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How #notPOGs Helped Me Rediscover the Joy of Chucking Things at Other Things

One of April-Lyn's favorite games at PAX Unplugged reminded her that sometimes, the best way to have fun as an adult is to temporarily forget that you're an adult.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]

Need a Gift Idea? Here are Our 11 Favorite Games from PAX Unplugged

If you're still on the lookout for that perfect Christmas gift for the tabletop gamer in your life, we've got you covered. Our writers recently returned from PAX Unplugged, one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions in the country. While we were there we had the chance to try out some great games, and we've written about our eleven favorites.

The Playful World of My Little Scythe

My Little Scythe stands out among current kids games by giving young players a sense of freedom that encourages creative problem solving and critical thinking skills.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Hope and Kingdom Death: Monster

Kingdom Death Monster has Madeline thinking about the light that shines in the darkness.
Holding On Billy Kerr Interview

Humans of Gaming 125 | Michael Fox of “Holding On” on God Sprinkles and Pagan Chips

Michael Fox, co-creator of the board game Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr joins Drew and Chris this week to talk about a game in which there is no real way to win.

Tim Eisner of Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef on Character Building in Board Games

Tim Eisner, creator of Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef, chats with our Chief Content Nerd about character building in board games and why he makes games.

A New Breed of Family Games: A Review of Fairy Tile

Fairy Tile is a great example of a new breed of kid-friendly games challenge kids to think strategically, providing an engaging experience for both kids and adults.

Quarterbacking Sucks! Five Cooperative Games That Don’t

Cooperative games challenge players to work together to solve complicated problems. Here are our writer's top picks for co-op games that empower all players to contribute their individual strengths and talents to the team.

Humans of Gaming 117 | GenCon 2018 Designer Interviews Part 3

Drew interviews another batch of new and veteran board game designers about their latest offerings as well as why they make the games they do, and what they hope players take away from their time.