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Help for Harried Parents of Gamers in Taming Gaming

Taming Gaming helps frustrated parents navigate video games as well as harness the power of play for their good of their children.

Challenging and Changing Cringe Culture

We label a lot of things that nerds do as "cringe," but there's a frequency and toxicity to this behavior that needs to change.

Dungeons, Dragons, and a Theology of Fun

We play D&D for the same reason we play any game: we play it because it’s fun. And if there is one thing the church of this age desperately needs, it is a robust theology of fun.

A Nerd’s Guide to Streaming Services in 2021

Amid the deepening pool of streaming services and their many differences, Chris Fogle wades through them for nerds looking for a helping hand.

How Playing D&D Can Make Us Better Christians

This is part three of our series called “Chaotic Good: A Christian Guide to Dungeons, Dragons, and Tabletop RPGs.” Jaclyn Parrish examines the mechanics and ethos of D&D and other tabletop RPGs, providing a rationale for why and how Christians can enjoy RPGs as not only a morally neutral, but actively redemptive pastime. Part one […]

Peaceful Video Games: 5 Titles That Will Boost Your Mood

Could video games really help calm your spirit and boost your mood in 2021?

What is Twitch?

Love Thy Nerd has a large presence on Twitch, but what is it? LTN Twitch moderator Rachel Knight is here to provide a primer on the platform.

How D&D is a Unique Storytelling Medium—And Why It Matters

In this second part of our series on D&D, Jaclyn Parrish examines how D&D stands out as a completely unique storytelling medium.

What is Dungeons & Dragons, Anyway?

In the first part of our new series on D&D, Jaclyn Parrish introduces the basics of what D&D is, how it's played, what makes it unique in the gaming world, and how it fits within the broader history and scope of RPGs in general.

Keeping the Gadgets Fun: 3 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Online this Christmas

Christmas means kids asking for new tech gifts and to spend more time online. Here are some tips to help keep your kids safe.