House of Mirrors: How Gone Home Showed Me Myself

“When you showed me myself, I became someone else.” — Joseph Arthur, “In the Sun”

Last Saturday I was in Seattle to record an episode of Feminist Frequency Radio at GeekGirlCon. At one point, we all showed clips from our picks for Best Love Story of the Decade. Anita had chosen Gone Home, due in part to its cultural significance, the way it told a story about people video games had previously so rarely told stories about.