@lovethynerd
Love Thy Nerd
Love Nerds + Engage Culture + Build Community

Video Games

Why I Love Mobile Games

Mobile games are legitimate games, and often are the pathway many people take to broadening their videogame horizons.

The Joy in Metroid Dread

The community response to Metroid Dread gives Adam old-school feels

Obsession in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft learns that when a drive becomes an obsession, it can distract us from what's really important in our lives.

How to Read, Watch, and Play with Less Guilt and More Care

Many Christians only ask whether a piece of fiction is ok, but maybe there are other, better questions we might ask ourselves to get more out of the stories we consume.

Why I Love Point & Click Adventures

Point & click adventure games bring joy, build critical thinking skills, and are best shared with a friend.

Fighting for Family in Hazelight Studios’ It Takes Two

When I first dove into It Takes Two, I was expecting a relatively straightforward co-op experience that maybe told a fun story—to experience a game where I could have fun with a friend for a few hours and then move on to the next title. What I got was an in-depth, complex game that explored […]

Maybe You Aren’t Always the Hero: A Defense of Unsettling Games

Could it be helpful to play occasionally play games where we are not the hero?

Nerdiness Does Not Diminish Manliness

Eric shares his story of realizing that he doesn't have to fit into other people's narrow, "Christian" definition of manhood by leaving his nerdy side behind.

Help for Harried Parents of Gamers in Taming Gaming

Taming Gaming helps frustrated parents navigate video games as well as harness the power of play for their good of their children.

Odin Sphere and Futile Approval

Gwendolyn wanted to please her father rather than do what was best for herself, and Amy resonated with that conflict seen in Odin Sphere.