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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.

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.

Isaac Vega of Starship Samurai and Dead of Winter on Making Memories Through Board Games

We chat with Isaac Vega, co-designer of Dead of Winter about his newest games Neon Gods and Starship Samurai about how board games have the potential to create meaningful memories between human beings.

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.

Watch These Kids Play Animal Upon Animal

Our Chief Content Nerd plays and reviews Animal Upon Animal from HABA Games with his daughters.