Howdy, this is Chase Conatser. I’m a senior studying English and Communication Design. I’m not a gamer, but I find video games to be one of culture’s most fascinating forms of meaning making. The genera’s exciting mediation between literary and experiential narrative offers a completely unique experience within art. Video games are undeniable markers of human innovation that utilize and invent now technologies to imagine the margins of our reality. These windows seem to reflect the fluid use of self in post modern art and theory. I’m excited to hear the various takes on the components that go into this medium and to better my understanding their societal implications.