It’s been a while since I’ve featured an update to my reading and playing list, so this one is long overdue.
Rather than try to catch up on the great books and games that I’ve been reading and playing lately, I want to just focus on the few that have captured my attention during the month of November.
Thank you for playing. And see you next.
– From the Ending of Ninja Gaiden
Video games quotes to motivate and inspire your success at work and in life.
We come into this world with our eyes closed. And most of us choose to live your whole lives that way.
– Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Video game quotes about life & leadership to motivate and inspire every Wednesday here on ClassicallyTrained!
Today’s post is a special recognition in honor of Veterans Day, celebrated on November 11th as a national day of recognition for the men and women who have served in the U.S. Military. I would like to express my gratitude for the sacrifices of the men, women, and families who have given so much for the sake of others. If you, or someone you love, have served in the U.S. Armed Services – thank you.
Episode 09 features more important life lessons from video games – the concept of leveling up.
The Importance of Leveling Up
Originating in role playing games, the idea of leveling up has become ubiquitous across all genres of video games. The is idea is that time, effort, and successes within games help us grow and progress, often represented by a level number.
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Debit: Two cars, a house, student loans, Best Buy and two Macy’s credit cards. My wife and I had just accepted the fact that these monthly payments would continue as far as we could see into the future.
Until we were presented with a thought process that challenged us to change our ways. But change is really hard, even when we really, really want to make it happen. Change is …
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:
20,000 Days and Counting by Robert D. Smith
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
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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 …
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?
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Growing up, I remember playing several video games with my Dad. Now, he was not a gamer, but one of the first games I remember playing with him was Pac-Man on the Atari 2600. Not long after that, we discovered Tetris on the NES. I remember being amazed that my dad could make it past level 9 on …