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Refunct Wants to be Your Friend

Refunct disarms players with an unassuming game feature that prompts them to not only reflect on their lives, but also their self-worth.

Good Adaptations and Good Omens

No need to submit a petition. Good Omens is a great adaptation. But why?

Vulnerability and Community in Heroes in Crisis

The superheroes in Heroes in Crisis stand out because of their weakness and need rather than their power or strength.

The Monsters In Our Minds: A Reflection On Dauntless

Andrew Crawford reflects on how battling monsters in Dauntless mirrors the battle many of us face daily with our own minds.

Superheroes are Not Enough: An Interview with Dr. Rachel Kowert on Pragmatic Princess

Dr. Rachel Kowert shares why kids, particiularly girls, need to supplment their superhero stories with stories about normal kids solving real problems.

Childlikeness and Play in Stranger Things

Matt Civico takes a look at the importance of play in Stranger Things and how it primes our hearts for bravery, hope and faith.

The Living Force of God: Meditation as Prayer in Star Wars

In Star Wars, Qui-Gon Jinn's relationship to the Force can tell us how a selfless, meditative approach to prayer can deepen one's closeness to God.

Seeing the World Through Yarny’s Eyes in Unravel

Fictional worlds may be more alluring than our world, but Unravel shows us how beauty can be found in nature's ordinary and small things if we stop to look.

How To Get Started GMing a Tabletop RPG

With a quick constitution check, you take on the role of GM for a TTRPG. But what now? Ric lays out some helpful guidelines to boost your GMing stats.

Another Kind of Adventure: Tabletop RPGs You May Not Know About

Think that D&D is the only tabletop adventure out there? Think again. Check out this list of beautifully crafted TTRPGs you probably haven't heard of.