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“RPGs” Articles

Dungeons & Dragons: The Complete LTN Resource List

We here at Love Thy Nerd love D&D and we love people who love D&D! Here is a complete list of our Dungeons & Dragons articles, podcasts, and videos to help the uninitiated learn more about the game, and to help those who love the game defend it and enjoy it even more.

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!

Dungeons, Dragons, and a Theology of Fun

We play D&D for the same reason we play any game: we play it because it’s fun. And if there is one thing the church of this age desperately needs, it is a robust theology of fun.

How Playing D&D Can Make Us Better Christians

This is part three of our series called “Chaotic Good: A Christian Guide to Dungeons, Dragons, and Tabletop RPGs.” Jaclyn Parrish examines the mechanics and ethos of D&D and other tabletop RPGs, providing a rationale for why and how Christians can enjoy RPGs as not only a morally neutral, but actively redemptive pastime. Part one […]

What is Dungeons & Dragons, Anyway?

In the first part of our new series on D&D, Jaclyn Parrish introduces the basics of what D&D is, how it's played, what makes it unique in the gaming world, and how it fits within the broader history and scope of RPGs in general.

Church Nerds 28 | Say Hello to the Bad Guy

Bubba & Anna continue a thread from last week with the question, "Is is okay to play as a bad guy in a game?"

Relationship Building Through TTRPGs

"We are better people now that we play TTRPGs together." Jonathan Campoverde explains how Tabletop RPGs helped him and his wife stengthen their relationship.

Prayer & Dragons: Discovering a Nerdy God

Could creating D&D characters help us connect with God in prayer? Is God a nerd too?

Why Does Nerd Culture Matter?

In each article of our “Why Does Nerd Culture Matter?” series, one of our authors takes a look at a different area of nerd culture and answers the question: why should we care? Why Do Furries Matter (Part II) by Joey Thurmond Why Do Furries Matter? (Part I) by Joey Thurmond Why Does Cosplay Matter? by […]