1. If you are lost about where to go, look for lights. The correct way to go is almost always the most well lit.
    Similarly, stuff that moves is often stuff you can interact with or stuff you should pick up or talk to.
  2. If you come to a fork in the road, the right one is usually easier and the left one is usually harder.
    Sometimes they are about the same (or random). There's no real rule for top vs bottom paths.
  3. In 3D games, the most basic thing you should practice is doing a 180 and then running the precise opposite direction