Bubba is the Chief Community Nerd, host of the Free Play podcast and one of the founding members of Love Thy Nerd. He serves as Technology Director at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, TX. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 3 children who are pretty good most of the time. A communal gamer at heart, Bubba loves to get in and play games with other people #gameNightIStheRightNight
Kate is the Chief Social Media Nerd and the best girl host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. Some of her favorite games ever include: Stardew Valley, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. She also enjoys slime instagram accounts, salt & vinegar chips, and Dr. Pepper. Her husband Steven says that she dies too much in games.
Matt is the Chief Outreach Nerd and host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. When not bustin’ his rump for LTN, Matt can be found, more than likely, playing Gloomhaven. He and his wife Erin have something like a billion kids, and they all love to be in the woods all the time. If you follow him on Instagram, everything he posts is a day behind. You’ve been warned.
Bubba, Matt, and Kate are out this week so we treat you, to an unreleased episode with Justin Bowers, a dark tale of Horpens, and bread slime.
The 90’s were a seriously tubular time in history when games shaped the way we interact with the media came were made and we talk about that this week.
Games are a part of our lives for those of us that really love them. We talk about how they’ve affected our faith and relationships with other Christians.
Is it possible to have a seamless, high end gaming experience across almost any gaming device? That’s what we want to talk about the Free Play Podcast!
Playing games is a big part of the hobby. But these things take time, creativity and passion to develop. That’s what we want to talk about this week.
Stonemaier games’ retail release of Wingspan wasn’t met with the response they might have hoped with preorders. We talk about the response to the community.
It used to take you WEEKS to beat a game. Why is that? What’s changed in the gaming industry and sub culture? That's our topic this week on Free Play.
Games have all kinds of inherit value that they rarely get credit for and that’s what we want to talk about this week on the free play podcast.
Nintendo had a direct this week and we want to talk about where we think they went right, and how they didn't give us the games we so rightfully deserve.
Matt is still mourning the loss of his horse Horpens in Red Dead 2. Bubba and Kate try to distract him by talking about what makes a groundbreaking game.