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by G. Christopher Williams

7 Jan 2013


One of the best (if not the best) game of 2012 wrapped up its final episode late last year.  The Moving Pixels podcast crew is on hand to discuss the decisions and consequences of a game that challenges our sensibilities and those things we find most valuable in human life, despite the presence of the walking dead.

Of, course, spoilers abound.

by G. Christopher Williams

3 Dec 2012


Over the summer, we took a look back at the well regarded original, cult classic XCOM.

So, with Firaxis giving the series a fresh coat of paint and introducing it to a new generation, we felt it imperative to consider the translation of a decades old system to today’s next gen consoles.

by G. Christopher Williams

19 Nov 2012


With the final episode of The Walking Dead slated to appear this week, it seemed a good time to discuss the penultimate episode in preparation for that impending release.

Despite all of us ending up in Savannah in episode four, this episode Nick, Jorge, and I discover that each of our versions of the game’s protagonist Lee are really in very different places from our own perspectives.  A lot of decisions have defined this character and his relationship to the group in very different ways.  So, we consider how we each have arrived via different character paths at this near final destination.

by G. Christopher Williams

5 Nov 2012


Gearbox hasn’t reinvented the wheel with Borderlands 2, but they have managed to improve the wheel in just about every way.

This week our podcast crew discusses how tweaking a title in even the smallest ways can result in some generally pretty appreciable advances.

by G. Christopher Williams

8 Oct 2012


The new episode of The Walking Dead suggests that, perhaps, we have less control over the outcomes of this game known now for its commitment to player choice.  We consider this week what the impact of losing control is on the player’s experience.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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