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Humans of Gaming



Show Hosts

Chris Gwaltney
Chris is the Chief Executive Nerd of LTN and co-host of Humans of Gaming. He loves his wife and games. He lives in Ventura, California with his wife and his games.
Drew Dixon
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Episodes

Humans of Gaming 177 | April-Lyn Caouette on Food Trips and Friends

April-Lyn Caouette joins Drew and Chris to talk about the many facets of Love Thy Nerd's mission to bring hope and love to the varied "nerd" cultures. 

Humans of Gaming 176 | Elizabeth Hargrave of Wingspan on Personal Truth

Elizabeth Hargrave joins Drew and Chris to talk about her game Wingspan and how it was influenced by her search for personal truth and respect for others.

Humans of Gaming 175 | Mxiety on the Tangled State of Mental Health Discussion

Drew and Chris talk to Maria "Mxiety" Shanley about being kidnapped by her mother to Russia, and how the movie Tangled changed her life.
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Humans of Gaming 174 | Gamer Doc on Health and Perseverance

Drew and Gamer Doc talk about her passion for helping gamers be healthier so they can play well and being told she "can't" because she is a woman and doctor

Humans of Gaming 173 | Astrid Refstrup on Parenting and Crunch Culture

Astrid Refstrup talks about the challenges of running a small studio , overcoming crunch culture, and what inspires her to keep working. 

Humans of Gaming 172 | PAX East 2020 Interviews

Drew interviews developers and content creators at PAX East 2020 including YouTuber LaurenZSide and filmmaker Phillip Shane.
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Humans of Gaming 171 | Amy Green of Numinous Games

Amy Green of Numinous Games joins us to talk about the partnership with Cyan for Area Man Lives along with her journey to become a narrative designer.

Humans of Gaming 170 | Josiah Martindale on Being Liberally Minded

Josiah Martindale joines Drew and Chris to talk about Charles Dickens' stories in Dungeons & Dragons and being liberally minded.
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Humans of Gaming 169 | Ricardo Bare of Arkane Studios on Contemplative Faith

Ricardo Bare talks with Drew and Chris about his early days with Ion Storm, becoming the lead designer for Prey, and his contemplative faith.

Humans of Gaming 168 | Rob Daviau of Hasbro Games

Drew and Chris chat with board game titan Rob Daviau about his time as Hasbro, being a part-time parent, and how his beliefs influences his work.