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Madeline Turnipseed

Associate Editor
Assignment Editor at Love Thy Nerd, Madeline lives in Texas where she takes care of people, plays games, watches, reads, writes, and makes things.

Building Games that Create Joy – An Interview with Chara Games

The Lysaghts of Chara Games discuss their experience designing and publishing board games and how their relationship allows them to each bring unique skills to the table.

Love Thy Dead Neighbor: A Mortician’s Tale

A Mortician's Tale gives players a glimpse into the reality of care after death and examines how we can best respect the deceased.

Can You be a Christian and Love Cosmic Horror?

Cosmic horror is much more than too many eyes and tentacles and weird geometry—but how does it square with Christianity?

LTN Con at a Glance

If you’ve spent time around the Love Thy Nerd community you’ve probably heard about LTN Con, the annual Love Thy Nerd conference, held for the first time in October of this year. But if you missed out, I’d like to bring you a peek into what it was like to be there! LTN Con was […]

There Is Life After This

Despite what you’ve done, despite what’s been done to you, you can continue to live. You can be forgiven. You can find a new purpose.

“Clever Girl:” Why Jurassic Park Is Wrong about Women

A few weeks ago, this tweet showed up in my feed and I—being the obsessive fanatic that I am—wanted to dissect the film from this point of view. What kind of women are the women of Jurassic Park, dinosaur and human?

11 Don’t Miss Indie Games at GDC 2019 and Beyond

The Independent Games Festival Awards will be held this week at the Game Developers Conference. Editor Madeline Turnipseed highlights some of the most fascinating indie games nominated for awards.

Staying Inspired In Eastshade

When you're on an island this breathaking, how could one not be inspired? Madeline Turnipseed explains the struggle and majestry of being an artist in Eastshade

The Ties That Bind – More Than Romance on Valentine’s Day

Spending time with people is work. There’s no way around that. Whether it’s a stranger or the person you know better than anyone else, it takes more than a smile and small talk to get through life in a way that makes all parties feel valued. These are the experiences that gave us pause and […]

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting a Game Night

Are you ready to start your own game night? Before you start, here are some questions to ask yourself, and some advice from our resident experts.