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Getting Started in Nerd Culture

Interested in picking up a new nerdy hobby but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered! And if you want to know more about how to get started in something that’s not on this list, let us know! We may use your suggestion to inspire our next “Getting Started” article.

Tabletop Roleplaying

How to Get Started in Tabletop RPGs by Peter Martin

How to Get Started GMing a Tabletop RPG by Ric Rorabaugh

What is Dungeons & Dragons, Anyway? by Jaclyn Parrish

Tabletop Gaming (Board Games)

9 Beginner-Friendly Tabletop Games You Can Play Online for Freeby LTN Writers

No Local Board Game Group? Play Over Video Chat! by Chris Mikesell

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


How to Get Started in Anime by Brittany Lofland


Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Comics Community by Chris Poirier


How to Run Your Very Own Online Trivia Night by Aaron Waltman

What is Discord? by Rachel Knight

A Nerd’s Guide to Streaming Services in 2021 by Chris Fogle

What is Twitch? by Rachel Knight



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