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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.

Fifteen Boardgame Gateways to Tabletop Roleplaying

Tabletop roleplaying games (TTRPGs) are enticing to any child at heart. Who among us didn’t play pretend with our friends growing up? How about a little more pretend, but with a few rules? But maybe a 300-plus page player’s handbook is not your idea of fun on a Saturday evening, or you’re looking for something […]

How To Get Started Playing Tabletop RPGs

Want to hop into the world of Tabletop RPGs but aren't sure where to start? LTN writer Peter Martin has a few tips and guidelines to ease your way into a seat around the game table.

Level Up Your Game Night with These Tips for Teaching Board Games

Knowing how to teach board games well to others takes practice and skill. Jeshua Horca offers four tips to bring your teaching to the next level.

How to Get Started in Anime

Have you ever wanted to start watching anime, but were too overwhelmed to start? Brittany Lofland is here to help with some tips for beginners and a list of her 11 top picks.

Kaiju vs. Me: How Giant Japanese Monsters Stole My Heart

Randy Romig shares his journey from being a casual fan of Godzilla movies to falling down the never-ending rabbit hole of giant fighting monster fandom.

Finding the Gospel in Nerd Culture

Despite what you might have heard in church, echoes of the gospel can found in video games, Dungeons & Dragons, anime, comics, and board games.

Why Does Nerd Culture Matter?

Each month in our “Why Does Nerd Culture Matter?” series, one of our authors takes a look at a different area of nerd culture and answers the question: why should we care? Why Do Furries Matter? + Joey Thurmond + May 16, 2019 Why Does Cosplay Matter? + Cameron Franklin & Deanna Franklin + April 16, 2019 […]

Why Do Furries Matter?

The furry fandom is far more than its sterotypes suggest with a diverse community rife with genuine love, humbling honesty, and deeply personal creativity.

Why Does Cosplay Matter?

The Franklins enjoy expressing their love of geeky things through cosplay, and they want to share that love with you.