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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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'The Walking Dead: Michonne' Confronts the Issues of Surviving Grief and Trauma

Grief and trauma always seems a side venture to The Walking Dead's plots, never the central focus. Michonne seems to want to put these concerns front and center.

Eric Swain
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Growing Apathetic to 'Game of Thrones: Episode 4' and '5'

The plot of Telltale's Game of Thrones continues with some new minor wrinkles, but on the whole, the experience has lost a sense of originality.

Eric Swain
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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: Fairy Tales of Politics, Fairy Tales of Justice

This week we discuss the consequences of crime and its effects on a community that come at the conclusion of The Wolf Among Us

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Nearly Happily Ever After

This week we discuss the quieter and more subdued penultimate chapter of The Wolf Among Us.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Dictators and Dead Guys

This week we discuss "In Harm's Way," the middle episode of The Walking Dead game.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Fairy Tale of the Economic Downturn

The Wolf Among Us explores a very real broken economy through the unreal lives of its fairy tale inspired characters.

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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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Moving Pixels Podcast: All That Remains of 'The Walking Dead'

We chat about the follow up to the best video game of 2012, The Walking Dead.

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Hard Boiled Combat: Enduring the Quick Time Event

The Wolf Among Us's quick time events typify the hard boiled genre better than any elegant combat system would or than any analytically driven puzzle solving might. Moments less to be won than to be survived or endured.

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Who Needs Interactivity?

Players don't belong on a pedestal. There are plenty enough reasons to limit video game interactivity.

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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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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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Moving Pixels Podcast: The End of 'The Walking Dead'

The Moving Pixels podcast crew discuss the consequences of surviving to the end of The Walking Dead: Season One.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Winding Down 'The Walking Dead'

Nearly at our final destination, our podcasters try to figure out how each of us has arrived over the course of a game that challenges gamers constantly with decisions great and small.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Paths Not Taken in 'The Walking Dead'

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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Moving Pixels Podcast: Starved for 'The Walking Dead'

The next episode of The Walking Dead has arrived, and we are already hungry for more.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Reviving the Adventure Genre with 'The Walking Dead'

Telltale's latest episodic adventure game proves the genre might not quite as dead as some have pronounced it to be.

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Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2: The Siege of Spinner Cay

By the end, there’s a sense of closure and a sense of overall progress. This is episodic gaming as it should be.

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Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

There’s an undeniable charm to the world of Monkey Island that draws you in despite a few obtuse puzzles.

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Bone: The Great Cow Race

It's simply boring to watch a character walk slowly across the screen.

Richard Goodness

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