Ryan Scheiding earned his Ph.D. in the Communication Studies Program at Concordia University (2021). While at Concordia he was affiliated with the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) research lab, the mlab, and the Media History Research Centre (MHRC). Prior to this, he received MAs at the University of Waterloo in History and at York University in Communication & Culture. He also completed a graduate diploma in Asian Studies from the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). His research is primarily concerned with the collective memory of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as expressed through video games. You can find his work in Loading and RePlaying Japan. He also creates video games in Twine and RPG Maker MV.