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17 Ways Video Games Shaped Your Childhood

If only life came with cheat codes.

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1. You can't do anything without relating it to video games.

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2. ...even the most mundane activites.

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3. You think about the potential stats of everything you own.

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4. Crappy weather fills you with a sense of opportunity.

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5. You appreciate the struggle of days gone by.

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6. (Seriously, the struggle was real.)

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7. Video games really messed with your outlook in life.

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8. You wish you could reload old saves in real life.

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9. They taught you about true love.

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10. And that sometimes relationships are hard.

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11. Video games instructed you on proper nutrition.

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12. And to always get your vitamins.

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13. They encouraged you to be anything you wanted.

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14. Even if they skewed your expectations of adulthood.

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15. And so what if you're a little immature because of them?

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16. Thanks to video games, you know how to commit for the long haul.

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17. ...even if you have trouble multitasking sometimes.

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