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The Moving Pixels Podcast Goes 'Knee Deep' in Swamp Noir

This week the Moving Pixels podcast begins a three-part discussion of Knee Deep, a "swamp noir" we all agree has a great setting. However, we can't agree on much more than that.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Choose Your Own Clementine

This week we each discuss the Clementine that we have decided will resolve this season of The Walking Dead.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: A House Dividing

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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Moving Pixels Podcast: Little Human, Big Apocalypse

This week we consider the position that this season of The Walking Dead puts us in as we step into the shoes of a most vulnerable survivor, a child.

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Telltale's Abuse of Nostalgia

The first episode of the second season of The Walking Dead felt like a statement that this season wasn’t beholden to the past. Episode 2 turns this season into one too afraid of change to properly move on.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Seamier Side of Fairy Tales

On this episode of the Moving Pixels Podcast, we explore just how bad we can make the Big Bad Wolf in The Wolf Among Us.

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Illusions, Interactivity, and 'The Wolf Among Us'

Part of what makes a great game great is how well it fosters its own illusion.

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I Am Clementine

At this point in The Walking Dead, both Clementine and I have been trained to work through problems using a frighteningly similar thought process.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Neon Noir Fairy Tales

Telltale Games returns with a game of choices and consequences, but this time out those hard decisions are embedded in the completely fantastic world of Fables, not the relative social realism of a zombie apocalypse.

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'The Wolf Among Us' Builds a World in Four Buttons

The extent to which a story is interactive isn’t defined by how many buttons we press, but how important each button press is.

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Bigby and Bitches: A Big Bad Wolf That Can't Bear Misogyny

The fantasy world of The Wolf Among Us allows for a wolf to actually respond to the demeaning quality of the word that humans so often use to define the females of his whole species. And unlike a lot of human beings, he seems pretty unhappy about it.

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The End of the Adventure Game

The Walking Dead might be the end of the adventure game as we know it, and if so, I feel fine.

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Sam & Max: Season One

For a player wanting a good laugh, Sam & Max delivers.

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Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, Episode One: Homestar Ruiner

You control Strong Bad's actions in this very basic point and click game as he tries to win the Race to the End of the Race.

Darwin Hang
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Sam & Max: Season 2

The comedy routines between Sam and Max run a bit like Calvin & Hobbes humor taken to a freakish extreme.

L.B. Jeffries
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Above the Sea of Fog: The New Romantic Era of Video Games

To this next generation of consoles, a challenge has been declared: that the quality of graphics or sound are not gauges for the quality of a game, that they aspire to more than mere satisfaction of a few basic human desires.

L.B. Jeffries
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Sam & Max: Season 1, Episodes 1-3

Sam & Max work best when mirroring the comedic mood and tone of the story being told with the conflicts that an adventurer seeks to resolve.

G. Christopher Williams
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