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 […]
Dr. Rachel Kowert shares why kids, particiularly girls, need to supplment their superhero stories with stories about normal kids solving real problems.
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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.
Drew discovered that building multiple castles simultaneously in a game was a good way to practice using a skill he avoids in real life.
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Cole Wehrle shares his inspiration in creating the massively successful asymmetrical strategy game Root, and what drives him to make board games.
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