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Three Angry Fathers: God of War Helped Me Make Sense of an Angry God

When we are subject to cruel anger from fellow humans on Earth, how can we love or be loved by an angry God?

Why Do Board Games Matter?

The modern world of tabletop gaming has become a vast and wonderful landscape of experiences that people are beginning to take more notice of each day. Writer Mike Perna offers explores some of the reasons why you should care, too.

The Ties That Bind – More Than Romance on Valentine’s Day

Spending time with people is work. There’s no way around that. Whether it’s a stranger or the person you know better than anyone else, it takes more than a smile and small talk to get through life in a way that makes all parties feel valued. These are the experiences that gave us pause and […]

The Long Road Home: Grant Morrison’s Green Lantern

In The Green Lantern, Hal Jordan’s redemption begins not in saving the earth from a universe destroying cataclysm, but in protecting the lifeforms of the galaxy he has sworn to protect and keep safe.

Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Comics Community

You can participate with your local comics community by reading, showing up, volunteering, starting a club, and asking your local comic shop what they need.

Resident Evil 2 Is How We Feel Inside

Newly released Resident Evil 2 unexpectedly reminds an LTN writer of life at home and his own anxieties.

Life is a Roguelike

In my more philosophical moments I have begun to reflect on how, more than any other genre save for purely realistic (fill-in-the-blank) simulators, Roguelikes reflect the essence of real life.

Honestly, Metroid Fans—Honest Nintendo is Best Nintendo

Let’s be honest—video game fans are always clamoring for news about upcoming titles. From devouring magazines to traveling to conventions, fans have been devoted to following the development of games they want to play because, unlike mediums such as books or films, video games are an immensely interactive art form that requires one’s direct physical […]

The Humanity of Superhumans in Tom King’s Mister Miracle

While Scott Free possess all kinds of amazing abilities, its his humanity that shines forth in Tom King's latest run of Mister Miracle that makes him truly heroic.

An Unexpected Getaway in Ashen

Can video games give us rest from the stress of parenting, starting new jobs, or other significant life challenges? Ashen did.