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Games that Brought Us Peace

The writers at Love Thy Nerd would like to share some socially distanced activities that brought them peace: video games!

Human Capital in Darkest Dungeon

Our Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon reflects on what Darkest Dungeon can tell us about exploitation and what it is that drives us to use other people for our own ends.

Forgiveness & Repentance in Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII illustrates the redemptive impact one act of repentance can have upon a broken world.

Ben Solo: The Prodigal Son of Star Wars

The parable of the prodigal son teaches that no one's ever really gone. The Rise of Skywalker touts the same radical forgiveness with Ben Solo's redemption.

Magic and Faith in Onward

In the midst of a global pandemic, Onward provides us an interesting parable on learning to cope with what we can't control.

Things From Video Games We Wish We Could Do In Real Life

What if life was more like a videogame? LTN writers weigh in on video game things they would like to bring over into their everyday life.

Rationalizing Evil in Doom

Despite Doom's satire, its portrayal of demonic influence is hardly unbelievable with characters showing evil cannot be used for good nor excused.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Was Made for This Moment

Almost the entire world is currently being encouraged to stay home, hunker down, and wait for the most widespread pandemic in the last hundred years to pass. It is safe to say that none of us have ever seen anything like this before. Even my elderly grandmother, who was alive for the polio epidemic, said […]

A Nerd’s Guide to Prepping

While we certainly want you to follow the guidelines of professionals, don't forget to consider one of the largest at-risk groups: the Nerds.

A Nerd’s Quick and Clean Guide to COVID-19

How can nerds show love and protect others during the COVID-19 pandemic?