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Play as Rest in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The playful mindset that permeates The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild feels less like work and more like rest.

Pokémon Unite Us in All the Right Ways

In the Morris house, Christmas started at 6 AM and not a minute later. I would excitedly jump out of bed, run down the hall, turn on the TV for the annual Yule Log on FOX, and begin rummaging through my stocking. On the top was usually filler: some chocolates, a few cookies, and a […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Light and Pyre

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. Christmas Day – Light – Christ’s Candle We often miss the suddenness of salvation in the Christmas story. Jesus’ birth is not a prelude […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Peace and Rakuen

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 4 – Peace – Angel’s Candle The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year. Plans are made. Journeys […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Joy and Wandersong

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 3 – Joy – Shepherd’s Candle Sheep are a lot more like people than we’d like to admit, but being out away from […]

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 […]

Fallout 4 and the Breath of Life

Fallout 4's world of synths, zealots, and moral crusaders has Chris thinking about the roots of his belief in human dignity.

The Comfort and Joy of Spyro: Reignited Trilogy

Spyro is like a childhood friend to his fans. When they came to play with him, he serves as a gateway to worlds of unadulterated whimsy.

Help! My Child Games Too Much!

Warning signs to look for that your child has an unhealthy relationship with video games and 4 practical tips on how to them do better.

The Path of Motus Wants to Make You a Better Person

Those who heed Path of Motus' lesson may find that it has changed their perspective for the better.