Play Prime World
Play Prime World
Image of Video Game Elements We Wish We Had In Real Life

You and I both know that there remains to be some things that are in the video gaming world that we?d love to have in our real lives. These things could make living that much more fun. It could make life a little more motivating for someone, or they could just make life easier. Here is what I have come up with and they don?t go in any particular order.

Checkpoints & Saves

This would be a huge one I?d say for the sole fact that you could save before something huge and life-altering happens. You want to ask that girl out, but are afraid of rejection? Save just before you go, and you could try a variety of different ways to ask her out and one method should succeed in the end. Are you just angry with your job and you wanted to tell your boss off? Go ahead! Why not just save at a point in your life and if something happens to not go as planned, you could always reload later? Saving would allow someone to explore different paths before choosing one and sticking with it. You want to make sure you have the best outcome out of all the possibilities. I mean, punching your boss in the face may not be the best choice, but as long as you save beforehand, you could try it out anyway.

XP Leveling Sytem

Life is about growing and becoming the person who you want to be. We always wish we could get better at one thing or another whether it be games, work, or as simple a task such as cooking or the not-so-simple task of picking up a woman or man. Everything could potentially be easier with XP. You want to be stronger, faster or better looking? Just stand in one spot and continuing jumping for the entire day in order to keep leveling up. Of course though, whether you want to believe it or not, just by repeating a certain task, you?ll eventually get better at it. The one thing I ask all of you to do though is please just make sure you fill out your talent tree with something as awesome as Ninja skills, it?s an ultimate must-have.

No Fall Damage

This may be one of the more interesting ones to have. Gravity gets in the way of doing some epic stuff and it is constantly holding us down. Yes, that was supposed to be a pun. Unfortunately for us, when we jump from high places, we end up dying. I?d love to be in the Matrix and be able to jump off buildings to get the ol? adrenaline pumping and landing without a scratch. Who needs physics anyway? Just be sure to use your saving method first in case, you know, there are glitches or lag or something like that. Don?t tell me you would not like no fall damage.

Health Bars

This one is a bit interesting. I think maybe we?d all want something like this. We?d love to see the health bar fill up after we?d eat or drink something. It could be a good way to keep track of your diet ? if your bar is full, then you no longer need to eat. Along the same line, if you ever got hurt, all you?d need to do is grab a medipack and you?re all set. Where?s the MEDIC?! No matter what happens to you ? a broken arm, leg, arrow to the knee, perhaps (womp, womp), you?d be as good as new with just a quick 30 second heal or medipack.

Temporary Power-Ups

We?d all love to have some kind of power-up for a temporary amount of time. For me, I?d like to transform into a panther and just trot around with no single worry as to what is going on. There would be other cool things like the power of invincibility or speed like in Sonic or the Power Pellet that PacMan eats to also eat the ghosts or you can get a feather, flower or leaf like Mario and have skills of shooting fly, fireballs, or be a raccoon. It?d make life a little more interesting if we had these temporary power-ups.

Bullet Time/Slow Motion

Need more time to tasks in more than 24 hours? Just use bullet time. Time slows so you can calmly finish what you were doing whether it?s studying for a test or that thing where the deadline is coming up fast on you for the task you were assigned to do.

Cut Scenes

Life can be complicated, as we all know. We?ve got bills to pay, relationships to maintain and sometimes we just need answers to something. Luckily, within games, anything that you need to know will be explained in a convenient cut scene that happens right when you need to know it. A sudden revelation or flash of light that shows up that may not have been relevant to you then, but helps you now and is relevant to that moment.

There are obviously a lot of other elements that would be useful or be cool to have in your life, but I just mentioned a few that were interesting. What sort of things from video games would you want to have in your life? Let us know below!

Similar Posts
  • Eight of The Most Memorable MMO Dungeons Ever Designed
    Eight of The Most Memorable MMO Dungeons Ever Designed

    Dungeons are a staple of the MMO genre; large-scale challenges requiring co-operation and co-ordination between anywhere from five to a few hundred players to adequately complete. Of course, not all are created equal, and some stand head and shoulders above their peers. Today, I'd like to tip my hat to those few legends, those instances that'll stick with us for years to come as shining examples of how to do dungeons right.

  • Ten Of The Best MMORPG Songs Ever Heard
    Ten Of The Best MMORPG Songs Ever Heard

    In many ways, an MMO is only as good as its music. Many of the best and most memorable moments in an MMO invariably have a song associated with them; a piece of music which brings the memories flooding back the moment it reaches one's ears. Today, I'd like to pay homage to some of those songs - and some of those moments. Here, for your listening pleasure (and in no particular order, I assure you) is a list of some of the best songs ever heard in an MMO.

  • Facebook's Purchase Of Oculus VR Isn't The End Of The World
    Facebook's Purchase Of Oculus VR Isn't The End Of The World

    For those of you who've been living under a rock, Facebook recently purchased Oculus VR to the tune of $2 billion. Understandably, backers and developers alike were rather unimpressed, calling it a betrayal. As for me? I've never been more excited.

  • Seven Of The Worst Things You Can Say In League
    Seven Of The Worst Things You Can Say In League

    If you've played league, you've probably encountered at least one toxic player. If you haven't, there's a good chance that YOU are the toxic one. Don't believe me? Ask yourself if you've ever said any of the following...

  • Six Reasons You Should Be Playing Dark Souls II
    Six Reasons You Should Be Playing Dark Souls II

    I've been playing a lot of Dark Souls II lately - and you should be too. Say what you will about the game's flaws, it's still arguably one of the best action RPGs released in the past several years. If you're up for a bit of a challenge, it's well worth the buy. Don't believe me? Let's talk, then.

  • Eight Reasons The Elder Scrolls Online Will Be Awesome
    Eight Reasons The Elder Scrolls Online Will Be Awesome

    As you're all no doubt aware, The Elder Scrolls Online - currently in open beta - will be launching in a few months or so. In light of both the new release date and all the hype surfacing around it, I've decided that, over the next two weeks, I'll be looking at all the reasons to look forward to it...and all the reasons we shouldn't.

  • League of Legends or DOTA 2?
    League of Legends or DOTA 2?

    The debate between Dota 2 and League of Legends has been raging almost since the two games were first released. But which game is REALLY the superior of the two?

  • Ten Fictional Settings That'd Make For Awesome MMOs
    Ten Fictional Settings That'd Make For Awesome MMOs

    Let's look at a few settings, worlds, and stories I'd love to see made into MMOs. I'm sure you'll agree, all the entries on this list have the potential to be downright awesome.

  • MMO Year In Review: 5 of 2013's Biggest Dick Moves
    MMO Year In Review: 5 of 2013's Biggest Dick Moves

    People are dicks - particularly on the Internet. While that shouldn't come as any great surprise, occasionally we come across someone whose level of sheer dickery reaches legendary proportions. As we move into 2014, let's take a look at a few such individuals from the previous year.

  • Censorship Spells Trouble for League of Legends Patcher
    Censorship Spells Trouble for League of Legends Patcher

    Internet filtering has been a hot button issue for the past several years. With the slow gutting of protective measures like Net Neutrality, and with governmental powers seeking an end to online anonymity, it's rather harrowing to see the slow progression of political and social policing of the internet. Recently, after about a year of lobbying, the United Kingdom enacted a piece of legislation that many have come to call the "UK Porn Filter." What the filter requires is for British ISP's to implement filters and controls, which are on by default, that will block access to "violent material," not imited to "extremist and terrorist related content," "anorexia and eating disorder websites," and "suicide related websites."

comments powered by Disqus