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In Dropsy, the Key to Happiness is The World Rightly Ordered

It doesn't help his nightmares, and it doesn't end the mourning of others, but Dropsy does good anyway.

A Koalaty Game: BarBEARian Battlegrounds Review

BarBEARian Battlegrounds: Dice Drafting? Check. Secret actions? Check. Adorable bears? Check and double-check.

A Definitive Guide to Koi-Koi

In the months leading up to my 2017 mission trip to Japan, I immersed myself in Japanese culture: I studied the language, listened to podcasts about Japanese history and true crime, devoured essays on Japanese culture, tried to translate snippets of manga, and watched lots of Sword Art Online critically acclaimed Japanese cinema. But as […]

Play as Rest in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The playful mindset that permeates The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild feels less like work and more like rest.

Pokémon Unite Us in All the Right Ways

In the Morris house, Christmas started at 6 AM and not a minute later. I would excitedly jump out of bed, run down the hall, turn on the TV for the annual Yule Log on FOX, and begin rummaging through my stocking. On the top was usually filler: some chocolates, a few cookies, and a […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Light and Pyre

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Christmas Day – Light – Christ’s Candle We often miss the suddenness of salvation in the Christmas story. Jesus’ birth is not a prelude […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Peace and Rakuen

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week 4 – Peace – Angel’s Candle The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year. Plans are made. Journeys […]

How #notPOGs Helped Me Rediscover the Joy of Chucking Things at Other Things

One of April-Lyn's favorite games at PAX Unplugged reminded her that sometimes, the best way to have fun as an adult is to temporarily forget that you're an adult.

Jesus’s 12 Favorite Games of 2018

This is the definitive list of Jesus' favorite games of 2018.

Stop What You’re Doing and Go See Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

If you are burnt out on superhero films, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the breath of fresh air you need.