A final thought…

Video games are a passion of mine. They light up the inside of my heart, race across time to my past filled with joy and laughter, remind me of my own imagination and adventures, and tie together bonds I’d never have strung together alone.
I truelt believe that video games are an art form, able to combine elements of cinema and literature, while being original on their own with gameplay. Some games force you to write the script with choices you make along the way, while others ask you to live out their countries of old.
I ask you to keep dreaming and believing, and to never consider video games to be a waste of time–unless you wish to consider getting lost in a marvelous book or movie is a crime as well.
Perhaps desiring to run away from life is deleterious; but desiring to drink up our fellow human’s dreams and ideas—now that is magic.


How Video Games can Change the World with an Extra Life

So, thus far, we have established that we can twist the world in many shapes with media—specifically, video games. We can change our world for a few minutes as we dart across lush landscapes or scorched, crackly deserts. We can shift our heart with climactic quests of love, justice and humanity. We can mold our lives around us with gaming competitions, silly Sandbox games of hide and seek at midnight, and frantic dashes to gain the most Stars on a Mario-fused game board.

But, like most wonderful human beings do… someone figured out how to change the world beyond fandom.


Enter in a charity like Extra Life.