Moving Pixels Podcast

A Game of Mines, Maps, and Madness

by G. Christopher Williams

23 September 2013

The first episode of Kentucky Route Zero's mines, maps, and madness all beg to be explored, which is exactly what we attempt to do in this week's podcast.
 

A strange little indie release early this year took us all by surprise. Mesmerizing in its absurd presentation and deeply indebted to text adventures of days past, Kentucky Route Zero presents a world in decay, begging to be excavated.

Of course, the first episode of the game’s mines, maps, and madness all beg to be explored in some depth, which is exactly what we intend to attempt in this week’s podcast.
  

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.

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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