cube. It was fresh, funny, and oddly addictive. Being able to see the game world change in time with real world seasons was impressive. I loved the depth of the game, and while in college I found a friend who also played the game. We could then visit each other’s villages and share silly (and sometimes … Continue reading

Podcast EP 33: Life Lessons From Video Games

life lessons from video games podcast

If you are a gamer, you realize the power of video games to inspire, excite, and even teach life lessons. This special episode is dedicated to all the gamers who realize the amazing potential for good within one of our favorite hobbies.

Featuring some of the best thoughts of influential experts from my interviews over the past year, this episode is packed with thought provoking commentary on life lessons from video games.

Please enjoy and share with others.

Links to full interviews:

Music:

Video Game Quotes: Animal Crossing on Friendship

animal crossing quotes kiki life lessons

Sometimes, all it takes is a good friend to remind you of all the things you like about your life.

– Kiki, Animal Crossing: City Folk

Relationships with others makes life significant – it’s often in those connections that we can find greater purpose. Having a good friend can do wonders for many areas of your life, even awareness of how great your life really is.

I know that it does not always feel amazing, but again, it’s the quality of those relationships that we have that underscore the value we see in each and every day.

Next time you feel a bit down, go see a friend. If you can’t go in person, make a phone call. There is magic in hearing another’s voice that a text message or email just can’t replicate.

 Do you have a favorite video game quote?

Podcast Episode: Finding Meaning

life lessons from video games podcast robin williams zelda leadership classically trained

Welcome to the ClassicallyTrained Podcast – THE podcast for life and leadership lessons from video games.

In this episode I reflect on the events of the week, how to add value to your day, and share a most excellent quote.

Blog Post: Finding Meaning – Robin Williams Video Games and Zelda

Quote of the Week:

video game quotes bill and ted excellent adventure golden rule be excellent

Resources:

20,000 Days and Counting by Robert D. Smith

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

 

Like what you hear?I’d love it if you subscribed in iTunes: HERE

Want to see a Video Game Podcast ranked in the Business Category in iTunes? Leave me a rating & review to help boost the ClassicallyTrained Podcast’s visibility – thank you!