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“RPGs” Articles

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?

Each month in 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) + Joey Thurmond + October 11, 2019 Why Do Furries Matter? (Part I) + Joey Thurmond + May […]