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Final Fantasy XV, Joy, and the Pandemic

Joy can feel unimportant during dangerous times like the coronavirus pandemic, but Final Fantasy XV shows how we always need it, especially amid dark times.

A Community of Smash Bros.

Ryan wasn't so sure when he first brought his son to a Smash Bros. tournament, but they've been more welcoming and encouraging than he ever imagined.

Social Distancing and Death Stranding

For many introverts, quarantine life amid the coronavirus can feel normal. But Death Stranding reminds us to value both alone time and in-person fellowship.

For the Love of Mystery: Tangle Tower

Tangle Tower, from the makers of Snipperclips, empowers players by giving them unique tools to solve is mysteries.

Games that Brought Us Peace

The writers at Love Thy Nerd would like to share some socially distanced activities that brought them peace: video games!

Human Capital in Darkest Dungeon

Our Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon reflects on what Darkest Dungeon can tell us about exploitation and what it is that drives us to use other people for our own ends.

Forgiveness & Repentance in Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII illustrates the redemptive impact one act of repentance can have upon a broken world.

Things From Video Games We Wish We Could Do In Real Life

What if life was more like a videogame? LTN writers weigh in on video game things they would like to bring over into their everyday life.

COVID-19 and Love Thy Nerd Convention Plans

With conventions canceling, we at Love Thy Nerd want to keep you up to date regarding our 2020 convention plans in light of COVID-19.

Rationalizing Evil in Doom

Despite Doom's satire, its portrayal of demonic influence is hardly unbelievable with characters showing evil cannot be used for good nor excused.