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Monday, Nov 24, 2014
This week we each discuss the Clementine that we have decided will resolve this season of The Walking Dead.

Yes, I know the image above is one of Clementine at the beginning of this season of The Walking Dead. However, this is the episode in which it all comes back to that moment in which Clementine ponders her past and then considers her future.


The final episode of Season Two allows the player to finally decide who they want their Clementine to be by offering multiple paths to conclude this episode. This week we each discuss the Clementine that we have decided will resolve this season of The Walking Dead.


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Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Set against the backdrop of a museum dedicated to the Civil War, Clementine and her companions experience their own house dividing.

This week we confront the penultimate episode of Telltale’s The Walking Dead Season Two in which our erstwhile band of survivors narrows down to the remaining few that will make their way into the finale.


Set against the backdrop of a museum dedicated to the Civil War, Clementine and her companions experience their own house dividing.


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Monday, Oct 27, 2014
In anticipation of Halloween, the Moving Pixels Podcast discusses a couple of indie horror games, The Cursed Forest and One Late Night.

October is the month that traditionally big publishers have attempted to get something horrific out on the shelves for gamers to play (see, for example, offerings like this year’s Alien: Isolation or The Evil Within.


This year in anticipation of Halloween, we decided to take a look at a few games that currently have no publishers attached to them that may have flown under your radar, The Cursed Forest and One Late Night.


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Monday, Oct 13, 2014
This week we discuss the simple and basic approach to the hardboiled genre in 2013's cult favorite, Gunpoint.

The hardboiled detective genre is not known for its subtlety or complication. A good hardboiled tale simply hits you like a right to the jaw.


This week we discuss how Gunpoint presents a hardboiled fiction through simple, straightforward puzzle mechanics and with surprisingly little gunplay.


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Monday, Sep 29, 2014
This week we discuss the consequences of crime and its effects on a community that come at the conclusion of The Wolf Among Us

The mystery of The Wolf Among Us has concluded with an interest in exploring the consequences of crime and its effects on a community.


This week, then, we discuss the politics and justice of a fairy tale world that manages to present these issues in a manner more familiar to us than fantastic.


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