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Wade “Parzival” Watts may be a master at video gaming, but Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, is a master with words. I put off reading this futuristic story about elite video gamer Wade and his fascination with 1980’s pop culture because I’m a non-gamer, but it took me exactly one and a half pages to know this was book I couldn’t miss. 1,113 more words
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It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.
Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.