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Ryan Eighmey

Ryan is a proud husband and father of 3. In his spare time he plays video games a lot, board games a lot less, and delivers mail during the day.

Under Video Game Pressure

Ryan Eighmey shares his struggles to keep up with the latest video games when life gets in the way, and why we shouldn't feel pressured to push ourselves.

Black Creators You Should Know

The LTN Writers catalog some of our favorite Black creators of nerdy media.

The Uniting Power of Vulnerability in “The Rescue”

Din Djarin was self-serving and outcasted when he set out with Grogu, but the season 2 finale shows that vulnerable love breaks boundaries.

A Community of Smash Bros.

Ryan wasn't so sure when he first brought his son to a Smash Bros. tournament, but they've been more welcoming and encouraging than he ever imagined.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Writer Ryan Eighmey begins our Star Wars Skywalker Saga article series by discussing how The Phantom Menace uses young role models to exemplify bravery.

Facing the Darkness: A Reflection on Concrete Genie

Ryan Eighmey explains how Concrete Genie is about light overcoming the darkness inside ourselves, in those around us, and extending love and forgiveness.

Looking Back at the Black Hole: Reflections on the Fortnite Publicity Stunt

With Epic Games’s most recent PR stunt and the launch of Fortnite Chapter 2, LTN writers share their perspectives on the Black Hole Event. From appreciation to critique, writers Zach Carpenter, Ryan Eighmey, and Joey Thurmond discuss what the Black Hole Event has meant to them.

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 Healing Power of Everybody’s Golf

Sometimes knowing exactly what we are going to get from a game brings comfort in the midst of our frustrating and unpredictable lives.

10 Indie Games You Must Play at PAX West

Love Thy Nerd writers, Ryan Eighmey and Cameron Franklin, combed through the massive list of games in the PAX West 2018 Indie MEGABOOTH to give you a list of 10 games you don't want to miss.