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9 life lessons taken from childhood video games
As the world says goodbye to Hiroshi Yamauchi, what did his creations teach us?

LAST NIGHT, THE creator of Nintendo, Hiroshi Yamauchi died at the age of 85.

His creations played a large role in many of our lives, along with lots of other video games.

Aside from providing you with hours of fun (and a few arguments with your siblings), video games also offered you the opportunity to learn a few things.

Here are nine life lessons taken from childhood video games.

Character is important

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You can make up for lost time

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Eating vegetables makes you big and strong

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And makes you live longer

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Things are better when you work together

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What goes around, comes around


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An outfit change is sometimes all you need

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If you persevere you can eventually beat almost anything

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Don’t be afraid of the unknown

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