Moving Pixels

October 2011

‘Rogues in Space’: A Post-Mortem

Kris ran a tabletop campaign! Let's talk about it.


Moving Pixels Podcast: What’s the Point of Points?

The system runs on points, measures us in points, validates us in points. This week the Moving Pixels podcast considers why we value points.


‘The Thing’ (the Video Game) Also Deserves a Remake

There’s no debating that The Thing video game needs an update.


A ‘League of Legends’ Balancing Act

With the launch of Dominion, an entirely new map and game mode for League of Legends, Riot must practice a balancing act that has more to do with community relationships and expectations than with game mechanics.


A Quiet Start Screen Speaks Volumes

So, I never touched Demon's Souls. And it wasn't because I was scared (okay, maybe I was a little bit scared).


Space and System in Culver City: A Visit to IndieCade

Beset by sculptures of alien invaders and rampaging teenage zombies, IndieCade manages to be a place of community all but forgotten in mainstream electronic gaming.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Fun, Sun, Zombies

This week the Moving Pixels podcast takes a look at the controversial, but also critically lauded Dead Island.


Big Names Should Work On Small Games

For an industry as risk averse as ours, publishers are taking some pretty big risks when attaching people like actors or a major filmmaker to a big gaming project.


An Open Letter to Cliff Bleszinski Following the Release of ‘Gears of War 3’

Epic's lead designer expressed dissatisfaction with some unexpected criticisms of Gears 3. But those criticisms aren't without warrant.


‘Gears of War 3’: A Triumphant Past, a Familiar Present, and an Uncertain Future

Like its protagonist Marcus Fenix, the Gears of War series has accomplished its mission and is now faced with an identity crisis.


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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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