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Tabletop Games

9 Beginner-Friendly Tabletop Games You Can Play Online for Free

LTN's writers hand-picked some of their favorite tabletop games that beginners and experts alike will love – and you can play them online for free!

Jiangshi Lets Players Empathize with Victims of Systemic Racism

This new TTRPG lets players experience erasure of cultural identity and the fear inherent in that helplessness.

Why Do Tabletop RPGs Matter?

Ashley Mowers explains how a game about creativity, fellowship and character sheets has reintroduced her to the world by way of re-enchantment.

Gaming, God, and Learning to Thrive with Autism

When I listen to nerd culture podcasts, a typical question that guests are asked is, “When did you discover that you were a nerd?” What’s fascinating for me is that my nerd story started out of necessity more than anything. My earliest memory of something I was nerdy about is from when I was around […]

No Local Board Game Group? Play Over Video Chat!

Chris's tabletop gaming group meets from across the miles thanks to video chat.

Community Building Tabletop Games of 2019

The LTN Writers bring you their favorite examples of community building tabletop games they played in 2019.

Building Games that Create Joy – An Interview with Chara Games

The Lysaghts of Chara Games discuss their experience designing and publishing board games and how their relationship allows them to each bring unique skills to the table.

A Christian Defense of Dungeons & Dragons

Theology professor Phil Tallon lays out the redeeming qualities of Dungeons & Dragons, and why, despite what Christians have heard, it deserves a place at our gaming tables.

Gaming for Connection

Our world may be more "connected" than ever, but we should invest in lasting social capital to help protect ourselves and the people around us from isolation.

10 Games That Handle Death Well

Gamers are well acquinted with simulated death. However, some games treat it as more than just an obstacle towards progression or a gory death sequence. Here are 10 games to get you started.