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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.

Settling On Home: A song in the void

LTN writer Patrick Gann terraforms a kind-of-okay planet and talks about how settling has the abillity to catapult change.

Sekiro and the Fight of My Life

I am so tired. I’ve been fighting all night. My sword feels heavy and my reflexes have slowed. I run and leap around from rooftop to stairs to courtyards, pressing on towards my goal. I find myself inside a battle torn open area. There is a horseman blocking my progress. My sword clashes with spear […]

Writing Tickets and Solving Crimes in Beat Cop

Zach Carpenter takes a look at 80s cop drama inspired Beat Cop—a game about crimes, murder and not taking itself too seriously.

Reflections on Holy Week

Before Love Thy Nerd had a website, we were chomping at the bit to bring you thoughtful nerdy content. Here are our Holy Week reflections from 2018.