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Why Do Furries Matter? | Part 2

Furry characters exist as the stylized versions of their creators' best selves, who share their love and creativity through fursuiting and conventions.

What Can We Learn From and Love About the Joker?

The Joker is a sadistic villain, but what makes him so popular? Clark Weidner takes a philosophical look at the good and bad behind the DC villain's appeal.

Los Nerds: Being a Nerd in Hispanic Cultures

For Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, associate editor Jon Campoverde along with Michael Morejon, Evelyn Treviño, and Carolina Rivera discusses what it's like to be "un(a) nerd," someone from a Hispanic or Latinx background and also someone who enjoys nerd culture. The group talks about how being part of two diverse groups can be helpful when building relationships but can also be confusing when trying to find their place in both.
WoW Classic Scarlet Monastery

Azeroth and the Real World: How I Bridge Them Both in WoW Classic

LTN writer Al Martens discusses how his time playing World of Warcraft has changed him after reflecting on the game's history, the release of WoW Classic, and the person he is now.

What Can We Learn From How Our Kids Play Video Games?

Despite what you might have heard about video games at your church, Andrew Steier argues that games have much to teach us about perseverance and personal growth.

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.

Tales from Gen Con

Our outreach team and convention friends share some of their favorite stories from Gen Con 2019, "the best four days in gaming."

Elementary and Overcoming Fate

Elementary examines whether or not any of us are fated to a certain life, and how much better our chances are at overcoming that fate if we work together.

DayZ: It’s All Gonna Break

Drew Dixon dived head-first into DayZ and found himself wanting to come up for air.

Play Games, Nerd Out, and Learn to Love Nerds Better at LTN Con

One of my favorite parts of working for Love Thy Nerd is the opportunity it affords me to chat with people outside the church. Don’t get me wrong, I love church people. I am one, after all. But living in the Bible Belt and working in Christian ministry, I just wouldn’t normally bump elbows with […]