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In Dropsy, the Key to Happiness is The World Rightly Ordered

It doesn't help his nightmares, and it doesn't end the mourning of others, but Dropsy does good anyway.

A Definitive Guide to Koi-Koi

In the months leading up to my 2017 mission trip to Japan, I immersed myself in Japanese culture: I studied the language, listened to podcasts about Japanese history and true crime, devoured essays on Japanese culture, tried to translate snippets of manga, and watched lots of Sword Art Online critically acclaimed Japanese cinema. But as […]

Play as Rest in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The playful mindset that permeates The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild feels less like work and more like rest.

Pokémon Unite Us in All the Right Ways

In the Morris house, Christmas started at 6 AM and not a minute later. I would excitedly jump out of bed, run down the hall, turn on the TV for the annual Yule Log on FOX, and begin rummaging through my stocking. On the top was usually filler: some chocolates, a few cookies, and a […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Light and Pyre

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. Christmas Day – Light – Christ’s Candle We often miss the suddenness of salvation in the Christmas story. Jesus’ birth is not a prelude […]

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 […]

Jesus’s 12 Favorite Games of 2018

This is the definitive list of Jesus' favorite games of 2018.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Joy and Wandersong

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 3 – Joy – Shepherd’s Candle Sheep are a lot more like people than we’d like to admit, but being out away from […]

Need a Gift Idea? Here are Our 11 Favorite Games from PAX Unplugged

If you're still on the lookout for that perfect Christmas gift for the tabletop gamer in your life, we've got you covered. Our writers recently returned from PAX Unplugged, one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions in the country. While we were there we had the chance to try out some great games, and we've written about our eleven favorites.

The Playful World of My Little Scythe

My Little Scythe stands out among current kids games by giving young players a sense of freedom that encourages creative problem solving and critical thinking skills.