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Sunday, February 26 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Why Are Games Important?

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Games. They come in a bazillion forms, and we all participate in them, in one way or another. Why are they a thing? And why are they important? Panelists will talk board games, video games, role-playing games, and more.

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Andre Meadows (Black Nerd Comedy)

Andre Meadows is the creator of Black Nerd Comedy on YouTube, featuring weekly vlogs, rants, news, interviews and more talking about geek culture, new movies, reboots, Saturday Morning Cartoons and 80s-90s retro nostalgia. Andre is also the host of "Crash Course Games" produced by John & Hank Green, "Catching Up with Andre" on Regal Cinemas, and live panels for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, Nickelodeon The Splat and more at... Read More →

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Kristina Horner

Kristina has been making videos on YouTube for almost a decade, and in that time has dabbled in music, collab channels, web series, and booktube. Nowadays she actually has a full time job at Microsoft, but continues to enjoy online content creation as a hobbyist -- which has reignited her love of making things just for fun. On top of her videos, Kristina also participates in cosplay, making 4-6 new costumes a year for conventions like Emerald... Read More →
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Sarah Meismer

Videomaker, Complexly
Sarah Meismer is a filmmaker and an artist based in Missoula, MT. She's one of the swiss-army-videomakers in the Complexly Stable: filming, editing, and doing graphics for SciShow and SciShow Space. But she's also excited to direct a project to be announced at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria. Hobbies include singing backward, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and being bad at (but enjoying) soccer.
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Matt Sloan

Matt Sloan is the voice of Darth Vader for Disney.'s Lego Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels and many video games.  On Youtube, he hosts the movie chat series Welcome to the Basement and regularly embarrasses himself and others on the show Beer and Board Games. 
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Aaron Yonda

Aaron Yonda is a comedy writer/performer residing in Madison, Wisconsin. He has created multiple successful comedy series such as Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, Christopher Walkenthrough, and Beer and Board Games, with views in the hundreds of millions via his YouTube channels Blame Society Films (with creative partner Matt Sloan) and Game Society Pimps.

Sunday February 26, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 208

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