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DayZ: It’s All Gonna Break

Drew Dixon dived head-first into DayZ and found himself wanting to come up for air.

Refunct Wants to be Your Friend

Refunct disarms players with an unassuming game feature that prompts them to not only reflect on their lives, but also their self-worth.

The Monsters In Our Minds: A Reflection On Dauntless

Andrew Crawford reflects on how battling monsters in Dauntless mirrors the battle many of us face daily with our own minds.

Seeing the World Through Yarny’s Eyes in Unravel

Fictional worlds may be more alluring than our world, but Unravel shows us how beauty can be found in nature's ordinary and small things if we stop to look.

The Last Guardian and the Fruits of Patience

Video game companions are built for immediate gratification, but The Last Guardian demonstrates the beauty and value in building upon imperfect bonds.

Charisma and Wisdom in Red Dead Redemption 2

What can we learn about wisdom and greatness from Red Dead Redemption 2's charismatic leader?

“Fear Means Go”: Overcoming Anxiety in Destiny 2

Playing Destinty 2 challenges us to stop worrying about what other people think and embrace the changes necessary to improve.

A Look At Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown, Storytelling and VR

Jonathan Reedy explores Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown and talks about how VR is slowly catching up to storytelling

Rediscovering Myself in Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Jon was surprised by how strongly Detective Pikachu resonated with his own journey rediscovering his child-like self.

Aliens Like Me: Finding Belonging in The World Next Door

LTN writer Stephanie Campoverde explores Rose City's The World Next Door and the importance of belonging.