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Jon Campoverde

Jon Campoverde is a high-school science teacher who spends most of his time reading and playing any game he can with the occasional writing project when he finds the time. Jon lives with his wife Stephanie in North Texas with their three cats and one dog. You can find him on Twitter @jcamp_over_day or on Twitch @ twitch.tv/Allention

Los Nerds: Being a Nerd in Hispanic Cultures

For Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, associate editor Jon Campoverde along with Michael Morejon, Evelyn Treviño, and Carolina Rivera discusses what it's like to be "un(a) nerd," someone from a Hispanic or Latinx background and also someone who enjoys nerd culture. The group talks about how being part of two diverse groups can be helpful when building relationships but can also be confusing when trying to find their place in both.

Relationship Building Through TTRPGs

"We are better people now that we play TTRPGs together." Jonathan Campoverde explains how Tabletop RPGs helped him and his wife stengthen their relationship.

Rediscovering Myself in Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Jon was surprised by how strongly Detective Pikachu resonated with his own journey rediscovering his child-like self.

Love You 3000: Our Love Letters To the MCU, Part 2

On the heels of Avengers: Endgame, a few LTN writers reflect on what the MCU has meant to them, their loved ones, and to geek culture as a whole.

The Kid Who Would Be King: Making Heroes From the Marginalized

The Kid Who Would Be King shows us the importance of accepting yourself, elevating the marginilized and how your differences can make you a hero.

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 […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018

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 One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]

Reclaiming Honor in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

In World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, we are reminded that honor matters.

Sacrificing Control: A Review of Dice Throne

Board games with great player interaction, like Dice Throne, give us the opportunity to let go of our need for control and learn from one another.