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The Moving Pixels Podcast Has The Fireplace that Burns at 100 Billion Degrees

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Monday, Mar 18, 2013
One of the more interesting indie releases of last year was Tomorrow Corporation's Little Inferno, a puzzle game, a parody of casual gaming, and an opportunity to burn everything in sight.

One of the more interesting indie releases of last year was Tomorrow Corporation’s Little Inferno, a puzzle game, a parody of casual gaming, and an opportunity to burn everything in sight.


The game has been interpreted as a critique of capitalism, an environmental warning, and as a consideration of childhood and its endings.  This week Nick, Eric, and I trot out our own personal theories about and personal experiences with the fireplace that burns at 100 billion degrees.
  


This podcast is also available via iTunes.


 

Our podcast contributors:


G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at PopMatters.com. You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.


Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog and appears regularly on the Game Hounds podcast.


Eric Swain is a frequent contributor to the Moving Pixels podcast and maintains his own blog on gaming, The Game Critique.

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