@lovethynerd
Love Thy Nerd
Love Nerds + Engage Culture + Build Community

Drew Dixon

Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Tales from Gen Con

Our outreach team and convention friends share some of their favorite stories from Gen Con 2019, "the best four days in gaming."

DayZ: It’s All Gonna Break

Drew Dixon dived head-first into DayZ and found himself wanting to come up for air.

Play Games, Nerd Out, and Learn to Love Nerds Better at LTN Con

One of my favorite parts of working for Love Thy Nerd is the opportunity it affords me to chat with people outside the church. Don’t get me wrong, I love church people. I am one, after all. But living in the Bible Belt and working in Christian ministry, I just wouldn’t normally bump elbows with […]

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.

The Idealistic World of Video Game Pacifists

Can playing video games as a pacifist character deepen our experience of those games? Our Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon takes a look at two gamers' experiences.

I Wish I Could Talk about The Last Jedi

It's ok to love or hate The Last Jedi, but the campaign to convince those who feel differently than we do needs to stop.

Mastering Multitasking with Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

Drew discovered that building multiple castles simultaneously in a game was a good way to practice using a skill he avoids in real life.

Brett Pennings Talks about His Strategic Brawler MageQuit and the Emotional Potential of Video Games

We discuss the frantic yet strategic nature of MageQuit and the diverse emotional experiences that can be had from playing video games.

6 New Esports Taking the World By Storm

These 6 new esports are poised to change the way we think, not only about sports, but about the meaning of life itself.

Cole Wehrle of Root on Systems, Player Interaction and Political Theory in Root.

Cole Wehrle shares his inspiration in creating the massively successful asymmetrical strategy game Root, and what drives him to make board games.