89 episodes

A show about video and board games that features open and honest conversations about games, life, and belief.

Humans of Gaming Podcast Love Thy Nerd

    • Video Games
    • 5.0, 44 Ratings

A show about video and board games that features open and honest conversations about games, life, and belief.

    Episode 177 | April-Lyn Caouette on Food Trips and Friendships

    Episode 177 | April-Lyn Caouette on Food Trips and Friendships

    Cheif Resource Nerd April-Lyn Caouette joins Drew and Chris to give some insight into the many facets of Love Thy Nerd's mission to bring hope and love to the varied "nerd" cultures. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 176 | Elizabeth Hargrave of Wingspan

    Episode 176 | Elizabeth Hargrave of Wingspan

    Elizabeth Hargrave joins Drew and Chris to talk about game Wingspan as well as her personal story. She is the daughter of a biochemist father and lawyer mother and is herself an avid bird watcher. Growing up as a Unitarian Universalist in southern Illinois and then Gainseville, FL she has had a unique experience with more conservative Christianity. Her search for personal truth and her respect for others on their own search for truth is part of what influenced her design for Wingspan. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 175 | Mxiety on the Tangled State of Mental Health Discussion

    Episode 175 | Mxiety on the Tangled State of Mental Health Discussion

    Drew and Chris host author and streamer Maria "Mxiety" Shanley as part of our series celebrating women in the game industry. M, as she likes to be called, tells an amazing story of her youth: being kidnapped by her mother to Russia, public panic attacks that ended one career and helped push her on the path to the one she wanted, and how the movie Tangled changed her life.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 174 | Gamer Doc on Health and Perseverance

    Episode 174 | Gamer Doc on Health and Perseverance

    Continuing our series on celebrating women in gaming, Drew Dixon hosts "Gamer Doc", a medical doctor and gamer, she is someone who has a passion for improving the quality of life for gamers.

    The pair converse about her Christian upbringing and the current state of her faith, the state of the gamer's stereotype when it comes to personal health, and her determination to become a gamer and doctor despite being told girls don't play Call of Duty and doctors don't play games at all.

    • 56 min
    Episode 173 | Astrid Refstrup on Parenting and Crunch Culture

    Episode 173 | Astrid Refstrup on Parenting and Crunch Culture

    Astrid Refstrup, is the Co-Founder of Triple Topping, the Welcome To Elk co-writer & Director, and the producer of Ynglet. Drew sits down with Astrid to talk about Welcome to Elk and Ynglet along with the challenges of running a small studio and overcoming the almost habitual desire to "crunch" during development. Sharing wisdom to each other as parents, Astrid shares her worries and hopes for her children along with what inspires her to keep working.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 172 | PAX East 2020 Interviews

    Episode 172 | PAX East 2020 Interviews

    This week we are taking a quick break from our 10 episode series featuring women in different roles in the gaming industry as Drew was at PAX East in Boston checking out some of the amazing projects currently in development. In this episode, Drew interviews a diverse group of developers and content creators.

    We hope you enjoy this little one-off episode that we hope embodies the diversity that Humans of Gaming is searching to feature on a regular basis.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Bcakers ,

Wonderful Podcast

The LTN Podcasts are all great and I really enjoy being able to listen to podcasts that intersect my faith and my hobbies!

JoshuaBeck ,

Great podcast

This podcast is a fantastic blend of faith and gaming. I’ve been looking for something like this for a while, and now I’ve found it.

mmelendezcal ,

Wonderful podcast!

This podcast always manages to bring on super interesting guests, who often share very personal stories about their lives and how they got into game development.

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