Friday, October 23, 2015
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
Ready Player One is a novel about a future where the whole world escapes to a video game.In the year 2044 there is OASIS and there is reality. As the saying goes, reality sucks. OASIS is a virtual reality escape for most humans. People work there, kids go to school there, and corporations kill people there. It's a lot like reality is some ways. Wade Watts grew up in OASIS. Wade's more comfortable in OASIS than reality. The founder of OASIS left a hidden Easter egg somewhere in OASIS before he died. Whoever finds it first gains ultimate control of OASIS. Wade is on a quest to find that egg, along with millions of other kids. He, and those who become his friends, have to find the egg before the evil IOI corporation does. This book is a hoot for anyone who's an 80's trivia buff or any kind of video gamer. It's exciting and scary and a great read. Very highly recommended.