Vitae ludum est.
It’s a simple attitude, but one that you might find serves you well. Life is a game, everything can readily be broken down into a simple set of rules, every challenge overcome has its rewards, every minute of every day breaks down into a game-like component if you regard it with the right attitude and it can make life easier to manage. Taking this attitude can also help you be a better games designer… apparently. I can only really speak from the perspective of the perpetual DM and someone who perpetually starts making board games and then abandoning the project, but I’m working on that. (more…)