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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.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Was Made for This Moment

Almost the entire world is currently being encouraged to stay home, hunker down, and wait for the most widespread pandemic in the last hundred years to pass. It is safe to say that none of us have ever seen anything like this before. Even my elderly grandmother, who was alive for the polio epidemic, said […]

The Joy of Creation in So Let Us Melt

So Let Us Melt uses Daydream VR and a gorgeous soundtrack to showcase the explosive joy of creation.

John Gibson of Maneater on the First Ever Shark RPG and the Cost of Revenge

Drew Dixon talks with CEO John Gibson of Tripwire Interactive about the first ever Shark RPG, Maneater.

Life is Strange and Humans are Complex

Life is Strange: Before the Storm reminds us that human beings are complicated, nuanced creatures and first impressions can be misleading.

Longing for Transcendence in Virtual Worlds

The wonder of the natural world and our longing for transcendence in fixed systems like 'Minecraft' and 'Proteus'.

Worship and Wonder in Death Stranding

The dangerous yet beautiful world of Death Stranding might just move you to worship.

Why Criticism Matters

In the face of the deep divide between fans and critics (*ahem* Star Wars), Kevin Schut argues that criticism can actually change our lives for the better.