Posted on June 11, 2013

Playing as the same character

Let your characters be imperfect. Let them be who they are, because they will never be exactly who you want them to be.

from Fear of commitment in games: how to stop starting over

It is striking how the attitude Tyler Wilde is defending is really just a Buddhist attitude towards gaming: be content, accept what your game will give you and do something with that instead of starting over.

In a way, playing games is a great laboratory for living life.

Life will also never be fully satisfactory – so, letting go of those attachments will only wield a better experience.