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7 Life Lessons I Learned from Legend of Zelda

It was my first ‘favorite game.’ Sure, I had others before it, and many after it. But Legend of Zelda was my first favorite, and I’ve often pondered why. Thinking about that today I came up with this idea — here’s a fun list of illustrated life lessons embodied in the game.
1. It’s Dangerous to Go Alone.


We start out thinking we will single-handedly conquer the world, and the truth is, we’re going to need a lot of help along the way. From mentors to peers to the occasional nemesis, we’re never going to get where we want to go all by ourselves. And it’s dangerous to think we can. The very first thing Link does in the game is meet and listen to this guy, and take along a trusty sword. 2. We Have To Work For What We Want.

Effort is required. Nobody is going to simply hand us everything we need, we will need to work for it. We will have to put in the hours to develop our skills and to master our craft. And the more we invest in ourselves, our training and our expertise, the better we get. It’s…

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