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Moving Pixels Podcast: Paths and Parables

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Monday, Mar 3, 2014
This week we explore the branching narratives of The Stanley Parable to see if there can be a singular and straightforward way of understanding Stanley's plight.

The Stanley Parable is a game about games. While parables are usually straightforward little tales that have a clear and singular meaning, though, as noted, this is a game about games. Thus it is also a parable about paths, paths that expand, branch out, and loop back on themselves.


This week we explore the branching narratives of The Stanley Parable to see if there can be a singular and straightforward way of understanding Stanley’s plight.
  


Moving Pixels: The Stanley Parable by PopMatters


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 8-bit Confessional blog.


In addition to writing for PopMatters, 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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